Yesterdays: When They Wanted the North Fork Road to Bypass Columbia Falls

By | January 12, 2018

Packer Stu Sorensen at Swiftcurrent Lookout on July 26, 1976. (Mel Ruder photo)

This article from the Hungry Horse News is kind of fun…  50 years ago Jan. 12, 1968 The Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce was lobbying to have Nucleus Avenue connected to the North Fork Road. The city-county planning board at the time said the two shouldn’t be connected because there was a lack of parking and it would create a “traffic bottleneck.” The planning board recommended that a bypass around the city should be built. Read the full article here.

Oh how times have changed!

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Patti Hart is the editor-in-chief and founder of the NFNews.net. Patti lives on the North Fork during the summers and travels the world for the rest of the year, updating NFNews every day wherever there is an internet connection.

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