national parks conservation association http://kufm.org en A major step towards protection of the North Fork Flathead River http://kufm.org/post/major-step-towards-protection-north-fork-flathead-river <p>A major element for protection of the North Fork Flathead River Valley moved forward this week. Representative Steve Daines announced a bill that retires many oil and gas leases in the area unanimously passed the House Natural Resources Committee. The North Fork Watershed Protection Act of 2013 would restrict new mineral development in the North Fork of the Flathead.</p><p>This House bill mirrors one introduced by Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:10:05 +0000 Katrin Frye 14371 at http://kufm.org A major step towards protection of the North Fork Flathead River How hiking, fishing, Glacier Park, and Flathead Lake factor into the economic development question http://kufm.org/post/how-hiking-fishing-glacier-park-and-flathead-lake-factor-economic-development-question <p>“This is a really good place to recruit to,” Dr. A. Craig Eddy works as the Chief Medical Officer at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, and is in charge of recruiting.</p><p>Eddy said the Flathead is a great place, but not because of the salary.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:15:54 +0000 Katrin Frye 10205 at http://kufm.org How hiking, fishing, Glacier Park, and Flathead Lake factor into the economic development question