MTPR

Jerry O'Neil

The North Fork Forum meets monthly or as interest allows in Sondreson Hall, where the lights run off a gas generator and the outhouse is ten steps into the woods.
Nicky Ouellet

On a recent evening in the remote reaches of the North Fork Road on the northwest side of Glacier National Park, a couple of candidates for the state Legislature were debating in Sondreson Hall. It’s an old log building heated by an oil drum wood stove where the lights run off a gas generator and the outhouse is ten steps into the woods.

Vernon Finley, former chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes speaks at the Montana Undivided rally in Whitefish Saturday
Nicky Ouellet

Competing visions of the American West were on display at competing events in Whitefish Saturday. People rallied for their ideas about tribal sovereignty, public lands and constitutional rights.