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Articles with the Tag: Yellow Bay

Finley Point home lost to fire Finley Point home lost to fire

FINLEY POINT – A two-story house was consumed by fire on Aug. 9.  Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department Chief Brent Burland said a call came in at 9:18 p.m. about a fire on Finley Point Lane.  When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed and nearby brush and trees were on fi...

Yellow Bay celebrates cherry blossoms Yellow Bay celebrates cherry blossoms

 YELLOW BAY — The 14th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located on Montana Highway 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public.  This year’s event includes artis...

Cherry mildew discussed at annual meeting Cherry mildew discussed at annual meeting

YELLOW BAY — Local cherry growers heard about cherry powdery mildew on Saturday. Claudia Probst, a research associate at Washington State University- Prosser, spoke about the fungus before the Flathead Lake Cherry Growers, Inc. Probst said the mildew is unique to the Pacific Northwest, and mildew...

Disease management topic of cherry growers’ meeting

YELLOW BAY — The 81st annual cherry growers’ horticultural meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located at mile-marker 18 on Highway 35. Dr. Claudia Probst, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Scien...

New Swan Lake map released

YELLOWBAY — The Bio Station has created a Swan Lake map. In partnership with the Swan Lakers and the U.S. Forest Service, proceeds from this map will go towards monitoring, research and conservation activities in Swan Lake. The new Swan Lake map is 18x24-inch on poster paper and costs $20. At present t...

County could move to regulate houseboats

YELLOW BAY – What to do about year-round houseboats on Flathead Lake rose to the surface at last week’s Flathead Basin Commission meeting. The idea of regulating houseboats is a new topic locally, Lake County Commissioner Gale Decker said. The issue arose after it was noted that two housebo...

FLBS lands $2 million grant

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has been awarded a $2 million grant to study diversity among insects, crustaceans and other arthropods in river floodplains and how they might be affected by climate change. The f...

Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award

YELLOW BAY — Polson third grade teacher Gail Burghardt said that the Flathead Lakers’ “Becoming Watershed Stewards” student education program inspired her to adopt a more handson, inquiry-based teaching strategy, as she accepted the organization’s first Education Award. Flath...

Resources available for cherry growers Resources available for cherry growers

YELLOW BAY — The Montana Dept. of Agriculture (MDA) is offering a free informative meeting on the Worker Protection Standard and the recent revisions to the standard, to be held Wednesday, July 27, at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse, Highway 35, mile-marker 18. In October 2015 the Envir...

Helicopter goes down Helicopter goes down

YELLOW BAY — A commercial helicopter pilot crash-landed his aircraft in a cherry orchard after possibly making contact with a power line in the Yellow Bay area Saturday afternoon. The engine stuttered, and as the pilot attempted to land, the props may have suffered damage from a nearby fence. The pi...

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