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Articles with the Tag: Somers

Traffic signal box to be replaced

News from MDOT SOMERS – The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will be replacing a traffic signal box at the intersection of US Highway 93 (US 93) with Montana Highway 82 (MT 82) the evening of Thursday, June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m., weather and other factors permitting.  The stop light...

FWP developing visitor amenities at Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake FWP developing visitor amenities at Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is moving forward with development plans for Somers Beach State Park on the north shore of Flathead Lake. FWP is modifying its preferred plans for the new 106-acre state park based on public input. The d...

Reminder: North shore Flathead Lake closed Reminder: North shore Flathead Lake closed

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — A seasonal closure started March 1 along a large portion of the north shore of Flathead Lake between Bigfork and Somers to support migrating and nesting birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Flathead WPA spans 7 miles of shoreline along th...

FWP seeking input on Somers Beach State Park plan

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a draft development plan for Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake. The plan builds on public input gathered in 2022 and proposes a variety of new recreational amenities at the...

Open house planned for Somers Beach State Park development Open house planned for Somers Beach State Park development

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites the public to an open house to learn about the latest design options for the new Somers Beach State Park on the north shore of Flathead Lake.  FWP is hosting the public gathering on Tuesday, July...

Hoyland-Burrington sentenced to five years all suspended Hoyland-Burrington sentenced to five years all suspended

POLSON — A Somers woman was committed at District Court in Polson on April 13 to the Montana Department of Corrections for 5 years, all suspended, after pleading guilty to the operation of a non-commercial vehicle by a person with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more, fourth or subsequent. The plea...

FWP launches Somers Beach State Park planning process

News from Montana Fish,  Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is starting a public planning process to help guide future use and development of the new Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake. The overall planning process is expected to take several months....

FWP to address shoreline erosion at Somers Beach State park

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to construct an erosion control structure along the north shore of Flathead Lake at Somers Beach State Park. The proposed structure is similar to those installed at other eroding sites along the ...

FWP acquires Somers Beach property for future state park

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — This month Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks acquired the 106-acre Somers Beach property on the northwest shore of Flathead Lake with plans to add it to Montana’s state park system. The previous owners, the Sliter family, permitted p...

Funding for New State Park on Flathead Lake secured

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate – U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced last week he secured $1.3 million dollars to help Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks acquire 105.67 acres of land along the north shore of Flathead Lake called Somers Beach for the creation of a new state park. ...


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