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Articles with the Tag: Blue Bay

Record number of fish caught during spring Mack Days Record number of fish caught during spring Mack Days

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2019 Spring Mack Days fishing event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks concluded on May 19 with awards and a fish fry at the Blue Bay campground.  A record total of 40,357 lake trout ...

Yellow Bay Fire Hall building project completed

The Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department has completed the new Yellow Bay Fire Hall at mile marker 17.5 on Hwy. 35, across from the University of Montana Biological Station. “The district really worked hard to keep this project a priority and it took a few years to launch. Our goal is to respond ...

Fall Mack Days continues with week six

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2018 Fall Mack Days fishing event continues until Nov. 11. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes sponsored the event. There are up to $150,000 in cash and prizes that will be awarded at the conclusion of the event. All it takes is one l...

KEEP OUT KEEP OUT

RAVALLI – Efforts to keep invasive mussels out of Flathead Lake are in full force again this year as watercraft inspection stations opened in Ravalli, Blue Bay and Kalispell last week.  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are teaming up and doubling ...

Cool weather helps dampen area fires Cool weather helps dampen area fires

POLSON – A week of cooler temperatures combined with rain and snow at high elevations impacted the Liberty Fire last week, and more of the same forecast this week should continue to put a damper on things. Devlin Lafrombois, a fire prevention specialist with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Trib...

Rain forecast brings hope

Rain forecast for Thursday and Friday is providing firefighters hope for success on the Blue Bay and Liberty fires.  Although Sunday was a good day for firefighters, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ fire prevention specialist Devlin Lafrombois said Thursday and Friday should be better w...

Rain, humidity help slow area fires Rain, humidity help slow area fires

POLSON – Light precipitation, increased humidity and lack of direct sunlight on Aug. 23 produced a marked slowing of fire activity in the Blue Bay and Liberty fires.  Fireline explosives were used Sunday on the Blue Bay Fire to complete containment lines along the fire’s northern edge, ac...

Blue Bay Fire at 480 acres, 40 percent contained Blue Bay Fire at 480 acres, 40 percent contained

The Blue Bay Fire that broke out Aug. 10 was 40 percent contained as of Monday morning. Containment typically refers to the portion of the fire that has a line around it.  Information officer Dominique Woodham said that 175 firefighters from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and others from...

Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires

The Blue Bay 1 and 2 fires that broke out on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal land on Thursday, Aug. 10, were dampened by rain, cooler weather and cloud cover on Sunday.  Lightning is the suspected cause of the fires which are burning in the Mission Mountains east of Blue Bay. Brent Burland...

SKC faculty volunteer during community service day SKC faculty volunteer during community service day

Faculty and administrators from Salish and Kootenai College spread across the Flathead Indian Reservation and beyond for their annual Community Service Day on Friday.  “This is our way of giving back to the community,” said SKC Professor Doug Ruhman, who works in the college’s educa...


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