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Articles with the Tag: Blue Bay

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...

Week four 2017 Spring Mack Days report

News from CSKT Natural Resources LAKE COUNTY — Friday afternoon Kalispell angler Mike Shae turned his Mack Day lake trout entries at the Somers check in station and was surprised when told one of them had a adipose fin clip and could be tagged. He had not noticed the fin clip on any of his fish. T...

Record amount of fish caught as Spring Mack Days opens

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe Record amount of fish caught as Spring Mack Days opens News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The 2017 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake began with a record number of 3,030 lake trout turned in the first day, beating the 2...


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