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Articles with the Tag: CSKT

Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point

RONAN – Considering what could happen when people with differing political views gather together, the legislative update held in town on Tuesday, March 5, was mostly civil. The event was hosted by Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged (a community led group committed to protecting community rights...

Non-hibernating bears sought by wildlife managers

News from CSKT Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation & Conservation   If you are wondering if it is too early to see grizzly bears out in the Mission Valley in our current record-breaking low temperatures and snowfall, you are correct.  Typically, young grizzly bears adapt to these extreme...

Local organizations sponsor training against sex trafficking

PABLO – Local law enforcement professionals and members of the public learned how to prevent and investigate instances of sex trafficking at a training sponsored by Salish Kootenai College and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The Feb. 11 event featured five hours of training exclusively for l...

46 employees to lose jobs at Kicking Horse Job Corps

By Karen Peterson   Valley Journal  RONAN – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes informed the employees at Kicking Horse Job Corps that the center will be completely closed as of Feb. 28.  CSKT Communications Director Rob McDonald said the tribe was working with the Depar...

CSKT seeks public input to protect indigenous women, girls

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – In the past year, disappearances of native women have prompted the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe to seek solutions to the problem of missing and murdered indigenous women. The tribe will hold three public meetings in February to gather input from the community on ...

Government shutdown impacts local operations

LAKE COUNTY – Washington, D.C. may be thousands of miles away, but the Mission Valley is starting to feel the impacts of the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history. The shutdown began on Dec. 21 when national leaders were unable to agree upon a budget for the federal government after th...

Ninepipe highway construction project could begin in 2022

News from the Federal Highways Administration RONAN – The Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) are proposing the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 93 (US-93) between Redhorn Road and Brooke Lane located south of Ronan in Lake County.  Currently...

Information sought on grizzly bear shootings

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking information on the shooting of a female grizzly bear in the Moiese Valley that occurred on or about Oct. 12.  The bear was found shot to death in a field near Moiese Valley Road...

DNRC responds to 'People’s Compact' inquiries

News from the DNRC  MONTANA – In response to a growing number of inquiries regarding a “People’s Compact” circulating among citizens and media in Western Montana, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Director John Tubbs released the following s...

It's official: Totally new kids’ club opens in Ronan It's official:  Totally new kids’ club opens in Ronan

RONAN – The doors opened on the new clubhouse for the Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and the experience was overwhelming for some. One of the club’s board members, Janette Rosman, watched as children walked in the front door of the 19,000 s...


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