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Missing persons investigation partners deserve thanks

News from CSKT PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have completed a successful week of finalizing a Tribal Community Response Plan with a number of partner agencies. The plan contains protocols for responding to missing persons cases arising from the Flathead Indian Reservation.&nb...

Mother asks for closure two years after son’s death Mother asks for closure two years after son’s death

PABLO — Two years after Aiden Finley, 20, of Pablo, was killed along U.S. Highway 93, near mile marker 53 in Pablo, his mother stood in the spot where he was found and pleaded for justice. “We still don’t know what happened to him,” Tricia Finley said. “We need answers. Someo...

Television series uses CSKT imagery without consent

On the same week members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes were meeting with the U.S. Department of Justice and other law-enforcement agencies to hammer out protocols to address missing people on the reservation, the ABC series, “Big Sky” – a drama about missing women in Montan...

Program improves law enforcement response in Native communities

News from the Office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — A pilot program launched by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation is developing a collaborative community response plan to quickly address emergent Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons cases in Indian ...

CSKT health official answers COVID-19 questions CSKT health official answers COVID-19 questions

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Chelsea Kleinmeyer, Community Health Division Director for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health, responded to a few questions about the coronavirus pandemic.   VJ: What’s the current tally of COVID-19 cases among tribal members? And what do those numbers t...

Final fall Mack Days results reported Final fall Mack Days results reported

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE — The 2020 Fall Mack Days Fishing event ended Nov. 15 with a total of 14,821 lake trout entries turned in by 138 anglers.   The 10-week long event was the longest Mack Days event ever.  The 2020 fall total entries were not the best or the worst of...

People’s Center to reopen gift shop, cleanup underway People’s Center to reopen gift shop, cleanup underway

PABLO — After fire engulfed the The People’s Center on Sept. 6, museum officials wiped away tears and began the work of rebuilding to save precious artifacts of the Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Kootenai people.  “Our goal has been to pick up the pieces and move forward,” s...

Local hunting input welcomed Local hunting input welcomed

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board and CSKT Tribal Council are looking for public input on proposed changes to the 2021-22 fishing, bird hunting and recreation regulations. A temporary regulation is requested to begin the proposed regulation imme...

Fall Mack Days concludes, tagged fish elude anglers Fall Mack Days concludes, tagged fish elude anglers

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – A total of 14,066 lake trout have been entered so far in the 2020 Fall Mack Days fishing event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  Mack Days are a management tool used by fisheries managers to reduce the number of non-native lake ...

Outdoor burning season closes, to reopen in March

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Outdoor burning closed for the winter season on Monday, Nov. 30.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Division of Fire Prevention program would like to let the public know that open debris burning is now closed and will open back up March 1, 2021. For...


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