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Tribes make bison film available

News from CSKT  PABLO – For the first time, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are making publicly available the award-winning film, “In the Spirit of Atatíce: The Untold Story of the National Bison Range.”  The general public will now be able to access the...

Hunting permit applications available for tribal members

News from CSKT  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Wildlife Management Program announce the availability of the 2019 Ferry Basin elk and Little Money bighorn sheep hunting permit applications to interested CSKT Tribal member hunters.    Permit applications will be available at...

Wildfire outlook: low snowpack, higher temperatures predicted Wildfire outlook: low snowpack, higher temperatures predicted

LAKE COUNTY — It’s starting to feel like summer in Montana – the weather is warm and skies have been smoky.  This spring, some early season smoke in the area came from local prescribed burns intended to reduce flammable materials in forests. Fire Prevention Specialist C.T. Camel sai...

CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner

BIG ARM — A federal court will determine whether the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes or Lake County have authority over an undeveloped road in Big Arm. “This is a disagreement we’re trying to settle over ownership of the underlying land in question and ultimately, who has regulat...

Yearling grizzly bear euthanized

News from CSKT Information / Education  CHARLO/MOIESE — The Tribal Wildlife Management Program has been actively pursuing two yearling male orphaned cubs roaming the Charlo/Moiese area since late February. Unfortunately, their food choices lead to both of them being euthanized. In Septembe...

Spring Mack Days begins with ice, ends with record catch

News from CSKT Natural Resources To all Mack Days anglers, a special “thank you” to everyone who helped make the 2019 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake such a great success. The event total of 40,357 lake trout caught was the largest since we began the events in 2002. Every ...

Reward increased for Jermain Charlo information Reward increased for Jermain Charlo information

News from CSKT PABLO – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Tribal Council agreed to offer $10,000 for information regarding a woman who has been missing for over a year. Previously, Council authorized the donation of $1,000 for information on the whereabouts of Jermain Charlo. La...

Chronic Wasting Disease found in Libby

News from CSKT Natural Resources Department  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Chronic wasting disease is a disease that attacks the brain and nervous system of infected deer, moose and elk. CWD is thought to be spread directly, through nose-to-nose contact, most commonly via saliva, urine and fe...

CSKT veterans program announces new vehicle, staff

News from CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs  ST. IGNATIUS – The CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs program received a 2019 Ford Explorer as part of a grant through the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization in early March. The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization is an ind...

Women 4 Wellness health fair improves, saves lives Women 4 Wellness health fair improves, saves lives

PABLO – Diana Cote looked out at the women and a few men exploring the booths of almost 100 vendors on Thursday during the 11th annual Women for Wellness health fair held at the Salish Kootenai College gym. “It’s good when women get together,” she said. “It’s really goo...


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