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Tribal wilderness trails opened

News from the Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire  PABLO — Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire announce the lifting of all trail closures associated with wilderness fires in the Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness.  The Mission Falls...

Culture class Culture class

Running a blade across a reeking, days old deer hide to slowly remove it of hair might not seem like the most appealing thing to do after biting off a piece of freshly made jerky, but fifth grade Polson Middle School students were begging to stay at an education station manned by Tribal Health worker Elliott...

Warm temperatures stress fish

News from the CSKT Department of Natural Resources Streams on the Reservation have experienced a relatively long period of 80-to 90-degree days this summer, and this stresses fish by raising the temperatures of area water bodies. Anglers need to be aware about how stressful these conditions are on fi...

Governor visits Ronan invasive species checkpoint Governor visits Ronan invasive species checkpoint

RONAN — Flathead Lake has become a battleground for native and aquatic invasive species. Governor Steve Bullock made a stop at a Ronan watercraft checkpoint on Aug. 20 to show support for the human foot soldiers charged with making sure Montana plants and animals win the war against foreign invaders.&n...

Video series addresses Native issues

News from the Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — A free video series titled “Stories From a Nation Within,” narrated by Tribal Attorney Dan Decker, will be shown at Mission Valley United Methodist Church, located at the top of Post Creek Hill, 70715 Hwy 93. The seri...

Three fires pop up over weekend Three fires pop up over weekend

News from CSKT Division of Fire MISSION VALLEY — The Division of Tribal Fire battled three fires over the weekend. The Big Pine Fire was contained and under daily patrol. It was caused by lightning in the Hell Roaring area six miles east of Ronan.  The Station Fire was caused by lightning...

Mack Days EIS complete, tourney future to be decided mid-August Mack Days EIS complete, tourney future to be decided mid-August

POLSON — Mack Days began 12 years ago as a management tool aimed at reducing Flathead Lake’s lake trout population while increasing the native bull and cutthroat trout populations.  After more than a decade, CSKT fisheries biologist Barry Hansen said the twice-annual fishing tournament ha...

Tribal police step up St. Patty’s patrols

PABLO — While green beer is poured in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, blue lights will be flashing at traffic stops. Police officers of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe will be out in full force for traffic safety patrols the weekend of March 15-17. The Irish holiday is associated wit...

Tribal Council should honor petition

Editor, The People’s Voice Inc. feels after receiving its petition, the Tribal Council committed 11 violations of secretarial standards in CFR, part 82 (12) and did not follow Tribal Ordinance 53A. The Tribal Council violated the Tribal Constitution, Article 1, Section 6, Oath of Office. Article 6, ...

Tribes grateful for support of water compact

Editor, On Feb. 26, the Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission voted 8-1 to forward the completed water rights compact to the state legislature. The Council of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes wants to thank everyone who came forward in support of the compact. During the Helena meeting, numer...


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