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Fire burns over Ravalli Hill Fire burns over Ravalli Hill

ST. IGNATIUS – Fire burned hot through the brush on Ravalli Hill starting along U.S. Highway 93 on Thursday, June 30, at about 6 p.m. “The cause of the fire is still under investigation,” CSKT Fire Prevention Specialist C.T. Camel said from the scene in a phone interview. Flames grew ...

Water compact needs more negotiation

The CSKT-Montana Water Compact flowed into the Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing as Senate Bill 3013 on Thursday, June 29, in Washington, D.C. and hit a slight hurdle. The Department of Interior recognized the support for resolving Indian Water Rights claims in Montana but they could not support the...

Tribes say water settlement will trigger new jobs, growth, critical irrigation projects

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO – Legislation recently introduced by Senator Tester will not only bring certainty to Montana water users, but will be a boon to the state and local economy, according to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The legislation, which ...

Tribe seeks input on Bison Range transfer Tribe seeks input on Bison Range transfer

Public comment is wanted by June 24 concerning the proposed transfer of the National Bison Range to federal trust ownership to allow the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to manage the refuge. “The Bison Range is a treasure and, as good neighbors, we want to ensure that everyone is able to rev...

Salish language to be taught to infants

ST. IGNATIUS — The CSKT Early Childhood Services will be expanding their services this fall when the doors of a new language nest will open for 10-15 infants in the newborn-to-3-year-old age range. The language nest is designed to provide Salish language instruction to strengthen the children’s s...

Mussels strong concern for Flathead Lake Mussels strong concern for Flathead Lake

In an area that encourages tourists during the summer months, when it comes to invasive species, not all visitors are welcome to Flathead Lake.  Zebra and quagga mussels are a huge concern for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation Natural Resources Department.  ...

State government holds meeting on reservation State government holds meeting on reservation

It was an historic day between two governments on Wednesday, April 20, at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Headquarters in Pablo. In the tribal council room the doors were opened up for the Montana State Board of Land Commissioners to hold their regular board meeting with tribal council members...

Briefs for April 27, 2016

Irrigation board votes to cancel election   LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Joint Board of Control commissioners voted to cancel the Irrigation District Election during a meeting on Thursday, April 21, with a nine to two vote due to what they claim is a violation of Montana State Election Laws by...

Flathead River Rodeo removed from 2016 lineup

News from S&K Gaming POLSON — For the past four years, S&K Gaming has been pleased to be a part of a successful event such as Flathead River Rodeo, a regular stop for the INFR Tour Rodeo system. After much deliberation, the S&K Gaming Board of Directors and executive gaming staff have de...

Trauma, breastfeeding to be discussed

PABLO — The Breastfeeding Coalition of the Mission Valley is pleased to announce that Camie Goldhammer, founder and chair of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington, will give a public lecture on the effects of historical and complex traumas on American Indian/Alaska Native families, ...


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