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New tribal permits required March 1

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of hunting, fishing and recreation regulations for the 2013-14 license season. The new license season begins March 1. “We anticipate increased local recreation this year and encourage local resid...

Informational meeting on water rights draws crowd

POLSON — A public information meeting about the proposed Flathead water rights settlement drew a crowd of about 100 on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The meeting was held because all the parties involved may be getting close to settling the compact. John Carter, attorney for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

Golf Scramble to benefit KSKC

PABLO — KSKC Public TV is sponsoring a Golf Scramble on July 14 at the Silver Fox Golf Course in Pablo with shotgun starts at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the operational costs for the nonprofit public television station. Teams can sign up at the Silver Fox or call 675-PUTT (7888) for more in...

Water rights negotiation draws crowd

POLSON — The latest water rights negotiating session on June 27 turned into a marathon five-and-a-half hour meeting with a packed room and many comments and questions from the public. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the State of Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission and the Unit...

Program teaches children to enjoy fitness

PABLO — The program is called Making Fitness Fun, and it must be working, because most of the kids are smiling. On this day they have granola, yogurt, fruit and milk for breakfast. Then it’s off to exercise. “The kids love dodgeball, hiking, biking and field trips,” Mike Tryon s...

Safe Chemicals Act badly needed

Editor, As the former chairman of both the Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, I know first-hand that Montanans need Congress to get off the dime and pass the Safe Chemicals Act. The current law governing chemical use is badly broken and must be fixed...

Tribal bus system offers affordable rides in 4 counties

Do you have eight quarters, 20 dimes or 40 nickels? For just a handful of change, you can take the Department of Human Resources Development van anywhere in Lake County.  Twelve years ago, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes opened a bus system with only two 13-passenger buses. It is now one ...

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