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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...

Spring Mack Days fishing tourney kicks off

The CSKT Fisheries Program announces the beginning of the 2013 spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake. Spring Mack Days begins March 15 and runs through May 19. Entrants can fish every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. May 10 begins a straight 10 days of fishing that runs through May 19. There are up ...

Tribes plan for potential impact of climate change Tribes plan for potential impact of climate change

MISSION VALLEY — The secret is out: climate change is real, and it’s coming to the Flathead Indian Reservation. And the tribes are taking action.  According to a press release, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have begun the process of hiring an individual or organization taske...

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...


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