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COVID-19 Youth Campaign releases part 6

News from CSKT PABLO — As an artist, the goal is to create something people want to hear. These six Mission Valley performers knocked it out of the park. When the community called upon their musical talents, they poured their hearts out. Six artists created original songs to ask listeners to take ...

Swimmer awaits sentencing for theft charges

Kyro Antonio Swimmer, 21, of Polson, admitted to his role in a string of vehicle thefts and a burglary in Polson District Court on Aug. 12.  Swimmer entered a plea of guilty to one count of burglary for breaking into the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ forestry building in Ronan on Nov...

COVID-19 Youth Campaign continues

News from CSKT PABLO – The Chief Cliff Singers drum group has been around for many, many years and now joins the COVID-19 Youth Campaign.  Their new song, “You Stay Way Over There, I’ll Stay Way Over Here,” speaks about social distancing. Alec Lefthand, of Dayton, was the...

Search for missing man continues Search for missing man continues

News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell LAKE COUNTY – Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the report of a shooting in the alley behind a bar in Pablo on Aug. 4 at about 9:45 p.m. It was reported that a disturbance had taken place.  A resident, from a house adjacent to t...

Bear resistant garbage cans available to households Bear resistant garbage cans available to households

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – If you live in bear habitat within the Mission Valley and self-haul your garbage, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Wildlife Management Program has a limited number of 65-gallon bear-resistant Kodiak garbage cans available.   There is ...

Daines’ bipartisan Montana Water Rights Protection Act passes Senate committee

News from the Office of Senator Steve Daines  U.S. SENATE – On July 28, U.S. Senator Steve Daines secured passage of his bipartisan bill, the Montana Water Rights Protection Act, out of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, clearing the way for a Senate vote on the bill. “For decad...

CSKT Water Compact clears key committee hurdle

News from the Office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s historic Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Water Compact cleared a key hurdle on July 29 as it passed the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.  The bipartisan Montana Water Rights Protection...

Commissioner says secrecy surrounds water rights act

Amid all the controversy surrounding Senator Steve Daine’s “Montana Water Right Protection Act,” two facts have become abundantly clear: there will be no disclosure to taxpayers and the public as to how the $1.9-billion-dollar figure attached to the act was arrived at nor, once the money is...

Clear Creek Fire dwindles after burning 345 acres

News from CSKT Division of Fire PERMA – The Clear Creek Fire began on Wednesday, July 22, and burned 345 acres located 1.5 miles north of the Perma Bridge, along U.S. Highway 382, before settling down with minimal activity. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire rep...

Tribal council, county commission discuss COVID-19

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Local officials discussed the COVID-19 virus on the Flathead Reservation during a July 13 Zoom call that included the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ tribal council, a variety of public health employees, Lake County commissioners and the county attorney, along with...


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