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Spring Mack Days finishes seventh week

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – The nine-week-long 2019 Spring Mack Days fishing event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ends on May 19.  It is not too late to get entries in the lottery drawing and be eligible for one of the many prizes. One entry is allowed fo...

Orphaned grizzly bear cubs roaming Charlo area

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Tribal Wildlife Management Program is seeking information from the public that can help them pinpoint the movement of the two orphaned yearling grizzly bear cubs roaming the Charlo area. Sadly, these two male grizzly bear cubs have been actively ...

Burn backyard debris safely

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — May is Wildfire Awareness month, the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat.  As you begin spring cleanup, if burning is the only option to dispose of woody material, fire officials ur...

Spring debris burning opens May 1

News from CSKT Division of Fire   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Spring burning season is finally here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wil...

Springtime on reservation means bears are emerging from dens

News from CSKT  The Tribal Wildlife Management Program reminds the public that springtime on the Flathead Indian Reservation means spring bear activity. Both black bear and grizzly bear are yearlong residents, and once the weather begins to warm up, you can expect to start seeing signs of bear acti...

Women 4 Wellness planning underway Women 4 Wellness planning underway

PABLO – Whether time constraints, fear or cost have prohibited you from pursuing healthcare, it’s time to schedule a day off from work to attend the annual Women 4 Wellness health fair. The event organizers have found ways to eliminate almost all barriers to women pursuing healthcare. This yea...

CSKT announces new hunting, fishing regulations available

News from CSKT Natural Resource Department  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of hunting, fishing and recreation regulations for the 2019-2020 license season. The new license season began March 1. All bird hunters, anglers an...

Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point

RONAN – Considering what could happen when people with differing political views gather together, the legislative update held in town on Tuesday, March 5, was mostly civil. The event was hosted by Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged (a community led group committed to protecting community rights...

Non-hibernating bears sought by wildlife managers

News from CSKT Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation & Conservation   If you are wondering if it is too early to see grizzly bears out in the Mission Valley in our current record-breaking low temperatures and snowfall, you are correct.  Typically, young grizzly bears adapt to these extreme...

Local organizations sponsor training against sex trafficking

PABLO – Local law enforcement professionals and members of the public learned how to prevent and investigate instances of sex trafficking at a training sponsored by Salish Kootenai College and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The Feb. 11 event featured five hours of training exclusively for l...


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