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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

U.S. Secretary of Interior visits Bison Range U.S. Secretary of Interior visits Bison Range

CHARLO — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, the nation’s first Native American cabinet member, was on hand Saturday for the culmination of a vibrant three-day celebration of the restoration of the Bison Range to tribal ownership.  “Today represents a return to something pur...

Bison Range celebration approaches Bison Range celebration approaches

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Bison Range Restoration Celebration, May 20-22, honors the transfer of the federal wildlife refuge established in 1908 to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  The three-day celebration begins at 10 a.m. Friday at the range, located south of Charlo in Moiese, ...

Polson City Council discusses curfew

By Kristi Niemeyer for the Valley Journal POLSON — Youngsters in Polson may have a little less freedom to roam this summer if the Polson City Commission gives final approval to an ordinance that would establish a curfew for those under 18. The first reading last Monday met with unanimous approval....

Grant funds writing residencies in seven Lake County schools Grant funds writing residencies in seven Lake County schools

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Young Voices of the Mission Mountains, a creative writing residency program for Salish and Kootenai students, has just received $30,000 in funding through a Grant for Arts Project award.  Orchestrated by the Missoula Writing Collaborative, the grant will fund the payr...

‘Caring for Our Own’ program at MSU supports local nurse ‘Caring for Our Own’ program at MSU supports local nurse

BOZEMAN — As a nurse, Adessa Durglo’s goal is to treat her patients the way she would want her own family members to be treated. It’s a simple concept, and — as she watched her grandparents near the end of their lives and wanted something more for their care &mdas...

CSKT approves recreation license increases, hay at reduced prices

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council voted to increase prices for non-tribal members to camp and recreate on tribal lands at a Jan. 4 meeting. Tribal council also approved a reduced-price sale of recently acquired hay for tribal members. The most contentious dec...

Reservation outdoor burning is closed until March 1

RONAN — Fire officials with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire want to remind the public that debris burning is closed for the winter season. Debris burning season will open Mar. 1, 2022. You will not need a permit to burn from Mar. 1-Apr. 30.   If you have any questio...

Boulder 2700 reopened

News from CSKT Division of Fire The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire would like to inform the public that the Boulder 2700 Road is open. DOF officials want to stress to the public that there is fire traffic in the area, and to be cautious when traveling through the fire area. Dri...

Water management board applicants sought

MONTANA — Since the Secretary of Interior signed off on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai-Montana Compact Sept. 17, state and tribal governments are moving ahead to establish the Water Management Board, charged with administering water rights on the reservation. County Commissioners in the four c...

County tables irrigation resolution following public meeting County tables irrigation resolution following public meeting

When the Lake County Commissioners held a public meeting last Monday regarding collection of irrigation fees, only one thing was certain: Confusion and controversy continue to muddy matters surrounding the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project.  Commissioners sought public comment on a Resolution of Int...


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