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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Local state rep addresses Pachyderms about budget deficit Local state rep addresses Pachyderms about budget deficit

POLSON — State Rep. Greg Hertz provided some perspective on the state’s budget deficit at the Lake County Pachyderm Club meeting last week. Hertz, R-Polson, a member of the House Taxation Committee, said he doesn’t believe things are as dire as the governor’s office has said. ...

Fighting to protect the Flathead Fighting to protect the Flathead

POLSON — An impending state budget cut has forced the Flathead Basin Commission to consider alternative funding mechanisms, including a possible alliance with Lake and Flathead counties and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The FBC is a state entity that was created in 1983 to protect the...

Increased predation, housing developments affect grassland bird populations

News from CSKT Natural Resources Pheasant and migratory waterfowl hunters on the Flathead Indian Reservation faced a wide variety of weather conditions while hunting on the opening day of pheasant hunting season on Saturday,  Oct. 7.  After a good opening day for waterfowl hunting a week earli...

Peer group for drug addicts opens in Ronan Peer group for drug addicts opens in Ronan

RONAN —  A new evening recovery center for drug addicts, the Never Alone Recovery Hall, recently opened on Main Street thanks to the combined efforts of Don Roberts and a supportive community. Twenty people from an addiction-focused support group are helping, Farmers Insurance agent Diane Ivano...

Mack Days week three results announced

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The third weekend of 2017 Fall Mack Days was a rock and roll weekend for the lake trout anglers on Flathead Lake. The boats were high in the air in some cases on Friday-Sunday with wind gusts blowing off and on all weekend. Winds brought on huge wave...

U.S. Air Force Selects S&K Aerospace for $559M Saudi F-15 Aircraft program support

ST. IGNATIUS – S&K Aerospace, LLC, has won a $559M contract with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) providing the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) F-15 supply services. S&K Aerospace is leading a team consisting of Parts and Repair Technical Services, Inc. (P.A.R.T.S), and Dalma Tech2. Upon award notificati...

Briefs for Oct. 4, 2017

Bench decorating competition open to all News from the Polson Business Community POLSON – The Polson Business Community is sponsoring the Decorate a Bench Competition again this year. Anyone can participate: clubs, businesses, churches or individuals.  Several people have signed up so fa...

Incashola formally recognized as ‘heritage keeper’

News from the Montana Historical Society The Montana Historical Society has announced the honorees of major recognition by the Board of Trustees, presented each year at the Montana History Conference. The Montana Heritage Keepers and Heritage Guardian Awards are bestowed by the Montana Historical Societ...

County official gives fire wrap up

POLSON – Steve Stanley gave an update on the fire season and also talked about some up-and-coming things in an address to the Lake County Pachyderm Club last week. Stanley, the county’s emergency management director, said 1,147 acres burned in the county this summer, the largest of which was t...

A meditation in nature: how one man captures the moment A meditation in nature: how one man captures the moment

ST. IGNATIUS – Eugene Beckes sits among dense foliage in the morning hours holding his camera, waiting, sometimes for hours, for the moment when a wild bird lands in just the right spot so he can capture its image. “It doesn’t always work out,” he said. Sometimes a tree limb will b...


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