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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Tribes announce emergency watercraft closure, restrictions

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council took action on Thursday to issue a watercraft and trailer closure on Flathead Reservation waters in response to the recent detection of invasive mussel populations in Montana. Effective immediately...

Record amount of fish caught as Spring Mack Days opens

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe Record amount of fish caught as Spring Mack Days opens News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The 2017 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake began with a record number of 3,030 lake trout turned in the first day, beating the 2...

Time to purchase new permit

Time to purchase new permit The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for the 2017- 2018 license season. The new license season began March 1, 2017. “We anticipate great outdoor recreational...

One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs

ELMO — A sober living house may be coming to the Flathead Indian Reservation. A group known as One Heart, or Uti Akitwi in the Kootenai language, has been meeting for one year and it looks like their goal is coming to fruition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Lands Committee was sched...

CSKT stepping up to fully fund Pablo inspection station CSKT stepping up to fully fund Pablo inspection station

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are putting a little more muscle into the fight against mussels. CSKT is contributing $17,000 this year to operate an inspection station in Pablo, according to Mike Durglo, the tribes’ environmental director. Last year, the tribes gave $10,00...

Where have all the porcupines gone? Where have all the porcupines gone?

News from CSKT Natural Resources Department FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Tribal Wildlife Biologists have witnessed a decline in porcupine numbers in recent years and ask for public volunteers to assist in reporting sightings of porcupines in the field. When reporting a porcupine sighting be sure to incl...

Residents warned against illegal feeding of wildlife

News from CSKT Natural Resource Department FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Chief Game Warden, Pablo Espinoza, would like to remind folks that the supplemental feeding of game animals is illegal under Montana code (MCA 87-6- 216) on private and state land on the Flathead Reservation, as well as off t...

Hundreds consider employment opportunities Hundreds consider employment opportunities

PABLO – Many job opportunities were available at the Salish Kootenai College Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 21. About 350 people attended the event including local high school students thinking about their futures. There were students from Mission, Polson, Charlo, Ronan, Two Eagle River and Valley Chr...

Briefs for March 1, 2017

Open burning starts soon News from Confederate Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire The Division of Fire would like to let the public know that open burning starts on the Flathead Reservation March 1, 2017. You do not need a burn permit from March 1-April 30. The current fire danger on th...

Negligent homicide case headed to youth court

POLSON – A 17-year-old youth will face a negligent homicide charge in Lake County Youth Court following Judge James A. Manley’s Feb. 21 decision to transfer the case from district court. Chasen Curley is charged in the hit-and-run death of 3-year-old Phillip Shourds Jr. on Thanksgiving Day, No...


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