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Briefs for July 1, 2020

USDA announces assistance program News from the USDA You can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to farmers and ranchers to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. Applications will be accepted through Aug. 28, 2020.  There is...

SKC announces scholarship recipient

News from SKC PABLO – A local college student has been recognized for her dedication to serving her community and for her outstanding achievements by being awarded an Achieving the Dream scholarship.  Rachel Matt, a student at Salish Kootenai College, was one of two awarded the third annua...

Bison Range temporarily closes Bison Range temporarily closes

News from FWP  CHARLO – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is temporarily suspending public visitation and use at the National Bison Range, effective April 9.  The suspension of operations is to ensure the health and safety of visitors and employees in light of the novel coronavirus p...

Tribal Council passes order to slow coronavirus

News from CSKT Beginning immediately, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a government-wide partial shutdown.  All department heads were directed to establish an essential services schedule through March 27. Department heads are firming up plans on what services will remain i...

Suspects involved in Missoula theft arrested in Charlo

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal CHARLO – Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies helped to locate and arrest a suspect involved in a high-speed chase on March 25. Sheriff Don Bell identified the suspects as Seth Houston Williams of Polson and Sean Patrick Forget of Ronan. “Both males...

Historic boxing relic recovered Historic boxing relic recovered

PABLO – Marvin Camel, the only world boxing champion from Montana, who won world titles in 1979 and 1980, is getting back something he likely thought was gone forever: his original championship belt.  Ken Camel, Marvin’s brother, said the belt was stolen 30 years ago from the Marvin Camel...

Writing Collaborative wins $30,000 NEA Grant

News from the Missoula Writing Collaborative  MONTANA — On January 15, 2020, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that the Missoula Writing Collaborative was the recipient of a $30,000 Art Works grant for 2020. The arts education grant will fund 24 of the 12-week poetry writing resid...

Funding for revitalization of tribal languages announced

News from the Montana Department of Commerce  MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce awarded a total of $712,500 through the Montana Indian Language Program to the eight tribal governments in Montana to support language revitalization efforts. The Montana Indian Language Program work...

Man gets charges dismissed

When victims of domestic violence do not participate in the prosecution of their alleged perpetrator or make themselves available to prosecutors for various personal reasons, criminal charges get dismissed, which was the case for Christopher James Irvine, 45, of Pablo.  He was facing up to 10 years i...

Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT

MONTANA – A bill that would settle a longstanding water rights dispute between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and state and federal governments would also return control of the National Bison Range to the tribes.  While the exact language of the bill has not yet been made public, a...


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