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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Water rates increase, ordinances discussed at Ronan City Council meeting Water rates increase, ordinances discussed at Ronan City Council meeting

RONAN – The City of Ronan is under a state order from the Department of Environmental Quality to develop the town’s water system to meet new regulations, and the project will increase water bills for users by $5.72 each month to help cover the cost of construction if the board makes a final vote ...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Energy Keepers CEO to address Polson Chamber POLSON — On Wednesday, May 3, members of the Polson Chamber of Commerce will receive an update from Energy Keepers CEO, Brian Lipscomb. Energy Keepers is a corporation of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes established to operate Séliš Ksanka Q...

Tribal Pharmacy offers new packaging, delivery

ST. IGNATIUS – Tribal Health Pharmacy is now providing bubble wrap packaging and delivery for eligible recipients who need support managing their daily medications and/or dosing. The service is available at both the St. Ignatius and Polson Health Center Pharmacies. Questions about the bubble wrap...

Watercraft regulations announced

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have begun extensive public education and rulemaking to prevent the spread of invasive Quagga and Zebra mussels into the Flathead Basin. Invasive Mussels were detected in Montana in 2016. No use of motorized watercraft or boat trailers on any reservation water, ...

Bison range management changes course Bison range management changes course

MOIESE – Decisions concerning management at the National Bison Range changed course last week around April 12. Legislation was drafted to allow the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to manage the range, but U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke struck down the plan last week. Zinke said he to...

Teenager walks across reservation to empower women  Teenager walks across reservation to empower women

Marita Growing Thunder continued her year-long journey to bring recognition to thousands of missing or murdered indigenous women by walking across the Flathead Indian Reservation from Rollins to Arlee. “I wanted to do this walk to bring more awareness to this issue,” she said. “And I wan...

Sexual assault survivors honored Sexual assault survivors honored

PABLO – About a dozen women and men stood up to give survivors of sexual assault a voice during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council’s quarterly meeting on Friday. The event coincides with the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is held in April. It started in the 197...

‘Wrapped in Hope’ project receives public health award ‘Wrapped in Hope’ project receives public health award

Hope has come a long way in a year. The program, which seeks to assist mothers and their babies from the impact of drug addiction, had its first client in May 2016. The medical professionals involved in the program and others took time to reflect last week during a luncheon at the Lake County Public He...

Briefs for April 12, 2017

Clairmont takes first in FFA livestock judging News from Montana Future Farmers of America GREAT FALLS – Over 1,600 members and guests attended Montana FFA’s 87th Annual State Convention March 22–25. The Montana FFA State Convention hosted 12 career development events, general ses...

Briefs for April 12, 2017

Watercraft check stations open in Pablo, Ravalli The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes took action March 23 to issue a watercraft and trailer closure in response to the potential invasion of mussel populations that were detected in Montana last fall. Effective immediately all watercraft must be...


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