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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Hunting permit applications available for tribal members

News from CSKT  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Wildlife Management Program announce the availability of the 2019 Ferry Basin elk and Little Money bighorn sheep hunting permit applications to interested CSKT Tribal member hunters.    Permit applications will be available at...

Tribal Health announces new sanitarian/safety officer

ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health announces that Brian Crawford has been hired as the new sanitarian/safety officer. In this position Crawford will be tasked with using his experience and education to provide a healthy and safe work environment for the community and for Tribal Health employees. &ldquo...

CSKT veterans program announces new vehicle, staff

News from CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs  ST. IGNATIUS – The CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs program received a 2019 Ford Explorer as part of a grant through the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization in early March. The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization is an ind...

Jocko Valley Library’s Summer Reading Program begins  ARLEE — The Jocko Valley Library’s summer reading program is free for all ages and runs from June 11- Aug. 6. Events are on Tuesdays, (June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, and Aug. 6 - finale), from 9:30-11 a.m. Register with a...

Students search for aquatic invasive species Students search for aquatic invasive species

POLSON — Seventh grade students from the Polson Middle school gathered along the sunny shoreline of Salish Point on Friday morning as part of an educational series in the ongoing fight against aquatic invasive species. Friday’s event, hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and M...

Public comment period for refuge management open

News from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service BISON RANGE – Since 1908, when the National Bison Range in western Montana was established by conservation visionary President Theodore Roosevelt, this cherished 18,800-acre national wildlife refuge has continued to play a vital role in the conservation...

Spring Mack Days celebrates fourth week Spring Mack Days celebrates fourth week

News from CSKT Natural Resouces Department  FLATHEAD LAKE – Kalispell angler and five-time Spring Mack Days top angler Jason Mahlen is expanding his lake trout lead by a slim margin in the 2019 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event.   Jason turned in two perfect 100-limits on Friday and Satu...

Learn how bison were saved Learn how bison were saved

ST. IGNATIUS — On April 23, the Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition is sponsoring a free showing of the CSKT film, “In the Spirit of ʔAtatićeʔ: The Untold Story of the National Bison Range.” Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a potluck meal followed by the film and CSKT panel discussion at Mi...

MMIW remembered during 80-mile walk MMIW remembered during 80-mile walk

For the third time, Marita Growing Thunder walked across the Flathead Indian Reservation with a group of supporters carrying signs saying “save our sisters” to bring awareness to the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). “Hope is created by the fact that we are still her...

Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather

LAKE COUNTY – Though the winter may have seemed never-ending, lower than average overall snowfall for the winter means there’s less risk of flooding as snow melts this spring.   “We are seeing signs that spring runoff season has begun,” said Casey Ryan, hydrologist for the Con...


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