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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...

Bison Range 'logical addition' to tribal conservation lands Bison Range 'logical addition' to tribal conservation lands

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes   PABLO – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have notified the Montana Congressional delegation and the U.S. Department of the Interior that we would like to revisit the proposal to restore the National Bison Range to federal trust...

CSKT announces new hunting, fishing regulations available

News from CSKT Natural Resource Department  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation announce the availability of hunting, fishing and recreation regulations for the 2019-2020 license season. The new license season began March 1. All bird hunters, anglers an...

Fundraising for student photography trip underway Fundraising for student photography trip underway

PABLO – Between classes, five teenagers met to discuss the upcoming trip for their photography class. When told they would fly to New Mexico by airplane, all five glanced up in unison; some giddy, others nervous. Only one member of the group has traveled by air before.  Starting Sept. 15, Two E...

One man killed in Pablo shooting

PABLO – Matthew Adam Posey Darnell, 30, of Polson, was shot several times and killed in Pablo on Thursday night, Feb. 28, around 10 p.m.  Daniel Chance Blixt, 29, of Pablo, was charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death, according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell.  Bell said ...


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