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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Local craftsman featured at Ninepipes Local craftsman featured at Ninepipes

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana  Early Montana welcomes Joshua Marceau as its featured “First Saturday” artist on Saturday, July 7, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Marceau is the owner, artist, and sole craftsman at Native American Silversmith. The jewelry he creates is handmade, an...

Tribal Health welcomes new specialist Tribal Health welcomes new specialist

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS – On Friday, June 22 new health care provider Mary Shick joined Tribal Health. Mary is an Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, and Certified Diabetes Educator (AGNP, CDE). Mary joins Tribal Health in an increased effort to support Tribal Health recipient...

Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders

LAKE COUNTY – Imagine a future where you are taking off your shoes and walking along the edge of the Flathead Lake during a warm summer day, looking out across the changing blue colors of the water, and suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your foot.  Erik Hanson, the Confederated Salish and Koot...

CASA Advocates recognized CASA Advocates recognized

POLSON — On June 7, Dick and Carol Banghart, residents of Polson, were recognized as Montana’s 2018 CASA Advocates of the Year at the recent 2018 Montana Child Abuse and Neglect Conference. They have served the CASA program in Lake County for more than 14 years. In the past year alone, they logg...

SKC Foundation appoints new executive director SKC  Foundation appoints new executive director

News from the Salish Kootenai College PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Delaney as the organization’s Executive Director. Salish Kootenai College Foundation is the non-profit fundraising entity for the college, d...

Board hears about successful wildlife management programs Board hears about successful wildlife management programs

POLSON – The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board met to talk about the many projects that happened last year and what will come in the future during a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at the Polson library. The State of Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes started the board ...

Another generation of kids celebrate annual river honoring Another generation of kids celebrate annual river honoring

FLATHEAD RIVER – After a long winter, hundreds of fourth and fifth grade students got a chance to experience an outdoor classroom on a warm afternoon along the Flathead River for the 32nd annual River Honoring.  “It’s really interesting all the stuff they have out here,” said ...

Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency

Lake County isn’t doing too badly considering our neighbors to the south are experiencing devastating flooding from the Clark Fork River, but conditions could change for the county.  Steve Stanley, Office of Emergency Management director, said a couple of low lying houses in Arlee were sandbagg...

Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7 Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7

PABLO – The Flathead Basin Commission recently met to discuss a number of things pertaining to the protection of the quality of the entire Flathead Lake with aquatic invasive species at the forefront of the discussion. The meeting was held on Wednesday, April 25, at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

Lake County Sheriff candidates answer questions before election Lake County Sheriff candidates answer questions before election

LAKE COUNTY – Two Republicans are currently campaigning for the title of Lake County Sheriff and Coroner in the June 5 Primary Election, and the candidates – David Coffman and Don Bell – separately answered a few questions last week.  Where are you from? Incumbent Sheriff Bell is ...


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