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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Closed cones sought for purchase

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Tribal Forestry in Ronan is now buying closed cones for seed of the following species on the Flathead Indian Reservation: western larch - $40 a bushel; ponderosa pine - $20 a bushel; and Douglas fir - $25 a bushel. (A bushel is eight U.S. gallons.) ...

Mountain fire swiftly knocked out Mountain fire swiftly knocked out

ST. IGNATIUS – A helicopter pilot with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Division of Fire flew toward a smoke plume coming off the mountainside five miles east of town in the tribal wilderness area on Tuesday afternoon.  The pilot hovered the aircraft over an irrigation ditch a few miles sou...

Polson, Ronan, Pablo Hunter Education Class announced

Registration is open for a hunter education course in Pablo. The course will start Tuesday, Aug. 21, in room 118 of the Beaverhead Math and Science building on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo. All classes will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Sign-in opens at 6 pm. Interested students a...

Grizzly bears killed on Highway 93

News from CSKT Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation PABLO — Tribal bear biologists say that three of four members in a family group of grizzly bears were struck and killed by an automobile around 11 p.m. on Friday, July 27, approximately a mile south of Ronan. The collision incl...

Tribal wildlife biologists request information on nesting Trumpeter Swans

News from CSKT Natural Resources Wildlife biologists with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began a project to restore Trumpeter Swans as a resident species on the Flathead Indian Reservation in the mid-1990s. Subsequent efforts resulted in the release of 268 captive bred Trumpeter Swans since...

Governor visits local summer food program for kids Governor visits local summer food program for kids

ARLEE – Gov. Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock traveled to the Arlee Community Center July 24 along with a bus full of people to visit with about a dozen children impacted by a statewide program to provide food for kids.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Education Summer Prog...

Reservation fire danger ‘Very High’

RONAN — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Division of Fire wildland fire officials have moved the Flathead Indian Reservations fire danger to “Very High.”  After a wet spring, fuels have dried to the point that fires will spread quickly. Last week, unattended campfires, i...

paw patrol paw patrol

POLSON – Reducing the amount of illegal drugs in town has become a top priority of the Polson Police Department with the help of search warrants and the skills of a canine team.  Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson said the efforts began as a reaction to limited space for offenders in the Lak...

New group forms to fill FBC void, protect watersheds

News from Watershed Protection Advocates Northwest Montana has a new organization dedicated to the protection of our priceless watersheds. As expressed in its mission statement, Watershed Protection Advocates of Northwest Montana (WPA) is committed to “supporting and encouraging sustainable, thoug...

Commissioners plan to approve growth policy, taking comments

Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a resolution of intent to adopt the 2018 Lake County Growth Policy on Monday, July 9. The vote was not the final action on the matter and members of the public still have time to make comments and recommendations for changes within the policy. The pol...


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