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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Tribal road director discusses partnering Tribal road director discusses partnering

POLSON — Michael Brown, director of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes road projects, spoke to the Polson City Commissioners at their Feb. 3 meeting. Brown said that on every reservation there is a road inventory, consisting of every public road on the reservation. The CSKT receive construc...

Partial award announced for cost of Kerr Project

News from Energy Keepers, Inc. POLSON — After several days of intense arbitration hearings, now the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have some answers on the cost of purchasing the Kerr Hydroelectric Project from the current owner, PPL Montana, when the Tribes get the chance to sign on the do...

Reviving tradition: sewing, beading skills shared Reviving tradition: sewing, beading skills shared

ST IGNATIUS – It’s catching on again. “We are seeing a resurgence of interest in culture and traditional sewing,” said Myrna DuMontier, cultural coordinator for the Salish Kootenai Tribes.  With that observation, DuMontier organized Traditional Sewing Nights where sewing ex...

Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge

RONAN — The new Michel Bridge officially opened on Jan. 28. The bridge crosses the Pablo Feeder Canal on Michel Road, approximately three miles east of Ronan and north of Terrace Lake Road.  The bridge project was a collaboration among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Lake County, t...

Fyant to hold district meeting

ARLEE — Shelly Fyant, Arlee District representative to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council, will hold a District meeting on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Arlee Community Center on Powwow Road from noon-4 p.m. CS&KT presentations on Land Buy Back, Affordable Health Care, workforce development s...

Groups confer on KERR Hydroelectric project

  News from KERR Hydroelectric project operation for Flathead Lake  Representatives from PPL Montana, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bonneville Power Administration conferred on Jan. 14, regarding cur...

Community unites to prevent suicide

LAKE COUNTY — Despite continued efforts by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to combat the problem, officials say there is a great need for more resources to treat individuals considering suicide or battling other mental illness. “It’s almost like this phantom problem,” s...

News from the Salish Kootenai College Foundation

PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College Foundation received a $50,000 gift from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to support Salish Kootenai College’s Capturing the Vision Capital Campaign. This five-year pledge of $50,000 launches a new era for Salish Kootenai College, and supports the Fou...

Kerr Project cost hearings have begun Kerr Project cost hearings have begun

News from Energy Keepers, Inc.  POLSON — A major question asked by tribal members and the general public regarding the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ (CSKT) efforts to purchase the Kerr Project has been, “What will it cost?”  This question will soon be a...

Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines

MISSION MOUNTAINS – In many ways the wolverine is nature’s original mountaineer. The large weasels rarely exceed 35 pounds, but have the capability to ascend entire mountains in a couple hours’ time, crush bone that is frozen solid, strangle polar bears to death, and nestle into homes const...


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