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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Anglers hook 2,201 lake trout in week 2 Anglers hook 2,201 lake trout in week 2

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — One fish, two fish — 100 fish. Terry Krogstad of Kalispell turned in a total of 100 lake trout on Sunday, his first day of fishing the 2013 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes an...

FJBC referendum goes to the irrigators FJBC referendum goes to the irrigators

ST. IGNATIUS — Three Flathead Joint Board of Control Commissioners — Boone Cole, Chair, Wayne Blevins and Jerry Laskody — gathered on Oct. 14 to talk to newspaper reporters about Resolution 2013 and what brought about the resolution.  The FJBC, voting 6 to 5 with the chair abstainin...

Water rights history unique, complex

PABLO — In 2009, John Carter, attorney for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, wrote that the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission was established by the 1979 Legislature “to negotiate rather than litigate the federal reserved and aboriginal water rights of Indian tribes and ...

Skyline Drive officially opens Skyline Drive officially opens

POLSON — From a sidehill, Skyline Drive started as a stagecoach road before turning into the luxe two-lane road complete with a walking/biking path and guardrails that it is today.  Saturday, Oct. 12 dawned cold and gray, but that didn’t stop the ribbon cutting for the $12 million Skyline...

Tribe continues to fund workers; other agencies eye options in shutdown Tribe continues to fund workers; other agencies eye options in shutdown

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – All tribal employees were ordered to work on Monday after a Thursday tribal council vote to keep services open despite lack of federal funding due to an ongoing Congressional budgeting stalemate that has left other agencies and services shutdown.  “There will be no ...

Former water court judge explains process Former water court judge explains process

RONAN — “Water is a flammable substance in this valley, they told me,” said Bruce Lobel, grinning. Lobel, a retired Montana water court judge, was in Ronan Wednesday, Oct. 2, to present information on the water adjudication process. Lobel had been on the water court for 23 years and i...

2013 Fall Mack Days underway

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resource Department FLATHEAD LAKE — The fishing on Flathead Lake was phenomenal the first weekend of the 2013 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event. The weather was great for fishing and the anglers were catching. The total for the first weekend o...

Tribal wilderness trails opened

News from the Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire  PABLO — Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire announce the lifting of all trail closures associated with wilderness fires in the Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness.  The Mission Falls...

Election may amend CSKT constitution Election may amend CSKT constitution

PABLO — Members of The People’s Voice, Inc., were out in force on Sept. 27 as their attorney Howard Toole filed papers at Confederated Salish and Kootenai court to begin the process of a secretarial election. The election will decide if Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal members want to a...

2013 Fall Mack Days begins Friday

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — The 2013 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event began Friday Oct. 14 and will end Sunday Nov. 17. Anglers will fish Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Nov. 7 and then 10 straight days through the Nov. 17. Up to $125,000 in cash and prizes wil...


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