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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

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...

All-star basketball, scholarship plans underway

News from Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority PABLO — Preparations have begun for the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority to sponsor two high school basketball teams (10 girls and 10 boys) to participate in the AMERIND All West Native American Basketball Classic in Lakewood, Colo. This year...

CSKT tribal members vote in general election

PABLO — Unofficial results for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council elections held on Dec. 14 are: Arlee Jim Malatare  384 Shelly R. Fyant  878 Elmo Junior Caye  593 Len Two Teeth  666 Polson Steve Lozar  567 Vernon S. Finley  693 ...

Tribal company continues to repair Saudi aircraft

WARNER ROBBINS, GA — S&K Aerospace received a $7.2 million extension of an Air Force contract on Nov. 19 that will allow the company’s Georgia office to continue working on Saudi Arabian aircraft for the next 13 months.  Tom Avadeo, vice president of S&K Aerospace said the company...

Flathead Transit implements service between Missoula and Whitefish

PABLO — Flathead Transit, a service of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, will implement daily passenger service between Missoula and Whitefish effective Dec. 16. The new service will stop in Evaro, Arlee, Ravalli, St. Ignatius, Pablo, Polson, Lakeside, Kalispell and Whitefish.  &ldqu...

Public invited to conference call meeting concerning lake trout

News from the Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board PABLO — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet on Thursday, Dec.12 via conference call beginning at 10 a.m. The meeting will address a potential fishing regulation change for lake trout in Flathead Lake.  All inte...

CSKT appeals proposed constitutional amendment

  PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes filed an appeal with the Interior Board of Appeals of the United States Department of the Interior.  The appeal came in response to a Sept. 20 decision by BIA Northwest Regional Director Stanley Speaks to hold a secretarial election....

Outcry over racially insensitive remarks brings response

RAVALLI — As of Monday afternoon the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes had not received an apology from Ravalli County Commissioners in regards to racially offensive statements allegedly made by County Planning Board Chairman Jan Wisniewski of Darby.  According to media reports, Wisniewsk...


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