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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Fire near Arlee grows, community meeting scheduled

ARLEE — Fire officials will update community members on the Firestone Flats wildfire during a public meeting at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, July 29 at the Arlee High School. According to CSKT spokeswoman Cara Cooley, the wildfire that started at approximately 2 p.m. in the Jocko Canyon on Saturday ...

Task force targets drug users, sellers

POLSON — “Is it working? Is it making a difference? Absolutely,” Polson Police Chief Wade Nash said at the July 15 Polson City Commission meeting.  Nash was talking about the Mission Mountain Drug Task force that began three and a half months ago. A collaboration between the Confede...

Berry, mushroom harvest closed to non-tribal folks

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes  PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a new rule prohibiting non-Tribal members from berry and mushroom picking on March 1, 2012.  A Tribal member may have non-member children and spouse accompany and ass...

Tribal fire responds to four suspicious fires

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Division of Fire RONAN — The Division of fire had four fire starts during this past weekend. A fire less than five acres was discovered in the Jette area Saturday morning, June 29. The Division of Fire engine crews were dispatched to the same fire Sunda...

People reminded to heed seasonal regulations

News from the Tribal Wildland Recreation Program  LAKE COUNTY — As the seasons change, new recreational seasonal closures take effect and some closures are now lifted, according to Les Bigcrane, Tribal Wildland Recreation Program. The use of fireworks at the Blue Bay Camp Grounds is prohibit...

Children learn from elders at River Honoring Children learn from elders at River Honoring

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes celebrated gifts of life, travel and beauty during the 26th annual Lower Flathead River Honoring last week. “A lot of this is in a cultural context,” said CSKT Wildland Recreation Work Project Coordinator Terry Tanner. “Our people, the Sal...

Tribal patrols ramp up for buckle up campaign

PABLO — Tribal police officers are asking motorists to buckle up during increased patrols for seat belt enforcement. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police are among hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the country that are increasing safety patrols during the annual Memorial Day Cli...

Tagged fish liven up Mack Days

Tagged fish were the excitement of the Spring Mack Days Fishing Event during the ninth weekend. May 10 was a winning day for Steven Benson of Four Lakes, Wash. He is one of 850 anglers competing in the 2013 spring fishing event. Benson turned in 43 lake trout, which was the high number for the day, and one o...

Annual River Honoring announced

The Tribal Natural Resources Department announces that the 2013 River Honoring event begins Monday, May 6, at 6 p.m. with a community gathering. The public is invited and welcome to attend the opening of the River Honoring. The gathering will begin with an announcement of the 2013 river honorees. A free barb...

Migratory birds take center stage

PABLO — As part of a yearly celebration of migratory birds, we would like to encourage everyone to stop by the lobby of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Complex in Pablo from April 22-25. Local third-grade artists from across the Reservation have completed excellent entries for this year&rsq...

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