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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead Reservation closed due to low populations Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead  Reservation closed due to low populations

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Natural Resource Department  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The CSKT Tribal Council closed hunting of Rocky Mountain goats on the Flathead Indian Reservation due to low population levels, both in the Mission Mountain Tribal Wildernes...

Ronan Sports and Western closes after 61 years Ronan Sports and Western closes after 61 years

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal People will have to find a new place to get gear, licensing and the occasional carton of fishing worms now that Montana’s great outdoor store closed up shop in early September after 61 years in business.  Ronan Sports and Western opened in 1957 on Main Stre...

Fall hunter education class announced Fall hunter education class announced

News from Tom Fieber, lead hunter  education instructor Class for the Polson, Ronan, Pablo, Fall Hunter Education course will start Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Polson Middle School. All classes will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Interested students are required to register online at fwp.mt.gov....

Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities

According to Dave Bunnell, president of the Mission Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever, public lands are the stage for most hunting and fishing in the Mission Valley. “Ninety percent of hunters in the area spend 100 percent of their time hunting on public lands,” he said.  Hunting an...

International science educators share knowledge International science educators share knowledge

POLSON– Fifth-grader Sofia Leighton spooned water into a container that appears to contain blue sand. The result is unexpected: instead of sinking into the sand, the water forms beads atop the blue substance.  “Wow,” Leighton says softly. Leighton experimented with Nano sand at t...

Law enforcement look for sexual assault suspects

LAKE COUNTY – Law enforcement officials are looking for suspects involved in a sexual assault case that occurred south of Polson on U.S. Highway 93 at 10 p.m. on Aug. 25.  Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said a teenage boy was walking along the highway when he was approached by two males, forced i...

Experts share bear confrontation information Experts share bear confrontation information

ARLEE – An angry grizzly bear lowers its head and starts charging in your direction - what should you do?  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes paired up with the nonprofit conservation group People and Carnivores during an informational meeting Aug. 28 at the Arlee Community Center to h...

HOT ISSUE HOT ISSUE

MONTANA – With fire season comes conjecture about the causes of the fires and patterns in fire activity. Is fire season getting more intense and longer? Why is fire season so different from year to year? Local experts, politicians, and scientists share their understandings of wildfire and the ways that...

Hunter education classes available

Hunter education classes available News from Tom Fieber, Lake County’s lead Hunter Safety instructor   LAKE COUNTY – Learning to be safe in today’s world has been paramount in the hunting community. It is now standard across America that states require hunters to attend and pass Hu...

Tribal Health offers new walk-in hours, specialty clinics

ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health is working in the community to provide more access to health care for Tribal Health recipients. Recently, TH signed an agreement to provide direct health care for Two Eagle River School students, and the students’ families, at the TH Salish Kootenai College Health ...


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