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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Tribal Wildlife Biologists request information on nesting Trumpeter Swans Tribal Wildlife Biologists request information on nesting Trumpeter Swans

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resources Department PABLO — Wildlife Biologists with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began a project to restore Trumpeter Swans as a resident species on the Flathead Indian Reservation in the mid-1990s.  Subsequent effor...

Video series addresses Native issues

News from the Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — A free video series titled “Stories From a Nation Within,” narrated by Tribal Attorney Dan Decker, will be shown at Mission Valley United Methodist Church, located at the top of Post Creek Hill, 70715 Hwy 93. The seri...

Three fires pop up over weekend Three fires pop up over weekend

News from CSKT Division of Fire MISSION VALLEY — The Division of Tribal Fire battled three fires over the weekend. The Big Pine Fire was contained and under daily patrol. It was caused by lightning in the Hell Roaring area six miles east of Ronan.  The Station Fire was caused by lightning...

Tribal officers join crackdown on drunk driving

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police PABLO – From mid-August through Labor Day, officers of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police will increase patrols in an effort to reduce drunk driving deaths. Police officers are taking extra shifts to prevent hazardous ...

WeTip hotline takes information on human-caused fires

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Division  of Fire WETIP was founded in 1972 as an anonymous crime reporting resource for citizens and a tool to aid law enforcement.  WETIP is committed to providing the most effective anonymous citizens crime reporting system in the natio...

Fire danger conditions reach extreme level

News from the Confederated  Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO — Fire danger is at an extreme level on the Flathead Indian Reservation, according to Curt Matt, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Division of Fire. Extreme conditions means fuels have dried to a point where fire ignitions ha...

Mission Falls Trail closed

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire and Wildland Recreation Program ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire announce the closure of the Mission Falls Trail at the trailhead due to the Mission Falls Fire.  The lightning cau...

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...


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