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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

CSKT help Blackfeet Reservation residents

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO – In an effort to help our tribal neighbors to the east, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will contribute $5,000 for food and water for residents of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.   Relentless blizzard conditions, pu...

Lake County Density Map discussed, public hearing set for March 13 Lake County Density Map discussed, public hearing set for March 13

POLSON — It may not have been a sweet deal, but the Lake County Planning Board and 15 community members met the evening of Feb. 14 during a snowstorm.  The Planning Board — which is in the process of writing a new growth policy to update one approved in 2003 — took public comment on...

Briefs for February 21, 2018

36 local acts to audition for talent competition News from Mission Valley Ministerial Association Thirty-six local acts are scheduled to audition for the Mission Valley Has Talent competition to be held at 7 p.m., March 9, at the Polson High School auditorium.  After auditions, 12 finalists...

Classes introduce students to outdoor activities

Each year people look forward to joining family or friends in the great outdoors. Some come together through hunting, fishing, hiking, viewing birds and other wildlife, photography, harvesting berries and mushrooms. Then there are some who enjoy solitude outdoors. There are endless activities to undertake in...

Join the 2018 spring Mack Days competition

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — The 2018 spring Mack Days On Flathead Lake competition is sponsored by the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.  Up to $225,000 in cash and prizes are available to win: one $10,000, t...

Rare wolf sighting trees teenager Rare wolf sighting trees teenager

VALLEY CREEK – In the cold hours of a winter morning in mid-January, Kylee Wells, 17, put on a pair of snowshoes and went on a hike not knowing she was about to encounter a pack of wolves. She started out alone like she did many times on a trail not far from her home in Valley Creek, located on a tu...

World-record ram discovered on WildHorse Island State Park World-record ram discovered on WildHorse Island State Park

KALISPELL – Through conservation partnerships and critical habitat restoration, Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake has produced the largest ram in the world. The Boone & Crockett Club on Feb. 7 confirmed that a 9-year-old ram that died of natural causes at the state park is pending as...

Pink dress photography project empowers students Pink dress photography project  empowers students

PABLO – Inside an unassuming brown box that arrived from New York were layers of pink satin, tulle, sequins … and a challenge.  The layers of pink were four dresses. The challenge was to reclaim pink as part of a cooperative international roving photography project for girls. Several ...

CSKT land use planner shares concerns over density map repeal CSKT land use planner shares concerns over density map repeal

PABLO — The Flathead Indian Reservation’s planning director is concerned about the Lake County commissioners’ plan to make the density map advisory rather than regulatory.  Commissioners have said they plan to repeal the map and make it advisory as part of an updated growth policy.&...

PEER bison range lawsuit settled

C PABLO – The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has settled a lawsuit with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) regarding the National Bison Range. The settlement creates a five-year timetable for the completion of a statutorily-required Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and...


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