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Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire

BIG ARM - A fire at the Big Arm Post Office at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 resulted in postal services being moved to the Elmo office. Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said 25 firefighters from Polson Rural, Polson City and Chief Cliff fire departments responded and had the fire contained within 30 minutes ...

SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

Marking the past Marking the past

POLSON — The Hershman Rock is an enigma to area history enthusiasts. The rock, which is located in the Jette area and supposedly designates the burial place for someone who died in 1717, has been known of by various locals since a story was written about it on July 6, 1970 in the now-defunct Flathea...

Unofficial CSKT tribal council primary results announced

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes held a primary election for council candidates on Saturday.  Two candidates from each of five districts will advance to the Dec. 16 general election. Results will be finalized on Wednesday, Oct. 25.  Unofficial results are listed below...

Free drug deactivation bags available

ST. IGNATIUS — On Oct. 25 Tribal Health will distribute free Deterra® Drug Deactivation bags to Tribal Health recipients and any community members.  Deterra® Drug Deactivation systems allow recipients to dispose of prescription drugs and over-the-counter painkillers at hom...

Elmo woman opens dog grooming business Elmo woman opens dog grooming business

By Caleb M. Soptelean Valley Journal ELMO – After 14 years of working as a dog groomer for someone else, Beverly Weimar was ready to strike out on her own.  She opened the Dog House at 27534 Ricketts Road full-time in June.  She had been an apprentice and then a dog groomer at the...

Briefs for March 22, 2017

Have coffee with Chief Weaver, visit RPD website, Facebook RONAN — The public is invited to attend “Coffee with the Chief” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Ronan Café. Chief Ken Weaver will talk about the operations of the police department, discuss community matters and the impo...

One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs One Heart plans to open sober living home north of Hot Springs

ELMO — A sober living house may be coming to the Flathead Indian Reservation. A group known as One Heart, or Uti Akitwi in the Kootenai language, has been meeting for one year and it looks like their goal is coming to fruition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Lands Committee was sched...

Learn about Tribal Health, enter to win $1,000 gift card

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — During the month of November, Tribal Health of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be hosting a series of community events geared towards providing information about the current issues, increased services, hours and locations of the comprehe...

Tribal Health offers free emergency contraception

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — On Aug. 1, Tribal Health of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began providing the over-the-counter drug, Plan B One-StepR emergency contraception, to any female, any age, without a prescription. This is part of a continued effort to provide comprehensive family plann...


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