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Culture celebrated Culture celebrated

ELMO – Amidst the sensory overload of rhythmic beating drums and dancers dressed in colorful regalia, it becomes very clear why the Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is considered one of the favorites by locals and this year’s attendance proved that once again. An estimated 2,000 to 2,500 spectator...

38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend

ELMO — The Kootenai Tribe, also known as the Ktunaxa Ksanka Band, welcome all nations and the general public to the 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow at the Elmo Powwow Grounds on Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22. The Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is a Native American gathering in view of Fla...

Elmo man charged with assault, tampering with evidence Elmo man charged with assault, tampering with  evidence

POLSON — An Elmo man has been charged with assault with a weapon and tampering with evidence following an incident in which he allegedly engaged in a jealousy fueled altercation with his partner.  Calvin McCoy, 41, was charged in relation to an incident that allegedly took place on Jan. 17 and ...

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...

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...


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