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Articles with the Tag: Elmo

Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow starts Thursday

ELMO — The Kootenai Tribe, also known as the Ktunaxa Ksanka Band, welcome all nations and the general public to the 37th annual “Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow” at Elmo Powwow Grounds Thursday, July 14-Sunday, July 17. It is an Indian gathering featuring drumming, dancing and traditional dres...

Finley re-appointed council chairman Finley re-appointed  council chairman

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Tribal Council began the New Year by selecting officers to serve for the next two years. Standing Chairman Vernon Finley was selected to serve for another term as Chair. He had just completed a sp...

Officer Cleveland remembered for his courage, compassion Officer Cleveland remembered for his courage, compassion

It was difficult to find a dry eye in Linderman Gym Saturday as an entire community bid final goodbyes to respected Polson police officer William Ray Cleveland.  Cleveland, 50, passed away Nov. 15 after a valiant battle with esophageal cancer. Fundraisers in recent months helped the family with medic...

Head Start celebrates 40 years Head Start celebrates 40 years

 Forty years ago Daren Incashola was a little guy playing with blocks during his time at a Head Start in St. Ignatius. He was 4 years old. He would grow up and send his two children to the child development program for children ages birth to 5. On Friday, Incashola helped celebrate Head Start’s...

Group forms to help children in drug environments Group forms to help children in drug environments

PABLO – Melanie Smith noticed a drug problem in the valley that is affecting children at all ages and income levels. “It’s taking beautiful people with all the potential in the world and robbing them of their lives,” she said. “And children are in the middle of it.” ...

Best perch fishing ever Best perch fishing ever

Fishermen, In the last few weeks we’ve had the best summer perch fishing around the docks at Polson than I can ever remember. Recently I was out with Eric Smithers from Missoula along with three of his kids —  Anna, the oldest, Aaron and Caleb. Once we were into the fish there was no goin...

Alleged boat thieves arrested; 1 charged

KALISPELL — Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry reported two suspects were arrested in the alleged theft of a $100,000 boat from a Lakeside marina on June 19.  Officers received a tip that the boat would be moved, and suspects Brandon Jeppesen, 30, Polson, and Ty Butler, 20, Dixon, were apprehe...

Dancers, drummers enjoy Standing Arrow Powwow Dancers, drummers enjoy Standing Arrow Powwow

ELMO — The Standing Arrow Powwow brought dancers, drummers, vendors and visitors from many states to Elmo.  The weather remained about 40 degrees cooler than the Arlee Celebration on the Fourth of July, so the dancers were happy.  With its new arbor in use only a few years, the old arbo...

Legal trailblazer leaves a legacy

   PABLO — Flags were at half-mast and tribal headquarters was closed on Monday as the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes mourned the passing of a legal trailblazer who left a legacy of ground-breaking legal work behind her.  Evelyn Stevenson, 75, died March 12 in Ronan from h...

New powwow royalty selected New powwow royalty selected

News from the Standing Arrow Powwow ELMO — New royalty was selected this year for the Standing Arrow Powwow.  They will represent the Powwow and the Kootenai people throughout the year. Marisa Shottanana-Ponce, 10, was chosen as Miss Kootenai 2014-2015, after competing against outgoing Lil&r...


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