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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...

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...


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