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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

CSKT approves recreation license increases, hay at reduced prices

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council voted to increase prices for non-tribal members to camp and recreate on tribal lands at a Jan. 4 meeting. Tribal council also approved a reduced-price sale of recently acquired hay for tribal members. The most contentious dec...

New CSKT elected officials sworn in

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes convene Friday, Jan. 7, at tribal headquarters in Pablo for the quarterly meeting, which begins with the swearing in of a new slate of elected officials. The general election was held Dec. 18. With five council seats up fo...

‘Calling Our Warriors’ documentary released ‘Calling Our Warriors’ documentary released

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Michelle Mitchell, head of the CSKT Tribal Education Department, says her own battle with COVID-19 inspired her to make the powerful new documentary, “Calling Our Warriors.”  “The idea came at a time when, after doing everything I could to keep myself an...

Flathead Reservation Water Management Board appoints new members

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Flathead Reservation Water Management Board is gradually taking shape, with two members recently appointed by the CSKT Tribal Council, and county commissions in Lake, Sanders, Missoula, and Flathead counties having submitted their nominees to Gov. Greg Gianforte by Dec. 16.&n...

Briefs for Dec. 22, 2021

Follow the ‘Penguin Path’ FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Families are invited to one or all of the Penguin Path Stations location at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson, the McDonald Event Center at Salish Kootenai College, the fairgrounds in Ronan, the Boys and Girls Teen Club, (76...

Proposed changes to 2022-23 non-tribal member fishing, bird hunting, recreation regulations announced

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes have announced the availability of the Mar. 1, 2022 to Feb. 28, 2023 Flathead Indian Reservation Joint Tribal/State fishing, bird hunting, and recreation regulations and propo...

Community heroes honored

News from Safe Harbor No matter what challenges arise, every community has its share of heroes who are able to help everyone get through the crisis. Each October, as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAFE Harbor honors these heroes, based on nominations from across the Flathead Reserva...

Baha’is of Flathead Reservation invite community to commemoration

News from the Flathead Reservation Baha’is In these times of worldwide affliction, the issue of racism has gained new meaning, and it’s about time. As a white doctor who has lived and worked on Indian reservations for most of my career, I have now had to really look at the impact of racism o...

Housing needs assessment, homelessness study in planning stages

Affordable housing is definitely in short supply on the Flathead Reservation. Just ask anyone who has tried to rent or purchase a home in the past few years. But how big is the gap and how many homes and apartments are needed to fill it?  A housing needs assessment and homelessness study, spearheaded...

Unemployment rate falls to 14-year low

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced the number of employed workers in Montana hit an all-time high in September and the unemployment rate fell to 3.3 percent, a low not seen since June 2007. “Montana is in the midst of a historic eco...


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