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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

MAPS student films selected for Polson-based film festival

News from MAPS Media Institute  POLSON – MAPS Media Institute is pleased to announce that two of its student-made films have been selected to screen at the eighth annual Flathead Lake International Cinemafest.  Both “A Day to Remember” and “Browning Rising Voices&rdq...

Montana Water Protection Act is a bad bill

Senators Daines and Tester are co-sponsoring draft legislation in the US Senate entitled the “Montana Water Rights Protection Act” ostensibly to approve the Flathead Irrigation Water Compact Agreement approved by the Montana Legislature. However, the bill goes far beyond this agreement.  ...

Three grizzly bears killed on Hwy 93 in 2019

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Three grizzly bears have lost their lives due to separate vehicle collisions on U.S. Highway 93 on the Flathead Reservation this year.   Although collisions are down compared to 2018, when six bears were lost on the highway, ranging from cubs to an adult female and male, ...

Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT Daines bill would return Bison Range to CSKT

MONTANA – A bill that would settle a longstanding water rights dispute between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and state and federal governments would also return control of the National Bison Range to the tribes.  While the exact language of the bill has not yet been made public, a...

Daines says he’ll introduce new agreement to settle CSKT water dispute

An agreement between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the federal government over long-disputed water rights took a major step forward Thursday when Montana Sen. Steve Daines said he plans to introduce a bill that would implement a new settlement framework. “Today is a really importan...

Outdoor burning closes

News from CSKT Division of Fire Prevention   Flathead Indian Reservation outdoor burning is closed for the winter season. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire Prevention program would like to let the public know that debris burning closed on Nov. 30.  Open debris...

Vote no on tax increases

Editor,  School District 23 voters are being asked to approve over $61 million in school improvements to be repaid over 25 years. This ballot has been delivered to you in the last week or so.  Additionally, Lake County voters will be asked in January 2020 to approve $50 million for county law...

Tester Secures $200,000 for Lake County businesses

News from the Office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – Lake County Community Development Corporation will use a grant to provide technical assistance for rural cooperative development U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced last week that the USDA awarded a $200,000 grant to LCCDC, which will use...

Local car dealer participates in donation project to feed children Local car dealer participates in donation project to feed children

News from the Ford Motor Company  RONAN – The Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation received a check for $1,600 from the Henricksen family, owners of Don Aadsen Ford in Ronan, to increase the number of children benefiting from the hunger initiative.  Ford Mot...

SKC to benefit from USDA Grant

News from U.S. Department of Agriculture MONTANA – Montana state director Charles Robison for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program announced that the USDA is investing in a University of Providence project that will improve distance-learning education at Salish Koot...


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