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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

COVID-19 testing opens locally for anyone wanting one

News from UCC  FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Lake County – CSKT Unified Command Center will be offering all residents of the Mission Valley a free COVID-19 test at four sites over four days.  Residents of Lake County and/or the Flathead Indian Reservation are invited to attend the ...

Ferry Basin, Little Money hunting permit applications available

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Wildlife Management Program announced the availability of the 2020 Ferry Basin elk and Little Money bighorn sheep hunting permit applications to interested CSKT Tribal member hunters.    Permit applicati...

Local group urges residents to complete census Local group urges residents to complete census

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Once every ten years, the federal government counts residents of the United States, and a local group is working to ensure that residents of the Flathead Reservation are included in the 2020 count.  The census is available for completion at It takes less...

Local casinos, resort reopen

News from S&K Gaming FLATHEAD RESERVATION – S&K Gaming announced the openings of Gray Wolf Peak Casino and KwaTaqNuk Resort & Casino on June 9. Both Casinos will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. during our first phase of opening.  Big Arm Resort’s Restaurant opened June 11,...

Lake County-CSKT Unified Command Center reports preliminary COVID-19 cases

News from UCC FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health officials have received reports of two additional preliminary positive COVID-19 cases on the Flathead Reservation. They are awaiting confirmation from the Montana Public Health Lab. Public health nurses are workin...

CSKT asks public to keep wildlife wild CSKT asks public to keep wildlife wild

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – With spring, comes warmer weather and new life to the Flathead Indian Reservation.  As wildlife in our area begin their new families, people are more likely to encounter their young. When people find these animals alone, they think they have been aband...

Burn backyard debris safely

News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Spring is the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat. As you begin spring cleanup, if burning is the only option to dispose of woody material, fire officials urge landowners to follow safe...

CSKT extends shelter in place order

 FLATHEAD RESERVATION – When Governor Bullock announced that areas around the state could begin opening businesses and relaxing restrictions, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes extended the shelter-in-place order.  According to the order, Flathead Reservation residents should leav...

Changes made to tribal moose hunting regulations

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Moose harvest trends over the past 30 years, both within the exterior boundaries of the Flathead Indian Reservation and elsewhere in western Montana, indicate an overall declining moose population in western Montana.   Factors include mortalities due t...

First celebration powwow canceled in 122-year history First celebration powwow canceled in 122-year history

ARLEE – Pamela Askan has been attending the Arlee Celebration since she was a little kid. She can’t remember a year when she missed the event. This year, the powwow grounds will be empty the first weekend in July for the first time since the powwow started in 1898. Askan said the powwow’s c...


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