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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

Authorities mull vicious dog solution

  LAKE COUNTY — Residents and government authorities say some parts of Lake County are literally going to the dogs because of a network of non-uniform, unenforceable and lax laws that span jurisdictional boundaries.  While a string of animal control problems have intensified across the ...

Trumpeter Swan shooters sentenced Trumpeter Swan shooters sentenced

News from the Confederated Salish and Kooteani Tribes PABLO — Last week careful collaboration between Tribal Conservation Officer and Investigator Mike McElderry and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Warden Ron Howell resulted in citations of two Polson residents in the incident of the Trumpeter Swan ...

Healthcare help available

PABLO — A panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act will take place Thursday, March 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Salish Kootenai College theater. The panel includes Monica J. Lindeen, Montana Commissioner of Insurance; Anna Whiting Sorrell, Indian Health Services, Billings area; and Lesa Evers, tribal re...

CSKT file suit regarding water rights

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes filed suit in U.S. District Court, Missoula, on Feb. 27.  The suit defendants are the United States Department of Interior Secretary Sarah “Sally” Jewell; United States Bureau of Indian Affairs; Jocko Valley Irrigation District; Mi...

Agencies work together to enforce game laws

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The multi-jurisdictional checkerboard of private, public, and tribal lands creates challenges for catching violators of game laws on the Flathead Reservation, but cooperation between the agencies last year led to prosecution of several wrongdoers. “We have a great workin...

RSVP luncheon honors volunteers RSVP luncheon honors volunteers

POLSON — Volunteer Martha Allen manages the Retired Senior Volunteer Program commodity program, drives the office mini-van and answers the phones. And she also calls Bingo. To thank her for her work, Allen received a silver award at the RSVP luncheon on March 4 for volunteering 456.5 hours in 2013 a...

Native studies scholarship offered to teachers

News from the Montana State University BOZEMAN – Montana teachers can apply for scholarships to enroll in a summer online Native American Studies course from Montana State University. The scholarship will cover all tuition and textbooks and teachers who complete the course will receive three graduat...

State sees high bobcat trapping numbers State sees high bobcat trapping numbers

LAKE COUNTY – High fur prices created a lucrative pull for trappers to take to the woods last year and more incentive to break the law. “We saw more steel out in the woods this year trapping than anyone has seen in recent times,” Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Captain Lee Anderson said....

Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge

RONAN — The new Michel Bridge officially opened on Jan. 28. The bridge crosses the Pablo Feeder Canal on Michel Road, approximately three miles east of Ronan and north of Terrace Lake Road.  The bridge project was a collaboration among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Lake County, t...

Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines

MISSION MOUNTAINS – In many ways the wolverine is nature’s original mountaineer. The large weasels rarely exceed 35 pounds, but have the capability to ascend entire mountains in a couple hours’ time, crush bone that is frozen solid, strangle polar bears to death, and nestle into homes const...


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