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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

Boys and Girls Club honors donors, shares growth plans Boys and Girls Club honors donors, shares growth plans

POLSON — Braydeon Noel stood in front of the crowd at the Great Futures breakfast.  “June 30, 2013, was the worst day of my life,” Braydeon said.  He had just moved from Butte; his mom had two jobs, and he only got to see his dad every two months or so.  Then he foun...

Nominees sought for award

POLSON — The Lake County Board of Health is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Virginia Reber Board of Health award. This award honors a county resident or entity that has furthered public health principles in Lake County and the Flathead Reservation. Some suggested public health areas of i...

Schall inducted posthumously into Hall of Fame

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center William “Ed” Schall (1883-1970)  was selected as the 2014 Legacy inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center for District 10.  Here’s his story. Schall sat loose in the sad...

Ice strength dependent on several factors Ice strength dependent on several factors

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Natural Resources Department FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — According to Cindy Benson at the Tribal Fisheries Program, “The only safe ice is at an ice skating rink.” So if you plan to ice fish, the basic question is always the same: I...

Children reach out to traumatized peers through ‘buddy bags’ Children reach out to traumatized peers through ‘buddy bags’

RONAN – Children can experience scary stuff that goes way beyond visions of monsters under their beds. These scary things often require police involvement. “Usually when we are involved it’s because of drug activity or violence, and sometimes children are involved,” said Confederat...

Irrigator board against water compact Irrigator board against water compact

ST. IGNATIUS – In an 8-2 vote the Flathead Joint Board of Control approved a resolution Dec. 30 that voices non-support for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Water Compact, set to go before the ongoing legislative session.  The board also refused to entertain a motion by one commissioner who...

Students challenge reservation stereotypes Students challenge reservation stereotypes

ARLEE — People living on the reservation sometimes hear strange things about what life is like on land designated as tribal ground. Arlee High School students say they’ve heard it all. “I’ve heard people say they think we live in teepees and lack technology,” Zach Felsman, 18...

Tribes create animal field guide mobile app Tribes create animal field guide mobile app

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation developed an Animal Field Guide mobile app for elementary, middle, and high school students. The mobile app, entitled “Animal Field Guide – Flathead Reservation: Rip...

Tribes to build $27.4 million casino in Evaro Tribes to build $27.4 million casino in Evaro

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — S&K Gaming LLC will build a $27.4 million casino in Evaro that will become the new Gray Wolf Peak Casino and Hotel. Another $4.6 million will be used to renovate the KwaTaqNuk Resort and Casino in Polson. Construction will begin in 2...

Celebrate Culture Celebrate Culture

More than 900 people gathered to share a Thanksgiving dinner and celebrate Native American culture at the 39th annual Headstart Powwow in Ronan on Friday.  The event was moved from its former spring date to November in 2013, so families could jointly celebrate their heritage and blessings in the mont...


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