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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

Water compact negotiations reopen

MISSOULA – The Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission brought several narrowly tailored suggestions about how to protect the rights of Flathead Indian Irrigation Project irrigators to a water compact negotiation session between the state, federal and Confederated Salish and Kootenai governmen...

Tribes are in ‘age of cooperation’ Tribes are in ‘age of cooperation’

POLSON — Rob McDonald, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal communications director, spoke on the State of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes at the Sept. 3 Polson Chamber of Commerce luncheon.  “Relations between the tribes and the larger community are the best they’ve ...

Job Corps open house showcases student opportunities Job Corps open house showcases student opportunities

RONAN – Nestled against the foot of the Mission Mountains is an incubator, where for almost a quarter century Donna Mitchell has watched young people transition from childhood into the adult world.  “You get great students who come in and they change right before your eyes,” Mitchel...

Female grizzly, cubs returned to Reservation

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife  and Parks FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION —On Friday, Aug. 22, a 6-year old female grizzly bear and her two cubs of the year were captured in the Kalispell area, north of Highway 35 along the Flathead River. The family group was captured earlier this year on the...

Tribal Council visits Boys and Girls Club Tribal Council visits Boys and Girls Club

RONAN – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have long supported the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County, but Aug. 14 was the first time the entire Tribal Council has visited the Ronan campus.  Tribal Vice Chairwoman Carole Lankford said it was important for t...

Female grizzly, cubs returned to Reservation

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION —On Friday, Aug. 22, a 6-year old female grizzly bear and her two cubs of the year were captured in the Kalispell area, north of Highway 35 along the Flathead River. The family group was captured earlier this year on the Flathead...

Seepay Fire expected to burn for weeks

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Fire officials on Tuesday presented a long-term fire plan to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council for management of the lightning-caused Seepay Fire which had grown to 1,050 acres. The plan anticipated the fire burning until a major weather event ends fire seaso...

Fires burn Flathead Reservation, restrictions kick in

Sunday, Aug. 17 update FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The lightning-caused Seepay Fire burning on the Flathead Indian Reservation 20 miles west of Dixon is currently at 1,050 acres, with hot spots primarily on the western flank. Humidity and rain throughout the past three days has s...

Berry, mushroom harvest closure reminder

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a rule prohibiting non-Tribal members from harvesting berries and mushrooms on March 1, 2012.  A Tribal member may have non-member children and spouse acco...

Female grizzly, cubs relocated to South Fork of Flathead

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION  — Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Biologist Stacy Courville captured a 6-year old, 252-pound female grizzly and her two male cubs on the Flathead Indian Reservation on June 26.   This was considered a preemptive capture in order to move the bears b...


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