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Articles with the Tag: Kerr Dam

Lake levels average for August

POLSON – Representatives from Energy Keepers, Inc., NorthWestern Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Bureau of Indian Affairs conferred on Aug. 23 regarding current and projected operation of the Seli’š Ksanka Qlispe (formerly Kerr) Pro...

Les Baldwin’s memory honored Les Baldwin’s memory honored

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center POLSON — Lester Powell (Les) Baldwin has been chosen as the 2016 District 10 posthumous inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Baldwin, a man who shook hands to seal an agreement, always n...

Litigation strategy begins Litigation strategy begins

  ST. IGNATIUS - The Flathead Joint Board of Control started working on a litigation strategy to negotiate the terms and conditions of the low-block cost of power during the regular board meeting on Tuesday, March 8, in an effort to ensure that low power rates for irrigation use continue. The low-...

Flathead Lake due for a Tsunami Flathead Lake due for a Tsunami

Adapted from an  article by Tom Bansak, Research Scientist, Flathead Lake Biological Station    YELLOW BAY — Did you know that a tsunami is possible in Flathead Lake? According to the Bio Station’s physical lake ecologist, Dr. Mark Lorang, yes, it is in fact possible. ...

Lake levels managed per plan

News from Energy  Keepers, Inc. POLSON - Representatives from Energy Keepers, Inc., NorthWestern Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs conferred on Nov. 24 regarding current and projected operation of the Seli's_ Ksanka ...

Rehearing on dam transfer denied

News from Energy Keepers POLSON — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an “Order Denying Rehearing,” sending a resounding message to those who formally opposed the transfer of Selis Ksanka Qlispe FERC Project No. 5, which is the former Kerr Dam project. On Nov. 19, the FERC...

Rehearing on dam transfer denied

News from Energy Keepers POLSON — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an “Order Denying Rehearing,” sending a resounding message to those who formally opposed the transfer of Selis Ksanka Qlispe FERC Project No. 5, which is the former Kerr Dam project. On Nov. 19, the FERC...

News briefs for Nov. 18, 2015

  Visit with Ronan Police Chief News from the Ronan Police Department RONAN — As part of the City of Ronan’s ongoing commitment to openness, responsiveness to the community and efforts to enhance citywide communication, the Ronan Police Department hosts a program called “Cof...

Lake levels slightly below average after dry October

FLATHEAD LAKE — Representatives from Energy Keepers, Inc., NorthWestern Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Bureau of Indian Affairs conferred on Oct. 27 regarding current and projected operation of the Seli’s? Ksanka Qlispe’ Project, fo...

Tribes address concerns about dam Tribes address concerns about dam

POLSON – Rumors have a funny way of getting around, and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have heard a few since they took over the formerly-named Kerr Dam, so they invited Montana state representatives, senators and committee members along with every major news source within 100 miles to the...


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