Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement
Engagement Announcement
Wedding Announcement

Articles with the Tag: Native American

A world of learning A world of learning

POLSON — A number of little ones are getting an early education, thanks to some grant funds. Rhonda Crowl, principal of Cherry Valley Elementary and overseer of the new Stars Preschool, said it is one of 19 across the state that are benefitting from a two-year state grant.  Polson received $...

Children hear traditional stories on snowy morning Children hear traditional stories on snowy morning

PABLO – When snow blankets the ground, it’s time to tell coyote stories as the tradition goes for many Native American tribes.  James Spencer, storyteller and musician, traveled from Lapwai, Idaho to share stories from the Nez Perce tribe with several local schools including Pablo and Day...

Teams begin basketball season at NAC tournament in Pablo Teams begin basketball season at NAC tournament in Pablo

PABLO – This past weekend marked the beginning of a brand-new season of boys and girls hoops for the Arlee, Mission and Two Eagle River teams during the 20-team Native American Classic held at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center at Salish Kootenai College. This year marks the first time since...

SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

Comics ask kids to suspend political correctness for assembly Comics ask kids to suspend political correctness for assembly

CHARLO – Two speakers traveled to schools across the Flathead Indian Reservation last week to share a message of inclusion wrapped in a comic routine. The speakers stopped in Charlo on Tuesday, Oct. 17 and while they were there also told students about the 4th Annual Indigenous Film Festival showing...

Briefs for Oct. 4, 2017

Bench decorating competition open to all News from the Polson Business Community POLSON – The Polson Business Community is sponsoring the Decorate a Bench Competition again this year. Anyone can participate: clubs, businesses, churches or individuals.  Several people have signed up so fa...

Briefs for Sept. 27, 2017

Road closure, opening update News from CSKT Division of FIre The Division of Fire would like to let the public know about the following road openings and closures: – South Fork Primitive Area is closed – North Fork road and Trailhead is open – Jocko Road is open &ndash...

Bullock highlights new legislation to boost tribal tourism, economic prosperity

News from the Governor’s Office MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock highlighted new legislation to boost tribal tourism and economic prosperity in Indian Country during a ceremonial bill signing on Aug. 16 in Pablo. “When Montana’s tribal communities prosper, our whole state pros...

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, culture Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, culture

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, cultureNews from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center. Four people from District 10, comprised of Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sa...

Montana to receive money for native projects 

News from the U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON – U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced $81,235 in funding to Montana native tribes and more than $860,000 to Montana state wildlife agencies through the Tribal Wildlife Grant (TWG) program and the State Wildl...


Overcast

56°
Lo 38°
Forecast

Sponsored by: