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Articles with the Tag: Salish Kootenai College

Police, fire, medical teams train to become unified team Police, fire, medical teams train to become unified team

PABLO – The situation wasn’t real on Wednesday when a man spread out on the floor with three gunshot wounds in a classroom at the Salish Kootenai College, but an emergency team responded to the scene as if it was really happening.  The three-day training exercise was a bit different than ...

SKC receives language grant

News from The Administration for Children and Families The Administration for Native Americans at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families today announced awards for 18 grant projects, totaling more than $4.8 million, to help preserve Native language...

St. Ignatius photographer exhibits art at Missoula Art Museum St. Ignatius photographer exhibits art at Missoula Art Museum

News from the Missoula Art Museum MISSOULA — This is the premier exhibition of Stephen Hunt’s photographs, “Kitawaahsinnoon, The Land that Feeds Us,” Aug. 9-Dec. 8, at the Lynda M. Frost Contemporary American Indian Art Gallery. Hunt studied photography with David J. Spear at Sal...

New group forms to fill FBC void, protect watersheds

News from Watershed Protection Advocates Northwest Montana has a new organization dedicated to the protection of our priceless watersheds. As expressed in its mission statement, Watershed Protection Advocates of Northwest Montana (WPA) is committed to “supporting and encouraging sustainable, thoug...

Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives

(This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.) There’s some hope around a folding table here, inside this smallish Main Street storefront in Ronan, Montana, at the Never Alone Recovery Center. Outside, it’s a sunny Tuesday eve...

Youth movie series continues through summer Youth movie series continues through summer

ST. IGNATIUS – From building playgrounds to throwing back to school parties, Cornerstone Faith Center is constantly looking for opportunities to engage in the community. The center has grown since Lynn Lapka began his role as pastor 11 years ago. Since then, Cornerstone has successfully run a pizza sho...

Larson to join landmark gathering of STEM leaders

News from SKC STEM Program PABLO – Mary Larson, Director of the Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy, was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Poli...

Glacier Lake School celebrates first graduate Glacier Lake School celebrates first graduate

ST. IGNATIUS – Wilson Hidy, 17, is the first student to graduate from Glacier Lake School, which also happens to be the first school in Montana with a student-directed learning program. “We are very excited to have our first graduate,” said Ben Kestner, the school’s co-founder. He ...

Sports camps start for kids Sports camps start for kids

PABLO –  When you hear the words summer camp, images of camp fires, s’mores and mosquito bites may come to mind. For many of the valley’s youngsters, summer camp brings memories of sweat, tears and sore muscles. The summer sports camp season is in full swing and many local young ath...

Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony

PABLO – It was a day of accomplishment and celebration for graduates at the Salish Kootenai College as they received their degrees Saturday afternoon. “You are blazing trails for future students. You are blazing trails for your family, your children, for our community and for the professions y...


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