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Briefs for March 8, 2017

Preston to serve on state committee HELENA — Jay Wilson Preston of Ronan was appointed to the Committee on Telecommunications Access Services for Persons with Disabilities by Gov. Steve Bullock. Preston is qualified for the position because he is a member from an Inter-LATA Interexchange Carrier, ...

CSKT stepping up to fully fund Pablo inspection station CSKT stepping up to fully fund Pablo inspection station

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are putting a little more muscle into the fight against mussels. CSKT is contributing $17,000 this year to operate an inspection station in Pablo, according to Mike Durglo, the tribes’ environmental director. Last year, the tribes gave $10,00...

Jumping for a cause Jumping for a cause

POLSON — They may not have been jumping for joy, but they were happy nonetheless. One hundred and twenty-five of 400 Linderman Elementary students participated in “Jump Rope for Heart” event on March 1. American Heart Association regional representative Lisa Vesciano said some $4,500 ...

SKC art exhibit launches community outreach program SKC art exhibit launches community outreach program

PABLO – Artist Tim Nielson sees a lawn of uncut grass when he looks at a blank canvas because in his mind each section needs work until it’s finished, although his work isn’t anything like a square of lawn. Jon Athon, chair of the media design department at Salish Kootenai College, descr...

College to offer Patty Stevens career, job fair

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College Career Services, Student Support Services, and Job Service Polson are hosting a Career/ Job Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 21. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Joe McDonald Health and Wellness Center. The SKC Career Fair will aid students and potential empl...

Support mental health services at benefit

POLSON — Sunburst Mental Health Services is putting on a benefit at the Polson Elks Club on Saturday, Feb. 11, with musicians Jack Gladstone, Troy LaRoche, the Hot Flash Blues Band and Buffalo and Rose performing. A silent auction starts at 5 p.m. with a Tribal blessing and music to follow until midnig...

College honors King College honors King

PABLO – Salish Kootenai College continued its commitment to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. last week with various activities. A “mic share” was held at 3 Wolves Cafeteria on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and a speakers series was held Friday, Jan. 13, at the SKC Library. Among those ...

Polson Airport project moving forward

POLSON — The city commission last week approved a $142,500 contract for a design and construction of a paving project at the Polson Airport. KLJ Engineering of Great Falls won the contract, which covers 40,000 square feet of paving, according to KLJ engineer Jeff Walla. The project will replace pave...

Classes help prevent type 2 diabetes

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — Community members are invited to join in an upcoming PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by Tribal Health of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Classes will begin Jan. 5, 2017 and end on Dec. 28, 2017. Each class runs from 12-1 p.m.,...

Fundraiser brings in dollars for public television Fundraiser brings in dollars for public television

PABLO — Roy Bigcrane stood behind the director’s control panel during the second night of the live annual fundraiser for KSKC-TV on Thursday and gave the signal to begin broadcasting to televisions across the Flathead Indian Reservation. Corwin (Corky) Clairmont sat down to paint as the broadc...

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