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Community bike ride encourages outdoor activity Community bike ride encourages outdoor activity

RONAN – Rainy weather and a few muddy puddles couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of more than 40 cyclists who attended a family-friendly bike ride around Ronan on Saturday during the Mission Mountain Family Pedal to Plate. “It was really wonderful to see people out biking in our community,&r...

Tribal Health welcomes new medical director Tribal Health welcomes new medical director

News from CSKT Tribal Health Department ST. IGNATIUS – Tribal Health announces Bernadette Corum, MD, as the new medical director.   Corum’s main duties include seeing patients, all ages, from newborns to elders.  Additionally, Corum performs some critical administrative duties, ...

Kids rewarded with movie passes for good dental habits Kids rewarded with movie passes for good dental habits

POLSON – Going to the dentist for regular exams and cleanings might not be the most exciting or fun thing to do as a kid. For the last eight years, the staff at the Polson Tribal Dental Clinic have been making visits as fun as possible with the No Cavity Club. The Showboat Cinemas and its owners, Ga...

Local organizations sponsor training against sex trafficking

PABLO – Local law enforcement professionals and members of the public learned how to prevent and investigate instances of sex trafficking at a training sponsored by Salish Kootenai College and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The Feb. 11 event featured five hours of training exclusively for l...

Tribal Health shares influenza information

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health...

Tribal Health provides HIV testing

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION —  Tribal Health provides HIV testing. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It weakens a person’s immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. No effective cure exists for HIV. But with proper medical care, HIV can be contr...

CSKT Pharmacy gets reduced civil penalty CSKT Pharmacy gets reduced civil penalty

ST. IGNATIUS – Approximately 2,500 oxycodone pills were stolen or unaccounted for from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Pharmacy in St. Ignatius resulting in an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration in March 2017 to March 2018. During the DEA’s inspection of th...

Work out winners announced

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health would like to congratulate the winners of the Work Out to Win fitness center contest at the new and improved Ronan Fitness Center, 122 Main Street SE in Ronan. April Charlo won the Fitbit Charge2, Allyshia Manuel won the insulated Thermos a...

Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy

PABLO – Two issues supporting health were on the agenda during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1. The first issue was about children and the second focused on reducing addiction.  Brandon Burke, program manager for the Reason to Live Native suicide ...

Tribal Health welcomes new healthcare provider

News from CSKT Tribal Health  ST. IGNATIUS —This fall, Tribal Health welcomes new healthcare provider Karyn Thornton, a certified physician assistant (PA-C).  Karyn joins Tribal Health in an effort to provide increased healthcare to recipients in the Pablo/SKC and Two Eagle River School ...


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