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Articles with the Tag: Tribal Police

Help keep wild lands safe

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal Forestry’s Division of Fire needs to warn reservation residents and visitors about the dangers of igniting fires in forested lands. Unattended campfires or other small starts may easily spread and spark much larger fires that could damage pristine lands and ca...

Arlee joins tribal officer staff Arlee joins tribal officer staff

News from the Tribal Conservation Officers Program PABLO — Travis Arlee joined the staff of the Tribal Conservation Officers Program on Oct. 2. Officer Arlee will work primarily patrolling the south end of the Reservation. “Travis brings a wealth of outdoors experience and we’re happy ...

Tribal Conservation Officers perform numerous tasks Tribal Conservation Officers perform numerous tasks

News from the CSKT Natural Resources Department POLSON — The Tribal Conservation Program is charged with enforcing fish, wildlife and recreation laws, but the program’s conservation wardens also coordinate search and rescue operations, collect fish and wildlife data, assist the public when t...

Child killed in hit and run

News from Lake County Sheriff PABLO — At approximately 4:10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Lake County Dispatch received multiple 911 calls from the Northwood Trailer Park in Pablo, reporting that a dark colored SUV had just run over a 3-year-old child, causing the child’s death. The SUV fled the...

Tribal officials deal with hungry bears Tribal officials deal with hungry bears

POLSON — It’s calorie-loading season for bears, and a hungry one can become dangerous as it attempts to stuff its belly before winter. Last week two mature black bears were put down by tribal law enforcement outside Finley Point Grill after repeatedly getting into the trash near parked cars, w...

Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims

News from DeeAnn Richardson, SAFE Harbor Executive Director Rape survivors, whether in Ronan, Polson or a larger city like Seattle encounter significant difficulties seeking post-assault healthcare and medical forensic evidence collection. Numerous studies have found that less than half of survivors ...

Protect and serve Protect and serve

Dozens of law enforcement officers followed the parade route on U.S. Highway 93 in their vehicles to honor fallen officers, and although the end couldn’t be seen from the beginning, together they curved around Flathead Lake in Polson. Motorcycles went first in front of a string of police cars from acro...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell reported that the truck appeared to have ...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

By Karen Peterson Valley Journal CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell repor...

School board approves design team search

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission School Board approved the acquisition of a design team for the school improvements plan at the last board meeting on a proposed project requiring a taxpayer bond projected to be set at $5 million.  “We want to open this up to companies interested in helping us w...


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