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Articles with the Tag: methamphetamines

Effects of meth seen roadside Effects of meth seen roadside

Briar Ahlborn, 19, stands next to a billboard near the highway at the north edge of town dipping a paintbrush into a bucket of black paint on a warm Saturday afternoon. Many people wonder what she is doing — including the town’s new police chief. “He stopped by and asked what I was paint...

Meth contamination affects elders Meth contamination affects elders

ARLEE – Methamphetamine contamination closed the Salish and Kootenai Tribal Senior Citizens Center a few weeks ago, and when the elders gathered on Thursday in a new temporary location for their weekly lunch to discuss the problem — the entire tribal council was on hand to hear concerns. &ldqu...

Water Compact, meth, more discussed at tribal quarterly meeting Water Compact, meth, more discussed at tribal quarterly meeting

The Water Compact and methamphetamine abuse cropped up many times at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes quarterly meeting on April 3. CSKT attorney Rhonda Swaney updated the membership on the progress of the Water Compact. It has passed through the Montana Senate and is now in the Montana House o...

Donors replenish books lost to meth Donors  replenish books lost to meth

ARLEE – It isn’t yet known how methamphetamine residue made its way into the Arlee Head Start Center over a month ago, but the contamination caused the facility to lose their book collection. “We are doing everything we can to remediate the areas where a low level of residue was found,&r...

Tribal Housing waiting list grows because of meth contamination

PABLO — More than half of the housing units tested by Salish Kootenai Housing Authority in the past 18 months have had some sort of detectable methamphetamine contamination, creating skyrocketing cost burdens for the organization and highlighting a potential health hazard in the community.  Exe...

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