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Articles with the Tag: water

FJBC credit cards canceled as financial investigation continues FJBC credit cards canceled as financial investigation continues

ST. IGNATIUS – A financial investigation, a new hydrologist and an increase in operation fees were discussed during the May 9 Flathead Joint Board of Control meeting. Chairman Ray Swenson said Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher is continuing to work on the FJBC’s internal investigation in...

Land use ethics, value of water taught in outdoor classroom Land use ethics, value of water taught in outdoor classroom

Hundreds of children in fourth and fifth grades from across the Flathead Indian Reservation stepped off their school buses to see the glistening Flathead River on May 9-10 at the Woodcock campsite. The students were invited to an open spot along the river by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to ...

Above average spring/summer streamflow forecast

News from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service BOZEMAN, Mont., May 4, 2017 - After low flows in some of Montana’s rivers last summer caused issues for irrigators, anglers and recreationists, the spring and summer runoff this year looks to yield above average ...

Briefs for Jan. 18, 2017

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Tribes declare invasive species emergency

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes declared a formal emergency Dec. 20 to counter the potential spread of invasive mussel larvae into the Flathead Indian Reservation. The invasive zebra and quagga mussels have spread to 29 stat...

Ronan City Council considers water bills, police grant

RONAN – Late fees might be tacked on to water bills in the future if people hooked up to the town’s water don’t get their payments in on time. On Monday, Nov. 21, the Ronan City Council discussed the possibility of adding a late fee to water bills, but the public’s opinion will be ...

Farmers’ land dries up without water Farmers’ land dries up without water

CHARLO – Water flows through the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project for farmers to water fields and keep their crops growing until harvest time. The water system is a complicated structure centered on storage and pumping that eventually moves through miles of ditches across the reservation. The proj...

briefs for July 20, 2016

Emergency services program offered at college News from Salish Kootenai College PABLO — This fall, Salish Kootenai College will introduce a new one-year program in Emergency Services. In fall quarter, students will take an Emergency Medical Technician course that prepares students to take th...

Water judge applicant comments sought

News from Montana’s Judicial Nomination Commission BOZEMAN — Douglas John Ritter has reapplied for the position of associate water judge. The Judicial Nomination Commission is now soliciting public comment on Mr. Ritter’s application. The application may be viewed through a link availa...


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