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Regional Climate Symposium brings community together

By Alexandra Amonette for Citizens’ Climate Lobby “This symposium exceeded all my expectations! We had overwhelming positive feedback,” said Sierra Mahseelah.  Mahseelah was speaking about the historically significant Regional Climate Symposium held at the KwaTaqNuk Resort and ...

2024 Spring Mack Days one month away

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Up to $225,000 in cash and prizes sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be awarded during the 2024 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake. Nine weeks of lake trout fishing will begin Thursday, March 14, and will end on Saturday...

Governor still mum on tribal law enforcement in Lake County Governor still mum on tribal law enforcement in Lake County

Officials in Lake County say the clock is ticking for the state to assume felony law enforcement duties on the Flathead Indian Reservation, but so far they’ve heard nothing from Gov. Greg Gianforte.  In November, the Lake County Commission sent a letter to Gianforte informing him that the local...

Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board meeting set for Feb. 21

News from CSKT MISSOULA — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, from 1-3 p.m. at the Fish, Wildlife & Parks office at 3201 Spurgin Road, Missoula. This meeting will cover enforcement reports, bird hunting regulation updates and a presentation on t...

Bird hunting, fishing, recreation regulations for CSKT members available

News from Program Manager Stephanie Gillin, CSKT Information & Education FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes announce the availability of the March 1, 2024, to Feb.28, 2025, Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for CSKT members proposed changes. The Trib...

Shelly Fyant announces HD 91 candidacy Shelly Fyant announces HD 91 candidacy

ARLEE — Longtime community leader, Shelly Fyant, launches her campaign for House District 91 this week. The district includes urban and rural communities in Lake, Sanders and Missoula counties. Shelly has worked a lifetime supporting important community issues, from voting rights, environmental qual...

CSKT Tribal Council executive team selected

  PABLO — On Jan. 5, 2024, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council selected Michael Dolson (Hot Springs District), to be the new Tribal Chairman for the Tribes. Tom McDonald (At-Large District) was selected to be Vice Chairman; Martin Charlo (Pablo District) was selected to con...

CSKT statement regarding illegal taking of eagles

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) of the Flathead Reservation are aware of the recent indictment of two individuals for federal crimes related to illegal taking of eagles on the Flathead Reservation.  CSKT Fish and Game Conservation officers initiated the investigation,...

CSKT statement regarding Public Law 280

PABLO — On Nov. 20, 2023, the Lake County Board of Commissioners notified Montana Governor Greg Gianforte that Lake County has withdrawn its consent to enforce Public Law 280 (PL 280) jurisdiction on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Under Montana law, Governor Gianforte now has six months, until May 20...

Judge sides with state in dispute over funding of PL 280 Judge sides with state in dispute over funding of PL 280

A District Court judge has sided with the state government in an ongoing dispute between Lake County and Montana over how to pay for law enforcement on the Flathead Indian Reservation.  But while Judge Amy Eddy sided with the state in her ruling on Nov. 9, she was also critical of its decision to onl...


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