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U.S., Canada file joint reference on selenium pollution in Kootenai Watershed

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — The United States and Canada recently announced a Joint Reference to the International Joint Commission (IJC) instructing an Independent Governing Body to investigate pollution in the Kootenai Watershed caused by mining in Canada. “Mont...

Following governor’s response, CSKT issue statement regarding PL 280

News from Gwen Lankford, CSKT Executive Communications PABLO — On March 1, 2024, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte provided correspondence to the Lake County Board of Commissioners that the State of Montana plans to retrocede from the termination-era policy known as Public Law 280 (PL 280) on the Fl...

FWP gears up for new watercraft inspection season FWP gears up for new watercraft inspection season

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Several watercraft inspection stations begin operation in early March to check snowbird boat traffic returning from mussel-positive areas such as Lakes Mead and Havasu. Boat owners coming to Montana must have their vessel inspected for aquatic ...

Kodiak Bear resistant garbage cans available Kodiak Bear resistant garbage cans available

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Unsecured garbage is the #1 reason for human-bear conflict on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The CSKT Wildlife Management Program appreciates the good stewardship of Reservation residents that practice methods to prevent these avoidable human-wildlife confli...

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...


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