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Berry, mushroom harvest closure reminder

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a rule prohibiting non-Tribal members from harvesting berries and mushrooms on March 1, 2012.  A Tribal member may have non-member children and spouse acco...

Sure signs of spring Sure signs of spring

With the cold hard winter in the past, Lake County residents are looking forward to signs of springtime. On March 20, the first day of spring, Valley Journal Photographer Nicole Tavenner captures small signs of hope throughout the valley.

Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines Proposed threatened species listing could affect wolverines

MISSION MOUNTAINS – In many ways the wolverine is nature’s original mountaineer. The large weasels rarely exceed 35 pounds, but have the capability to ascend entire mountains in a couple hours’ time, crush bone that is frozen solid, strangle polar bears to death, and nestle into homes const...

Mission Falls Trail closed

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire and Wildland Recreation Program ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire announce the closure of the Mission Falls Trail at the trailhead due to the Mission Falls Fire.  The lightning cau...

Some tribal lands closed for spring

The Tribal Wildland Recreation Program would like to remind the public of upcoming spring closures that are part of the 2013-14 fishing, bird hunting and recreation regulations.   The entire Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness Area is closed to all livestock use between March 1 and June 30. This spri...

Mission Valley runaways safe at home Mission Valley runaways safe at home

RONAN — After more than 80 hours in the Mission Mountains, two runaway teens safely returned home last week.  According to a press release, 14-year-old Bailey Speagle and 15-year-old Justin Krahn ran away from home and headed into the Mission Mountain Wilderness the morning of Sept. 23.  ...

Uncommon ground

The Mission Mountain Wilderness celebrated its 30th anniversary last week with bison burgers, reverence, reflection, and respect in the face of profound beauty and true nature.  Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation Division director Tom McDonald said the tribes bought 93,000 acres of wildernes...


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