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Organizations stress importance of breast cancer awareness Organizations stress importance of breast cancer awareness

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — On average, 24 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Lake County each year, according to data analyzed by the National Institute for Health. October is the month where the entire nation goes pink in honor of these women and a spotlight is shone on the disease they fight. Brea...

Electronic health records course added at SKC

News from Salish Kootenai College PABLO — The Medical Office Clerk Certificate program at Salish Kootenai College has added an Electronic Health Records course to its one-year curriculum. The 46-credit curriculum became effective this fall, and includes a two-credit Electronic Health Records course ...

Vandalism suspects in custody

PABLO —Three juvenile suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon and charged with vandalism of Salish Kootenai College.  Lake County undersheriff Dan Yonkin said offices were broken into and small vehicles were damaged during the crime that was discovered early Thursday.  Colle...

Talented filmmaker accomplished, yet humble Talented filmmaker accomplished, yet humble

The bumper stickers on the back of Frank Tyro’s truck can tell you a lot about what he feels passionately about, but the capital letters and vibrant colors cause more of a fuss than the quiet professor does in person.  “It’s just his way of observing the world,” his wife, Lori...

International Native Games Society holds conference International Native Games Society holds conference

PABLO —  “Our 200-year-old math game fits in the new math curriculum,” Karyn Gagnon said. Gagnon, of Metis ancestry, teaches Native American games in 18 Catholic schools in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  The district has a high percentage of aboriginal and Metis children, and they...

SKC nursing program graduates honored at pinning ceremony SKC nursing program graduates honored at pinning ceremony

PABLO — “It takes a village in nursing education,” Dr. Katherine Willock, PhD., RN, head of Salish Kootenai College’s nursing program said as she spoke to graduates at the June 7 pinning ceremony.  A part of that village is mothers, fathers, children, significant others and fr...

Native basketball players sought

Deadlines are approaching for the Salish and Kootenai high school all-star basketball team selections to attend and participate in the AMERIND All West Native American Basketball Classic April 4-7 in Denver, Colo. It is not too late to show your interest. If you are interested in playing on the 2013 teams...

All-star game brings local hoopsters together

PABLO — Fans of Mission Valley basketball will get a treat March 22 when the area’s best high school hoopsters show off their skills one last time. The 18th annual Mission Valley all-star games will be held Friday, March 22, at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center at Salish Kootenai College...

Teens warned about consequences of poor choices Teens warned about  consequences of poor choices

On March 5 and 6, Pam Stenzel visited Polson High School, Two Eagle River School, Kicking Horse Job Corp and Mission High School to talk on the “High Cost of Free Love.” Prom season is approaching, and the SKC Center for Prevention and Wellness wanted to provide the Mission Valley community with ...

SKC president resigns SKC president resigns

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College President Dr. Luana Ross resigned last week, citing “Irreconcilable visions between myself and some members of the governing board.” According to a press release, Ross’ resignation is effective immediately. SKC Board of Directors Chairman Jim Durglo ...


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