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Tribal Health fair brings awareness to men’s health month Tribal Health fair brings awareness to men’s health month

PABLO — CSKT Tribal Health brought awareness to National Men’s Health Month through the first in-person Men’s Health and Family Safety Fair since the start of the pandemic.  Held outdoors at the Salish Kootenai College campus to prevent any Covid spread during a time of rising infec...

Over $79,000 for Montana sourced products in MT schools secured

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As part of his ongoing push to support Montana small businesses and agriculture producers, Senator Tester secured $79,300 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for Mission West Community Development Partners—previously known as the Lake...

Community gathers for economic development event Community gathers for economic development event

POLSON — The Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes sponsored an event on March 21, bringing together tribes from all over Montana to discuss economic development throughout the state.  Held by the State Tribal Economic Development Commission (STEDC), presenters including participants from the Off...

Flathead Water Management Board selects local as fifth member

News from CSKT/MT Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation  HELENA — Appointed members of the Flathead Reservation Water Management Board selected Georgia Smies to serve as the fifth board member on Feb. 2, 2022, during the second meeting of the Board. The Secretary of the Interior will ...

Local college students awarded for community service efforts

News from the Governor’s Office of Community Service HELENA — The Montana Student Volunteer Award is presented through a partnership between the Governor’s Office of Community Service and Montana Campus Compact campuses.  Honorees of this annual award are college students across the...

Briefs for Dec. 22, 2021

Follow the ‘Penguin Path’ FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Families are invited to one or all of the Penguin Path Stations location at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson, the McDonald Event Center at Salish Kootenai College, the fairgrounds in Ronan, the Boys and Girls Teen Club, (76...

Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan

In the COVID era, when is a cold just a cold? That’s the question I asked myself last Thursday, when I woke up with a stuffy nose, scratchy throat, achy body and an urge to stay in bed all day. I had been to a concert with more than 3,000 people a few nights before, which included riding a crowded bus ...

Leadership Flathead Reservation accepts applicants 

 News from Mission West Community Development Partners FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Flathead Reservation, a two-year program that helps participants build strong leadership skills to become involved community leaders. The program, which started in ...

Unique nonprofit music co-op celebrates growth Unique nonprofit music co-op celebrates growth

On any given Saturday night at the Red Poppy in Ronan, you might see the spirited 84-year-old Diane Torres, pounding out some boogie-woogie on the keyboard, while a young headbanger jams on one guitar, a bluegrass player plucks another, and a jazz aficionado strums standup bass.  While it might sound...

Endowment established in honor of Penny Kipp

News from SKCF PABLO — Penny Kipp was the first official employee of Salish Kootenai College and served on the Headwaters Foundation board from 2018 until her passing in April of 2020. Headwaters Foundation saw the opportunity to create a legacy for Kipp within the SKC community she loved so much ...

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