Confederated Salish And Kootenai Tribes
ST. IGNATIUS — A man with multiple outstanding felony warrants allegedly fired a shot at an off-duty tribal law enforcement officer who recognized him and tried to apprehend him Tuesday afternoon in St. Ignatius.
ST. IGNATIUS — Law enforcement authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly fired shots at a Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal officer this afternoon.
MISSOULA — Settling how to manage the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project has cleared the way for a larger water compact between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state of Montana.
POLSON — To a list that includes zebra mussels, lake trout, Eurasian watermilfoil, spotted knapweed and leafy spurge — invasive species all in these parts the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resources Department this week said there’s another non-native threat out there.
MISSOULA — Local government agencies, Indian tribes and a nonprofit environmental group have filed suit against the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.
NINEPIPES LODGE — In May, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, heard testimony on poor health care services delivered to Native Americans in Montana and Wyoming.
HELENA — A legislative working group came to their final meeting Tuesday armed with a 100-page report that says the scientific modeling used in the state's water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is reasonable.
KALISPELL — Wildlife biologists with the state and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes moved a 6-year-old female grizzly bear and her two male cubs from the Flathead Indian Reservation to a spot east of Hungry Horse Reservoir.
POLSON — Prosecutors here cannot use a confession to re-try a man once convicted of deliberate homicide in the death of a former tribal chairman, the Montana Supreme Court ruled this week.
RONAN — A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who says he was wrongly arrested by Ronan police has filed a lawsuit alleging the city violated his constitutional rights by hiring at least one unqualified officer.
HELENA — Twenty-one American Indian reservations will be the focus of the next phase of a $1.9 billion program to buy fractionated land parcels owned by multiple individuals and turn them over to tribal governments, Interior Department officials said Thursday.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock plans to reopen limited negotiations for a water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Less than 18 months after being named director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service, a frustrated and emotional Anna Whiting-Sorrell has resigned, saying the challenges the federal agency faces are “great.”
HELENA — The chairman of the Montana Reserve Water Rights Commission says discussions have been held on reopening negotiations for a water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to include protections for irrigators living on or near the Flathead reservation.
HELENA — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are asking a federal judge to block two state courts from deciding on water rights on the Flathead reservation.
PABLO — A price has been set for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to acquire Kerr Dam next year — and the number is tens of millions of dollars closer to what the tribes said it was worth than what PPL Montana had sought.
POLSON — The Salish and Kootenai tribes would have to pay nearly $18.3 million to acquire a northwestern Montana hydroelectric dam from PPL Montana, an arbitration panel has determined.
After a presentation on the Flathead Lake fishery by state biologist Mark Deleray in Helena on Thursday, Fish and Wildlife Commission Chairman Dan Vermillion asked a representative of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes — who co-manage the fishery with FWP — for his thoughts.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County commissioners have drafted a letter of apology to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for derogatory comments made at the end of a meeting about protecting tribal land in the Bitterroot Valley.
HAMILTON — Ravalli County opposes a plan by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to put 58 acres of tribally owned land into federal trust, saying it will lose $808 in annual property taxes.
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