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Flathead Indian Irrigation Project

Guest opinion: CSKT water compact will serve all Montanans well

As members of the Montana Senate who come from opposing parties, we have often found ourselves disagreeing about political values, legislative proposals and our constituents’ interests. But we do agree there are times when we all should leave our politics, animosity and distrust at the door …

August 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

New report on Flathead Indian water rights compact does little to dampen controversy

HELENA — A new report on the Flathead tribal water rights agreement did little to dampen controversy over the proposed pact, as water users from both sides Monday once again fiercely disputed the agreement’s effects.

January 06, 2014 7:32 pmLoading…
Bill's sponsor says Flathead water compact won’t pass but alternative in the works

Bill's sponsor says Flathead water compact won’t pass but alternative in the works

HELENA – The bill to ratify the controversial water rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes won’t pass this Legislature, its sponsor said Friday – but he’s working on an alternative proposal.

March 22, 2013 11:35 am Related Loading…

High court steps in on water rights lawsuit

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has stepped into the complex legal battle over a proposed tribal water-rights compact on the Flathead Indian Reservation, suspending the case while it decides whether to take control of it.

February 28, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…
Salish/Kootenai water rights compact heads to the Legislature

Salish/Kootenai water rights compact heads to the Legislature

HELENA — A contentious water rights agreement with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in Western Montana is headed for the Montana Legislature, where its sponsor said Wednesday that he’s hopeful it can be ratified.

February 27, 2013 6:49 pm Related Loading…

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