Flathead Indian Irrigation Project
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.