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 — 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.
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.
MISSOULA — A new exhibit is now on display at the Zootown Arts Community Center that shows the Flathead Reservation through the eyes of its young residents.
MISSOULA — Taking over ownership and operations of Kerr Dam will be both a historic and legal triumph for the Flathead Reservation, according to a lawyer who’s shepherded the deal through 10 tribal councils.
ST. IGNATIUS – Approximately 80 people – two of them holding signs reading “Don’t steal our water” – showed up Tuesday morning for a special meeting of the Flathead Joint Board of Control.
HAMILTON – Bitterroot Valley irrigators will not be impacted by a water compact in the works between the state, federal government and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
ST. IGNATIUS — You don’t have to go far to find people who aren’t happy with – and some who flat out oppose – the proposed water compact between Montana, the United States and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes that’s up for public review right now.
GREAT FALLS — The population grew on four of Montana's seven American Indian reservations, with the largest increase a 24 percent jump recorded at the state's smallest reservation, new census data show.