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U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to give SKC commencement address

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to give SKC commencement address

PABLO — A member of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet will shower and dress in a Pablo gymnasium before delivering the commencement address Saturday at Salish Kootenai College.

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Quick-to-See Smith's paintings, prints use humor to inspire

Quick-to-See Smith's paintings, prints use humor to inspire

New Mexico artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith was thrilled when she discovered she could escape poverty and racism when she opened a book or picked up a pencil to draw.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tribal colleges receive federal grants

Tribal colleges receive federal grants

Montana tribal colleges will split $878,843 in grants awarded Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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CSKT to make case for Flathead Lake fish management at meeting

CSKT to make case for Flathead Lake fish management at meeting

PABLO — With two governments at odds with the state over how to proceed, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will make their case on fisheries management of Flathead Lake — and their efforts to increase native fish numbers there — to the public this week.

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Salish Kootenai College names new president

Salish Kootenai College names new president

PABLO – Salish Kootenai College has a new president.

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Bear that attacked Pablo man was defending cubs

MISSOULA- A 42-year-old Salish Kootenai College student who was attacked and mauled by a grizzly bear Friday near campus continued to recover in a Kalispell hospital Monday, while the sow grizzly reportedly retreated into the mountains following the attack and has not been spotted since.

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Arlee High educator 1 of 5 in U.S. to win Teaching Tolerance Award

Arlee High educator 1 of 5 in U.S. to win Teaching Tolerance Award

ARLEE – When the high school students in the Bitterroot Valley finished reading a Sherman Alexie novel last year, their teacher was concerned with the primary impact the book by the Native American author seemed to have on them.

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Search for new Salish Kootenai College president could take 6 to 9 months

PABLO – With an interim president in place and a new academic year just begun three weeks ago, Salish Kootenai College will spend the next six to nine months selecting a new leader for its campus, one of the most successful tribal colleges in the nation.

October 22, 2012 9:18 pmLoading…
Salish Kootenai College president Ross resigns

Salish Kootenai College president Ross resigns

Luana K. Ross, who replaced longtime Salish Kootenai College president Joe McDonald in 2010, resigned Friday, citing “irreconcilable visions between myself and some members of the governing board.”

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Luana K. Ross

Luana K. Ross

Luana K. Ross, who replaced longtime Salish Kootenai College president Joe McDonald in 2010, resigned Friday, citing “irreconcilable visions between myself and some members of the governing board.”

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Changes made after grades inflated for 13 'underperforming' college students

MISSOULA - An investigation at Salish Kootenai College found that grades for 13 students in an anatomy and physiology lab class were raised last fall to allow them to enter the college's nursing program, the school's president announced.

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Guest opinion: Montana students, communities benefit from AmeriCorps

Editor’s note: The appropriations bill introduced last month by U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg would eliminate most funding for AmeriCorps. The authors of this commentary are members of the Montana Campus Compact, including these college presidents: Waded Cruzado of Montana State University, Royce …

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Salish Kootenai College finds mold in student housing, other campus buildings

PABLO -- Where there's smoke, there's fire, and where there's mold, there's moisture.

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Tribal leaders urge different approach to recruiting, retaining Indians at UM

MISSOULA — For years, the University of Montana has worked to recruit higher numbers of American Indian students, but Montana’s tribal college presidents suggested a different approach during a visit to campus Friday.

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Invasive weed spreading throughout Flathead Lake

Invasive weed spreading throughout Flathead Lake

POLSON - Peter Rice and Virgil Dupuis fully understand the concerns about Eurasian water milfoil, a noxious and invasive weed that has made its way to Montana, but not to the state's largest lake - not yet, anyway.

August 28, 2011 2:00 pm Photos

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Federal agency to spend $2.9M on 6 Montana highway-related projects

HELENA — The federal government has announced it will spend $2.9 million on six highway-related projects in Montana.

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Salish Kootenai College inaugurates new president

PABLO - Salish Kootenai College on the Flathead Indian Reservation has installed Luanna Ross as its new president.

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Longtime SKC president receives warm goodbye at retirement party

PABLO — After hearing for more than two hours what a great guy he is, Salish Kootenai College President Joe McDonald took the microphone, chuckled a bit, and told several hundred people he had no choice now but to follow through on his retirement plans.

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