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The Flathead Indian Reservation is making strides towards addressing food insecurity in the community. The Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes Food Sovereignty Program is taking action by developing eight community gardens across the reservation with plans for more.

Dozens of fishing lines were dropped to the bottom of Flathead Lake by anglers that were not afraid of the cold waters as the 2023 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks got underway. 


 POLSON — Harold Joe “Bubbins” Irvine, age 76, passed away March 15, 2023, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. He was born January 22, 1947, in Polson MT, to Stanley Irvine and Cecille Matus. He was a proud member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe.

ST. IGNATIUS — Martena Savage, age 88, passed away on March 13, 2023. She was born on February 22, 1935, to Georgian Eckley Allard and Sidney Allard. Tena was the sister of Doug, Phyllis, and Mike who all preceded her in death.

Cheryl Gail (Shourds) Chefff, born November 23, 1945, to Sidney and Rose Shourds, was called home to Heaven on March 7, 2023 after a nine-month battle with bone cancer.