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Storage

S & K Self-Storage
53205 Hwy 93
Ronan, MT 59864
406/253-1011 or 406/883-4317
Various Sizes Available
Security gate
24-hour keypad access
Located right next to the People’s Center on Hwy. 93
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Real Estate

HOME AND LAND (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedrooms, 1-bath (1,198 sq.ft.), located at 425 6 Avenue SW Ronan, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $115,000.00

HOME AND LAND: (FEE SIMPLE)
3-bedroom, 1-bath (1,193 sq. ft.) and Lots 4, 5, and 6 of Block 30 of the Townsite of Pablo, Lake County, Montana property located at 2907 Montana Avenue, Pablo, MT. ASKING PRICE: $85,000.00

TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TRIBAL CREDIT AT 406-275-2727, EXTENSION 1092.
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Tribal Lease lakefront. 214’ with beautiful 3600 sq. ft. home perfect for multi-family living. 2.23 acres just south of yellow bay. 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, must see. Price to sell at $295,000. Contact Tami Sanderson 406.253.7667 or Robin Wallace 406.270.2396 with Trails West Real Estate.
8/21

LAND FOR SALE:
St. Ignatius: 2.5 acres for sale In the country. Water, electric, septic and building site ready. Overlooks the beautiful Mission Valley. Call for information Tribal members only 907-232-7314 Jan
7/24

FOR SALE: Newer 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 4 Car Garage Home, 4042 Sq. Ft., minutes out of Polson. One spacious acre with manure tress and scrubs. Price $265,000. Monty (406) 212-1699.
8/7

Fantastic Flathead lake view 3 bdrm/2 bath 1,760 sq ft charmer on west end of Finley Point. Recently remodeled w/ new appliances, new 30-year roof and sits on over 2 acres of secluded, private tribal lease land with lake access. Move-in and enjoy the sunsets from the west-facing deck. A MUST SEE at $154,900. Call 406-273-1888 or 907-227-2939 to schedule a viewing.
8/21

HOME FOR SALE – Wonderful view great location, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, manufactured home, much more, 3 car garage and shed on 2.5 acres for $202,500. Tribal Lease. Call 745-5122.
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LAND FOR SALE: 2.2 acres, 2 miles outside of Polson on Highway 35. 40 mature trees/shrubs, electricity and phone connections. Monty Marengo 406-212-1699
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Education/Instruction

TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING. Complete programs, refresher courses, rent equipment for CDL, Job Placement Assistance. Financial assistance for qualified students. SAGE Technical Services, Billings/Missoula. 1-800-545-4546.
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INTERNATIONAL PIANIST FRANK MILLS presents "PianoFun" - music book & CD combination. Karaoke for piano. You play along with Frank's Orchestra. Get yours www.frankmills.com 800/465-7829
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For Sale

WEST EDGE OF THE BAAKEN RV Park with Modular Home and 8 Motel Rooms on The Edge of Wolf Point $250,000. CALL 406-650-7697
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Lost & Found

LOST – Gold Chain with St. Christopher Medal on the Back, print says “Love You” Wes W.C. at the Arlee Pow-Wow. Reward!!! Please call (406) 726-6444.
8/7

Auctions

MONTANA DEPT. OF REVENUE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ONLINE AUCTIONS
www.MontanaUnclaimedProperty.org www.LSO.cc or www.LSA.cc Coins, Currency, Jewelry, Stamps & more! 10% BP. Burgess7878
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ESTATE AUCTION 8/9, Seeley Lake, MT. 1689 sqft log house, 2BD1BA, 2.6 acre State Lease, Clearwater River Frontage. Collectables, antiques, tools. Bruce Wold 406-677-4149 realestateauctions.com
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Mortgages/Contacts

EQUITY LOANS ON NON-OWNER OCCUPIED MONTANA REAL ESTATE. We also buy Notes & Mortgages. Call Creative Finance & Investments @ 406-721-1444 or visit www.creative-finance.com
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Auctions

Liquidation Auction July 26th
32009 Terrace Lake Road in Ronan.
View Time: Friday, July 25th between 10:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.
Auction starts Saturday at 10:00 A.M.
Contact Joe at (406) 407-2865 for more information.
7/24

Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, S&K Logistics Services, and S&K Environmental are always seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on our websites. Visit www.sktcorp.com, select applicable company and go to “Careers and View Career Opportunities” for all job listings. SKT, Inc. and subsidiaries are all AA/EEO/American Indian Hiring Preference employers.
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Energy Keepers, Inc. is seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on its website. Please view job listings under the employment tab at www.energykeepersinc.com. EKI is a CSKT member preference employer.
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Do you have an Associates or Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Administration and at least three years of experience in HR and benefits administration? Are you a self-starter and a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills that can work in a diverse cultural environment? If you answered yes, S&K Electronics, Inc. Human Resources Coordinator position could be the job for you. The successful applicant must be a self-starter, able to work independently with minimal supervision and have excellent attendance. They must possess strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a high stress environment. An ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and personal information is critical, and knowledge of the requirements of employment and benefits laws and regulations as they relate to SKE is necessary. You must have good computer skills in word processing, E-mail and spreadsheet applications.
Core work hours are 7 AM to 5:30 PM Monday-Thursday, with a three day weekend. We offer competitive wage, opportunity for annual merit increases and excellent benefits package. Submit cover letter, resume and S&K Electronics Application for Employment to S&K Electronics, Attn: HR, 56301 US Hwy 93, Ronan, MT 59864. Applications available from SKE in Pablo and Lake County Job Service in Polson. S&K Electronics is a Native American hiring preference employer, but we do hire non-native individuals as necessary to meet our manpower needs. Position open until filled.
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ALTACARE of Montana
Kids are our business

The following position is available with Altacare, our Comprehensive School and Community Treatment program. Working as a team member With a mental health therapist, will provide Behanior Intervention to seriously emotional disturbance (SED) youth ages, K-8 in a school setting, implement treatment plans, facilitate social skills groups and Write case notes.
BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION SPECIALIST (BIS) Provides direct care for individuals and groups of select children in the Altacare Program. Must be at least 21 years of age, possess computer skills, excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with school age students, their parents and other professionals. Previous experience in related field and/or bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Positions located in: Arlee and Dixon.
Submit resume, cover letter, and references to: Kathy Orrin, Human Resource Manager, Altacare of Montana, 3738 Han-ison Ave., Butte, MT 59701. EOE Phone: (406)494-4104 ext. 305, Fax:(406) 494-3826. Email: Kathy.Ogrin@acadiahealthcarecom
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Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Student Housing Maintenance Technician
(One full time and one part time)

Salary Range:
$29,000 – $31,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, July 28, 2014; 4:00 p.m.

This position maintains SKC student housing property and buildings to ensure a safe and clean environment for students and visitors. Complete move-in, move-out and random inspection of dorms and housing units. Coordinate and supervise outside contractor to clean and sanitize dorms and housing units after tenants have moved out, and/or perform the task with in-house employees. Supervise outside contractor to repair and paint dorms and housing units after tenants have moved out, and or perform the task with in-house employees. On a scheduled basis have annual maintenance completed on family housing and dorms. Paint units as scheduled by housing department. Perform various maintenance requests on Dorm and family housing as directed by work orders, which may include repairs of pluming, minor repair of sheet rock and or painting, repair and sealing of floors, minor or replacement of doors and windows, and cleaning. Work in coordination with SKC maintenance to maintain Housing units in good repair. Move furniture into units and perform other related duties as directed by immediate supervisor.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School Diploma or GED
* Valid Montana Drivers License.
* Three years experience in building repairs and house painting.
* Three years experience in general house cleaning.
* Previous experience in building construction
* Able to communicate written and verbally.
* Good organizational skills.
* Ability to use computer systems
* Provide self-direction for identifying and completing tasks.
* Work hours must be flexible to allow for working weekdays, weekends, days, evenings and holidays as needed due to emergency situations.
* Position physically demanding, individual must be able to lift heavy objects and work in all types of weather.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for part-time (.56 FTE) Big Sky Pathways Coordinator

Salary Range:
$22,500 - $27,500

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, July 28, 2014; 4:00 p.m.

This position is within the Career & Technical Education Program (CTE). This position serves as the project coordinator for the Local SKC Perkins CTE project and will work with Flathead Reservation high schools to develop and implement Big Sky Pathway Programs of Study (POS) linking high school business and other CTE programs with SKC’s business degrees and other CTE programs. The successful applicant will: work with high school principals, counselors, and business teachers and SKC business instructors to establish course alignment grids, including conducting curriculum gap analyses to ensure that Programs of Study meet guidelines established by the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE); work with area high school personnel, SKC instructors, and business and industry representatives to organize and chair Program of Study Advisory Teams (POSTs) to ensure that curricula meet the training needs of local industry and businesses; and organize and proctor field trips of high school students to SKC to orient them to SKC’s CTE programs and student support services.

Successful candidates will have the following:
• Master’s degree in business education;
• two years each of teaching business courses at the postsecondary and secondary levels;
• training in Big Sky Pathway (POS) development and implementation and application of the Montana Career Information System, including knowledge of CTE Career Clusters and the related O•Net system;
• experience establishing Montana Big Sky Pathway Programs of Study with Flathead Reservation high schools in conjunction with OPI and OCHE officials, including development of secondary-postsecondary course alignment grids and related curriculum gap analyses;
• Experience organizing and working with POSTs to promote, support, and strengthen partnerships between business and industry; and two years of experience organizing and proctoring field trips of high school students to SKC to learn about SKC’s CTE and student support services programs.
• demonstrated track record of teaching and working with Native American students in a tribal college setting;
• proficient computer skills, including EXCEL, word processing, and data analysis;
• be a team player able to work effectively with others in a fast-paced environment while being able to independently problem-solve;
• be energetic, self-directed, dependable, and have professional work habits;
• have reliable transportation.

To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor ( 9 mos. Position)

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $47,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 4, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor role is to facilitate individual and group opportunities in the clinical and skills lab setting that allow students to meet the educational outcomes of the ASN and/or RN/BSN Nursing Program. To achieve these outcomes, the Clinical Faculty/Skills Lab Tutor and Students form a partnership in an atmosphere of care and mutual respect. This position will plan, prepare and organize tutoring strategies and supervise learning activities for students. Maintain ongoing and collaborative work relationships with nursing faculty members, clinical staff, clinical facilities, students and Clinical Coordinator.

Successful candidates will have the following:
* Masters degree in nursing from an accredited program
* Preparation for teaching in respective area of responsibility
* Licensed as a registered nurse in Montana.
* Provide evidence of continuing professional development
* Serve as role models for the students.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Executive Director of Business, Auxiliary Services & Community Outreach

Salary Range:
$45,000 - $67,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 4, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This senior management position serves in an executive capacity reporting to the College President for planning, operation, and evaluation of the College's non-academic programs and services. This position is responsible for maintaining the physical properties of the College. The position is responsible for long-range strategic financial planning and analysis, operational planning and budget development, sustainability efforts, and effective management of College resources. The position is responsible for providing senior leadership, supervision, and evaluation of all administrative areas as assigned by the President, including but not limited to Safety and Security, Operations/Facilities/Procurement, Transportation, Construction, Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services and Community Outreach Programs. This position provides overall leadership and vision for non-academic affairs within the context of the College's vision, mission, goals, and strategies. This position represents the College in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state, and national level.
Successful candidates will have:
* A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in financial management or a closely related field with three (3) years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in business or related field with seven (7) years of experience.
* Five (5) years of experience desired in a senior level administrative position in a higher educational, industrial, or public setting, which includes at least four years of experience in administrative services or directly related field including directing budgeting and accounting functions.
* Must have strong human relations with the ability to interpret and apply college policies and procedures.
* Must have the ability to resolve issues, resulting in mutual respect and tolerance for varying points of view.
* Must also have financial analysis abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, an understanding of an academic environment and demonstrated strength in budget management, and proven leadership ability.
Applicant should have knowledge of:
* Efficient administrative practices through an integrated approach to planning, budgeting, scheduling, and management;
* Knowledge of budget development practices and internal cost control procedures; Business theories, principles, and practices.
* Fund accounting and risk management;
* Demonstrated successful practices in leadership, teamwork, and facilitation;
* Knowledge of Tribal College Universities and their place in higher education; Continuous improvement principles, system approach, and performance indicators.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

FORESTRY AIDE (FUELS/MONITORING) – FIRE
(2 CONTRACT POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

(approximately 3 months)
The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma (or equivalent). Must be 18 years of age. Must be enrolled at Salish Kootenai College. This will be an approximate 3 month contract position and salary range is $8.86 to $10.33 per hour. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Nursing Faculty (10 mos. position)

Salary Range:
$47,000 - $52,200

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 4, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The role of nursing faculty is to facilitate individual and group opportunities of learning that allow students to meet the educational outcomes of the ASN and RN/BSN Nursing Programs. To achieve these outcomes, faculty and students form a partnership in an atmosphere of care and mutual respect. Individual in this position will plan, prepare, and organize a variety of culturally relevant teaching/learning strategies and instructional material for lecture, clinical, and laboratory. Plan and supervise classroom and clinical experiences for students.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program, or a doctorate in nursing
* Preparation for teaching in respective area of responsibility
* Licensed as registered nurse in Montana.
* Evidence of continuing professional development in areas of didactic and clinical responsibility and serve as role model for the students.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Part Time Administrative Assistant

Salary Range:
$11.90 - $12.90 per hour

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 4, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This position will serve as a part time Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Department and all programs related to the Nursing Department. Maintain strict confidentiality in regards to student and employee records. Assist the Director and Grant/Office Manager with daily tasks and special projects. Represent the Nursing Department by providing quality customer services to students and visitors via email, phone, or in person. Create an environment that supports faculty, staff and students, meeting the mission, scope, and goals of the Nursing Department and Salish Kootenai College.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Bachelors Degree in Business, or related field
* One-year demonstration of successful office experience.
* Advanced knowledge and experience in customer service.
* Basic knowledge of office machines, filing procedures, proficient use of Excel, Word, Firefox, Google documents, and Gmail.
* Ability to learn new skills, multi task and work in a fast-paced environment.
* Knowledgeable with computers and Internet.
* Type 60 words per minute.
* Independently organize and prioritize activities of daily office operations.
* Possess excellent skills in communication and problem solving.
* Work effectively with other people in a fast-paced environment.
* Work independently or with minimal supervision.
* Requires energetic, self direction and professional work habits.
* Reliable transportation to arrive at work on time.
* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
7/24

TRIBAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBER SEVEN (7) VACANCIES
Dixon/Charlo, Arlee, St. Ignatius and Pablo, Ronan, Hot Springs and Polson Districts (three-year terms). To be appointed by the Tribal Council. Review all education activities within the reservation not prohibited by statute or regulation. Advise and provide guidance to the Tribal Education Department, Indian Education Committee and school programs. Recommend to the Education Department guidelines and policies of the betterment of education for Tribal members. Annually review educational programs sponsored by the Tribes and make recommendations. Provide advocacy service to reservation Indian youth enrolled in educational institutions, and when necessary function as an appeals board for Higher Education. Members of the TEC who are not employees of the Tribe are compensated at a rate established by the TEC and approved by the Tribal Council, plus mileage from their residence to the meeting site at the present rate established by the Tribal Council. Compensation shall be provided subject to availability of funds. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and have an interest in and commitment to education. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without- pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees are restricted to serving on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the committee) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to EJay Hammer, Personnel/C&GTechnician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 7/31/14.
7/24

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for part time Cook’s Helper (9 mos.)

Salary Range:
$8.00 hrly - $9.00 hrly

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This position is 35 hours per week during the school year. The Cook’s Helper collaborates with the cook, director and lead teachers to meet the needs of the center, children, parents, and staff; Assist in planning, purchasing supplies, preparing and serving two meals and one snack to as many as three groups of children per day in accordance with USDA/ Montana Child and Adult Food Care Program standards and meal patterns. This position will maintain a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen and eating areas; attend all staff meetings and participate in training courses to expand knowledge of child development. The position is subject to random drug testing and pre-hire drug screen is required upon hire.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* High School diploma or GED
* One year experience cooking for large groups of people
* One year working with young children
* Knowledge of USDA food program and planning nutritional meals to meet the needs of young children
* Ability to meet cleanliness and USDA requirements
* Current First Aid and CPR certifications or ability to become current upon hire
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/7

FISH AND WILDLIFE ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Pablo, MT. Term is for a period of four (4) years and may be extended for additional terms. Must be a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Members of the Fish and Wildlife Advisory Board are not compensated. The Fish and Wildlife Advisory Board meets ten times per year at various locations on the Flathead Reservation. The Board makes recommendations to the Tribal Council and the State of Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission regarding the regulation of hunting and fishing by non-Tribal members on the Flathead Reservation. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees are restricted to serving on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit letter of interest, which includes current address and telephone number to: EJay Hammer, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855. Closes 8/14/14.
8/7

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL GAMING COMMISSION
(RE-ADVERTISED DUE TO SHORTAGE OF APPLICANTS)

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor's level degree in Business Education or in a business related field, five (5) years of administrative experience in public or business administration OR possess broad management skills, must not be a member of the CSKT Tribal Council, must not currently be holding any elective office, must not be an officer or official of any political party, and must possess a current valid driver's license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript/certificates, copy of current valid driver's license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming Veteran's preference a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT, must pass pre-hire drug testing and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is $21.23 to $24.81 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/7

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Childcare Lead Teacher/Assistant Director (9 mos.)

Salary Range:
$30,000 - $32,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Childcare Center Lead Teacher/Assistant Director’s basic function is to provide safe, healthy, and engaging learning environments and interactions for children enrolled in the Childcare Center and to assist the Director in managing a high-quality childcare center for Salish Kootenai College. The Lead Teacher/Assistant Director will support the development of children through collaboration with families, teachers at the SKC center, and SKC Education Department. The position is subject to random drug testing and a background check and pre-hire drug screen is required upon hire.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or Education related field with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education required
* Three (3) years documented experience as a Lead Teacher in an early childhood setting required
* Two (2) years documented experience in an administrative role in an early childhood setting, supervising adults required
* Five (5) years working with young children
* Knowledge or experience with HighScope Curriculum and Assessment model preferred
* Working knowledge of NAEYC accreditation
* Knowledge of child development
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Familiarity with state and national childcare regulations and food standards
* Current First Aid and CPR certifications or the ability to become current upon hire
* Ability to work with people of varying backgrounds and ethnic groups and the ability to take direction and work independently
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/7

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Childcare Center Lead Teacher (9 mos.)

Salary Range:
$22,000 - $25,000

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Lead Teacher’s basic function is to provide safe and healthy learning environments and interactions for children enrolled in the Childcare Center. The Lead Teacher will support the learning of children through the collaboration with parents, staff members, and other teachers. The Lead Teacher will develop weekly lesson plans, implement activities, observe children’s progress, and document findings in accordance with Center curriculum and assessment policies. The position is subject to random drug testing and a background check and pre-hire drug screen is required upon hire.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Education related field and
* three years documented experience as lead classroom teacher in early childhood setting from birth to age 5;
* Knowledge or experience with HighScope Curriculum and Assessment model preferred
* Knowledge of child development;
* Good verbal and written communication skills;
* Ability to work with people of varying backgrounds and ethnic groups;
* Ability to take direction and work independently.
* Candidate must be current on CPR and First Aid Certification and required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/7

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Administrative Assistant (Full Time)

Salary Range:
$29,100 - $33,200

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This position will serve as a full time Administrative Assistant for the Native American Studies Department and all programs related to the Native American Studies Department. Maintain strict confidentiality in regards to student and employee records. Assist the Department Head and Native American Studies Department Faculty with daily tasks and special projects. Provide support to students seeking degrees and certificates in Native American Studies. Represent the Native American Studies Department by providing quality customer services to students and visitors via email, phone, or in person. Create an environment that supports faculty, staff and students meeting the mission, scope, and goals of the Native American Studies Department and Salish Kootenai College.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education or related field
* One-year demonstration of successful office experience.
* advanced knowledge and experience in customer service.
* basic knowledge of office machines, filing procedures, Excel, Word, Google documents, and Gmail.
* ability to learn new skills, multi task and work in a fast-paced environment.
* ability to independently organize and prioritize activities of daily office operations.
* excellent skills in communication and problem solving.
* ability to work effectively with other people in a fast-paced environment.
* ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
* Requires energetic, self directed and professional work habits.
* reliable form of transportation to arrive at work on time.
* ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/7

Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Scheduling Coordinator (Full Time)

Salary Range:
$29,100 - $33,300

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
The Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for course scheduling development and space utilization as it pertains to academic and non- academic timetables. The Scheduling Coordinator must work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including Academic Department Heads, IT Services, Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Department, Institutional Research, Bookstore and Physical Plant Department to implement and maintain the facilities scheduling system. The Scheduling Coordinator must have excellent customer service skills, work independently, be highly organized and efficient in a fast paced work environment; perform clerical duties requiring skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and obtaining and recording information in a complex database. This position requires demonstration of strong communication skills; ability to be flexible; be detail orientated and meet multiple deadlines. Must perform various tasks with attention to detail and follow through while working effectively as a team member.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* Associate Degree in business, computer science or related field, and one year of successful office experience. In lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and five years recent successful experience in an office environment will be accepted.
* Two years of work experience in a post-secondary environment is preferred.
* Working knowledge of computers and software, including familiarity with database programs, spreadsheets, MS Office programs, Internet and e-mail is required.
* Advanced knowledge and experience in customer service.
* Basic knowledge of office machines, filing procedures, Excel, Word, Google documents, and Gmail.
* Ability to learn new skills, multi task and work in a fast-paced environment.
* Ability to independently organize and prioritize activities of daily office operations.
* Excellent skills in communication and problem solving.
* Be able to work effectively with other people in a fast-paced environment.
* Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
* Requires energetic, self-directed, and professional work habits.
* Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
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SPECIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR
EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES – CONTRACT
FURLOUGHABLE POSITION

The successful applicant must possess a BA degree or higher from an approved teacher education program with additional coursework in early childhood education. Must have or be eligible for a Montana elementary teaching certificate with an endorsement in special education within one (1) year of hire. Must have five (5) years teaching experience with young children in a birth to 5 year olds program including children with identified disabilities. Employment preference give to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Must possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Child endorsement or be willing to obtain upon hire. Health Requirements: Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen upon hire. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Current Montana Driver’s license and insurable under Tribes Fleet policy. Contract/Furloughable - salary range $21.23 to $24.81 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates, a copy of a valid driver’s license and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized Tribe other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 14, 2014. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/7

TRIBAL LANDS DEPARTMENT HEAD

Tribal Lands Department, Pablo, MT. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have ten (10) years in a management related capacity with at least five (5) years of increasing responsibility in a field appropriate to the position. CSKT management is preferred. $ 38.11 to $ 44.51 per hour. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, ext. 1029 or visit our website at www.cskt.org. Closes 8/14/14.
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Salish Kootenai College seeks applicants for Writing Center Director (full time)

Salary Range:
$25,400 - $33,300

For a complete position description contact:
Human Resources, 406-275-4985.

Closing Date: Monday, August 11, 2014; 4:00 p.m.
This position will direct the work of the Writing Center to increase written and oral communication skills of Salish Kootenai College students and other members of the Salish Kootenai College Community. Organize individual and group writing sessions to increase writing proficiency for Limited English Proficient and English as a Second Language Learners. Develop training modules and workshops as needed. Co-teach writing courses as needed. Assist faculty and staff to edit documents and presentations. Participate in the evaluation of campus writing activities. Create an environment that supports the faculty, staff, and students in meeting the mission, scope, and goals of Salish Kootenai College.
The role of the Writing Center Director is to oversee and actively participate in Writing Center activities and to work with students to increase writing proficiency. The director provides faculty trainings to increase writing activities in the curriculum, develop effective writing assignments, and develop effective and efficient grading practices of written work.
Successful candidates will have the following:
* A Master's degree in Education or related degree with approval of Department Director and Academic Vice President.
* Experience in working with American Indian populations.
* Advanced skills in word processing, oral and written communication, and learning technology required.
* Experience in budget management and familiarity with grant program processes.
* Ability to multi-task in order to meet requirements of major duties, as well as independently organize and prioritize project activities.
* Culturally competent communication and critical-thinking skills to work with students, faculty, and support service staff in diverse settings.
* Ability to work flexible hours.
* Energetic, self-directed, and an effective team member with professional work habits.
To apply submit SKC application, resume and applicable transcripts to Human Resources, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy.
8/7

ASSOCIATE JUDGE/ TRIBAL COURT DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT POSITION/4 YEAR TERM (10/1/14 TO 09/30/18)

The successful applicant must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, at least 21 years of age and of good character and reputation, have no previous felony convictions, nor misdemeanor convictions (except minor traffic violations) within the year preceding appointment, nor have any criminal action pending against him or her at the time appointment, must have two (2) years prior experience relevant to the Tribal legal system and have working knowledge of Tribal Law, Federal Indian Law, applicable State Law, and general legal principles. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcripts and/or training certificates and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range is according to judicial pay plan. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/21

LOOKING FOR A TRUCK DRIVER TO HAUL WATER & SEPTIC. Must have a Class A CDL with a clean driving record. Competitive wages, starting wage $22 DOE. Benefits: Health insurance, dental, and paid holiday. Set schedule – seven days on and seven days off. B&B Septic Services, Inc., 3604 N. Hwy 7, P.O. Box 1514, Baker, MT 59313-1514; Allan or Trish Barth 406-778-2599. Please send resumes to: bnbseptic@midrivers.com or fax to 406-778-2590
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CORRECTIONS INFIRMARY MANAGER, Lewistown, MT. Provides program oversight to a corrections infirmary housing 25 inmates from Montana State Prison needing nursing care. $30.38/hour plus State of MT benefits. BSN, plus 5 years experience and 2 years healthcare management. Contact local JSO or rbalas@mt.gov. 406-538-7451.
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Legal Notices

The Polson School District will hold their Final Budget Hearing on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 5:30 p.m for presentation and review of the 2014-15 budgets. The meeting will be held at the District Board Room located at 111 4th Avenue East, Polson. Draft copies of the budget will be available Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the District Office. Please contact Pam Owen, Business Manager for more information at 883-6355, Ext. 602.
7/24

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION
IN RE THE NAME CHANGE OF:        )
KAROLYNA CECILIA OLD PERSON ) Cause No. 14-280-NC
                                                                 )
                                                                 )
                                                                 ) NOTICE OF HEARING
                                                                 ) ON NAME
                                                                 ) CHANGE PETITION (child)                                                                  )
NICHOLE BUCK,                                  )
Petitioner,                                                )

In the Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Pablo, Montana

In re the Name Change of Karolyna Cecilia Old Person
Cause No.: 14-280-NC
   Notice is given that a hearing will be held in the above Court on August 4, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. on petition of Nichole Buck to change the child’s name to Karolyna Carmen Buck.
   At any time before the hearing, written objections may be filed with the Court by any person.

DATED this 24th day of June 2014.

Chelsi Camel Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department

Petitioner’s Name: Nichole Buck
Address: P.O. Box 572
Arlee, MT 59821
7/24

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-087-CP
                                             )
                                             )
T.E., and                              ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
J.R.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )
THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:
SAMANTHA McCLURE RODRIGUEZ – biological mother of the above-referenced children:

  YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
  Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born March 16, 2010 and October 26, 2011.
  YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 2nd day of July, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
7/24

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-087-CP
                                             )
                                             )
T.E., and                              ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
J.R.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:
TYLYNN EDMO – biological father of T.E.
  YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
  Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born March 16, 2010 and October 26, 2011.
  YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 2nd day of July, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
7/24

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF,         ) CASE NO. 13-087-CP
                                             )
                                             )
T.E., and                              ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
J.R.,                                     )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:
UNKNOWN – biological father of J.R.
  YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
  Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Suspension of Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born March 16, 2010 and October 26, 2011.
  YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 2nd day of July, 2014.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
7/24

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, SANDERS COUNTY
ELIZABETH J. REINERTSON )
SWANEY,                                   ) Cause No. DV-14-42
Plaintiff,                                       )
                                                     )
v.                                                  )
                                                    ) SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION
SHAWN L. SWANEY,                )
                                                     )
Defendant.                                  )

THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT SHAWN L. SWANEY:

  YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action, which is filed in the office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served on you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon Plaintiff's attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of the Summons, exclusive of the day of service and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
This action is brought to partition certain real property held as tenants in common by you and Plaintiff Elizabeth J. Reinertson Swaney, said property being located in Sanders County, Montana, and more particularly described as follows:
Lots 5, 6 of Block 26 of the original townsite of Pineville , as per the map or plat thereof on file and of record in office of Clerk & Recorder, Sanders Co., Montana.

  WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court, the 23 day of June, 2014.

CANDACE FISHER
Clerk of District Court
7/24

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM OF THE )
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND         ) Cause No. 14-161-CV
KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE,               )
FLATHEAD RESERVATION                 )
Plaintiff,                                                    )
                                                                  ) SUMMONS BY
VS.                                                            ) PUBLICATION
                                                                  )
SHAVONNE WHITWORTH,                  )
Defendant.                                               )

THE TRIBAL COURT SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:
  You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint filed in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Daniel J. Decker
Tribal Attorney
CSKT Legal Department
Address: P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

  This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.
DATED this 1st day of July, 2014.

Cara Croft Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department
7/24

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM OF THE )
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND         ) Cause No. 14-121-CV
KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE,               )
FLATHEAD RESERVATION                 )
Plaintiff,                                                    )
                                                                  ) SUMMONS BY
VS.                                                           ) PUBLICATION
                                                                 )
KATHLEEN HOWARD,                        )
Defendant.                                              )

THE TRIBAL COURT SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:
  You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint filed in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Daniel J. Decker
Tribal Attorney
CSKT Legal Department
Address: P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

  This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.
DATED this 1st day of July, 2014.

Cara Croft Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department
7/24

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION
TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM OF THE )
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND         ) Cause No. 14-230-CV
KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE,               )
FLATHEAD RESERVATION                 )
Plaintiff,                                                     )
                                                                  ) SUMMONS BY
VS.                                                            ) PUBLICATION
                                                                  )
DIANNA ANDREWS,                             )
Defendant.                                               )
THE TRIBAL COURT SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:
  You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint filed in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Daniel J. Decker
Tribal Attorney
CSKT Legal Department
Address: P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

  This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.
DATED this 1st day of July, 2014.
Cara Croft Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department
7/24

AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR LEASE
   On July 10, 2014 the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes approved agricultural lease no. 2257 for advertisement for approximately 4 years and 4 months. Projected to begin on August 15, 2014.
   The lease is 3470.70 acres in size located in the Niarada area with a 500 AUM Maximum grazing capacity and a minimum bid requirement of $14.00/UAM ($7,000.00).
   Sealed bids will be accepted until July 25, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. or postmarked by this date. Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Members only may submit bids on this tract.
   Instructions for submitting a bid may be obtained by calling or writing the Tribal Lands Department, Attn: Darcy Malatare. Tribal Complex P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855. (406) 675-2700 ext. 1241.
   7/24

INVITATION TO BID
VEHICLE SPEED FEEDBACK SIGN PROJECT

   The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe's Roads Program invites interested contractors to submit a bid for the Vehicle Speed Feedback Sign Project which is located at Elmo and Pablo, Montana, Lake County. The project includes furnishing electrical connection, sign pole, speed limit sign, and vehicle speed feedback sign at the two locations along Highway 93 at Elmo and Pablo, MT. Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Roads Construction Program, Attn: Dan Lozar, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone 406-676-2600. Specifications and bid documents may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: http://www.cskt.org/tr/sod.htm
   The successful bidder will be required to enter into an agreement with the Tribes to conduct this project. The successful contractor will be required to conform to the provisions of CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101 A and Regulations in the selection of sub-contractors and the employment of working personnel. Sealed bids must be submitted on the supplied bid forms and received at the address listed in the solicitation no later than 2:00 PM (local time) on August 6, 2014.
   This Project will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of CSKT's Indian Preference Ordinance 101A and Regulations. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of Ordinance 101A and Regulations. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Contractors must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim Indian preference. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
   7/24

SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #13-517-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

   The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following improvements on leasehold property for sale. The improvements consist of a 2005 Fleetwood single wide trailer 14’x 70’, Model TL, with 3-bedrooms and 2-bath located at 708 Pename Lane at Chief Martin Charlo home sites, Arlee, Montana consisting of 1.31 acres more or less. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID ON CAUSE #13-517-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of August 14, 2014. Minimum bid accepted $27,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null and void. The personal property and improvements will be purchased in an, “as is” condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at (406) 275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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