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Flathead Lake water levels will decrease July 2, 2015
Flathead Lake will decrease from full pool in the coming months as flows into the lake decrease. (Tailyr Irvine, photo)
Flathead Lake will decrease from full pool in the coming months as flows into the lake decrease. (Tailyr Irvine, photo)


CSKT files water claims July 2, 2015

S and K Gaming opens new business, upgrades resort patio July 2, 2015

Women encouraged to learn traditional food preparation July 2, 2015


MSU group learns of tourism's influence on reservation July 2, 2015

Mission Mountain Polson Rodeo celebrates 75th year July 2, 2015

Local basketball team champions once again July 2, 2015

Per capita payments to remain unaffected July 2, 2015

  Arlee Celebration

Arlee Celebration Powwow kicks off this weekend July 2, 2015

Former tribal council members invited to People of Vision events July 2, 2015

People's Center tipi stolen last weekend July 2, 2015

  Fourth of July

Fireworks can be stressful for combat veterans July 2, 2015

Fireworks restricted on tribal lands July 2, 2015

No fireworks at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks sites July 2, 2015

Celebrate Independence Day safely July 2, 2015

DUI patrols are active during "the most dangerous holiday of the year" July 2, 2015


  Summer Heatwave

Red Cross urges caution as temperatures soar July 2, 2015

Be Prepared for Fire Danger July 2, 2015


Art in schools focus of Salish Kootenai College workshop July 2, 2015

SpectrUM, SciNation hosts Science Learning Tent at Arlee Celebration July 2, 2015


Hunter and Kuntz to move on from THD July 2, 2015

Arlee Tribal Health Clinic to say good-bye to Family Nurse Practioner Gina Ardiana July 2, 2015

Celebration of Sobriety’s return a success July 2, 2015

THD announces new e-mail addresses July 2, 2015

  Natural Resources

CSKT tribal recreation seasonal restrictions July 2, 2015

Keep Backyards Bear Resistant July 2, 2015

Prevent Conflicts with Bears July 2, 2015

Ferry Basin and Little Money hunting permit applications available July 2, 2015


Department of the Interior announces final Federal Recognition Process to Acknowledge Indian Tribes July 2, 2015


Calling all Polson (and surrounding towns) producers and residents July 2, 2015

Paddle for Clean Water in the 1st Annual POKER PADDLE June 25, 2015

CSR Rodeo Bible Camp to feature rodeo champs June 18, 2015

Meet and greet with Shoni Shimmel and Michael Cooper set for July 18 June 11, 2015

The Peoples’ Center “Sunday History Series” scheduled throughout 2015 January 29, 2015


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UPDATED April 1, 2015

Download the CSKT Constitution and Hellgate treaty by clicking here.

Download the IRS settlment exception ruling document by clicking here.

Report on the Proposed Water Rights Compact has been released by the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission. Download it by clicking here. (2.7 MB)

Read about the Land Buy-Back program.

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