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Spring debris burning by permit

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Spring burning by permit season started Wednesday, May 1. To burn from May 1 to June 30 you will need a burn permit. You can apply for one at the Division of Fire website: csktfire.org. Burn permits are available on-line.  Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire.  Careless debris burning is one of the main causes of wildfire on the Flathead Indian Reservation. If you intend to burn, have in place:  A current weather forecast for your local area  Water sourc...


Work underway on road leading to SKQ Dam powerhouse area

News from Energy Keepers Inc Roads leading to the Energy Keepers Inc powerhouse complex and recreational area will be congested this week and next due to road work crews. Road crews began storing equipment on the roads this afternoon and will begin work on the Vista Road and boat ramp access beginning W...


SKC Upward Bound accepts applications

News from Upward Bound PABLO — Salish Kootenai College (SKC) Upward Bound (UB) is a federally-funded college preparatory TRIO program designed to prepare low-income and first-generation students for success in postsecondary education. The program serves students in seven high schools across the Fl...


RHS National Honor Society, Helping Hands support those in need with ‘Blessing Bags’ RHS National Honor Society, Helping Hands support those in need with ‘Blessing Bags’

News from Helping Hands of the Mission Valley In a fresh display of community spirit, the Ronan National Honor Society (NHS) students along with their advisor Claire Hibbs-Cheff have taken the initiative to support vulnerable members of the Mission Valley community through a collaboration with their com...


Charlo’s Supt. Love awarded Charlo’s Supt. Love awarded

 News from Jason Sargent, St. Ignatius superintendent, WMASS President   CHARLO — Steve Love has been honored as the WMASS Superintendent of the Year. Mr. Love has continued academic excellence for years at the Charlo School District. He has made significant improvements to facilities up...


SAFE Harbor to bring circus to town June 23 SAFE Harbor to bring circus to town June 23

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — Big top means big fun for the Mission Valley as the circus comes to town on June 23 in Ronan at the Lake County Fairgrounds. SAFE Harbor is once again cohosting an exciting, fun filled, family-focused celebration. With the talent and expertise of the Culpepper and Mer...


Art Slam event boast multi-talented students Art Slam event boast multi-talented students

PABLO — On Wednesday, May 1, Two Eagle River School put on its annual art slam. This art slam is a mix of talent show, poetry slam, combining a plethora of art forms like poetry, music, art, photography, beadwork, sewing, quilting, and video production. Although, they normally have a good number of stu...


Hwy. 93 Ronan construction update: sidewalks near Dairy Queen soon to be finished

News from the Montana Department of Transportation LAKE COUNTY — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Riverside Contracting Inc. crews will be finishing up sidewalk work, starting near Dairy Queen then moving to Round Butte Road, starting on the south end of the project and moving we...


Irrigators face predicted dry season ahead Irrigators face predicted dry season ahead

CHARLO — Local farmers and ranchers met with the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project team on April 15 to discuss water levels. Skye Cooley, a hydrologist, shared information about snowpack in the area. “We currently have about 74 percent to 78 percent of our average snowpack,” Cooley said...


Sandpiper Art Gallery and Gifts awards scholarships Sandpiper Art Gallery and Gifts awards scholarships

News from Sandpiper Art Gallery & Gifts LAKE COUNTY — This year the Sandpiper Art Gallery & Gifts takes great pleasure in announcing that four deserving students were recently awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 each. Sandpiper Art Gallery & Gifts, a non-profit 501(c)(3) or...


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