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Real Estate

HOME FOR SALE (FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY) - TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY. Property includes a 2008 two story frame construction family home with 2-bedrooms and 2-bath, 1,688 sq. ft. and full basement with deck and unfinished garage located at 22561 Caye Drive, Elmo, MT on 5.02 acres. This property includes covenants with the Chief Cliff Estates Homeowners Association, Inc. ASKING PRICE: $170,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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LAND FOR SALE (For sale to CSKT Tribal members only.)
The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following fee simple property which includes improvements of a well and electrical hookup on 5-acres located at 41262 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $60,000.00. For more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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REAL PROPERTY FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following property for sale. Real property which includes improvements of a 2-story single family frame construction home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths; 1,810 sq. ft. upper level and 720 sq. ft. finished basement., located at 221 2nd Avenue, St. Ignatius, Asking price: $80,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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IMPROVEMENTS FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property for sale which includes a tribal homesite and the improvements of a ranch style single family frame construction home with 1-bedroom and 2-baths, with full basement and 2-car detached garage located at 108 2nd Street, N. Pablo, MT. Asking price: $36,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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MOBILE HOME (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE)
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY) FOR SALE:
1997, 16’x80’ single wide manufactured home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths located at 33676 Pow Wow Road, Arlee, Montana on 2.49 acre tribal homesite. Asking amount: $ 42,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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Real Estate– Northwest Montana – Company owned. Small and large acre parcels. Private. Trees and meadows. National Forest boundaries. Tungstenholdings.com (406) 293-3714
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For Sale two 2012 16 x 80 mobile homes in great condition $43,900 each delivered and set up within 150 miles of Billings (406) 259-4663
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For Sale

Huge selection of Pre-owned Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Boats and Campers. Lovell.midwayautoandmarine.com.
Call or text (307) 272-7444 Ken. (you will Love our web site!!)
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Miscellaneous

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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, and S&K Logistics Services 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.
12/29

Nkwusm is seeking a part time bus driver. Application and job description are available at Nkwusm School. The closing date is December 15, 2017. For more information contact Michelle or Rosie at 406-726-5050
12/14

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE – 1 OR MORE
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
At least one (1) year of Public Health Nursing experience. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred. Must have current Montana Registered Nurse License. Must participate in and support HIPAA training, as needed and required. Must adhere to CSKT social media policy and other CSKT Tribal policies regarding professional conduct. Must pass a background. Valid State of Montana Driver’s License. Completed background supplemental questionnaire. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and certified copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Position is exempt and salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Open Until Filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
12/14

CERTIFIED MEDICAL CODER/
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an AHIMA-accredited health information technology, management of coding certificate program, must possess a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist-physician based (CCS-P) OR other recognized coding credential, must have ICD-10 certification, must possess at least 5 years current outpatient department coding experience and must pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, completed background supplemental questionnaire, copy of academic transcript and certification, 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 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 and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is negotiable, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be 12/21/17.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
12/14

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ONE (1) FULL TERM- TERM ENDS JUNE 9, 2021

Salish Kootenai College is seeking letters of interest with resumes included for one vacancy, on the Board of Directors. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The Board consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council. Each member must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe and be at least 18 years of age. The Board meets the second Wednesday monthly. The Board members set policy for the general operation of the college, advocate within the community, and occasionally travel to regional and national meetings. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes 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 may serve 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 board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 12/28/17.
12/21

HOME CARE PROGRAM MANAGER
CONTRACT POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; or be an R.N. (Registered Nurse) with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience preferred in a field that encompasses social work, administration, budget management, case management, supervision and/or health related training. Applicant must be willing to complete CNA training within the first year of employment unless already an R.N. (Registered Nurse), Medical Social Worker, Social Worker with college credits in the medical field and or elder care or a Social Worker with experience working with elders and or in a medical field. A Valid Montana Driver’s License is required. Specialized training and/or a minimum of three years of experience in client advocacy, supervision and professional case management desired. Must have experience in managing a paraprofessional staff. Must have managed more than five people at one time. Must have managed accounts and or been fiscally responsible managing programs. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, a copy of academic transcripts, a copy of current valid driver’s, 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 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) months probationary period. Salary range is $18.70 to $21.74 per hour and includes benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
12/21

Northwest Community Health Center (NWCHC) is looking add a team-oriented Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to its dental department. Applicant must have a current Montana Licensure. Full Job Description and to Apply http://northwestchc.org/jobs/
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Nuverra is hiring for CDL Class A Truck Drivers. Drivers can earn a $1500 sign on bonus. To apply call (701) 842-3618, or go online to www.nuverra.com/careers . Nuverra environmental solutions is an equal opportunity employer.
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SCOBEY is accepting applications for Chief of Police. Starting salary DOE. Contact City of Scobey at (406) 487-5581 for full description, benefits and application.
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Job opening with the City of Chinook for the position of Water Treatment Plan Operator-Class 1B. Certification preferred but not required. Application and resume due by 5:00 p.m. on January 2nd at City Hall-300 Ohio St. or mailed to P.O. Box 1177 Chinook, MT 59523. For further info call (406) 357-2120 or (406) 357-3160.
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Legal Ads

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Flathead Agency, in cooperation with the confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CS&KT) Safety of Dams and Roads Division of the Natural Resources Department (NRD), announce the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA). This document analyzes the impacts of the Crow Dam Rehabilitation Project on the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana. The Crow Dam Rehabilitation Project involves maintaining and replacing existing infrastructure to ensure continued reliable delivery of irrigation water. The proposed project will be completed in four phases:
• Phase 1 - Spillway reconstruction including bypass pipe and reservoir drawdown
• Phase 2 - Outlet improvements and extension and reservoir drawdown
• Phase 3 - Upstream conduit improvements and reservoir drawdown; and
• Phase 4 - Install an approximate 40 - foot tall seismic stability berm
The Crow Dam Rehabilitation Project is located approximately 7 miles southwest of the town of Ronan in Lake County. It is located within the following sections: T20N R21W, Sections 11, 12, 13, and 14.
The public is invited to review and comment on this document, which w ere made available November 21, 2017 at the following locations: the CSKT Safety of Dams and Roads website (http://nrd.csktribes.org/water-management/sod) and hard copies will be located in the Safety of Dams and Roads office (711 3rd Avenue NW, Ronan, MT) and the main Natural Resources Department (301 Main Street, Polson, MT) building in Polson. Persons wishing to comment can send their written comments to:
Dan J. P. Lozar
Division of Water Manager
Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
Natural Resources Department
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
Or
Dan.Lozar@cskt.org
Public comment will be accepted on this document until December 22, 2017.
12/21

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

)
LARRY SCHWARTZ ) CAUSE NO. #16-357-DV
Petitioner, )
)
Vs. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
)
VICKIE SCHWARTZ )
Respondent. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES 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.

Petitioner: Larry Schwartz
Address: 47059 Pache Lane
Ronan, MT 59864

This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title 1, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT laws codified.
DATED this 4th day of December, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
12/14

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. 16-447-CP
)
)
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K.S.E., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
)
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

WAMBLI SPOTTED ELK – biological father

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, January 15, 2018 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born February 6, 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 4th day of December, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
12/21

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. 16-447-CP
)
)
)
K.S.E., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
)
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

NICOLE GARDIPE – biological mother

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, January 15, 2018 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born February 6, 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 4th day of December, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
12/21

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. 16-380-CP
)
)
)
R.C., ) SUMMONS OF
) PUBLICATION
)
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

VALERIE CAYE – biological mother of the above-referenced child.

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 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born June 9, 2000.
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 27th day of November, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of the Tribal Court
12/21

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. 16-380-CP
)
)
)
R.C., ) SUMMONS OF
) PUBLICATION
)
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

UNKNOWN – biological father of R.C.

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 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 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 to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born June 9, 2000.
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 27th day of November, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of the Tribal Court
12/21

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. 16-087-CP
)
)
A.I., )
A.I., and ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A.I., )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

CECILIA WEATHERWAX – 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, January 8, 2018 at 9:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born on July 7, 2009, February 20, 2013 and November 11, 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 4th day of December, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
12/21

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. 16-087-CP
)
)
A.I., )
A.I., and ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A.I., )
Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

ANTHONY IRVINE – biological father 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, January 8, 2018 at 9:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born on July 7, 2009, February 20, 2013 and November 11, 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 4th day of December, 2017.
Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
12/21

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12/28

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
OF MYRA INGA CARLSON to MYRA INGA HARRIS

CAUSE #17-617-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the
17th day of January, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. on the above petition for name change.
At any time before the hearing, written objections may be filed with the Court by any person.
DATED this 11th day of December 2017.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Court

By: Valerie Roberts
Deputy Clerk of Court
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