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  District Meetings

District meetings announced
   CSKT Council Representatives Shelly Fyant and Troy Felsman will hold an Arlee District Meeting on February 17 at the Arlee Community Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dinner will be provided.
   CSKT Council Representatives Anita Matt, Dixon, and Patty Stevens, St. Ignatius, will host a joint district meeting on Wednesday, February 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tribal Health. Dinner will be provided.

  Top Story

Native American votes matter in an election year February 4, 2016
Carol Williams, former Montana Rep. (D), was the first woman to hold a position of the Majority Leader in Montana history. She is founder of “Carol’s List” an organization that recruits, trains, elects, and supports pro-choice Democratic women in a path to elected office. Williams said she never intended to name an organization after herself, it just came about while doing the groundwork to support women to run for office, she said. (Lailani Upham photo)
Carol Williams, former Montana Rep. (D), was the first woman to hold a position of the Majority Leader in Montana history. She is founder of “Carol’s List” an organization that recruits, trains, elects, and supports pro-choice Democratic women in a path to elected office. Williams said she never intended to name an organization after herself, it just came about while doing the groundwork to support women to run for office, she said. (Lailani Upham photo)

  Featured

Arlee youngster signed by Los Angeles model agency February 4, 2016

Tribal member Stephanie McDonald makes UM Dean's List February 4, 2016

  Local

Don’t get caught in an avalanche February 4, 2016

Mission Valley Power returns to four-day workweek February 4, 2016

Reservation History in Pictures February 4, 2016

This Week in Tribal History February 4, 2016

  Education

Congratulations Students! February 4, 2016

Graduation Matters Montana, Businesses Launch 2016 Challenge Fund February 4, 2016

  Health

Do you know the signs of a heart attack? February 4, 2016

DPHHS officials urge awareness of Zika virus February 4, 2016

Donors urged to help the American Red Cross maintain blood supply February 4, 2016

 Natural Resources

Important conservation project completed on north shore of Flathead Lake February 4, 2016

New Resource for Montana’s Beginning Farmers and Ranchers February 4, 2016

New FWP Access Program offers tax credit to landowners February 4, 2016

Funding available to help improve working lands February 4, 2016

  Good to Know

IRS phone scam at work again this year February 4, 2016

  Announcements

Super Grizzly Dip to make a splash at UM Feb. 27February 11, 2016

Produce safety plan workshops offered in February January 21, 2016

National Missing Children’s Day poster contest opens for fifth-grade studentsJanuary 21, 2016

Kalispell Mini Maker Faire seeking exhibitors December 24, 2015

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