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 Community    March 26, 2014

Invasive weed education workshops

Two free hands-on workshops will be offered during April that will cover things you need to know to be ready for a successful and safe spring invasive weed season. Wednesday, April 2 - 10 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m., Longhouse (across from the...

 
 By press release    News    March 5, 2014

Marchand expelled from business council

[Note: This story contains corrected copy after the CCT administration issued a corrected press release correcting an error in the vote count and adding additional facts about the referenced ethics...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    February 5, 2014

Writer demands answers from tribal council

TO THE COLVILLE TRIBAL COUNCIL: I shall continue to harp on you, hound you, press you for answers on the current status of Ken “Butch” Stanger and Gene Nicholson Sr. as continuing members of the CTFC Board of Directors and that of Joe Pakootas...

 
 Community    February 5, 2014

4-H YFP offered swim lessons

Who goes swimming in January? Colville Reservation youth do if they participated in 4-H YFP (Youth and Families with Promise)! Every Saturday in January through Feb. 1, has been filled with bus rides...

 
 By C Williamson    Opinion    January 29, 2014

State patrolling fishing spot

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife now has an enforcement officer living in the area and is patrolling Geezer Beach. He is politely explaining and clearing up confusion regarding licensing needs. (WA license is all that is needed!). So...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    January 29, 2014

Don't waste tribal money on congressional campaign

Resolution 2013-948.tg...'tabled'). To the Colville Tribal Council: "LEAVE IT TABLED!" Stop wasting tribal $$$, stop lyin' to our peoples (broke, broke, broke) and give some to our children, our future. Stop this council personal agenda, buddy buddy...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    September 18, 2013

What is going on with the Colville Confederated Tribes?

Just my opinion ... but I still adamantly say strict oversight by the peoples is necessarily ‘there’ against a still dysfunctional council ... and, further that we the concerned membership fighting for council reform truly and necessarily need...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Push for change on reservation

An article on the front page of the just-out Tribal Tribune (The Administration Building) recounts words of past tribal council Chairman Mel Tonasket. The article began: “This is a simple message...” That article went on to further quote...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    August 14, 2013

People were victims in recent fire

I still adamantly say the Colville tribal peoples across our rez and off are without a doubt victims in every sense of the word in the recent firing up of our CCT Admin. bldg. Legal proceedings against recent-past council/last year are imminently...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    July 10, 2013

Tangled tribal web still woven

“Oh what a web we weave ... when our primary aim is to deceive.” -- Unknown Sorry, cannot give credit where credit is due. The above quote come to mind this a.m. while regurgitating the Colville Tribe political/governmental setting, c7g council....

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    June 26, 2013

Tribes still held hostage

Colville tribal elections 2013 are over... history; however, the Colville Confederated Tribes are still held hostage in the dictatorship-driven governmental systems through our sitting tribal council. Nepotism, collusion, buddy-buddy favor and...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Tribal members should be idle no more

Through our strong native spirituality and our strong native pride, we, the Colville Confederated tribal peoples across our rez and off will indeed rebuild that indigenous circle of life that our current tribal council has destroyed … ever stronger...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    May 22, 2013

Election robbery committed

Charlene BearCub was literally robbed through council/elections committee corrupt manipulation of the absentee votes in the Colville Confederated Tribes primary elections, thus, she is not advancing to the General Elections in June as she rightfully...

 
 Opinion    January 23, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Jerry Beiermanwas selected as Volunteer of the Year for 2002. A long-term plan for Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area’s new superintendent will develop after she gets to know the area for a couple months. “I intend to develop a...

 
 By Tanya Tomeo    Opinion    January 2, 2013

Re: “Many tribal members approve of keeping settlement money for programs” (Letters from our Readers Dec. 26, 2012)

I completely disagree with my cousin, Yvette Joseph’s evaluation concerning the state of the Colville tribe. She has been away too long chasing her dreams in Washington D.C. and does not see how useless our CBC have become. There was a time when...

 
 By Yvette Joseph    Opinion    December 26, 2012

Many tribal members approve of keeping settlement money for programs

I am writing to counter Yvonne Swan’s statements in The Star newspaper and advise that many, many Colville Confederated Tribal Members were quite happy to receive the first 50 percent of the Salazar Settlement funds and want the remaining 50...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 12, 2012

CCT will stay course on $193 million plan

The same day tribal members submitted a 2,600-signature petition, the Colville Business Council rejected the petitioners’ plea to pay out all of a $193 million settlement with the U.S. government. The council will stand by an October resolution on...

 
 By Michelle Campobasso    Community    October 10, 2012

Wild horse populations gaining on reservation

There are an estimated 1,000 wild horses roaming free on the Colville Indian Reservation that have caused significant damage to certain areas they occupy, the tribal Fish and Wildlife Dept. says. The...

 
 By Michelle Campobasso    News    October 3, 2012

Fish weir to provide insight for future project

by Michelle Campobasso - Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife A temporary picket-style salmon weir has recently been constructed in the Okanogan River by Chief Joseph Hatchery (CJH) staff. A mile below M...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 18, 2012

Tribal council settles on compromise for $193 million

The Colville Business Council today settled a contentious dispute over a $193 million settlement before swearing in new members and reorganizing in a public meeting at the Nespelem Community Center. T...

 
 By press release    News    June 13, 2012

CCT leaders call for resignation of council member

NESPELEM, WA-The Executive Committee of the Colville Business Council, with the unanimous concurrence of the CBC Law and Justice Committee, today announced that it has requested the resignation of CBC member Ferdinand Louie, the Tribes said in a...

 
 News    June 6, 2012

CCT chair named to tribal/federal budget council

The Chairman of the Colville Business Council has been named as a delegate to the Tribal/Department of Interior Budget Council by the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians. Michael O. Finley was elected as one of two ATNI delegates to this group—f...

 
 Opinion    May 2, 2012

Fighting for non-tribal angler rights

Have you ever received a citation from the CCT Fish and Wildlife on Lake Roosevelt? Your rights were violated. The 1994 Cassidy Decision made Lake Roosevelt and its shoreline up to the 1310 line public property. CCT Has blatantly ignored this order...

 
 By press release    News    April 11, 2012

Tribes: Ruling against Teck Cominco welcome news in landmark case

The Colville Tribes and the State of Washington have won a significant victory in the pre-trial stage of their suit against mining giant Teck Cominco, Colville Business Council Chairman Michael O. Finley said today. The tribes and the state are in...

 
 By Orie Francis    Opinion    March 14, 2012

Challenge to tribes: build a school

The Colville Confederated Tribes just received $193 million from the federal government. I would like to CHALLENGE the CCT to re-invest some of that money into their future, by building a NEW state-of-the-art high school. This would help ALL future...

 
 By RC Covington    Opinion    February 1, 2012

On the root of the sewage issue

I’m a resident of Coulee Dam, and I’m all for justification of any project which is initiated on my behalf and which will inflate my monthly utility (sewage) bill. Without a super influx of new residents, a super sewage plant doesn’t seem pract...