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 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 13, 2018

Festive traveling show to visit Eastern Washington towns

The New Old Time Chautauqua troupe will be visiting local communities this month to provide free shows, parades, and activities. A “chatauqua” is a traveling show that includes entertainment as well as education in the tradition of the Chautauqua...

 

2018 Colorama Parade Results

• Grand Sweepstakes Award – Coulee Crushers • Presidents Award – Mike Mooney, 1947 Ford Coupe Community Entries — 1st - Wilbur Community Float 2nd - Miss CCT, Kamea Pino 3rd - Miss Harrington, Victoria Rice Business Entries – 1st Coulee K...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 2, 2018

Popular fishing hole reopens

You can now fish along the east side of the Columbia River near the Third Powerhouse of Grand Coulee Dam from sunrise until sunset. Closed after the September 11 terrorist attack in 2001, the spot is...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 18, 2018

Town, tribes talking of collaboration on fast internet

The town of Coulee Dam and the Colville Tribes are negotiating on working together so that each might complete projects to bring high-speed internet service to the town and to the Colville Reservation...

 

Velvet Leigh Solomon

Kwana'pᵊm Velvet Leigh Solomon passed away unexpectedly in Portland, Oregon, on March 13, 2018. She was 41 years of age. As a child, Velvet grew up in Spokane, Washington; Kodiak, Alaska;...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 20, 2017

Northern Pike Rewards Program extended

The Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife department has extended its Northern Pike Rewards Program through the end of 2018, according to a recent press release. CTFW has paid out over $10,000 to...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 6, 2017

Boys & Girls Club sees official opening at community center

Local school-aged children finally have more to do in the area, thanks to the Nespelem Boys & Girls Club. The Nespelem Boys & Girls club had its official opening and dedication Wednesday, Nov....

 

Philip L. Grunlose Sr.

Philip L. Grunlose Sr. died at age 82 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Philip passed away with his family by his side at Coulee Medical Center, in Grand Coulee, Washington. Philip was born in the Kartar...

 

Identified

CCT History and Archaeology Dept. records show, left to right Vern Seward, Cashmere St. Paul, Alec Narcisse...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 30, 2017

BIA to provide $3.9 million for CCT reforestation

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will provide the Colville Confederated Tribes with $3.9 million to reforest areas devastated by the catastrophic 2015 wildfire season, according to a CCT Aug. 29 press release. The BIA is providing the $3,899,148 in...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 16, 2017

Colville Confederated Tribes seeking input on potential name change

The Colville Confederated Tribes are considering changing their name and are welcoming input on the decision. A new section on the CCT’s website, titled “Reclaim The Name” at www.colvilletribes.com, has information on the name change, videos...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 26, 2017

Colville Tribes may change their name

Leaders of The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are seriously considering changing the tribes’ name to “The 12 Confederated Tribes of the Big Water,” or a variation of such. “Big Water” is a translation of what the tribes...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Nespelem Boys & Girls Club opens

Nespelem now has a Boys & Girls Club, located in the area's community center, offering a range of activities, mentorship, and help with homework. A soft opening of the club occurred on June 21...

 

Newsbriefs

Parish on parks The Electric City Council selected former city councilman Brad Parrish to serve on the city’s Parks and Recreation Committee. Parrish had been active as a council member in getting the city’s Revitalization plan started and is a...

 

"Era of Megafires" to be presented

Anyone who has wondered about the growth of the local widlfire season and of the size of the fires that have struck the region in the last few years may want to catch up on the work of Dr. Paul Hessburg. They’ll have a good chance next week....

 

Legals for January 18, 2017

CCT Planning Department PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following land use and development permits: The Town of Coulee Dam has submitted a land use and development...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 11, 2017

Colville Tribes to pay $250K in settlement

The Colville Tribes will repay the federal government nearly a quarter million dollars to settle allegations it submitted false Medicaid claims in connection with bills submitted by a mental health contractor for services allegedly never rendered, U....

 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to setting up for this weekend’s Harvest Festival. Come enjoy the festivities. (See our ad on page 10 of this week’s Star.) Pressure Canning...

 
 By Lou Stone    Opinion    May 18, 2016

When tribal leadership incompetence becomes racketeering

It’s one thing to be ignorant of one’s own stupidity and incompetence, but TR 2016-217 rubs it in the face of the Colville Tribal Peoples, a cruel insult to the members of the CCT who are ashamed, especially, of the criminal racketeering by...

 

Lots of help appreciated for the "gathering"

On behalf of the Grand Coulee Dam and Nespelem School Districts, we would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2015 Cultural Awareness Gathering a success. We were blessed to have perfect weather that day. We would like to thank the following...

 

A response to a Tribal Tribune editorial,

“Relationships, the foundation of tribal journalism” Sorry sir, I take wholehearted umbrage with your recent editorial listed in its entirety! Tribal journalism? What a laugh! To me, journalism is about writing, editing and publishing in factual...

 

Event at school deserves thanks

We would like to thank everyone for helping make our Family Fun Night a success! Without all of you we would never be able to pull out such an event. We thank you Scott Hunter and the Star for always putting the word out there, and Shane Moses for...

 

Spending Frenzy designed to give students money management skills

Financial Literacy is an important skill, but is not usually "fun" to learn about. Not so for 193 Lake Roosevelt High School students who took part in a "Spending Frenzy" last week, learning about...

 

Looking for more valid elections

Activism is the rent some of the CCT elders pay. In the white societal world this is goot goot. It is called volunteerism. It is considered ‘concern’ for your fellow man, your neighbor, your community through participation in local community gove...

 

The way it should be

I saw our rez from afar today. Awakening late, coffee, toast, and ‘pondering, praying, meditation and hope...’ what we once were, where we are right now, and what will be. Suddenly, picture perfect clear, it came to me like a dream, a vision,...

 

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