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 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 18, 2016

Tribal voters choose candidates in primary

All of the incumbents who filed for re-election in the Colville Tribal Business Council primary election last week made it into the general election, scheduled for June 17. Only one councilmember up for election, Nancy Johnson, for the Nespelem...

 
 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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 4, 2016

Tribal primary draws 28 candidates

Colville Tribal members go to the polls Saturday to vote on 28 contenders for positions on the Colville Business Council. The primary vote will reduce candidates for each contended office to two who will face off in the general election in June. Poll...

 
 By Trevino    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Questioning our forestry practices - native ethics vs. tribal drive

Human beings and nature exist on the same moral plane. An eco-centric world view, should be regarded as a precondition for an aesthetic and ethical appreciation and love of our (yours and mine) environment. Self-determination is a foundational...

 
 Legals    April 20, 2016

Legals for April 20, 2016

Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board 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: Colville Tribal Gaming has submitted a land use and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Candidates listed in tribal primary

Twenty-eight contenders have filed for seven positions in the Colville Business Council primary election May 7. The top two candidates for each position will advance to the tribal general election on June 18. Six of the seven incumbents have filed...

 
 News    March 9, 2016

Newsbriefs

Hundreds of Easter baskets for sale The annual Senior Center Easter basket sale will begin Monday, March 14. There are close to 400 baskets to choose from — no two baskets are alike. The sale is at the Senior Center, 203 Main Street in Grand Coulee...

 
 News    March 2, 2016

Colvilles to gain millions in settlement

The Colville Tribes will gain millions from an agreement approved last week that settles the claims of nearly 700 tribes nationwide against the federal government. The nearly $1 billion settlement with the Obama administration has been reached over c...

 
 News    November 25, 2015

Newsbriefs

Nissen named for national honor Nespelem’s Brian Nissen has been named as a 2015 Native American “40 under 40” award recipient. Nissen was among the winners of the prestigious award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 2, 2015

As North Star gains national attention and resources, firefighters gain ground

Fire crews are gaining on the fires with help from the weather and more resources, including troops, who were visited by a four-star general this week. On Monday, Interior Dept. Secretary Sally Jewel...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 19, 2015

Report: big marijuana grow busted near Keller

A combination of law enforcement agencies reportedly seized a marijuana grow near Keller with an $8.5 million street value August 12. A story in the Tribal Tribune stated that tribal police, the Northwest Drug Task Force, U.S. Border Patrol, Tribal...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    July 29, 2015

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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015

Most incumbents re-elected in Colville Business Council election

The two incumbents in the Inchelium District lost out in the Colville Business Council general election but all the others came through as tribal election officials finished counting absentee ballots last Thursday. In Inchelium, Elizabeth...

 
 News    June 24, 2015

Small majority votes for marijuana on rez

A referendum taken June 13 to guide the Colville Business Council on whether to allow marijuana on the reservation passed with 55 percent of tribal members voting yes. The total vote was 1,910, with 1,044 voting yes. The yes vote carried in all four...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 17, 2015

Tribal elections close

The fate of some Colville Business Council positions is fuzzy as a result of polling last Saturday. Absentee ballots will be counted this Thursday, providing the final vote tally. Both races in Nespelem are close. In Position 1, Brian J. Nissen led...

 
 News    June 10, 2015

Joseph recognized for service to tribal health

Indian Health Service Acting Director Robert McSwain presented long-time National Indian Health Board Member Andy Joseph, Jr. with the 2014 IHS Director's Special Recognition Award on May 29....

 
 Opinion    June 3, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken nearly 400 sediment samples at the bottom of Lake Roosevelt from the U.S. border to Grand Coulee Dam. The sampling showed heavy concentrates of slag and toxic minerals, such as...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 13, 2015

Incumbents survive tribal primary

All the incumbents running in the Colville Tribes’ primary election last week made it into the general election June 13. Only one incumbent received fewer votes than the person challenging him. When the votes were all in, Allen Hammond, incumbent...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 29, 2015

Tribal vote this Saturday

Colville tribal members will go to the polls Saturday, May 2, to shape the June 13 general election for seven seats on the business council The Colville Business Council is made up of 14 members, seven elected each year. The two seats on the...

 
 News    April 22, 2015

Tribal members to mull legal status of marijuana on reservation

The Colville Business Council (CBC) voted 11-0 to include a referendum vote by the membership regarding the legal status of marijuana on the Colville Reservation, Tribal Chairman Jim Boyd announced Tuesday. In addition to picking half the tribal...

 
 Opinion    April 15, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 Years ago Total Health Events, LLC, of Blaine, Wash, the same company that put on last fall’s triathlon, is hosting the “Over The Dam Run” 5K/10K and a half marathon on Sunday, May 8 on Colorama weekend. The original race began in 1977, orga...

 
 Opinion    February 11, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Information released by the town of Coulee Dam under the state Public Records Act, indicates Clark Slattery has received a settlement of $13,472.23 for almost 30 year of double billing on his monthly electric bill at his home on River...

 
 Legals    January 28, 2015

Legals for January 28, 2015

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam Parks and Natural Resources Board Meeting To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Parks and Natural Resources Board of the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a regular meeting at Town Hall...

 
 News    January 7, 2015

Here are some of The Star's top stories of 2014

Jan. 8 • Greg Wilder, the new mayor of Coulee Dam, asked the Douglas County Sheriff to investigate the possible theft of public property and destruction of public records, that of a missing computer used by the former mayor, and the computer’s...

 
 News    December 31, 2014

Planning run for Congress, CEO to step down

The head of the Colville Tribes’ business arm is stepping down and has announced he’ll make a second attempt to unseat Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers in her next election. Joe Pakootas, 57, told the Tribal Tribune in a story published Dec....

 

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