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 By Scott Hunter    News    June 29, 2016 

Tribal Chairman Jim Boyd dies at 60

Jim Boyd, leader of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and renowned musician and recording artist, died unexpectedly last week at the age of 60. "This is a very, very sad day for the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 29, 2016 

Election brings changes for Colville Tribes

There will be some changes on the Colville Business Council as a result of the general election tally over the past week. During the tally, it was announced that Chairman Jim Boyd had died. Boyd was running against Georgia Simpson in the Inchelium...

 
 Legals    June 29, 2016 

Legals for June 29, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2015-38236 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016

Tribal chairman Boyd dies at 60

The Colville Tribes announced this morning (6-22-16) that Chairman Jim Boyd has died at the age of 60. What follows is the tribal press release: Chairman Boyd walks on NESPELEM, WA - The Colville...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016

Current chairman trails in poll vote

Most races were close, and all incumbents but two appeared to be headed for re-election in the Colville Business Council general poll election Saturday. Absentee ballots could change most races, but the unofficial tally Monday showed that incumbents...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Newsbriefs

Tribal vote Saturday Saturday, June 18, Colville Confederated Tribes members will go to the polls to elect Colville Business Council members in their general election. All six incumbents made it through the primary vote to the general election....

 
 School    June 8, 2016

Lake Roosevelt Schools honor Supt. Dr. Dennis Carlson

Tuesday afternoon school staff and officials started to say farewell to Supt. Dr. Dennis Carlson, who retires at the end of June. Here incoming Superintendent Paul Turner, left, presents a framed...

 
 News    June 1, 2016

Colville Tribes' chief judge resigns amid controversy

Colville Tribal Court Chief Judge Scot Stuart resigned his position May 10, following an order by the Colville Tribal Court of Appeals related to a complaint filed by court staff and a Tribal Court practitioner in November 2015, the Tribe stated in...

 
 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...

 

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