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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;... Full story


Legals for April 11, 2018

Coulee Hartline School District 151 Elementary Playground Site Preparation Project The Board of Directors of the Coulee Hartline School District 151 has declared the following project is up for bid at Coulee City Elementary at 410 W Locust. The bid... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 4, 2018

Colville Business Council primary candidates listed

The Colville Business Council, the governing body of the Colville Confederated Tribes, will hold their primary election on May 5 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. The general election will take place on June 23 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Candidates running are...


Legals for April 4, 2018

CITY OF GRAND COULEE VACANT CITY COUNCIL POSITION The City of Grand Coulee is seeking letters of interest to fill City Council Position #5. All interested persons, who have been a resident of Grand Coulee for at least one year, and are registered to... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 28, 2018

Head of Interior meets with Colville leaders

The Colville Confederated Tribes received a visit Thursday from the federal official who is second only to the president, overseeing most of the federal agencies in the greater Grand Coulee Dam area....


Legals for March 28, 2018

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Public Works Department PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following shoreline development conditional use permits:... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 14, 2018

Housing project breaks ground near Nespelem

The Colville Confederated Tribes held a groundbreaking ceremony in Nespelem on Monday for their nine new triplex housing units that are anticipated to be fully constructed in December. Between seven...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 21, 2018

Colville Tribal members vote against changing name

Colville tribal members have voted 1630-296 in a recent referendum to keep the name “The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation,” a Feb. 8 press release stated. The referendum vote is advisory, meaning the council could still change the...

 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 24, 2018

Looking into the shadow

How do students get real-life looks into a career without holding down a job? The answer is being a “Job Shadow.” This gives students a real opportunity to walk in the shoes of a career or job...


Tribal chairman disputes property claim

The chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation said Tuesday that a “notice” published in The Star last week by Lola Campbell warning that she intends to take over a dwelling in Canada owned by the Arrow Lakes Aboriginal...

 By Scott Hunter    News    December 27, 2017

City acquires fiber optics in preparation to offer service

The city of Coulee Dam has bought a business and its 96 strands of fiber-optic cable that run beneath the Columbia River bridge, the mayor announced at a special city council meeting Wednesday. The purchase, a year-and-a-half in the making according...


Legals for December 27, 2017

Grant County Conservation District PUBLIC NOTICE A poll-site election for a board seat on the Grant County Conservation District will be held on February 13, 2018 at Grant County Conservation District, 1107 S Juniper Drive, Moses Lake, WA 98837.... Full story


Legals for December 6, 2017

Grant County Fire District No. 14 NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE   Grant County Fire District No. 14 will change the regular meeting date of Monday, December 25, 2017, to Monday, December 18, 2017, at 7 p.m., at the Electric City Fire Station due to the... Full story


Legals for November 22, 2017

Notice of Public Budget Hearing and Change of Regular Meeting Time Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln & Okanogan Counties, Washington Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties, Washington; whic... Full story


Legals for November 15, 2017

Lincoln County Fire Dist. #9 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2018 Budget Public Hearing will be held by the Lincoln County Fire District #9 on November 16, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Nazarene Church, two miles east of Grand... Full story


Andrew C. Joseph Sr.

Andrew (Andy) Charles Joseph Sr., whose Indian name is En Ca's Boosman, died at age 81 on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Andy had been a patient in the Coulee Medical Center for the past year, fighting... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 30, 2017

Colville Tribes enters growing hemp industry

The Colville Confederated Tribes is now the first tribe with a permit to grow hemp, and growing some of the only hemp in the United States today. The U.S. hemp industry is estimated to have brought...

 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... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 19, 2017

Tribal elder warns about Trump as council reorganizes

Members of the Colville Confederated Tribes, in a packed room at the Lucy Covington Government Center, heard a retiring elder give advice for the future at the swearing-in ceremony for the new... Full story


Requests for the new Colville Business Council

I have written you, the Colville Business Council, through this approach to let everyone know what I am saying to you. Now that we have a new Business Council seated, I respectfully ask that each of you take these three things into consideration, now... Full story


Honoring a leader

Shelly Boyd, left, gestures toward a portrait of her late husband, Jim Boyd, who died unexpectedly in 2016 at the age of 60 as he chaired the Colville Business Council. The work was presented as the... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Colville Tribes dedicates headquarters

The Colville Confederated Tribes dedicated their government building to Lucy Friedlander Covington on Thursday, July 6. Covington, a granddaughter of Chief Moses of the Sinkiuse/Columbia Tribe, and... Full story

 By Roger S. Lucas    News    July 5, 2017

Tribal council votes close

The Colville Tribes had some very close races in the Colville Business Council general election June 24. The poll votes and absentee votes were certified on Thursday. In Nespelem Position 1 race, Rodney Cawston won over Ricky Gabriel, 392-285.... Full story

 By Scott Hunter    News    June 21, 2017

CBC expels member of business council

The Colville Business Council Friday expelled one of its 14 members on a split vote just before elections set for this Saturday. Following an investigative hearing, the CBC expelled Ricky Gabriel with a 9-4 vote, citing ethics violations, according... Full story

 By Roger S. Lucas    News    May 17, 2017

Tribal primary sets up June election

There will be some changes on the Colville Business Council as two vacated seats will be filled and some incumbents could be in trouble after the May 6 Primary Election absentee votes were totaled. There will be new business council members in the... Full story


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