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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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....

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Lou Stone    Opinion    February 22, 2017

Crybaby bullies, cowards to boot

Justice has never flourished on the Colville Indian Reservation (CIR) for tribal members, although federal Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) funds are intended for the very purpose of providing law and order for the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 1, 2017

Town to start process to build new sewer plant

Coulee Dam expects to award a construction contract in late March to build a new multimillion dollar wastewater treatment plant, the mayor and consulting engineers told the town council Wednesday. The town got a “verbal OK” earlier in the day...

 

Joanne Leith

Joanne Leith, 73, passed away at her home Saturday evening January 7, 2017, surrounded by her family, following a long and courageous battle with illness. Joanne was born in Nespelem, Washington to...

 
 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....

 

Newsbriefs

Born locally, a national hero is dead A man who as a soldier faced down a rogue platoon of compatriots to help stop the slaughter of innocents in Vietnam in 1968, died Dec. 17. Larry Colburn, 67, was born in Coulee Dam in 1949. His father was a WWII...

 

Restaurant to open next spring at casino

The Colville Tribes’ expanded Coulee Dam Casino will open in late February or March, Chief Operating Officer of Colville Gaming John MacClain said last week. The $3.2 million project was started about a year ago, and will include full dining...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 7, 2016

Tribal veterans join thousands at pipeline protest and victory

Smiles and tears accompanied song and prayer last week as members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation gave an appreciative sendoff to 10 armed forces veterans who were heading to...

 

Tribes announce member payments from settlement

An amount equal to the Colville Tribes’ “Ramah settlement” will be distributed to Tribal members through per capita payments on December 5, Colville Business Council Chairman Dr. Michael Marchand said last week. “The Colville Business...

 

Legals for November 23, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2016-39092 lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) ) CHIEF...

 

Colville Tribes to distribute per capita payments Dec. 5

Nespelem, WA—An amount equal to the Colville Tribes’ “Ramah settlement” will be distributed to Tribal members through per capita payments on December 5, Colville Business Council Chairman Dr. Michael Marchand said today. “The Colville...

 

Legals for November 9, 2016

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2017 Revenue Source/Ad Valorem Hearing To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a Public Hearing on the Revenue Source/Ad Valorem...

 

Legals for November 2, 2016

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam Notice is hereby given that the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a 2017 Preliminary Budget Hearing on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to provide...

 

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