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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 

Fireworks bans detailed

You just bought a bag of fireworks and are wondering where you can set them off. Here’s your answer: Fireworks are banned from the Colville Tribes’ reservation this year. Likewise in Elmer City and Coulee Dam. Fireworks are also banned in the Lak...

 
 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...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    June 29, 2016 

Tribes' loss is the world's too

I didn’t know Jim Boyd well, just enough to like him and admire his talent. So it came as a complete surprise when the sudden news of his death overwhelmed me last week. That reaction likely has something to do with being nearly the same age, but...

 
 Obituaries    June 29, 2016 

Luther Allen Leith

Luther Allen Leith, 37, was born November 16, 1978, in Grand Coulee, Washington, to Roy and Joanne Circle-Leith. He left us much too soon from Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane,...

 
 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 Jesse Utz    Opinion    June 22, 2016

What's going on out there?

Here are a few thoughts from the last few weeks. Remember, my thoughts are strictly my thoughts, not anyone’s at the paper, school, church or in my household. Please do not hold them accountable for anything I might write here or say in public....

 
 Legals    June 22, 2016

Legals for June 22, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2015-38251 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

In support of a mission

The Colville Tribes launched a dugout canoe Friday from the Spring Canyon boat launch, on a mission to revive an old tradition in support of exploring a new possibility: bringing salmon back to the...

 
 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....

 
 News    June 1, 2016

Volunteers are needed at Banks Lake Golf Course

The call went out from the three Port District 7 commissioners who have been managing the course, with each commissioner putting in from 30-50 hours a week this season. “We can’t keep up this pace the entire season,” Commissioner Jerry Sands...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    May 25, 2016

Shirley Ann Wak Wak

Shirley Ann Wak Wak, 67, was born May 13, 1949, in Nespelem, Washington, to Isaac and Rose Marie (Covington) Wak Wak. She died Friday afternoon, May 20, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at her...

 
 Legals    May 11, 2016

Legals for May 11, 2016

Nespelem School District #14 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING 2015-2016 Budget Extension & Hearing Notice is hereby given that Nespelem School District No. 14 is preparing to change the 2015-16 Capital Projects Budgets. The Directors will meet on May 23,...

 
 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...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 27, 2016

Hundreds attend seventh annual Earth Day Celebration in Nespelem

A festive Earth Day celebration, the seventh organized by a local Earth Day Committee, took place at the Nespelem powwow grounds Friday as an estimated 800-1,200 children and adults enjoyed the...

 
 News    April 20, 2016

Newsbriefs

City OKs beer tent The Grand Coulee City Council approved Mayor Paul Townsend sending a letter of support for the chamber of commerce’s plan to have a beer tent at North Dam Park during the Colorama Festival celebration. The times will be from 3...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 20, 2016

School contest results to show at tribal Earth Day event

by Roger S. Lucas Students at a number of area schools will see this Friday, Earth Day, how well they did in a recycling contest as results of a Colville Tribes challenge are unveiled during Earth Day celebrations at the powwow grounds Friday, April...

 
 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 Jacob Wagner    News    April 13, 2016

Gary Payton basketball workshop aims to inspire

NBA hall-of-famer Gary Payton came to the area Thursday to host a basketball workshop entitled "Rise Above." About 200 boys and girls of all ages had a blast performing basketball drills, playing...

 
 News    April 13, 2016

The Colville Tribes' business arm will open its fifth fuel location in special ceremonies this Friday

Opening is a new $3.4 million convenience store at Manson, Washington, near the tribes’ Mill Bay Casino. The location is at 455 Wapato Lake Road. Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m., and the facility has been named Colville Fuels Deep Water. The public is...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

NBA great coming to area

Former NBA great Gary Payton, will hold a basketball camp Thursday, at Lake Roosevelt High School gym. The sports action will be mixed with a Payton message on life skills and how to build a productive life. The event is being put on by the Colville...

 
 Obituaries    March 30, 2016

Joanne "Bone" Redthunder

Joanne "Bone" Redthunder, 61, was born August 8, 1954, into the Nespelem, Washington home of Joe and Lucy Weipah - Redthunder. Joanne passed on to her elders Thursday morning, March 24, 2016, from...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports    March 30, 2016

Basketball great Payton coming to the coulee

Local kids can work on basketball and more in a clinic with retired basketball great Gary Payton next week. Athletic Director Rich Black said Tuesday afternoon he had just learned the high school gym had been scheduled for a clinic hosted by Payton,...

 

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