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 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 16, 2017 

Fire burning 12 miles outside of Keller

A lightning-caused, 1,150-acre fire that started at 3 a.m. Aug. 9, is burning a mile off of Bridge Creek Road, about 12 miles northeast of Keller, and is 18 percent contained, according to an Aug. 15 press release from the Colville Confederated...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 16, 2017 

Colville Confederated Tribes seeking input on potential name change

The Colville Confederated Tribes are considering changing their name and are welcoming input on the decision. A new section on the CCT’s website, titled “Reclaim The Name” at www.colvilletribes.com, has information on the name change, videos...

 

Legals for August 16, 2017

Public Notice United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, OWW-191 Seattle, Washington 98101 (206) 553-0523 or 1-800-424-4372 (within Region 10 only) NOTICE OF PROPOSED RE-ISSUANCE OF A NATIONAL...

 

Open Letter to the Tribal Council

I am an Okanogan Indian and a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. I am so disappointed in your name choice; I must re-remind you of your history and that we are not 12 tribes; we are but 10 bands of one tribe. The name...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/26 - A delivery person who had turned into the Bureau of Reclamation administrative area was escorted by security personnel to the correct delivery location. Police were called to stand by. 7/31 - A man on Mead Avenue told...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 26, 2017

Running camp offered at LR Elementary

Hannah Tomeo, an accomplished runner for Mead High School's track team this past year, and who signed with Portland State University to run in track and cross country, is hosting a running camp this...

 

Newsbriefs

She won Natalie Nachtigal-Dennis won the jailhouse-style playhouse built for The Ridge Riders Saddle Club and raffled off. The playhouse raffle, which concluded as the playhouse was given away at the club’s junior rodeo July 16, raised about...

 
 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

Update: Fire burning southeast of Keller now 80% contained

A lightning-caused fire burning eight miles southeast of Keller is 80 percent contained, as of mid-morning on Thursday, and with continued success demobilization of fire crews is expected early this weekend. The 681-acre Redford Canyon fire, located...

 
 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...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Update: Redford Canyon fire burns near Keller

A lightning-caused fire burning eight miles southeast of Keller was only 10 percent contained, as of mid-morning on Tuesday. The 500-acre Redford Canyon fire, located just northeast of where the San Poil river empties into the Columbia, is spreading...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Nespelem Boys & Girls Club opens

Nespelem now has a Boys & Girls Club, located in the area's community center, offering a range of activities, mentorship, and help with homework. A soft opening of the club occurred on June 21...

 
 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...

 

Darius "Kanie" St.Paul

Darius "Kanie" St.Paul, 67, enrolled member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday evening, July 2, 2017, in Spokane surrounded by his loved ones. The world...

 
 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    July 5, 2017

Approval of funds will mean lower payments on sewage plant

A process that for a time stranded some federal funding in Washington D.C., will now play out with Coulee Dam residents paying less for their new wastewater treatment plant because a grant finally came through. With some prodding. Mayor Greg Wilder...

 
 By Lillie LaPlace    Opinion    July 5, 2017

A letter to the secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Education Dear Secretary DeVos,

Though I doubt that this letter will reach your desk, I find it ever more necessary as a public school student to address you. I am white, I am Christian, I have a 4.0 GPA, my family lives comfortably, and I do not face many adverse challenges in...

 

Breaking News: Grant & Okanogan Counties impose burn bans

Both Grant and Okanogan Counties imposed temporary burn bans on outdoor burning. Read the full press releases from each county below. Grant County Board of County Commissioners Press Release June 28, 2017 For more information contact: Grant County...

 

Beverly B "Bev" Davis

Beverly B "Bev" Davis, 68, beloved life-long resident of Nespelem, Washington, and proud member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, went on to join her elders Sunday evening, June 18, 2017, from...

 
 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...

 

Legals for June 14, 2017

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam To the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, the Annual Drinking Water Report for the period of January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, is now available. A copy of the report can be accessed at...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 31, 2017

Lk. Roosevelt level rising with runoff

The spring runoff from melting snow in Canada is now coming down the Columbia River, and Lake Roosevelt is beginning to refill. Following the long 2016-17 winter, Lake Roosevelt has been kept at a low...

 

Tribes honor McBride

Richard McBride, center, superintendent of the North Central Washington ESD (Educational Service District) in Wenatchee, receives a Pendleton blanket from the Colville Tribes upon his retirement....

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    May 17, 2017

Plenty of winners listed for the rodeo

Those rodeo cowboys didn't waver, even with threatening skies both Friday and Saturday, as they competed for a lot of money in the 61st Colorama Pro-West Rodeo at the Ridge Rider grounds in Delano....

 

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