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 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....

 

Legals for May 17, 2017

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Planning Department Pete Palmer, Land Use/Shoreline Administrator P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155, 509-634-2570 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public...

 

Ride 'em, cowgirl!

Rodeo Princess Jadya Taylor finishes a ride in the junior steer riding competition at the Nespelem Junior Rodeo Saturday, picking up 68 points. The 11-year-old Colville Tribes member from Omak also...

 

Michael Nicodemus "Mike" Somday

Michael Nicodemus "Mike" Somday passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 26, 2017, in Grand Coulee, Washington at the age of 83. Mike was born to James and Rose (Gua) Somday, shortly after his...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 3, 2017

Steamboat campground construction still delayed

Thirty new campsites at Steamboat Rock State Park will still have to wait to become a reality, with no set date for construction to resume. Currently the area for the new campsites is just a big, empty lot of sand, just as it was left in the fall of...

 

Tall Timbers trip set

Some 60 sixth-graders, 50 from Lake Roosevelt and 10 from Nespelem, will get the “Tall Timbers” experience May 17-19 when they head for the outdoor education location near Leavenworth. Each year, for the past several, Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 26, 2017

Earth Day celebration a success

The Colville Confederated Tribes held their eighth annual Earth Day celebration on Friday at the Nespelem Pow Wow grounds. Those attending learned about the environment and what we can do to help it....

 

Newsbriefs

Parish on parks The Electric City Council selected former city councilman Brad Parrish to serve on the city’s Parks and Recreation Committee. Parrish had been active as a council member in getting the city’s Revitalization plan started and is a...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 19, 2017

Earth Day event on Friday

The Colville Confederated Tribes is hosting their 8th Annual Celebration of Earth Day on Friday, April 21st, the day before Earth Day, at the Colville Agency powwow grounds near Nespelem. The event is scheduled to last from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    April 19, 2017

Harlem Crowns basketball team comes to the area

The Harlem Crowns, an entertaining basketball troupe full of razzle dazzle, came to Coulee Dam on April 11 to play against local players, bring joy and laughter to the crowd, and to talk about overcoming adversity. The basketball squad (although...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 12, 2017

Local hunter acquitted of hunting charges

A landmark court ruling in Nelson, British Columbia. states that members of the Arrow Lakes (Sinixt) tribe are now allowed to hunt on their traditional lands, where their ancestors had hunted for thousands of years prior to European contact. The ruli...

 

Legals for April 12, 2017

Colville Tribal Correctional Facility (CTFC) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP #1 - Contractor for Medical Room Improvements The Colville Tribal Correctional Facility (CTCF) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP); seeking a contractor for Medical Room...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Opinion    April 5, 2017

Change the name of the tribes

In support of Arnie Marchand’s letter to the editor, I couldn’t agree more about changing the name of the Colville Confederated Tribes, Indian Reservation, etc. John Colville was some punk Brit who never set foot in the Americas, let alone this...

 

Legals for April 5, 2017

Keller School District #3 Notice of School Bus to be sold as surplus Keller School District #3 is announcing that the following vehicle is being declared surplus. Pursuant to RCW 28A.335.180 this notice is provided to inform the public that the vehic...

 

What to do after you're elected to tribal council

This is a letter to all those vying for a position on the Tribal Council. You should do three things after becoming an elected representative. First: Change the name of the reservation. REASON: Time has long since passed that we continue to call...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 22, 2017

Colville Tribal Recycling Center accepts wide variety of materials

Operating since 2008, the Colville Tribal Recycling Program, based in Nespelem, provides the most comprehensive recycling opportunities in the area, accepting a wide variety of materials, for free,...

 

"Era of Megafires" to be presented

Anyone who has wondered about the growth of the local widlfire season and of the size of the fires that have struck the region in the last few years may want to catch up on the work of Dr. Paul Hessburg. They’ll have a good chance next week....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 22, 2017

Basketball tourney brings people together, business to area

The Nespelem All-Indian Basketball Tournament was held this past weekend, bringing people together to bond over basketball and bringing people to the area during the tourists' off-season. Thirty-two...

 
 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...

 

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