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 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Sinixt people pledged long ago to fight despite Colville Business Council hindrance

Autonomous Sinixt recently self-identified as Autonomous, despite functioning as autonomous for over 35 years in British Colombia (BC). Beginning with the occupation at the Vallican Heritage Site, to prevent road construction from... — Updated 7/12/2022

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Tribal censorship an ironic issue in expulsion

Local media were notified (Feb. 21) that “By a 8-6 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC Andrea George.” CBC expulsions are authorized by the CBC Ethics Code and the Colville Tribal... — Updated 2/27/2019

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Faux news foments more hate

American narcissism-exceptionalism is the most habitual exporter of terror around the globe by the cruelties out of Congress and the White house. Exports of military arms and environmental poisoning of foreign Peoples and their... — Updated 4/18/2018

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Shameful tax code proposal would do great harm

Cathy’s craven role in “money-changing” the U.S. Tax Code to aid “The Money-Changer’s Tax Paradise” in offshore tax shelters is shameful! The $1.5 trillion-dollar tax giveaway is the biggest tax giveaway to giant... — Updated 11/15/2017

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Doublespeak supports the unfair and morally obscene

Doublespeak supports the unfair and morally obscene Is Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers ignorant about what is going on, literally, on the ground? She gives “doublespeak” about her support for the destruction of public land... — Updated 11/8/2017

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

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... — Updated 2/22/2017 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Council censorship eliminates free speech and thought

There are a lot of TV and print and talk shows about terrorism here and terrorism there. It is a serious matter, terrorism is. What makes it worrisome is that it is not well defined, and it seems some government officials want it... — Updated 8/24/2016 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

A tribal court gamed by the council is no legal court

In order to get around the censorship of the Colville tribal members’ newspaper, the Tribal Tribune (TT), I want to specifically thank publishers for printing reports about sordid tribal Colville Business Council (CBC) conduct.... — Updated 8/3/2016 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

CBC failure part of deep deception

“As The Stomach Turns” is possibly how many of us Tribal Members felt, who read the Bill Of Impeachment content against former Colville Tribal Court Chief Judge Scot Stuart in November 2015. While we read it with interest,... — Updated 7/6/2016 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

When tribal leadership incompetence becomes racketeering

It’s one thing to be ignorant of one’s own stupidity and incompetence, but TR 2016-217 rubs it in the face of the Colville Tribal Peoples, a cruel insult to the members of the CCT who are ashamed, especially, of the criminal... — Updated 5/18/2016 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Council censorship justified by two lies

Yes, at the March 6, 2013 Colville Tribal Council Management and Budget Committee Meeting, where Committee Chair Billy Nicholson held court and Mike Finley, Council Chair, sat next to, and huddled with, Billy, censorship was far... — Updated 2/11/2015 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Tribal council imposing censorship at Tribal Tribune

There is a lot of TV and print and talk shows about terrorism here and terrorism there. It is a serious matter, terrorism is. What makes it worrisome is that it is not well defined and it seems some government officials want it... — Updated 2/4/2015 Full story

 By Lou Stone    Opinion

Where has the tribal conscience gone?

Much has been written to (the Tribal Tribune) in editorials about theft, embezzlements, unfair hiring and cronyism. We can write about it until we turn purple as evidently some majorities of Colville Tribal Members don’t seem to... — Updated 11/6/2013 Full story


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