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Federal appeals court rules for tribes over Teck

In a legal victory for the Colville Tribes against international mining giant Teck Metals Ltd., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday affirmed lower court rulings holding Teck responsible for cleaning up its releases of hazardous substances in...

 

Legals for September 19, 2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE COLLECTION, DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING SERVICES FOR THE CITIES OF COULEE DAM, ELECTRIC CITY, GRAND COULEE AND THE TOWN OF ELMER CITY Introduction and Instructions The Regional Board of Mayors (R.B.O.M.)...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 22, 2018

Which cell phone carrier should you choose?

Depending on where you live and work in the area, it can be hard to choose a cell-phone service provider that has service where you are. Who better to ask about where they have coverage than local citizens? Responding to an August 9 post on the Star...

 

Newsbriefs

Backup plan not needed On the heels of the Aug. 7 voter approval of its Capital Projects Levy, the Grand Coulee Dam School District board last week rescinded its earlier resolution to hold another election for the same levy in November. That plan...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 18, 2018

Anticipating meet with Coulee Dam, Elmer City weighs sewage issue

Elmer City could be up to its knees in a messy problem if leaders don’t find a solution to their waste water treatment facility issue with Coulee Dam, which was discussed by the town council last week. A meeting between council members and mayors...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 18, 2018

Cawston named new tribal chairman

Rodney Cawston was named the new chairman of the Colville Business Council July 12 after a ceremony in which seven recently elected council members were sworn into office and positions were assigned...

 

Legals for July 18, 2018

Town of Coulee Dam Public Hearing on ATV Use To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Town Council of the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a Public Hearing at Town Hall, 300 Lincoln Ave, Coulee Dam, WA on Wednesday,...

 

Newsbriefs

Powwow starts Thursday night The 133rd Annual Fourth of July Celebration Powwow will take place at the Nespelem powwow grounds from July 12 through July 15. Tribal council oath of office Thursday morning The Colville Business Council oath of office...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 3, 2018

Final vote count for tribal elections announced

The official vote counts for the June 16 general election for the Colville Business Council, including the absentee ballots that were announced June 28, with several incumbents voted out, including the current chairman of the council, which governs...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 27, 2018

Final vote count for CBC

The official vote counts of Saturday’s general election for the Colville Business Council, including the absentee ballots, are in, with several incumbents voted out including the current chairman of the council that governs the tribes. In the Omak...

 

Tribal voters choose candidates

Officials returns for the May 5 Colville Business Council primary election show major shifts between the poll votes and absentee ballots, ensuring a race for the current chairman and clearly defining the top two candidates in each of four districts....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 9, 2018

Colville poll votes tallied

Jarred-Michael Erickson leads Janet (Wak Wak) Nicholson by just one vote in the Saturday polling for Nespelem Position 1 on the Colville Business Council, one of seven seats up for election. The poll vote was certified Monday, but can change...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 2, 2018

State Supreme Court to visit Colville Tribes

The Washington State Supreme Court will hold its court at the Lucy Covington Government Center at the Colville Agency near Nespelem on May 7 and 8 as part of its public outreach program. An April 30 press release from the court detailed the visit....

 

Velvet Leigh Solomon

Kwana'pᵊm Velvet Leigh Solomon passed away unexpectedly in Portland, Oregon, on March 13, 2018. She was 41 years of age. As a child, Velvet grew up in Spokane, Washington; Kodiak, Alaska;...

 

Legals for April 11, 2018

Coulee Hartline School District 151 Elementary Playground Site Preparation Project The Board of Directors of the Coulee Hartline School District 151 has declared the following project is up for bid at Coulee City Elementary at 410 W Locust. The bid...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 4, 2018

Colville Business Council primary candidates listed

The Colville Business Council, the governing body of the Colville Confederated Tribes, will hold their primary election on May 5 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. The general election will take place on June 23 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Candidates running are...

 

Legals for April 4, 2018

CITY OF GRAND COULEE VACANT CITY COUNCIL POSITION The City of Grand Coulee is seeking letters of interest to fill City Council Position #5. All interested persons, who have been a resident of Grand Coulee for at least one year, and are registered to...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 28, 2018

Head of Interior meets with Colville leaders

The Colville Confederated Tribes received a visit Thursday from the federal official who is second only to the president, overseeing most of the federal agencies in the greater Grand Coulee Dam area....

 

Legals for March 28, 2018

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Public Works Department PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following shoreline development conditional use permits:...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 14, 2018

Housing project breaks ground near Nespelem

The Colville Confederated Tribes held a groundbreaking ceremony in Nespelem on Monday for their nine new triplex housing units that are anticipated to be fully constructed in December. Between seven...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 21, 2018

Colville Tribal members vote against changing name

Colville tribal members have voted 1630-296 in a recent referendum to keep the name “The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation,” a Feb. 8 press release stated. The referendum vote is advisory, meaning the council could still change the...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 24, 2018

Looking into the shadow

How do students get real-life looks into a career without holding down a job? The answer is being a “Job Shadow.” This gives students a real opportunity to walk in the shoes of a career or job...

 

Tribal chairman disputes property claim

The chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation said Tuesday that a “notice” published in The Star last week by Lola Campbell warning that she intends to take over a dwelling in Canada owned by the Arrow Lakes Aboriginal...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 27, 2017

City acquires fiber optics in preparation to offer service

The city of Coulee Dam has bought a business and its 96 strands of fiber-optic cable that run beneath the Columbia River bridge, the mayor announced at a special city council meeting Wednesday. The purchase, a year-and-a-half in the making according...

 

Legals for December 27, 2017

Grant County Conservation District PUBLIC NOTICE A poll-site election for a board seat on the Grant County Conservation District will be held on February 13, 2018 at Grant County Conservation District, 1107 S Juniper Drive, Moses Lake, WA 98837....

 

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