TWIN LAKES – As you first approach Twin Lakes Youth Camp, you hear the sound of hammers hammering, saws cutting through wood and see a project coming to life.
Today, I sat down with former BEMER director Kim Nissen Stanger about her past experiences working at Lake Roosevelt. Kim Nissen was born in Coulee Dam, later raised on a ranch in Nespelem by her parents and her five brothers and sisters. Stanger originally attended school in Nespelem before…
NESPELEM - For the past six years with exception to 2020, the Education departments of the Colville Confederated Tribes have gathered together to plan an eventful ceremony to celebrate this year’s graduates.
11th annual Shane Proctor Bull/Steer riding school brings tribal and non-tribal youth from all over the region along with top bull riders
At the 2016 Colville Tribal General Membership meeting in Nespelem, Oct. 8, Colville tribal member Richard Allen held the microphone for nearly 10 minutes to ask CBC members about a council pay increase passed as part of the 2016-17 tribal budget.
This week, on an open agenda at the Keller District meeting, Colville Tribal member Vern Kheel asked about non-tribal members attending the district’s monthly meetings.
SPOKANE—The first statement Colville Tribal member Stefanie Marchand-Reuben made when asked at the First Friday show in downtown Spokane’s Philanthropy Center, Feb. 5, was that her art is an expression of the traditions of her family.
SAN FRANCISCO—Colville Tribal member Kimberly Norris will be recognized along with castmembers of “Cherokee Word for Water” at the American Indian Film Festival here on Nov. 9.
Friends, family and coworkers welcomed Joanne Leith into retirement today, honoring the Colville Tribal elder with a lunchtime potluck at the Nespelem Senior Meal Site.
Down two gas stations, Inchelium District tribal members must choose between Rainbow Beach Resort, 10 miles west, or Tribal Trails Noisy Waters, 27 miles north and nearly a dollar cheaper.
SILVER LAKE, Wash. — At a dead end road near the gateway to Mount St. Helens sits a 2,700 square-foot home crafted almost entirely of logs from the Colville Indian Reservation; its tables, cabinets and dressers hand-crafted from dozens of types of wood from three continents. On most surfaces…
WHITE SALMON – When asked to tell stories of his now 92-year-old life, tribal member Marlow V. Johnston had another idea.
Not many people alive remember Kewa, Washington, on the Colville Indian Reservation, the way William Clark Jr. does.
Cody Desautel was just trying to lend a hand, or a DNA swab, to a neighbor, friend and fellow tribal member in 2012, as their daughter, suffering from aplastic anemia, desperately needed a bone marrow transplant.
Every year from Aug. 1-7, over 120 countries celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. This year’s theme was to support and empower mothers by combining work and breastfeeding.
OMAK—Forty-eight children and adults participated in the second annual Take Charge of your Health Triathlon held by the Diabetes Prevention Program, Saturday, August 1 that started in Omak Lake and ended at Omak’s Stampede Park.
OMAK-Funeral Services have been arranged for the four victims of Wednesday evening’s car crash along Highway 2 west of Davenport, according to a Colville Tribal email broadcast.
Deep in the $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, passed by the Washington Legislature June 29, hides a $2 million line item for the Lake Rufus Woods Fishing Access.
Colville Business Council Chairman Jim Boyd issued a statement regarding the recent marijuana referendum that found narrow support, 1,044 for and 866 against, from Colville Tribal members during the 2015 General Election.
On the opening day of hunting season in 1980, Ella Mae Deno slept in a family travel camper at the Whitestone campground near the Hellgate Game Reserve with her elderly mother and father, Bill and Della Beardslee. Her parents were both 78. Ella was 54, and she was hunting elk, one of five Co…
NESPELEM- Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife has announced the distribution of fresh spring Chinook salmon from the Winthrop National Fish Hatchery at various locations today, Thursday, May 28.
KELLER-Starting May 20, fish will be available to Tribal members Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Keller Campground on the San Poil River.
NESPELEM- The Colville Tribal Employee Appreciation Day winners for each division were announced, Friday, May 15 at the second annual event. Tribal attorney
OKANOGAN- Producer of Merit Program application packets are available at the WSU Okanogan County Extension Office in the County Courthouse Room 101.
NESPELEM- With Washington Governor Jay Inslee declaring a drought across the state in April, Washington State University Extension and WSU Agricultural Weather Network Program have launched a new website to help educate the public on drought preparation.
OROVILLE- Pascal Sherman Indian School students Serayla Bent, Larissa Gorr and Gabrielle Tonasket along with staff members Michele Matt and Tashina Gorr traveled to Oroville, May 1 to visit the Depot Museum and set up a display of their artwork.
Wilbur— On behalf of the Wilbur school district, superintendent Steve Gaub, Keller/Wilbur School Liaison Joanne Turner and k-12 Youth Education Mentor Sharon Lowery recently traveled to Spokane to accept the 2014 Washington Achievement Award.
NESPELEM- Colville Tribal member Olivia Prumatico turned to the website gofundme.com when she found her family struggling with financial obligations earlier this month.