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NESPELEM, WA – The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Attorney General of the State of Washington to sue to stop the sale or relocation of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Federal Archives and Records Cen…

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Running and biking daily with the name of a missing or murdered indigenous woman or child painted in red on their arms - and with the red hand print that has come to represent Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women movement painted on their faces - Colville Tribal member Willi Bessette joined…

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NESPELEM - At a small ceremony to unveil the town of Nespelem’s new water system, Dec. 23, Nespelem Mayor Darcy Epperson said the upgrade would allow the town to lift a moratorium on new housing and projects that had been in place for several years.

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NESPELEM, WA – The Colville Tribes today imposed a curfew in the Keller District. The curfew is active each day between the hours of 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.. During this time, all residents of the Reservation, and visitors to the Reservation, must remain indoors. Travel is allowed only i…

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All over the world many cultures will celebrate the longest night/shortest day of the year.  Here in the America’s many Native American cultures will also celebrate the shortest day of the year.  This day is also called “the winter solstice”, which marks the longest night and fewest hours of…

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LOGAN, Utah – After getting their first win of the season, Colville Tribal descendant Andrew Peasley and the Utah State Aggies looked to keep that momentum going against conference foe Air Force, Dec. 3.   

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NESPELEM –   Fisheries managers have been working to restore Pacific lamprey in the Okanogan River basin since 2017. This year, two generations of larval lamprey have been sampled in multiple tributary streams proving those efforts are working.

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OMAK - The Colville Tribes’ 12 Tribes Resort Casino in Omak unveiled their new Loggers Pub this week to VIP casino players and tribal dignitaries, showcasing the renovated venue that previously housed the casino’s night club.

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NESPELEM, WA – The Colville Tribes notifies all residents or visitors within the Colville Reservation that public safety laws will be strictly enforced during the current spike in COVID-19 cases. The Tribal Health Department is issuing specific orders to infected or exposed people which are …

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NESPELEM, WA – The Colville Tribes today imposed a curfew in the Inchelium District. The curfew is active each day between the hours of 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.. During this time, all residents of the Reservation, and visitors to the Reservation, must remain indoors. Travel is allowed onl…

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NESPELEM - Pacific Aquaculture, which owns and operates the net pens on the Omak-Columbia River Road west of Nespelem - donated 200 turkeys and 50 gift cards to the Colville Tribes Food Distribution Center, Nov. 18, which were handed out to families this week across the reservation.

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NESPELEM - During Special Session, Nov. 5, the Colville Business Council voted to approve a requirement that all new fence construction within the Colville Tribes’ pronghorn management areas will be built within guidelines intended to protect pronghorn.

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NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council voted during Special Session, Nov. 5, on a recommendation put forward by the CBC Rules Committee to suspend Colville Business Council member Virgil ‘Smoker’ Marchand for 60 days without pay in relation to an ethics complaint made against the CBC member.

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COULEE DAM - The Northwest Native Development Fund (NNDF) has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo’s Open For Business Fund to help Washington businesses stay open in these times of COVID-19 and disastrous wildfires. The NNDF will use the funds to implement a unique “Small Business…

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NESPELEM - During special session, Oct. 21, the Colville Business Council unanimously voted to waive all residential building permit fees for the 2020 Cold Springs Fire and Inchelium Complex Fire victims.

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NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council voted to approve the 2020 November Elder Quarterly Stipend, providing $350 to each eligible Colville Tribal elder age 55 years old and older.

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NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council approved the Colville Tribal Operating Budget for fiscal year 2021 in the total amount of $55,430,410 during special session, Oct. 21.

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NESPELEM - Colville Tribal Head Start Program Manager Jeanie Kent met with the Colville Business Council’s Education and Employment Committee, Oct. 19, noting in-person schooling could potentially begin in Keller and Inchelium Nov. 2 and in Omak and Nespelem Nov. 16.

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NESPELEM - The Colville Confederated Tribes Election’s Office, which has lead the tribes’ effort in the 2020 U.S. Census, has reported the tribes have completed the decennial count with a 85 percent return - 18 percentage points higher than the national average.

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