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Today is the final day that the Northwest Incident Management Team 6 will be directing operations for the Greenhouse Fire. Command will be transferred from this Type 2 team to Mt. Tolman Fire at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 31st.
The Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center, Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers and Colville Service Unit have encouraged community members to keep a simple journal or log during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yesterday temperatures reached 101 degrees, the humidity dropped to eleven percent, and wind gusts up to 28 miles per hour were recorded on lower elevations within the fire. “In areas with receptive fuels, these weather conditions can result in extreme fire behavior,” said Steve Ziel, Incide…
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife has issued a release stating several tribal members have not called in to claim their Special Hunt Tags for the 2020 season.
KELLER - The Mount Tolman Fire Center announced the fire danger across the entire reservation is now very high and no burning would be allowed.
Firefighters made excellent progress on all sides of the fire yesterday. Crews and engines performing mop up (searching for hotspots to extinguish) in the southern portion of the fire found numerous small hotspots which they extinguished. They reported that the only significant amount of smo…
The Okanogan County Public Health district reported, July 25, 27 new cases since July 23. Those cases are from the following areas in the county:
On July 24, 2020 Northeast Tri County Health District (NETCHD) received laboratory confirmation of a person testing positive for COVID-19. Through an investigation, NETCHD staff confirmed that the person testing positive was at Cahoots Bar, located at 198 E Second Ave Colville WA, on July 18…
The Colville Business Council passed CBC Resolution 2020-169 enacting isolation and quarantine orders to help fight the spread of COVID-19 on the Colville Reservation.
The Colville Indian Housing Authority announced, July 15, availability of funding to assist Colville Tribal Families and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SANTE Fe, N.M. - The Southwestern Association for Indian Art has announced it has partnered with the Clark Hurlings Fund and Artspan to launch the 2020 Virtual Indian Market on Aug. 1 and provide business training and support to Native artists.
In April, hatchery staff released yearlings (from brood year 2018) and sub-yearlings (from brood year 2019) from CJH and from the acclimation ponds in Omak and Riverside, Washington.
Vision Maker Media announced, June 23, the documentary “Older than the Crown” has been selected to receive funding through their annual 2020 Public Media Project Fund, an award given to “10-12 media projects that represent the cultures, experiences and values of American Indians and Alaskan …
NESPELEM - With the Lucy F. Covington Government Center closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Colville Business Council concluded the 2020 CBC Elections with the oath of office, July 9, swearing in four new candidates and three incumbent candidates elected by the tribal membership.
NESPELEM - Through two broadcast email, June 29, Colville Tribal Human Resources Department issued an update on travel restrictions for tribal employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NESPELEM – The partial shutdown of Tribal government currently in effect has been extended until midnight on September 30, 2020 by Resolution of the Colville Business Council. Employees of the Tribal government shall continue in their current status subject to direction by their supervisor. …
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center would like to ask patients who are waiting for pending results to please refrain from calling the clinics. The clinics will call patients individually when results are available. Please do not call and overwhelm the clinic’s phone lines.
NESPELEM, WA – As part of an ongoing effort to protect the membership of the Colville Tribes from the COVID-19 virus, the Colville Tribes announced today that it has directed staff to develop a plan to distribute need-based grants to individual tribal members. These grants are expected to be…
The Colville Service Unit and Lake Roosevelt Community Health Center Clinics of the Colville Confederated Tribes will continue to offer COVID-19 Random Testing. This means if a patient of any of our clinics would like to have a test they can come to any of our 4 clinics.
NESPELEM, WA – In response to a spike of COVID-19 cases across the State of Washington and on the Colville Reservation, the Colville Tribes announced today that it will close the Lucy Covington Government Center at least through this Friday, July 10. Non-essential employees will be asked to …
Since June 30, the Colville Reservation has had 6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported within their boundaries. These cases were reported on:
NESPELEM - The Colville Confederated Tribes have announced they are partnering with SAMSHA and FEMA to staff five local crisis support specialists available via a hotline in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery period as part of a state wide team called “Washington Listens.”
NESPELEM - The Colville Confederated Tribes’ July Celebration and Powwow has been postponed until further discussion, which will take place on July 15.
NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council voted in Special Session June 17 to approve a contract with James G. Murphy Inc., a commercial and industrial auctioneer company, for inventory, advertisement and auction of the Colville Indian Precision Pine Mill in Omak.
(Nespelem, WA)- Seven Colville Business Council members whose terms will run from 2020-2022 were elected today. Three incumbents were reelected and four new members of the CBC will take office. Those elected will be sworn in July 9th, after which the Council will elect officers and appoint c…
NESPELEM, WA – The partial shutdown of Tribal government currently in effect has been extended until midnight on July 12, 2020 by Resolution of the Colville Business Council. Employees of the Tribal government shall continue in their current status subject to direction by their supervisor.
COULEE DAM, WASH. JUNE 23, 2020— The Colville Tribal Federal Corporation (CTFC) Board of Directors approved a reopening of 12 Tribes Coulee Dam Casino for Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 2PM.
COULEE DAM — An employee tested positive for COVID-19. 12 Tribes Coulee Dam Casino will close for 3-10 days beginning June 18, 2020 at 7PM. 12 Tribes Resort Casino in Omak and 12 Tribes Mill Bay Casino in Manson will remain open.
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Area Agency on Aging announced today, June 18, they will return to Monday through Friday meal delivery to seniors across the Colville Reservation June 22.
The Colville Service Unit and Lake Roosevelt Community Health Center Clinics of the Colville Confederated Tribes will continue to offer COVID-19 Random Testing. This means if a patient of any of our clinics would like to have a test they can come to any of our 4 clinics. But hours of testi…
NESPELEM - In a letter to the public, Town of Nespelem Mayor Darcy Epperson announced that the recommendation to boil water is no longer in effect for residents on the town water system.
Okanogan County Public Health is reporting five new cases since last Friday (June 12). The new cases, which have been off-reservation, are from the following towns:
LEAVENWORTH - The Colville Confederated Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife Department announced an in-season rule change for the Ps’quosa Fishery at Icicle Creek, opening the fishery 24-hours per day, 7 days per week to Wenatchi Band members of the Colville Confederated Tribes as of June 13.
The Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center continues to work with area partners to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the Colville Indian Reservation.
The Colville Service Unit and Lake Roosevelt Community Health Center Clinics of the Colville Confederated Tribes are offering COVID-19 Random Testing. This means if a patient of any of our clinics would like to have a test they can come to any of our 4 clinics.
The Colville Business Council extended the closure of the Colville Reservation alongside other public safety measures through June 26 in a continued effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the Colville Indian Reservation.
NESPELEM - In response to a concern over drinking water in Nespelem, the Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center will be distributing gallons of water at the Nespelem Town Hall for affected community members.
NESPELEM - The first several weeks of Miah Bearcub’s reign as Miss Colville Confederated Tribes were challenging; she hadn’t been on the powwow trail for a few years, she said, and there was much to relearn. But it was fun.