KELLER - Nearly 80 years ago, the Grand Coulee Dam blocked migratory salmon from moving into the Upper Columbia; today, the Colville Confederated Tribes brought those salmon back, releasing 30 summer Chinook into Lake Roosevelt south of Keller at the Keller Ferry alternative landing in what …
NESPELEM - The Colville Confederated Tribes planted 3O chinook salmon into Lake Rufus Woods - a span of the Columbia River between Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams - in a cultural event this morning near Nespelem.
NESPELEM – Since their longhouse burned to the ground, Dec. 26, 2012, the Nez Perce have been without a home on the Colville Reservation, and one of the sentiments shared by all present during a meeting Monday at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center in Nespelem was that that has been too long.
KELLER - The Northwest Interagency Management Team currently fighting the Williams Flats and Lundstrom Butte fires on the Hellgate Game Reserve south of Keller on the Colville Reservation has reported a drone shut down air attack operations yesterday.
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife program has announced it will hold a cultural release of Chinook salmon into Lake Rufus Woods, Friday, at the new Net Pen RV Park on the Columbia River Road.
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife Program has issued a broadcast via tribal broadcast stating that special hunt draw tags that are not claimed by Wednesday will be redrawn.
NESPELEM – The Colville Tribal Police Department is searching for information concerning missing Colville tribal member Connie Williams, a missing endangered adult.
Neseplem - Christine Buckminster is a Colville tribal member who artistically expresses our heritage and culture through her paintings. While growing up in Nespelem, Buckminster started to learn at a young age how to paint from her family, who are also artists.
NESPELEM – In 2008, when Pacific Seafood purchased the steelhead fish farm (often known locally as simply “the net pens”) along the Columbia River a few miles west of the Colville Confederated Tribes’ Nespelem Agency campus, they could feel the cautious concern of the Colville Business Counc…
SPOKANE - Under the shadow of Spokane’s Riverfront Park’s clocktower, Spokane tribal elder Pat Moses called back to a time before the city.
KELLER – Keller School has received recognition from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Board for Education and Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee in a new system established for “recognizing and celebrating schools’ achievements on the …
NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council approved through a resolution, July 18, a second interim extension of the Lake Rufus Woods Agreement with the state of Washington.
NESPELEM – It hasn't been long since summer began and for most kids everyday seems to be a never ending vacation. However Amelia McCuen, a very generous 8 year old young lady, has devoted her time, energy and thoughts this summer to her people.
July 22, 2019Nespelem, WA—The Colville Business Council, under its Constitutional authority to establish committees as necessary to handle CBC business, has created a new “Fisheries Committee,”CBC Chairman Rodney Cawston announced today. The committee will address matters specifically relate…
The Colville Confederated Tribes Fish and Wildlife Department has released a warning via tribal broadcast reminding boats it is illegal to transport or spread aquatic invasive species such as milfoil and zebra mussel.
INCHELIUM – The Colville Business Council will vote on a recommendation that would allow the Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife Department to construct a new shop at the former site of the Inchelium Post and Pole Plant in Special Session, Thursday.
NESPELEM – In early July, a fisherman caught two walleyes in Buffalo Lake, which is a problem, Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife director Randall Friedlander told the Colville Business Council’s Natural Resource Committee, Tuesday.
NESPELEM – The Colville Confederated Tribes have opened for public comment a proposed amendment to the Colville Tribal Code that aims to clarify “grandparent and other party visitation along with modification of custody, providing processes, burdens and legal standards for judicial determina…
NESPELEM – The Colville Confederated Tribes have opened for public comment a proposed amendment to the Colville Tribal Code that would “provide for the introduction, sale, distribution and possession of packaged spirits” on properties owned by the Colville Tribes, according to a proposed cod…
OMAK – The Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group opened the new homes of Colville tribal member Susan and Dennis Best and Robert, Aaron and Aiden Stafford, June 21, hosting dedications at the two residences near Desautel on the Colville Indian Reservation.
NESPELEM – The Colville Tribal Police Department will be set up, June 25 and June 27 at the Nespelem Head Start building, to photograph and document items of personal property “that are ceremonial in nature and have no serial numbers or have no other means to be identified,” according to rel…
NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council voted on a resolution, Thursday, to buy and donate flags to the Grand Coulee School District after a request put forth by the school district’s director of Indian programs, Kim Stanger.
NESPELEM, WA—The Colville Tribes has purchased approximately 184 acres near Pasco, Washington as part of a long-term strategy to buy back lands in its historic territories for cultural and economic development purposes, Rodney Cawston, Chairman of the Colville Business Council said today.
Tribal member Joseph Somday never wanted to end up on the front page of a newspaper. Usually, that meant you did something wrong if you were a member of law enforcement.
NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council approved two different, unanimous resolutions for an August Quarterly Elder Stipend in the amount of $350 and a per capita payment in the amount of $200 during Special Session by unanimous decision.
NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council has approved a resolution to approve Key Bank to pursue up to $18 million in financing for construction of the Colville Treatment Facility.
OMAK - The Paschal Sherman Indian School has announced it is accepting notifications of interest from Colville Tribal members who are interested in filling two vacant school board positions.
NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council approved a resolution that defines tribal member-only recreational areas within the boundaries of the Colville Reservation, during special session June 6.
NESPELEM, WA—The US Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal by Teck, Inc., of the Colville Tribes’ victories in a landmark environmental enforcement case, establishing that the Canadian mining giant’s actions in dumping millions of tons of toxic waste into the Upper Columbia River mak…
NESPELEM – Buying items just got a little easier for Programs of the Colville Confederated Tribes, who now have access to the world's largest online retailer through an Amazon Business account.
NESPELEM – The battle was on when several agencies and Tribes joined forces in early May to remove as many northern pike as possible from Lake Roosevelt waters. Together the (Colville Tribe, Spokane Tribe, WDFW, Kalispel Tribe, National Park Service and Grant and Chelan PUDs) were able to r…
CHENEY - Following the preliminary round in the shot put competition at the WIAA State Track and Field Finals in Cheney, Friday, a mutter went through the crowd: To win, Colville tribal descendant Steven Flowers, a senior at Lake Roosevelt High School, would have to throw a personal record.
INCHELIUM – The Inchelium Elders will host a Colville Tribes Elder Dinner, June 12 at the Inchelium Community Center, bringing together elders from across the reservation and outlying areas.
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribes hosted a free opioid response training at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center, May 28 and May 29, bringing together local tribal and federal employees from health care, behavioral health and corrections, as well as guests from across the region.
NESPELEM – Colville tribal members Willie Coleman and Daniel Nanamkin graduated from the Colville Confederated Tribal Court’s Healing to Wellness Court with a ceremony held at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center in Nespelem, May 17.
NESPELEM - The Colville Tribal Tribune is currently accepting photos and information related to recent Colville Tribal graduates of high school and college programs.