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Pacific lamprey are rarely seen in the Okanogan sub-basin but fisheries managers are working hard to change that. Efforts have been underway since 2017 with multiple releases happening every year. Recovery of this fish species is a cooperative effort between agencies, tribes and hydroelectri…

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NESPELEM - Colville tribal member Thomas Lezard completed the Colville Tribal Healing to Wellness Court, receiving a dismissal with prejudice of his charges from the Colville Tribal Prosecutor’s Office in a ceremonial event, Oct. 15 at the tribal court. 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Confederated Tribes Fish and Wildlife Department’s Resident Fish Hatchery released 1,900 Brook trout, averaging 1.5 pounds, into Owhi Lake, Oct. 8, according to a release distributed on Oct. 16.

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VANCOUVER, BC— Rodney Cawston, the Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (CCT), announced today that the Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in the Rick Desautel hunting case, in which three lower courts have held that Desautel, and by extension all …

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OMAK – The Paschal Sherman Indian School is celebrating Anti-Bullying Month through the month of October, engaging the students with “different activities and opportunities for our young leaders to learn about anti-bullying, help each other, and their community,” according to a release from …

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NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council, the governing body of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, has approved implementation of a 4-day/10-hour workweek, beginning Sept. 30. The CBC approved Resolution #2019-569 on Thursday at its full Council meeting. Due to the 2019 Gen…

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NESPELEM, WA - The Colville Tribal Federal Corporation (CTFC) has donated $25,000 to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation for the Tribes’ upcoming General Membership Meeting to be held October 4 at the Round Lake Arbor, Inchelium, WA. 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council unanimously approved a resolution, authorizing CBC member Darnell Sam to accept the chairmanship position of the Upper Columbia United Tribes, in Special Session, Sep. 5. 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council approved the November Quarterly Elder Stipend in the amount of $350 through unanimous decision in Special Session, Sep. 5. 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council approved through unanimous decision in Special Session, Sep. 5, a $200 per capita set to be distributed on or by Dec. 2 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council voted to allow the Colville Tribal Federal Corporation to retain $12 per million board feed from delivered log revenues for the management and operation of the Colville Tribal Sort Yard, in Special Session, Sep. 5. 

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NESPELEM – Through a six-to-five vote Colville Business Council voted in Special Session, Sep. 5, to waive ground based skidding slope restrictions for the fire salvage harvest of timber burned by the Williams Flats Fire in August.

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COEUR D’ALENE—the Council for Tribal Employment Rights (CTER) awarded the designation of TERO of the year to The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation at their dinner banquet being held at their annual conference at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort • Hotel on August 9, 2019.

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NESPELEM – Colville Tribal Chief of Police Dustin Best would like to inform the public that the human remains found near the Agency Campus in mid-August were identified as Connie Williams. Colville Tribal Police Department was notified late Aug. 29. 

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NESPELEM – Colville Tribal Chief of Police Dustin Best would like to inform the public that the human remains found near the Agency Campus in mid-August were identified as Connie Williams. Colville Tribal Police Department was notified late Aug. 29. 

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NESPELEM – The Colville Tribal Native Connections Program will host multiple public awareness events as part of a Suicide Awareness Week, Sep. 9 through Sep. 13 at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center in Nespelem.

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NESPELEM – The Chairman of the Colville Business Council said today that the Colville Tribes has been carefully considering available options to protect its water rights, and has determined to take “pro-active steps to assure that the Tribes’ waters are available for Tribal uses.” Thus, the …

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NESPELEM – Starting next week, the Colville Trib-al Tribune will switch to a bi-monthly schedule, pub-lishing every other Friday. That means there will be no issue on Aug. 30. 

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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