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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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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. 

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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…

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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 …

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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…

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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.

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NESPELEM - The Colville Business Council’s Election Committee finalized the 2019 CBC General Election with a count of absentee ballots, Thursday in Nespelem.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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