NESPELEM - For the past six years with exception to 2020, the Education departments of the Colville Confederated Tribes have gathered together to plan an eventful ceremony to celebrate this year’s graduates.
NESPELEM - Colville tribal elder Darlene Wilder, who’s house on Owhi Flats was in the path of the destructive Chuweah Creek Fire, shared her story as well.
COULEE DAM - As part of their summer school project, working in the Lake Roosevelt High School woodshop, Colville tribal members Elijah Palmanteer and Aidan Palmateer have worked to build a 16-foot skiff.
During a trip to Chief Joseph’s gravesite with Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, a pair of Quapaw (Oklahoma) tribal leaders had to get a picture with Colville Business Councilwoman Nancy Johnson, who is part of the Chief Joseph Band of Nez Perce.
A youth council, made up of 20 Colville Tribal members ages 15 to 24 from around the reservation, met at the Nespelem Community Center July 10 to express what they see as the most pressing community issues.
The Bureau of Indian affairs will have a new location Sept. 1 and will be able to watch the demolition of its old one as the Colville Tribes begin construction of parking lots and landscaping near the building, according to Land and Property Director Cody Desautel.
NESPELEM – The Colville Tribes continues to be impacted a network and phone outage on its east campus, officials reported this morning, after construction of a new building hit copper and fiber, officials said.