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Three weeks ago, the world watched and listened to the opening statements of the Derek Chauvin trial.  The Prosecution showed the video of when former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had George Floyd pinned to the pavement with his knee for over 9 minutes.  Prosecutors charged Chauv…

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Thank you to the Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center’s Shawn Christianson and Rhonda Marchand. I fell and got 20 stitches in my head. My vehicle went out and they got me home. I asked for help and Shawn and Rhonda stepped up and helped me out big time. 

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Colville Tribal Credit Corporation is accepting names for consideration for a Tribal Member Representative position on the Credit Committee.  This representative may reside in any of the four districts.  Loan Committee membership criteria consists of the following:

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Keeping your heart healthy and strong is important, especially if you have diabetes. By taking care of your heart, you can lower your chances of having heart disease. Talk with your health care team about how to take care of your heart.

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One goal that we have been putting a lot of effort towards, is to reintroduce our people back to their Aboriginal Homelands.  It is important for us as tribal leaders to advance the rights and opportunities of our people and our tribal government in our ancestral homelands.  Tribal Council c…

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Through a Memorandum of Agreement with the Colville Tribes, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife(WDFW) , Washington Department of Natural Resources(WDNR) and Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission(WSPRC) have provided a tribal version of the Discover Pass called an Annual…

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The Colville Confederated Tribes would like to express our sincere appreciation for everyone who contributed donated items for the fire victims. There was an overwhelming response from individuals, organizations and communities near and far and we will be forever grateful for your generosity…

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(Nespelem, Wash. June 15, 2020) –   People have encounters with animals every day, even in their own back yards, but some are not as intimidating as a bear!   Bears are resourceful and curious creatures.  They can travel over 15 miles a day, be known to run as fast as 30 miles an hour, and a…

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The next few months will be challenging on multiple levels, in ways we can’t yet imagine. The Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic here in the United States.  Tribal Council will be making difficult decisions that are beyond our control.  We need to base these decisions on sound informat…

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NESPELEM—This week TERO offered Fiber Optic Certification, followed next week by an Advanced Fiber Optic Certification by International Network Consultants who assist with job placement, finding internships, resume building and interview technique assistance for graduates of the program.

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Wenatchi (P’squosa) families have long passed down traditions related to an unprovoked massacre of an entire village of Wenatchi people shortly after the signing of the 1855 Walla Walla treaty. In late 2017, the Wenatchi Advisory Board, a tribal group that advises the Colville Business Counc…

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NESPELEM—The final week of the second cohort of heavy equipment operators began just east of the Nespelem Corrections Detention this week. The students switched from classroom simulators to the real equipment where instruction is provided on excavators, dozers, front-end loaders and graders.

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I love road trips and near the end of September I took my dogs, Buddy and Golden Walks, to Lake Wenatchee State Park outside of Leavenworth. What a beautiful area! The White River is particularly wonderful this time of year: Sparkling water, bright colored leaves and trees; great little camp…

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As we launch into a new 4-H year, we are reminded that 4-H is a family affair! While the youth are actively enrolled in the 4-H program, the family is truly the support system for success.

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2018-2019 was a very successful fiscal year for CCT Planning, with it culminating in one of our own, Senior Economic Planner Ernie Rasmussen, being awarded the 2019 Most Valuable Employee at Employee Appreciation Day.  In FY2019, CCT Planning 

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The 12 Tribes Casino parking lot had lots of spaces up close to the entrance. It was nearly 4 o’clock on Tuesday, Senior Day at the Casino. I’d stopped by earlier to get my meal voucher and the place was hopping, but I had a lot of errands in Omak, so I didn’t stop to enter the Tournament. O…

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People with older (historic) photos, please continue to come our way. This week, a researcher from Dallas contacted us regarding a photo they think they have of Alice Stensgar.

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