Stories tagged: Colville Tribe
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Canadian hunting rights confirmed for Colville Tribes’ member
A British Columbia court has recognized the right of a member of the Colville Tribes to hunt on ancestral land in Canada. The trial was a test case for members …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Omak plywood plant will close at the end of January, putting 217 out of work
More than 200 people will lose their jobs when a Omak plywood plant closes at the end of January.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Prominent Republican dies soon after casting vote for sister-in-law
From our archives, 100 years ago Joseph S. Allen, 66, of Spokane was a diehard Republican – and he, unfortunately, died right after casting his vote.
Fri., July 29, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Sisters among those winning lottery for Colville Reservation land
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokesman-Review’s front page cartoon showed a man labeled “Mr. Nearly Every Man,” perusing the list of Colville Reservation land drawing winners. He had …
Wed., July 6, 2016
100 years ago in Seattle: Court orders sheriff to return William Boeing’s booze
From our archives, 100 years ago Two men, including one labeled by The Spokesman-Review as a “rich Seattle home owner” were victorious in a case that reached the state Supreme …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 5 p.m.
Rich Landers: Tribes, federal government keeping public in dark regarding Lake Roosevelt
A giant pain in the rear for Lake Roosevelt anglers and boaters appears to be festering under the aloof care of the U.S. Department of Interior and its Bureau of …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Tribes end canoe journey at Kettle Falls, celebrate hope of salmon’s return
Paddlers from the Colville, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane, Kootenai and Kalispel tribes arrived in dugout canoes at Kettle Falls on Friday after making journeys similar to the trips their ancestors might …
Wed., June 1, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Prohibition dramatically reduced public drunkenness
Spokane prohibition advocates cited some impressive numbers to prove that statewide prohibition was working.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Landers: Doubling Roosevelt trout limit could preserve wild redbands
Lake Roosevelt trout anglers may soon be doubling their fishing pleasure under a proposal to conserve the Columbia River’s wild redbands. The limit for catching hatchery rainbow trout may be …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Money being raised to rebuild historic longhouse
Members of the Colville Confederated Tribes are raising money to rebuild a historic longhouse in Nespelem, Washington.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Pronghorn reintroduced to north-central Washington
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation has released 52 pronghorn to the southwest corner of the reservation. Pronghorn were native to central Washington, but were hunted to extinction by …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 6 p.m.
After attracting birders, rare hawk owl killed near Okanogan
A northern hawk owl, a rare sighting in the Inland Northwest, was found dead on tribal lands near the Okanogan River last week after it had attracted scores of birdwatchers …
Wed., July 15, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Reward offered in tribal boat vandalism
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of individuals who vandalized a tribal fishing boat.
Fri., May 8, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The Colville correspondent reported that agents of the French government were on the Colville Reservation, buying up horses to replace those killed in the …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Tribal fisheries beckon anglers to the Rez
A group of excellent fishing waters will open April 11 for non-tribal members on the Colville Indian Reservation, but anglers don’t have to wait that long to wet a line. …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Study tries to boost young sturgeon in upper Columbia
Tribal and state fisheries researchers landed a big incentive this fall to continue their work on reviving white sturgeon numbers in the Columbia River upstream from Kettle Falls. A sturgeon, …
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
Colvilles ask feds to boost forests’ fire safety
The dry forest north of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation used to burn every five to 20 years, resulting in open stands of ponderosa pine. But a century …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2014
U.S. Senate committee approves compensation for Spokane Tribe
The Spokane Tribe is one step closer to receiving long-sought compensation for land lost to the Grand Coulee Dam over 60 years ago. A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday establishing …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
Colville tribal court affirms plans for federal settlement funds
A tribal court has affirmed the Confederated Colville Tribes’ plan to use half of a $193 million federal settlement to strengthen job opportunities and cultural traditions on its 1.4 million-acre …
Sun., May 26, 2013, 7:35 a.m.
State, tribe conflict on Sanpoil fishing licenses
Lake Roosevelt anglers continue to be caught in the crossfire of boundary disagreements between the state of Washington and the Colville Confederated Tribes. According to new wording in the recently …
Tue., Feb. 19, 2013
Colville tribes earn environmental award
The Sierra Club is honoring the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and a former mayor of Quincy for their work to protect the environment. The tribes are receiving a …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012
Fish surveys not linked to liberalized limits
Some anglers were disturbed this month to read that fish biologists are using nets to survey fish populations at Lake Roosevelt. The method is used across North America and has …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012
Field reports: Wolf pack confirmed; another being hunted
WILDLIFE – The Colville Tribe confirmed Washington’s ninth wolf pack last week as it trapped and released a 104-pound gray wolf. The new pack has been called the Strawberries Pack.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
Field reports: Fish weir installed on Okanogan River
FISH – A temporary picket-style salmon weir recently has been installed on the Okanogan River about 15 miles upstream from its confluence with the Columbia River near Brewster, the Colville …
Tue., July 24, 2012, 8:52 a.m.
DSHS sends mobile office to Ferry County
The Department of Social and Health Services said Monday it sent a mobile Customer Service Office to Keller in Ferry County to assist residents who need access to services.
Sun., July 22, 2012
Native Americans from across country gather at Julyamsh
Two familiar faces from the small screen made an appearance this weekend alongside members of the Flathead, Nez Perce, Spokane, Navajo and other tribes at the 15th annual Julyamsh Powwow …
Thu., May 10, 2012
Landers: Anglers at odds with Colville Tribe
Colville Confederated Tribes fish and wildlife officers recently cited several Lake Roosevelt anglers for fishing without a tribal fishing license on land managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The …
Wed., May 9, 2012, 7:34 p.m.
Landers: Anglers at odds with Colville Tribe
Colville Confederated Tribes fish and wildlife officers recently cited several Lake Roosevelt anglers for fishing without a tribal fishing license on land managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
Thu., April 12, 2012
Regional tribes included in federal settlement
The federal government will pay more than $1 billion to settle a series of lawsuits brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of tribal money and trust lands, under a …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2012
Washington bighorn sheep herds trapped to help others
Bighorn sheep herds in north central Washington are getting new bloodlines. Bighorns near Yakima are being trapped this winter and relocated to boost other herds.