Stories tagged: Colville Tribes
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Colville Tribe will test hemp production on its reservation
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is testing the potential for industrial hemp production on its lands.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 8:09 a.m.
Colville Tribes to disperse $13.4 million to its members
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will distribute its portion of a $940 million settlement with the U.S. Department of the Interior to members next Monday.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Sawmill is part of the Colville Tribes’ strategy for a warming climate
As the Confederated Colville Tribes prepare for a hotter, drier future, with more wildfires, they’re planning to reopen a sawmill that will process ponderosa pine.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
British Columbia case could decide if some Colville Tribal members have hunting rights in Canada
An upcoming trial will determine whether some members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation retain hunting rights on ancestral lands in British Columbia.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Smelter must pay tribes’ legal bill, court says
The owner of a Canadian smelter must pay the Colville Tribes about $8.3 million for legal fees and environmental studies related to ongoing litigation over the smelter’s discharges into the …
Wed., June 22, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Jim Boyd, singer-songwriter and chairman of the Colville Tribes, dies
Jim Boyd, a noted singer-songwriter and chairman of the Colville Tribes, has died. He was 60.
Fri., March 28, 2014
Colville Tribes plans $40 million casino, resort
OMAK – The Colville Confederated Tribes hopes to break ground in May on a $40 million casino resort with an 80-room hotel and a restaurant just south of Omak. When …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
Colville Tribes vote to recognize same-sex unions
NESPELEM, Wash. – The Colville Tribal Council on Thursday voted to recognize same-sex marriage. Council Chairman Michael Finley said tribes have always known that gay people – whom they call …
Tue., July 2, 2013
Colvilles celebrate $50 million hatchery
BRIDGEPORT, Wash. – Cheers went up when Colville tribal fisherman Mylan Williams hauled a 20-pound chinook out of the Columbia River with a dip net. Then hats came off in …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012
Tribe will disburse another $58 million
Just three weeks after disbursing more than $4,000 to each of its members, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation announced today that it will disburse another $58 million from …
Sun., June 24, 2012
Colville tribes vote in new council
NESPELEM, Wash. – Colville tribal members last week elected six new members to their governing council. Only Colville Tribal Chairman Michael Finley retained his seat on the Colville Business Council …
Mon., April 9, 2012
Judge bars Teck ‘divisibility’ bid
The Colville Tribes and the state of Washington won a victory in a pretrial phase of a lawsuit against Teck Resources for dumping millions of tons of smelter slag into …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2012
Colville Tribes’ land suit settled
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation have agreed to accept a $193 million settlement offer from the federal government for decades of mismanagement of tribal trust funds and income-generating …
Tue., March 17, 2009
Teck Cominco must pay Colvilles’ costs
Canadian mining company Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. must pay the legal expenses of two members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, who sued the company over its pollution …