Stories tagged: colville tribes
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
The Colville Tribes plan to release 30 more salmon into the Upper Columbia River on Friday. It’s the third release in as many weeks.
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019
The Colville Tribes have bought land just outside Pasco, Washington, that could be used for a casino and other economic development projects.
Sun., June 2, 2019
On May 23, the Colville Tribes celebrated salmon in a ceremony that dates back at least 13,000 years.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
A fire tore through a mobile home park in Okanogan County’s Elmer City on Tuesday, destroying several homes and displacing multiple families.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Through August, the Colville Confederated Tribes had paid Northern pike anglers a total of $4,350 in reward money. Participants in the Northern Pike Rewards Program earn $10 per Northern pike …
Thu., May 3, 2018
The Confederated Colville Tribes has received authority from the federal government to set water quality standards it its reservation.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation has received $3.9 million in federal appropriations for reforestation work across its sprawling reservation.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is testing the potential for industrial hemp production on its lands.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
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
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
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
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
Jim Boyd, a noted singer-songwriter and chairman of the Colville Tribes, has died. He was 60.
Fri., March 28, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …