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Falcon Construction puts work on hold to aid in Nez Perce Reservation flood relief

Montie Phillips, the owner of Falcon Construction, was surveying an Orofino home Tuesday morning when he discovered flooding nearby. He took action with authorities to protect the area. "Wherever they dispatch us...that's where we'll go and we'll take care of that area or neighborhood," Phillips says.

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4/17/2019

article Report: Nez Perce Tribal Police Officer shot in north Idaho home, suspect dead
(Idaho) -- A Nez Perce Tribal Police Officer was shot in his home in the Lewiston Orchards area Wednesday. The officer was off-duty when police say a man arrived at his...

4/13/2019

article Falcon Construction puts work on hold to aid in Nez Perce Reservation flood relief
(Idaho) -- Montie Phillips, the owner of Falcon Construction, was surveying an Orofino home Tuesday morning when he discovered flooding nearby. He took action with...

4/9/2019

article Nez Perce Tribe Declares State of Emergency
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee has declared a state of emergency and is asking for volunteers. The emergency is heavy flooding on and near the Nez...
article Tribe Issues Evacuation Warning
(Idaho) -- If you live in low-lying lands, the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee suggests you get ready to evacuate. The rising rivers, creeks, and potential for...

4/7/2019

article Nez Perce Tribe celebrates historic ownership of Clarkston Golf and Country Club
(Washington) -- Friday was a historic day for the Clarkston Golf and Country Club. It was the opening ceremony for the club now under the ownership of the Nez Perce...

3/31/2019

article Regional News Roundup: Nez Perce Tribe buys hot springs near New Meadows
(Idaho) -- Zims Hot Springs north of New Meadows has been purchased by the Nez Perce Tribe. The tribe purchased the property from longtime owners Al and Linda Dixon...

3/30/2019

article Learning from our neighbors, the Nez Perce
(Idaho) -- Growing up in eastern Montana the first 13 years of my life, I was fortunate to be exposed to many Native American tribes and peoples. I went to school with...

3/28/2019

article Tourism with a tribal flavor comes to L-C Valley
(Idaho) -- A Nez Perce tribal member has seized on an aspect of tourism to the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley that highlights American Indian culture for paying visitors.

3/6/2019

article Finding solutions for the deadly intersection near Clearwater Casino
(Idaho) -- Nez Perce Tribal officials and Idaho Transportation Department are still working to find a solution to a strip of highway known for its deadly intersection at...

3/4/2019

article Casino Interchange Gets New Website
(Idaho) -- There’s a new website to keep drivers updated on what’s happening to the highway near the Casino. The Idaho Transportation Department and the Nez...
article Report: Interchange is casino’s best bet
(Idaho) -- A joint safety audit of a dangerous intersection at the Clearwater Casino and Lodge advises what has been known for some time: an interchange is the best...

2/19/2019

article Nez Perce Tribe awarded $300,000 grant from Uncle Sam to buy buses
(Idaho) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $300,000 to the Nez Perce Tribe to purchase public transportation buses. The federal grant is part of a $5...

1/22/2019

article Tribe still pursuing purchase of Clarkston Golf and Country Club
(Idaho) -- A sale of the Clarkston Golf and Country Club to the Nez Perce Tribe may be finalized soon. A Nez Perce Tribe official confirmed Tuesday that the two sides...

1/16/2019

article Office of Highway Safety conducts road safety audit near Clearwater River Casino
(Idaho) -- The area surrounding the Clearwater River Casino has seen crash after crash for the past decade. So the Office of Highway Safety assembled a team to...

1/12/2019

article Tribe pulls nomination for Lochsa River corridor
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe has withdrawn its nomination to include the Lochsa River corridor in the National Register of Historic Places. “The recognition of...

1/9/2019

article County sends letters seeking Lochsa landowner objections to Nez Perce Tribe’s nomination
(Idaho) -- The Idaho County Commission – which met Monday, Jan. 7, due to holiday scheduling – approved sending direct mail that seeks formal objections to a...

1/7/2019

article ITD responds to dangerous intersection near Clearwater Casino
(Idaho) -- The Idaho Transportation Department responds to suggestions on making the Aht’Wy Plaza Intersection near the Clearwater River Casino safer for drivers....

12/29/2018

article Joint effort from Lewis-Clark Valley police aims to stop Clearwater River Casino crashes
(Idaho) -- On Friday, multiple local law enforcement agencies were out in full force where everyone could see them to promote safe driving in an area that has seen...

12/27/2018

article Agencies plan patrols near casino
(Idaho) -- Several transportation, tribal and law enforcement agencies are increasing patrols today for a safety campaign at a notably dangerous intersection on U.S....

12/25/2018

article A strong advocate for her people
(Idaho) -- Thousands of young people have been introduced to Nez Perce culture through Kaya, a fictional Nez Perce child whose story is told through American Girl dolls...

12/24/2018

article Opponents decry new dam agreement to help salmon
(Washington) -- A new agreement aims to boost salmon populations and preserve inexpensive power in hopes of ending a decades-long legal battle over the future of the...

12/18/2018

article States, Agencies, Nez Perce Tribe Agree to Stop-Gap Measure to Aid Struggling Salmon Populations
(Idaho) -- The states of Oregon, Washington, the Nez Perce Tribe and three federal agencies, including the Bonneville Power Administration, yesterday announced an...

12/15/2018

article Tragedy on repeat / Deadly intersection’s latest victim was beloved mayor of Nez Perce Tribe’s beacon city
(Idaho) -- Blood, glass and the mangled metal of wrecked vehicles are common sights near the Clearwater River Casino and Lodge. Since 2012, there have been 18 crashes at...

12/14/2018

article Local authorities join nationwide investigation on bomb threat hoax
(Idaho) -- At 9:53 a.m. Thursday, a report of a bomb threat was reported to Lewiston Police. According to the daily log, the caller said their business "received am...
article Casino Intersection Fix Coming Next Winter
(Idaho) -- The Idaho Transportation Department is creating a team to do a road safety audit on highway 95 at the Aht’wy Plaza near the Clearwater River Casino. The...
article Hatwai Plaza intersection safety a top priority for Nez Perce Tribe
(Idaho) -- The intersection to the Hatwai Plaza along Highway 95 near the Clearwater River Casino. It's known for being one of the most dangerous stretches of...

12/10/2018

article Lapwai mayor dies in crash near casino
(Idaho) -- The mayor of Lapwai was the victim of a fatal crash that occurred near the south entrance of the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge Monday afternoon. Mayor...

11/20/2018

article Nez Perce Tribe Clarifies Role In Steelhead Season Suspension
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe is clarifying what will be allowed by the Tribe during the steelhead season closure. The season closes in Idaho December 7th because of a...

11/13/2018

article All ages pay tribute to Nez Perce tribal vets
(Idaho) -- Veterans were treated to song and savory food at the Nez Perce Tribe’s Veterans Day brunch Monday. Warm, fragrant smells of brunch food filled the gym...

11/2/2018

article Research Finds Nez Perce Tobacco Use Pre-Dates Trappers
(Washington) -- Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco long before white traders and settlers arrived in the Pacific Northwest, new research from Washington State...

10/23/2018

article Nez Perce conservation project receives funds
(Oregon) -- The Nez Perce Tribe received another $4,000 grant last week, bringing the total to $79,000 in donations to benefit the acquisition of a conservation easement...

10/15/2018

article "Most prominent" headstone of Nez Perce leader replaced
(Washington D.C.) -- The year of his death “1868” is more readable on the old headstone than his name “Ut-Sin-Malikan.” Other than that, you...

10/2/2018

article Nez Perce Mosaic: Blankets on tribal history and culture
(Oregon) -- Pendleton Woolen Mills soon will begin producing a limited edition blanket depicting Nez Perce tribal history and culture. The stunning design featuring...

9/23/2018

article LETTER: Where's the outrage?
(Idaho) -- Once again another death at the casino entrance. Am I the only one who remembers that the Nez Perce Tribe and the Idaho Transportation Department had a big,...

8/15/2018

article Status of Clarkston Country Club sale to Nez Perce Tribe unclear
(Idaho) -- A deal to sell the Clarkston Golf and Country Club to the Nez Perce Tribe could still be in the works. Clarkston Golf and Country Club officials confirmed in...

8/12/2018

article Honoring their ancestors: The Nez Perce gather for the 141st anniversary of the Battle of the Big Hole
(Montana) -- A man and his wife woke to the sound of gun shots early on August 9, 1877. The wife told her husband to get his gun and fight. He told her to grab their 2-...

8/11/2018

article Nez Perce Tribe to award annual education grants
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe will award more than $330,000 to approximately 46 programs as part of its annual Local Education Program Fund grants for the 2018-19 year.

8/7/2018

article Delegation from tribe visits D.C. over EPA changes
(Washington D.C.) -- The Nez Perce Tribe sent a delegation from its governing body to Washington, D.C., to discuss Idaho’s proposal to oversee water pollution. Nez...

7/24/2018

article Nez Perce Tribal Police answer to Lip Sync Challenge
(Idaho) -- That’s Nez Perce Tribal K9 Corporal Mike Stegner and his partner Ruger answering to the Lip Sync Challenge that has police departments across the...

7/14/2018

article Tribal members continue traditional horse parade
(Washington) -- When students from the Nez Perce Tribes’ Youth Culture Enrichment Program visited the Colville Business Council Chambers, late last month, Colville...

6/2/2018

article Idaho officials pitch land swap in Lochsa River basin
(Idaho) -- Idaho officials are pitching a north-central Idaho land exchange involving a private timber company and the U.S. Forest Service that could result in Idaho...

6/1/2018

article Idaho's Nez Perce Reservation
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe is likely the best recognized of Idaho’s tribes. Their close association with the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805 on their...

5/5/2018

article Tribe votes in two new governing members
(Idaho) -- Nez Perce tribal members voted in one incumbent and two new members in the open seats on the tribe's governing body. Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee...

5/3/2018

article Tribe's spring General Council begins today with voting Saturday
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe's spring General Council begins today, and voting for three seats on the tribe's governing body will take place Saturday. The Nez...

4/24/2018

article Bumping up safety near Clearwater River Casino
(Idaho) -- The west entrance to the Clearwater River Casino and Lodge will be closed for about two weeks while crews construct a concrete island in the middle of the...

4/22/2018

article Job fair scheduled for Wednesday at casino
(Idaho) -- Job seekers, including high school and college students, are invited to attend the second annual job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Clearwater...

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