Press Release


Sept 3, 2019 Colville Tribes Takes Action to Protect Water Rights PDF

Aug 20, 2019 Colville Tribal Chairman Announces Effort to Reach Out to Tribal Members Victimized by Abuse at St. Mary's Mission School PDF

July 22, 2019 Colville Business Council Establishes New “Fisheries Committee,” Combines Four Committees into Two, As Part of Reorganization PDF

July 11, 2019 Reorganized Colville Business Council Elects Officers, Rodney Cawston Returning as Chair by Acclamation PDF

June 28, 2019 Tribes Elect Colville Business Council Members PDF

June 21, 2019 Colville Tribes Purchases Ancestral Homeland Property in Franklin County WA PDF

June 10, 2019: US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Teck Appeal, Finalizing Colville Tribes’ Victories In Columbia River Damages Case PDF

May 22, 2019: Lead US Negotiator on Columbia River Treaty, Tours Colville Reservation PDF

May 10, 2019: Colville Tribes Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors PDF

May 2, 2019: Colville Tribes Win Appeal In Desautel Hunting Rights Case PDF

April 29, 2019:Colville Tribes Chalks Up Big Wins in 2019 Washington Legislative Session PDF

April 26, 2019: New child care center to open in Keller, Washington CBC will house Head start and new Child Care services under one roof PDF

April 8, 2019: Colville Tribes Signs Marijuana Compact With State of Washington PDF

April 2, 2019: Reservation Emergency Alert System PDF

March 12, 2019: Colville Tribal Court Rules On Andrea George Motion to Block Seating of Darnell Sam PDF

March 5, 2019: Sam Fills Nespelem Vacancy PDF

March 4, 2019: Colville Tribes Announces Horse Nations Indian Relay Council Partnership PDF

February 27, 2019: Colville Tribes Applauds Final Passage of Bill that Protects Methow (mətxʷu) Headwaters PDF

February 21, 2019: Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman George PDF

January 31, 2019: Colville Tribes Improves Wild Horse Management on Reservation PDF


August 18, 2016: Colville Tribes awarded $8.3 Million From Teck For Legal costs PDF

June 16, 2016: CBC Announces Ban on All Fireworks PDF

August 11, 2016: Colville Tribal Solutions Corporation Subsidiary 1872 Force Protection, LLC Awarded Chief Joseph Dam Contract by US Army Corps of Engineers PDF

July 15, 2016: Colville Business Council Appoints Executive Committee PDF

August 5, 2016: Colville Tribes Continue Legal Fight for Columbia River Cleanup PDF

June 2, 2016: Colville Business Review PDF

Oct 13, 2016: Air Quality Program is working toward cleaning air in Okanogan County PDF

Oct 6, 2016: Colville Tribes Takes Steps to Distribute Ramah Settlement PDF

Oct 6, 2016: Colville Tribes Shows Support for Standing Rock Sioux, Smoked Sockeye Salmon, PDF




December 27, 2017: Colville Tribes’ Chairman Applauds BC Supreme Court Decision
In Landmark Sinixt Hunting Case PDF

December 14, 2017: Local Tribal Film Inspires Columbia River Action PDF 

November 28, 2017: Colville Tribes' Chairman Describes President's Remarks to Navajo Code Talkers as "Racist and Insensitive" PDF 

November 20, 2017: Regional District Passes Historic Resolution Recognizing the Sinixt PDF

October 30, 2017: Colville Executive Director Focuses on Economic Development PDF

September 28, 2017: Councilwoman faces three counts in Tribal Court  PDF

August 29, 2017: BIA provides $3.89 M for CCT Reforestation PDF

August 16, 2017: Tribes Industrial Fire Precaution Level Changes PDF

August 16, 2017: Sinixt Appeal Hearing Approaches Quickly PDF

July 28, 2017: Tribe Launches Hemp Project PDF

July 13, 2017: Colville Business Council Members Organize Committees PDF

June 30, 2017: Tribes Elect Colville Business Council Members PDF

June 20, 2017: Colville Tribal Elections to Move Forward PDF

June 19, 2017: Boys & Girls Clubs on the Colville Reservation Expand PDF

June 19, 2017: Former Colville Tribal Chair Jim Boyd Honored by His Tribe PDF

June 15, 2017: Colville Business Council Expels Councilman Gabriel PDF

April 28, 2017: British Columbia Appeals Ruling in Sinixt Hunting Rights Case PDF

March 27, 2017: Historic Victory for Sinixt Hunter Claiming Aboriginal Right to Hunt in Canada PDF

January 30, 2017: Teck Loses Appeal PDF


December 10, 2018: Colville Tribes Applauds Passage of Indian Energy Bill PDF

Oct 1, 2018: Colville Tribal Chairman Congratulates Colville Winners of “Champion of Champions” PDF

September 18, 2018: Colville Tribes, FEMA, Sign Historical Agreement for Flood Recovery Efforts on Tribal Reservation PDF

September 14, 2018: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Colville Tribes’ Lower Court Victories over Teck PDF

September 13, 2018: CCT Argues Desautel Hunting Rights Case At Appellate Court in Vancouver, BC PDF

August 7, 2018: Colville Tribes Urges Priority of Native Nations For New FCC Licenses PDF

July 12, 2018: Colville Tribes Seats Recently-Elected Business Council, Elects Rodney Cawston as Chairman PDF

June 13, 2018: Colville Tribes Teams with War Pony Pictures to Tell Sinixt story PDF

May 23, 2018: Colville Chairman Disappointed by State Department’s Exclusion of Columbia River Indian Tribes From CTR Negotiations PDF

May 22, 2018: Colville Tribes Takes Major Step Forward in $2.7 M Breach-of-Contract Case PDF

May 3, 2018: Colville Tribes Receive "Treatment as State" Designation from EPA PDF

May 1, 2018: Supreme Court to hold Community Visit with Colville Confederated Tribes Next Week in Nespelem PDF

March 19, 2018: Successful Ceremony to Honor Sinixt Leaders PDF

March 8, 2018: Colville Confederated Tribes Files Legal Case Seeking Consultation on Creation of Westbank Reserve in Sinixt Traditional Territory PDF 

February 27, 2018:  Sn̓ʕay̓ckstx (Sinixt) Celebration and Honor Ceremony Set for March 15 PDF

February 9, 2018: Washington State Tribe Continues Fight for River PDF

February 8, 2018: Colville Members Vote to Keep Name in Referendum Election PDF

January 26, 2018: Colville Tribal Chairman Disappointed in Appeal
Of Landmark Sinixt Hunting Rights Court Victory; Vows to Continue Legal Battle PDF

January 18, 2018: Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman Williams-Louis PDF