From this point forward, Kerr Dam on the Flathead River has a new name: Salish-Kootenai Dam. “We decided to name it after the new owners,” said Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes chairman Vernon Finley. On Saturday, CSKT held a celebration at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center of Salish Kootenai College in Pablo to commemorate the tribes’ official takeover as owners of the dam, after paying nearly $18.3 million to NorthWestern Energy to acquire the facility.
CSKT officially assumes ownership of Kerr Dam, announces new name
On Monday, the American Arbitration Association determined the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes would...
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