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
If all goes as planned, in September 2015, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes will be the first...
On April 30, 2014, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Vice Chairwoman Carole Lankford traveled to...Eneas Vanderburg was 9 years old when he attended the dedication ceremonies for Kerr Dam in 1939. On August...Operations Update A monthly report of project operations and Flathead Lake Levels Se̓liš...The state Public Service Commission today approved NorthWestern Energy’s $870 million purchase of 11...The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes invite the community to participate in the commemoration of the...After several days of intense arbitration hearings, now the Confederated Salish...Fifteen years before the Hungry Horse Dam and 37 years before the Libby Dam, at the tail end of the Great...It's a dam that has sat on tribal land since the 1930's. Now, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are...
By Brian Lipscomb.
Three years ago, Energy Keepers, Inc., the federally chartered...A lawsuit seeking to block the transfer of a Montana dam to two Native American tribes makes the unusual...An arbitration panel is preparing to announce the final price tag for Kerr Dam, the 194-megawatt hydroelectric...I have the good fortune of being Tribal Council chairman during the long-awaited Sept. 5 date when the...From this point forward, Kerr Dam on the Flathead River has a new name: Salish-Kootenai Dam. “We decided to...In 1939 there was a ceremony dedicating, and publicly naming, the Kerr Project (named after Frank Kerr, then...A price has been set for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to acquire Kerr Dam next year – and the...Tens of thousands of days – a lifetime’s worth – will stretch between two historic moments on the Flathead...A herd of mule deer grazed on the south-facing hill above the Flathead River near Kerr Dam Tuesday. Far...