NEWS

We’re doing our best to keep up with various articles and Letters to the Editor concerning this issue.  Scroll down to find stories from many papers around the state, including the BIGFORK EAGLE, BILLINGS GAZETTE, BUFFALO POST, CHARKOOSTA NEWS, CLARK FORK VALLEY PRESS, DAILY INTERLAKE, FLATHEAD BEACON, HELENA INDEPENDENT RECORD, KXLF, LAKE COUNTY LEADERMISSOULA INDEPENDENT, MISSOULIANPHILIPSBURG MAIL, RAVALLI REPUBLIC, VALLEY JOURNAL, UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA LIBRARY AND WESTERN NEWS.  If we’ve missed any articles you’d like to see posted, contact us and let us know.

BIGFORK EAGLE: 

GOV. BULLOCK OPENS NEGOTIATIONS ON TRIBAL WATER COMPACT 05/28/14: http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/bigforkeagle/gov-bullock-opens-negotiations-on-tribal-water-compact/article_e9a3ec72-e6b0-11e3-a371-001a4bcf887a.html

STATE TO RENEGOTIATE PART OF CSKT WATER COMPACT 05/13/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/state-to-renegotiate-part-of-cskt-water-compact/article_63b90c00-dae9-11e3-955e-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  ELECTION 215 IS CRITICAL 05/02/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/letter_election_2015_is_critical/39174/

OPINION:  CLARIFYING THE TRIBAL WATER LAWSUIT 04/14/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/bigforkeagle/clarifying-the-tribal-water-lawsuit/article_d58199c8-c65e-11e3-a83c-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  TRIBAL CHAIRMAN ANSWERS WATER RIGHTS ALLEGATIONS 04/08/14:http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/tribal-chairman-answers-water-rights-allegations/article_154b5638-bf3a-11e3-be3a-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT TALKS MIGHT REOPEN 03/19/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_0b5a1b38-af80-11e3-99e6-0019bb2963f4.html

CSKT FILES SUIT TO CLAIM RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS 03/12/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_07af7db0-aa09-11e3-b90d-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT QUESTIONS NEED ANSWERING 03/10/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_e2d6d6ec-a87c-11e3-96e8-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  THE WATER COMPACT SCAM 03/03/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_f172a864-a2fc-11e3-9cf4-0019bb2963f4.html

COMMISSIONER CLARIFIES POSITION ON WATER COMPACT 03/07/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_ecf7e142-a611-11e3-b7c3-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  SUPPORTS CSKT COMPACT 02/21/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_9353e85e-9b1a-11e3-95f8-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  HOLMQUIST WON’T SUPPORT WATER COMPACT 01/26/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_6ef26d86-86d5-11e3-9b04-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WHY DO THE INDIANS WANT CONTROL OF SO MUCH WATER?  01/17/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_6b6c75a0-7f94-11e3-8e99-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COMMISSIONER VOTE ON CSKT COMPACT LETTER WRONG 01/05/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_9fbae9be-765b-11e3-81d5-001a4bcf887a.html

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTE TO SUPPORT CSKT WATER COMPACT 01/03/14:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_582a30d4-749c-11e3-89b3-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT VIOLATES STATE AND US CONSTITUTIONS 12/31/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_89b02b6e-7234-11e3-80af-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT VIONATES CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 11/29/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_e4e03ff2-592e-11e3-853d-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT IS FLAWED 10/10/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_f01607e0-31ff-11e3-91f2-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT BEING MISREPRESENTED 08/08/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_07177498-0077-11e3-8061-0019bb2963f4.html

LEGISLATORS DRAFT ALTERNATIVE WATER COMPACT 07/02/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_b54146d0-e320-11e2-9d7c-0019bb2963f4.html

GOVERNOR VETOES CSKT WATER COMPACT BILL 06/20/2013:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_41694358-d9ce-11e2-8ebe-001a4bcf887a.html

SUPREME COURT EXPAINS WATER COMPACT RULING 04/20/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_21891fd8-a9d4-11e2-9124-0019bb2963f4.html

LEGISLATURE DOESN’T RATIFY CSKT WATER COMPACT 04/19/2013:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_e1f3860e-a93a-11e2-8362-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  STAKES TOO HIGH TO RUSH WATER COMPACT VOTE (SENATOR JENNIFER FIELDER)  03/20/2013:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_93658620-9177-11e2-aaf0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: WATER COMPACT NOT READY FOR VOTE 03/13/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_12d94628-8bf4-11e2-a83e-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER RIGHTS GO TO MONTANA SUPREME COURT 03/06/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/westshorenews/news/northwest_montana/article_6dfc56ba-8674-11e2-bfec-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER RIGHTS UPDATE:  CSKT FILES FOR WRIT OF SUPERVISORY CONTROL 02/28/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/bigforkeagle/article_c441f712-81d5-11e2-aa49-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS PROPOSAL STIRS CONCERNS 02/27/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/bigforkeagle/news/northwest_montana/article_c2c6e776-8072-11e2-ac99-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS UPDATE:  CSKT FILES FOR WRIT OF SUPERVISORY CONTROL 02/28/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/bigforkeagle/article_c441f712-81d5-11e2-aa49-0019bb2963f4.html

JUDGE RULES FOR IRRIGATORS IN WATER COMPACT 02/27/13:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/news/article_c31e5bc4-80f3-11e2-9889-0019bb2963f4.html

OFFICIALS TO LOOK AT FLATHEAD IRRIGATION AGREEMENT 01/23/13:   http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/westshorenews/news/northwest_montana/article_6f1ebfce-6581-11e2-8327-001a4bcf887a.html

TRIBAL WATER DEAL NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE LOCAL IMPACT 11/29/2012:  http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/whitefishpilot/article_db01ceb0-3981-11e2-aa6b-0019bb2963f4.html

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BILLINGS GAZETTE:

EXPERTS:  CSKT COMPACT BASED ON REASONABLE SCIENCE 08/26/14: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/experts-cskt-compact-based-on-reasonable-science/article_bf0f1c67-e860-5da7-b813-55a52c817034.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT WILL SERVE ALL MONTANANS WELL 08/22/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/guest/guest-opinion-cskt-water-compact-will-serve-all-montanans-well/article_63f7050f-b931-5645-a56b-2fdfd75f0651.html

TRIBAL COUNCIL MINUTES, RE: BRUCE TUTVEDT ACCEPTANCE OF CSKT MONEY FOR HIS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

GOVERNOR TO RENEGOTIATE FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 05/14/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/governor-to-renegotiate-flathead-water-compact/article_661b39fc-39f5-5f12-9a8a-1eb5b4df0aee.html

DISCUSSIONS HELD ON REOPENING FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT TALKS 03/18/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/discussions-held-on-reopening-flathead-water-compact-talks/article_b0c26a1e-dd45-51e6-9fec-ed0ab4acbc41.html: 

OPINION:  PROPOSED CSKT WATER COMPACT REQUIRES MORE ANALYSIS 03/16/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/mailbag/proposed-cskt-water-compact-requires-more-analysis/article_1acb0e48-9217-547a-a3f3-0dfa04a6cd66.html

FLATHEAD TRIBES SUE OVER RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS 03/12/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/flathead-tribes-sue-over-reservation-water-rights/article_04c678bb-8c3e-5f7e-b2ac-37a55f82b75b.html

CSKT TO PAY $18.3m FOR KERR DAM; NEW NAME PLANNED 03/06/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/cskt-to-pay-m-for-kerr-dam-new-name-planned/article_e886a781-7a93-55af-8969-276d95d32f74.html

OPINION:  THE BEST DAM DEAL FOR MONTANA 02/07/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/editorial/gazette-opinion/gazette-opinion-the-best-dam-deal-for-montana/article_9ec121ef-7bf2-5f67-b9f6-290731fb04ef.html

MONTANA TRIBES REACH LAND BUYBACK AGREEMENTS 01/30/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/montana-tribes-reach-land-buyback-agreements/article_96d6fc37-11c3-52e1-827b-f73d5ab6e6c6.html

MISSOULA SEEKS TO BUY OR CONDEMN WATER COMPANY 01/30/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/missoula-seeks-to-buy-or-condemn-water-company/article_7b1506a8-85f5-5038-b7f1-a40c980e5e09.html

OPINION:  MAKE COMPACT DECISION WITH FACTS, NOT FEAR 01/27/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/mailbag/make-cskt-compact-decision-with-facts-not-fear/article_46a9e2ba-f2be-50b1-956d-e82a7bdb6ae1.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT FUNDAMENTALLY UNFAIR 01/22/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-fundamentally-unfair/article_e693ff4c-1e3a-5534-a718-4c5988a7b23a.html

OPINOIN:  VINCENT DESERVES PRAISE FOR WATER COMPACT WORK 01/19/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/mailbag/vincent-deserves-praise-for-work-on-water-compact/article_dbcc5967-1a0f-56f5-8281-4e57233d2fe4.html

NEW REPORT ON FLATHEAD INDIAN WATER RIGHTS COMPACT DOES LITTLE TO DAMPEN CONTROVERSY 01/06/14:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/new-report-on-flathead-indian-water-rights-compact-does-little/article_8b5b145c-c9a7-5855-b50c-9aedd1e51b42.html

NW ENERGY CHASED MONTANA DAM PURCHASE FROM PPL FOR MORE THAN A YEAR 12/31/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/new-report-on-flathead-indian-water-rights-compact-does-little/article_8b5b145c-c9a7-5855-b50c-9aedd1e51b42.html

NORTHWESTERN FILES APPLICATION $900M DAM BUY 12/21/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/northwestern-files-application-for-m-dam-buy/article_e02d408a-0f5b-5986-a395-5e8257f280e7.html

EPA:  LANDS AROUND RIVERTON STILL INDIAN COUNTRY 12/10/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/epa-lands-around-riverton-still-indian-country/article_0b475f10-824c-5ce5-8b14-8e74f29a1eee.html

EPA:  RIVERTON IS “INDIAN COUNTRY”  FEDERAL DECISION COMES AFTER AIR POLLUTION LAW STUDY 12/10/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/epa-riverton-is-indian-country-federal-decision-comes-after-air/article_1abf41dd-d25d-586c-b5a6-def4aa65f59d.html

MONTANA WYOMING WATER TRIAL WRAPS UP AFTER 25 DAYS 12/05/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/montana-wyoming-water-trial-wraps-up-after-days/article_dab81cd3-5169-55fb-9d75-b3cbff16f6e0.html

JUDGE SIGNS OFF ON FORT BELKNAP WATER PLAN 12/05/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/epa-riverton-is-indian-country-federal-decision-comes-after-air/article_1abf41dd-d25d-586c-b5a6-def4aa65f59d.html

RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSION TO APOLOGIZE TO TRIBE 11/28/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/ravalli-county-commission-to-apologize-to-tribe/article_136ad98a-1f93-5450-ab21-474676e634a5.html

CULTURES CLASH AT MEETING BETWEEN CSKT, RAVALLI COUNTY OVER MEDICINE TREE 11/23/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/cultures-clash-at-meeting-between-cskt-ravalli-county-over-medicine/article_4ddd28ad-a6df-5f48-a44f-2dc3b50588f6.html

RAVALLI COUNTY OPPOSES PUTTING TRIBAL LAND IN TRUST 11/22/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/ravalli-county-opposes-putting-tribal-land-in-trust/article_887102f4-7713-5de7-bee0-a790ef0a3912.html

FWP, FEDERAL OFFICIALS DIFFER OVER FLATHEAD BULL TROUT SPAWNING BED COUNT 10/25/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/fwp-federal-officials-differ-over-flathead-bull-trout-spawning-bed/article_e50a671c-d979-543e-8621-36d7b707373f.html

TRIBES SAY NORTHWESTERN PURCHASE DOESNT CHANGE DAM PLANS 09/30/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribes-say-northwestern-purchase-doesn-t-change-kerr-dam-plans/article_9a5a0644-f27d-5699-be24-01c7ca20e68c.html

NW ENERGY TO BUY DAMS BACK FROM PPL MONTANA 09/26/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/nw-energy-to-buy-dams-back-from-ppl-montana/article_64aa3824-d592-51b5-a221-5b37d56467ad.html

MONTANA FARMERS HIGH AND DRY 10/21/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/montana-farmers-high-and-dry/article_bcf98e67-85ab-5527-8538-6704a2c2fec5.html

WATER TRIAL OPENS:  WYOMING CLAIMS WASTE BY MONTANA 10/16/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/water-trial-opens-wyoming-claims-waste-by-montana/article_70229206-f7ff-5750-83ab-e792118e4d11.html

CRITICS SUGGEST ALTERNATIVE WATER COMPACT FOR FLATHEAD RESERVATION 7/21/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/critics-suggest-alternative-water-compact-for-flathead-reservation/article_b6fdf8ea-0b83-5592-8807-236025e17bc1.html

CROW TRIBE ASSERTS RIGHTS THROUGH TRIBAL RESOLUTIONS 05/26/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/crow-tribe-asserts-rights-through-tribal-resolutions/article_e9f114a2-059a-5953-8b3c-f44016e409e2.html

TRIBAL OWNERSHIP OF KERR DAM WILL BE HISTORIC LAWYER SAYS 04/19/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribal-ownership-operation-of-kerr-dam-will-be-historic-lawyer/article_2543a066-db14-5d9a-91ed-38a9637194cd.html

DISTRICT COURT JUDGE BLOCKS VOTE ON FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 04/17/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/district-court-judge-blocks-vote-on-flathead-water-compact/article_4d0ad030-be95-5f32-9a70-81b65bd3a4d1.html

TRIBES MAY SUE AFTER LAWMAKERS KILLED WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 04/17/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribes-may-sue-after-lawmakers-killed-water-rights-compact/article_5670005b-bd6e-50ee-84f4-9ac80e51fe5a.html

FLATHEAD BOARD HOLDS OFF ON WATER USE VOTE WITH COMPACT DEAD 04/09/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/flathead-board-holds-off-on-water-use-vote-with-compact/article_1d9244b5-8fae-5ded-bb3d-9f770fec5a0c.html

HOUSE PANEL KILLS BILL TO STUDY, ENACT FLATHEAD TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 04/03/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/house-panels-kill-bills-to-study-enact-flathead-tribal-water/article_6e85490c-de52-5c17-a52e-701cd6212764.html

FLATHEAD COMPACT FOES, SUPPORTERS FLOOD HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING 03/27/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/flathead-water-compact-foes-supporters-flood-house-committee-hearing/article_f339eb8f-74c2-5529-9a1e-6f5f62575941.html

BOZEMAN LEGISLATOR INTRODUCES BILL TO RATIFY FLATHEAD WATER  RIGHTS COMPACT 03/24/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/bozeman-legislator-introduces-bill-to-ratify-flathead-water-rights-compact/article_60d13a59-213e-50bc-abd0-1dc72a4a7d30.html

BIG CROWD TURNS OUT TO SUPPORT BILL URGING MORE NEGOTIATION OF WATER COMPACT 03/23/13:   http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/big-crowd-turns-out-to-support-bill-urging-more-negotiation/article_9ae76a59-5ca8-5082-9b35-00ed4803ecd4.html

MONTANA BILL SPONSOR SAYS FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT WON’T PASS BUT ALTERNATIVE IN THE WORKS 03/22/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/bill-s-sponsor-says-flathead-water-compact-won-t-pass/article_4c1b597b-f00b-54f6-af0c-ca7b478f636e.html

TRIBAL LEADER URGES LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 03/07/13:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribal-leader-urges-legislature-to-approve-water-rights-compact/article_4cd71788-d9a9-524e-977c-0e9be2cf5749.html

MEETING HELD FOR BITTERROOT IRRIGATORS 12/01/2012: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/meeting-held-for-bitterroot-irrigators/article_efdafb09-d2ba-575a-86a7-672828fa8c10.html

WATER RIGHTS RULING REVERSED 03/15/2007:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/water-rights-ruling-reversed/article_5340832b-70da-5fbd-84e7-f6158d844235.html

TRIBES CALCULATE FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS CLAIMS 07/12/2005:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribes-calculate-flathead-water-rights-claims/article_ca2d74e3-afb2-5030-a73b-7c44645bfb64.html

DRAFT PACT KEPT SECRET 10/28/2004:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/draft-pact-kept-secret/article_c05489dd-47e8-53ed-a710-83250b82ced8.html

STATE REFUSES TO RELEASE DRAFT WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT 10/27/2004:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/state-refuses-to-release-draft-water-rights-agreement/article_62147b0e-e0e9-5b88-bb60-ab42ba227642.html

TRIBES, STATE READY TO HASH OUT WATER RIGHTS 09/15/2003:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/tribes-state-ready-to-hash-out-water-rights/article_95de602a-5379-5082-887f-89df732a2e4f.html

INDIAN INTENTIONS THREATEN WATER TALKS  12/19/2002:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/indian-intentions-threaten-water-talks/article_281498f1-61bb-5774-a21d-12a3e140645f.html

COURT WATER RIGHTS RULING FLAWED  12/07/2002:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/court-water-rights-ruling-flawed/article_7456f1c9-edf2-5bb6-a93c-db069af4ab07.html

TRIBES MAY CONSIDER INTERIM WATER PLAN 02/08/2002:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/tribes-may-consider-interim-water-plan/article_6d26c210-f74e-563f-bde5-fcf38ab4ecbe.html

COMMENT SOUGHT ON WATER RIGHTS 12/18/2001:   http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/comment-sought-on-water-rights/article_d19e7926-469d-5c98-9e68-7396d66baa45.html

STATE, TRIBES DEBATE RESERVATION WATER PERMITS 11/13/2001:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/state-tribes-debate-reservation-water-permits/article_5c497acf-f20a-5cb7-86bb-7325d3378b39.html

JUSTICES TO HEAR INDIAN WATER DISPUTE 11/11/2001:  http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/justices-to-hear-indian-water-dispute/article_e0a9c120-1d68-5928-890f-61c53d9b76d5.html

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BUFFALO POST:

MANY FEAR FLATHEAD RESERVATION COMPACT WILL CRIPPLE FARMS 11/27/12:  http://www.buffalopost.net/?p=18312

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CHARKOOSTA NEWS:

BRIEF UPDATE ON CSKT WATER COMPACT 08/22/14:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_08_22/Water_Compact_update-082213.html

CSKT RELEASES STATEMENT ON ERRONEOUS WATER RIGHTS COMPACT REPORTING 03/27/14:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2014/2014_03_27/CSKT_statement_on_WRC_reporting.html

REPORT ON PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 01/2014: http://www.charkoosta.com/documents/WaterCompactReportLR.pdf

KERR PROJECT ACQUISITION:  AN IMPORTANT INVESTMENT 10/3/2013:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_10_03/Kerr_Dam_acquisition.html

CSKT COMPACT PUBLIC MEETING TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 2 09/26/13: www.charkoosta.com/2013/…/CSKT_Compact_meeting_notice.html

BRIEF UPDATE ON CSKT PROPOSED WATER COMPACT 08/22/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_08_22/Water_Compact_update-082213.html

FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL ISSUES STATEMENT 08/15/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_08_15/FBJC_issues_statement.html

INACCURACIES ABOUT THE PROPOSED WATER COMPACT CONTINUE TO FLOW 08/15/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_08_15/Joe_Durglo-Water_Compact_Inaccuracies.html

CRITIQUE OF “A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE CSKT COMAPCT”  AND “DRAFT ALTERNATIVE COMPACT” 07/2013:  https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.charkoosta.com/documents/Alt-Compact-Critique.pdf&sa=U&ei=qU0EUr7tF4m8iwLe-oGABA&ved=0CAcQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGbikyZ0J5HtD40aexa0odLMOJmAA

MEETING TO DISCUSS CSKT WATER COMPACT SET FOR 07/18-  07/11/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_07_11/Meeting_to_discuss_CSKT_water_compact.html

QUARTERLY MEETING TOUCHED ON KERR DAM, BASKETBALL AND TRIBAL ELECTIONS 07/25/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_07_25/Quarterly-Part_3.html

COMMENTS SOUGHT FOR MONTAN WATER COURT JUDGE APPLICATIONS 07/18/13: www.charkoosta.com/…/MT_Water_Court_application_comment_period. html

FLATHEAD JOINT  BOARD OF CONTROL MEETING FACED TOUGH QUESTIONS 5/23/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_05_23/FJBC_faced_tough_questions.html

THE TWISTS AND TURNS OF ACQUIRING KERR DAM 05/16/13: www.charkoosta.com/2013/…/Kerr_Dam_Acquisition-Part_1.html

CSKT MAY SUE AFTER LEGISLATURE KILLED WATER COMPACT 04/18/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_04_18/CSKT_may_sue_over_water_compact.html

TRIBES COUNT ON LEGISLATURE, LETS GET IT DONE 03/21/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_03_21/TC_count_on_legislature.html

RESERVED WATER RIGHTS COMMISSION APPROVES CSKT COMPACT FOR SUBMITTAL TO 2013 LEGISLATURE 02/28/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_02_28/Water_Rights_Compact_approved.html

WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING SETS OFF NEW YEAR 01/10/13:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2013/2013_01_10/Winter_Quarterly_2013.html

SPCC ELDERS HEAR WATER RIGHTS, KERR DAM UPDATES 12/13/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_12_13/SPCC_Elders_meetings_121312.html

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATION SEE HIGH EMOTION 12/06/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_12_06/water_right_negotiations_hit_high_emotion.html

PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS SETTLEMENT RELEASED FOR PUBLIC REVIEW 11/15/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_11_15/Proposed_Water_Rights_Settlement_public_review.html

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS STEAM AHEAD FOR 2013 DEADLINE 11/01/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_11_01/Water_rights_draft_summary_available.html

CSKT WATER RIGHT TALKS HITTING TURBID AND TURBULENT WHITE WATER 09/13/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_09_13/Water_rights_negotiations-091312.html

WATER RIGHT COMPACT OPEN HOUSE WAS A TESTY ONE 08/09/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_08_09/Water_rights_negotiations-080912.html

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATION SESSION DRAWS LARGE CROWD 07/05/12:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_07_05/Water_negotiations_July_2012.html

WATER RIGHTS SESSION FOCUSES ON TRIBES ON AND OFF RESERVATION CLAIMS 03/15/12: http://www.charkoosta.com/2012/2012_03_15/Water_rights_address_on-off_reservation_claims.html

TURNING THE WATER TABLES 09/15/11:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2011/2011_09_15/Turning_the_water_tables.html

WATER NEGOTIATION SESSION FOCUSES ON IRRIGATION CANAL SEEPAGE 11/11/2010:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2010/2010_11_11/water_compact_negs_session_focuses_on_seepage.html

REHBERG HEARS CONCERNS ABOUT FIIP INFRASTRUCTURE 07/15/2010:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2010/2010_07_15/Rehberg_FIIP.html

THERE IS ENOUGH WATER IN THE FLATHEAD BASIN TO MEET CSKT SUPPLEMENTAL NEEDS 07/15/2010:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2010/2010_07_15/Flathead_Basin_has_water.html

CSKT WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE 05/06/2010: http://www.charkoosta.com/2010/2010_05_06/Water_rights_negotiations_continue.html

CSKT WATER COMPACT NEGOTIATIONS ROLLING ALONG 10/30/08:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2008/2008_10_30/CSKT_water_compacts_roll_along.html

TRIBES AND MONTANA CONTINUE BARTERING WATER COMPACT  08/07/08:   http://www.charkoosta.com/2008/2008_08_07/Tribes_MT_continue_water_rights_negotiations.html

TRIBES, STATE OF MONTANA AND US CONTINUE TO WORK ON COMPACT 07/02/08:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2008/2008_07_03/Tribes-MT-US_continue_to_work_on_water_compact.html

STATE LAYS FIVE POINTS OF DISCUSSION ON TABLE AT WATER COMPACT MEETING 04/30/08:  http://www.charkoosta.com/2008/2008_05_08/State_lays_five_points_at_water_compact_meeting.html

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OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  REVERSE THE COSTLY DECISION 06/05/14:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/guest-opinions-on-water-compact-reverse-the-costly-decision/article_83c38ace-ed00-11e3-81de-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT: STAND UP FOR WHAT’S WRONG 06/05/14:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/guest-opinions-on-water-compact-stand-up-for-what-s/article_44579a7e-ed00-11e3-a8a4-0019bb2963f4.html

SPOTLIGHT ON GRIZZLY BEARS AND WATER RIGHTS:  AN UPDATE FROM SENATOR JENNIFER FIELDER 05/22/14: http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/spotlight-on-grizzly-bears-and-water-rights-an-update-from/article_976661ce-e200-11e3-9acf-0019bb2963f4.html

CANDIDATES UNANIMOUS IN OPPOSITION TO USFA, OBAMACARE AND CSKT WATER COMPACT 04/08/14:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/candidates-unanimous-in-opposition-to-usfs-obamacare-and-cskt-water/article_2e4cf800-bf5b-11e3-adea-0019bb2963f4.html

FIFTY LEGISLATORS REQUEST REVIEW OF CSKT WATER COMPACT 04/02/14:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/fifty-legislators-request-review-of-cskt-water-compact/article_8cb3ec7a-ba9f-11e3-8a98-001a4bcf887a.html

FIELDER EXPRESSES CONCERNS ABOUT WATER COMPACT 02/26/14:  http://www.vp-mi.com/mi_county/mi_news/fielder-expresses-concerns-about-water-compact/article_0b532998-9f24-11e3-af50-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  SENATOR JENNIFER FIELDER – THE FUTURE OF OUR LAND AND WATER 01/29/14:  http://vp-mi.com/opinion/article_fa066e8e-890c-11e3-9420-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  GO SLOW ON TRIBAL WATER COMPACT 01/14/14:  http://vp-mi.com/opinion/article_2b7cb1ec-7e10-11e3-a518-001a4bcf887a.html

GUEST OPINION:  THERE IS A WAY 12/31/13:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/article_ae4547d2-7231-11e3-9369-0019bb2963f4.html

GUEST OPINION:  CSKT COMMISSION PROTECTS ALL WATER USERS 11/13/13:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/article_f82d950c-4c8e-11e3-8674-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER COMPACT HEADS BACK TO COURT TO BLOCK VOTE 10/30/13:  http://www.vp-mi.com/news/article_87d388bc-41a2-11e3-a6c3-001a4bcf887a.html

GUEST OPINION:  HISTORIC CHANGES OCCURRING FOR IRRIGATORS 10/2/13:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/article_4d71d252-2b84-11e3-a3e1-0019bb2963f4.htmlLATHEAD

OPINION:  COMPACT PROPONENTS KEEP PROMOTING FAILED DOCUMENTS 08/07/13:  http://vp-mi.com/opinion/article_ff44bdc4-ff82-11e2-a149-001a4bcf887a.html

GUEST OPINION:  WATER LAW AND THE COMPACT 07/31/13:  http://vp-mi.com/opinion/article_be9199b0-f9fa-11e2-8310-001a4bcf887a.html

CRITICAL REVIEW OF CSKT WATER COMPACT RELEASED 07/24/13:  http://vp-mi.com/news/article_a8f5af16-f48b-11e2-b472-001a4bcf887a.html

GUEST OPINION – DNRC DISCLAIMER 7/24/13:  http://www.vp-mi.com/opinion/article_c46c3442-f489-11e2-9d54-001a4bcf887a.html

THE GREAT WATER DEBATE CONTINUES 06/26/13:  http://vp-mi.com/mi_county/article_341193d4-de8f-11e2-8dea-001a4bcf887a.html

SUPPORT FOR SB265- DELAY THE WATER COMPACT 04/03/13:  http://vp-mi.com/opinion/article_bcf7475e-9c7a-11e2-9d56-0019bb2963f4.html

PLAINS GRANGE MAKES PUBLIC STANCE ON WATER COMPACT 03/13/13:  http://vp-mi.com/news/article_a854ca24-8c17-11e2-8e33-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER COMPACT OPPOSED BY COMMISSIONERS 01/10/13:  http://vp-mi.com/news/article_bf6d5d40-5b69-11e2-886e-0019bb2963f4.html

GROUP FROM LAKE COUNTY HOSTS WATER RIGHTS DISCUSSION IN SUPERIOR 10/31/12:  http://vp-mi.com/news/article_d0870098-2376-11e2-9a51-0019bb2963f4.html

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DAILY INTERLAKE:

EXPERTS:  WATER COMPACT BASED UPON SOUND SCIENCE 08/26/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/experts-water-compact-based-on-sound-science/article_23df548e-2d89-11e4-ac69-0019bb2963f4.html

KALISPELL COUNCIL TO TALK ABOUT WATER COMPACT TONIGHT 08/24/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/kalispell-council-to-talk-about-tribal-water-compact-tonight/article_e2a7234e-2bde-11e4-ad29-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER MEETINGS CANNOT BE SECRET 08/07/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/water-meetings-cannot-be-secret/article_71ab522a-1ea3-11e4-a204-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  IS STATE SURRENDERING TO THE TRIBES ON WATER USE PERMITS?  06/25/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/is-state-surrendering-to-the-tribes-on-water-use-permits/article_e0ef4be8-fcd7-11e3-ad56-001a4bcf887a.html

STATE SENATOR OPPOSES DAM SALE 06/08/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/state-senator-opposes-dam-sale/article_3ba30624-ef59-11e3-b423-001a4bcf887a.html

ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS TO JOIN WATER CASE 05/22/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/attorney-general-wants-to-join-water-case/article_d5093856-e20c-11e3-9de1-0019bb2963f4.html

STATE, TRIBES TO REOPEN WATER NEGOTIATIONS 05/13/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/state-tribes-to-reopen-water-negotiations/article_eae6b4e4-dae3-11e3-b8a7-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SO WE ARE PAYING THEM TO TAKE AWAY OUR WATER RIGHTS? 04/19/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/so-we-are-paying-them-to-take-away-our-water/article_e32c13a4-c817-11e3-8615-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WHY WE SHOULD GO SLOW ON THE COMPACT 04/12/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/why-we-should-go-slow-on-compact/article_97484446-c284-11e3-884a-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  PLEA NOT TO RECALL WATER DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS 04/05/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/plea-not-to-recall-water-district-commissioners/article_c1396cf4-bd15-11e3-8ce8-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  50 LEGISLATORS REQUEST INDEPENDENT REVIEW 03/29/14: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/letters/water-compact-dialogue-legislators-request-independent-review/article_0c5ab964-b793-11e3-ace5-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  MARCH MADNESS AN 0-30 RECORD 03/29/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/letters/water-compact-dialogue-march-madness-an—record/article_bf376898-b793-11e3-8f1b-001a4bcf887a.html

EDITORIAL:  STATE MUST RESIST TRIBES’ LAWSUIT 03/22/14:   http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/state-must-resist-tribes-lawsuit/article_212e2276-b177-11e3-ab17-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER TALKS MIGHT BE REOPENED 03/18/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/water-talks-might-be-reopened/article_1e4a5bc6-af18-11e3-9e2b-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WHAT EXACTLY IS IN THE WATER COMPACT? 03/15/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/what-exactly-is-in-the-water-compact/article_f4df4f94-acab-11e3-ab0f-0019bb2963f4.html

TRIBES SUE OVER RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS 03/12/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/tribes-sue-over-reservation-water-rights/article_429c59cc-aa02-11e3-904b-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  QUESTIONS ABOUT WATER COMPACT BEING IGNORED 03/08/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/members/questions-about-water-compact-being-ignored/article_99bdbd3e-a72f-11e3-b763-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SALISH KOOTENAI WATER COMAPCT:  MAKE SURE IT DIES 03/01/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/letters/salish-kootenai-water-compact-make-sure-it-dies/article_72e1f0c2-a19e-11e3-92b3-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SALISH KOOTENAI WATER COMPACT:  APPROVE IT!  03/01/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/salish-kootenai-water-compact-approve-it/article_1f8c76fe-a19e-11e3-b3ec-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  PAM HOLMQUIST:  SUPPORT FIGHT AGAINST WATER COMPACT 01/25/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_f7b33180-8583-11e3-ab15-001a4bcf887a.html

WHITEFISH MAN THE FIRST TO FILE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER 01/14/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_744209d2-7e41-11e3-9359-0019bb2963f4.html

COUNTY SOFT PEDALS WATER COMPACT SUPPORT 01/09/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_79b79c62-7732-11e3-8131-001a4bcf887a.html

PANEL HEARS ARGUMENTS ON FLATHEAD WATER PACT 01/08/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_0eb6be6e-78c4-11e3-b390-001a4bcf887a.html

EDITORIAL:  GO SLOW ON TRIBAL WATER COMPACT 01/08/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/editorials/article_f20e7264-78d4-11e3-b291-0019bb2963f4.html

LAKE, MISSOULA COUNTIES BACK COMPACT 01/06/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_af32d9a6-7732-11e3-9b7d-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COMMISSIONERS AND THE COMPACT:  WATER COMPACT HAS NO REAL CHANCE TO BE FAIR / EQUITABLE 1/4/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_d26ff25a-74fd-11e3-af35-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COMMISSIONERS AND THE COMPACT:  VOTE DID IRREPARABLE HARM 01/04/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_2ebfc026-74fe-11e3-b658-001a4bcf887a.html

COUNTY VOTES TO SUPPORT WATER COMPACT 01/02/14:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_c5d23b4c-7413-11e3-99f2-001a4bcf887a.html

GROUP CRAFTS ALTERNATIVE WATER COMPACT 06/27/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_dede6432-df88-11e2-ae06-001a4bcf887a.html

TWO IRRIGATION DISTRICTS PULL OUT OF JOINT BOARD 06/20/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_255312b6-d956-11e2-abc9-001a4bcf887a.html

PROTECTING WATER A LEGITIMATE PRIORITY 05/18/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/editorials/article_89128600-c02a-11e2-84a0-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  PROTECTING WATER IS LEGITIMATE PRIORITY 05/18/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/editorials/article_89128600-c02a-11e2-84a0-001a4bcf887a.html

BOARD TO MEET ON WATER USE AGREEMENT 04/15/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_9f41ab7a-a62d-11e2-8d12-001a4bcf887a.html

STALLED:  PAIR OF WATER RIGHTS BILLS KILLED IN GOP CONTROLLED COMMITTEES 04/04/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_ab1ca484-9d83-11e2-ad35-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER COMPACT BOARD IS SEPARATE BUT UNEQUAL 03/30/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_d20240ea-98e7-11e2-8104-001a4bcf887a.html

SCORES TURN OUT FOR FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS HEARING 03/28/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/article_5c47712e-9804-11e2-a930-001a4bcf887a.html

HOUSE SPEAKER:  WATER COMPACT NOT LIKELY TO PASS 03/28/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_c524cb0c-9803-11e2-a539-001a4bcf887a.html

HIGH COURT TO REVIEW WATER CASE 03/01/13:  http://dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_0d34be7a-82d3-11e2-b203-001a4bcf887a.html

COUNTY TO OPPOSE WATER PLAN 02/22/13:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_b04f14a0-7d53-11e2-b12b-0019bb2963f4.html

GOT WATER?  THINK AGAIN 01/19/13: http://dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_8bc95396-62a7-11e2-b570-001a4bcf887a.html

IRRIGATION WATER DEAL FACES VOTE 01/18/13: http://dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_d0b52dd8-61d3-11e2-bb46-0019bb2963f4.html

COMMISSIONERS ASKED TO REJECT WATER PACT 01/02/13: http://dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_967d3fda-5548-11e2-9c48-0019bb2963f4.html

JUDGE HALTS VOTE ON WATER COMPACT 12/19/12: http://dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_7e6a4c50-498e-11e2-91bc-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER COMPACT WILL BRING STABILITY FOR EVERYONE 12/08/12:  http://dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_541ede0c-40f6-11e2-b40c-0019bb2963f4.html

PANEL MAY READJUST WATER PLAN 12/08/12: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_0d6e4dec-40f3-11e2-b4d9-0019bb2963f4.html

CROWD LEERY OF WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 11/28/12:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_16f7789a-39b2-11e2-9444-001a4bcf887a.html

EVENING SESSION SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS 06/11/12:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_bd0dec40-b42a-11e1-9082-001a4bcf887a.html

TRIBES PLAN FOR KERR DAM PURCHASE 08/22/2011:  http://dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_4aa622c4-ccc9-11e0-ac7b-001cc4c03286.html

LIBBY FACES PROBLEMS WITH 65 YEAR OLD DAM 01/30/11:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_760a9ffe-2c37-11e0-a7f7-001cc4c002e0.html

EDITORIAL:  MAKING THE RIGHT CALL ON WATER 07/13/08:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_30f0770a-da73-5b2e-8b50-038e8217a867.html

FLATHEAD RESIDENTS REGAIN WATER RIGHTS 07/10/08: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_9389da4c-5116-5748-83c9-d85769be080d.html

OPINION:  STATE MUST PROTECT WATER RIGHTS 03/18/07:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/opinion/article_381235b5-8729-5059-9816-3bc76e36b949.html

WATER USE NOW AN ISSUE FOR LAWYERS 03/17/07: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_345174cf-7b10-59b9-9572-279b90c5adc5.html

STATE, FEDS REACH DEAL ABOUT WATER 10/06/06:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/community/lifestyle/article_5cd9a49b-4574-57cd-9f09-100feaa00d71.html

POWER AGENCY GIVES TRIBES 3.49 MILLION TO BUY LAND 05/15/05:  http://dailyinterlake.com/community/lifestyle/article_c61f0d38-6858-5e39-ba8a-27d7099dda28.html

MEETING TO DISCUSS RESERVATION WATER DEVELOPMENT 01/13/2005: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/community/lifestyle/article_097125ff-beba-5569-b0cd-084584513180.html

LEGISLATOR PROPOSES WATER RIGHTS BILL 12/28/2004:  http://www.dailyinterlake.com/community/lifestyle/article_70c433d3-e685-5295-88e6-a13149c98d2e.html

STATE / TRIBES IN WELL ACCORD 11/27/2004: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_bd65ca1f-6bf1-56a2-b1da-7877e8a59d74.html

CONCERNS RAISED OVER WATER RIGHTS 11/26/2004: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_92c33d98-0641-506f-bf0d-9fbfcf711a48.html

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FLATHEAD BEACON:

STATE SEEKS TO ENTER TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS LAWSUIT 05/23/14:  http://flatheadbeacon.com/2014/05/23/state-seeks-to-enter-tribal-water-rights-lawsuit/

GOVERNOR TO RENEGOTIATE FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 05/14/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/governor_to_renegotiate_flathead_water_compact/39343/

WATER WAR 04/09/14:  http://flatheadbeacon.com/2014/04/09/water-war/

DISCUSSIONS HELD ON REOPENING WATER COMPACT TALKS 03/19/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/discussions_held_on_reopening_water_compact_talks/38425/

FLATHEAD TRIBES SUE OVER RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS 03/12/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/flathead_tribes_sue_over_reservation_water_rights/38292/

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT – WE MUST GET IT RIGHT 03/12/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/cskt_water_compact_we_must_get_it_right/38270/

KERR DAM CLOSER TO TRIBAL OWNERSHIP, NEW NAME 03/10/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/kerr_dam_closer_to_tribal_ownership_new_name/38228/

OPINION:  SUPPORT THE NEGOTIATED CSKT WATER COMPACT 02/27/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/support_the_negotiated_cskt_water_compact/38021/

MONTANA TRIBES REACH LAND BUYBACK AGREEMENTS 01/30/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/montana_tribes_reach_land_buyback_agreements/37655/

SUPPORT COMPACT AND LIFT UNCERTAINTY 01/16/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/support_compact_and_lift_uncertainty/37388/

FORMER WHITEFISH COUNCILOR FILES FOR COUNTY COMMISSION SEAT 01/15/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/former_whitefish_councilor_files_for_county_commission_seat/37439/

CASH FLOWS 01/14/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/cash_flows/37385/

OPINION:  THE WATER COMPACT 01/10/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/the_water_compact/37289/

NEW CSKT LEADERS SWORN IN DUAL CHAIR ELECTED 01/07/14:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/new_cskt_leaders_sworn_in_dual_chair_elected/37296/

REPORT RELEASED ON CSKT WATER COMPACT 12/31/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/report_released_on_cskt_water_rights_compact/37193/

NORTHWESTERN FILES APPLICATION FOR $900 MILLION DAM BUY 12/20/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/northwestern_files_application_for_900_million_dam_buy/37111/

AGENICES DIFFER OVER BULL TROUT STATUS 11/7/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/agencies_differ_over_bull_trout_status/36359/

OPINION:  LIFT UNCERTAINTY BY SUPPORTING THE COMPACT 10/04/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/letter_lift_uncertainty_by_supporting_the_compact/35805/

CSKT PROPOSES LAND DONATION NEAR FLATHEAD RIVER IN KALISPELL 10/1/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/cskt_proposes_land_donation_near_flathead_river_in_kalispell/35725/

SALISH, KOOTENAI WILL STILL PURCHASE KERR DAM 09/30/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/salish_kootenai_tribes_will_still_buy_kerr_dam/35706/

OPINION:  CONSEQUENCES OF COMPACT MUST BE STUDIED 09/06/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/letter_consequences_of_compact_must_be_studied/35329/

OPINION – WATER COMPACT FALSEHOODS 08/09/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/letter_water_compact_falsehoods/34884/

WATER WRONGS 07/31/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/water_wrongs/34713/

COUNTY APPEALS TRIBAL ACQUISITION OF KOOTENAI FALLS LAND 07/22/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/county_appeals_tribal_acquisition_of_kootenai_falls_land/34593/

LOCAL LAWMAKERS AUTHOR PROPOSED WATER COMPACT 06/28/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/local_lawmakers_author_proposed_water_compact/34223/

EXPLORE KERR DAM 05/19/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/explore_kerr_dam/33450/

BULLOCK VETOES 12 OTHER BILLS 05/12/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/bullock_vetoes_12_other_bills/33257/

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS COMPACT NEGOTIATED IN GOOD FAITH 04/19/13: http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/letter_water_rights_compact_negotiated_in_good_faith/32994/

BATTLE OVER FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS FACES SPECTER OF LITIGATION 04/14/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/battle_over_flathead_water_rights_faces_specter_of_litigation/32854/

PANEL TABLES RATIFICATION OF WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 04/04/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/panel_tables_ratification_of_water_rights_compact/32706/

UNCERTAIN FATE FOR TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 03/30/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/uncertain_fate_for_flathead_tribal_water_compact/32614/

SCORES TURN OUT FOR FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS HEARING 03/28/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/scores_turn_out_for_flathead_water_rights_hearing/32583/

TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS COMPACT MOVING FORWARD 03/05/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/tribal_water_rights_compact_moving_forward/32173/

STATE SUPREME COURT HALTS WATER RIGHTS CASE 03/01/13:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/state_supreme_court_halts_tribal_water_rights_case/32139/

COMMISSION INTENDS TO SUBMITH COMPACT TO LEGISLATURE 12/31/12:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/commission_intends_to_submit_compact_to_legislature/31208/

CRUNCHTIME FOR MASSIVE WATER DEAL 12/12/12:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/crunch_time_for_massive_water_deal/30968/

COUNTY COMMISSION HARBORS CONCERN FOR WATER COMPACT 11/28/12:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/county_commission_harbors_concerns_for_water_compact/30672/

PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS DEAL WITH TRIBE ANNOUNCED 11/11/12:  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/proposed_water_rights_deal_with_tribes_announced/30576/

WHO OWNS THE WATER RIGHTS 06/27/12?  http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/who_owns_the_water_rights/28512/

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HELENA INDEPENDENT RECORD:

PSC TO SCRUTINIZE PURCHASE OF 11 DAMS:  07/06/14:  http://helenair.com/news/local/psc-to-scrutinize-purchase-of-dams/article_9ec78d06-04d0-11e4-9c0c-0019bb2963f4.html

GOVERNOR TO RENEGOTIATE FLATHEAD WATER DEAL 05/14/14: http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/governor-to-renegotiate-flathead-water-deal/article_5de2eb65-c57a-5c34-a60c-b5b0aa293baf.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT – WE MUST GET IT RIGHT 03/18/14:  http://helenair.com/news/opinion/cskt-water-compact-we-must-get-it-right/article_bfe8a5bc-ae61-11e3-9d12-001a4bcf887a.html

MONTANA TRIBES REACH LAND BUYBACK AGREEMENTS 01/31/14:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/montana-tribes-reach-land-buyback-agreements/article_5e9bd997-a303-5fb7-a23d-a7061c70add3.html

MISSOULA SEEKS TO BUY OR CONDEMN WATER COMPANY 01/29/14:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/missoula-seeks-to-buy-or-condemn-water-company/article_3a1021dd-bab7-5476-9600-34154eae5bf0.html

NEW REPORT ON FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT DOES LITTLE TO DAMPEN CONTROVERSY 01/06/14:  http://helenair.com/news/local/new-report-on-flathead-indian-water-rights-compact-does-little/article_4b77b780-7744-11e3-9b79-0019bb2963f4.html

SALISH KOOTENAI CHAIRMAN’S POST SPLIT AFTER TIE 01/03/14:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/salish-kootenai-chairman-s-post-split-after-tie/article_8425c5f9-6b05-5ea9-9481-fda000fcd995.html

RAVALLI COUNTY PLANNING BOARD CHAIR LOSES SEAT 01/03/14:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-planning-board-chair-loses-seat/article_65136b5b-d0d0-5b8e-a2f9-6815d4b38513.html

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY PURSUED DAM PURCHASE FOR MORE THAN A YEAR, DEAL NEARLY COLLAPSED 01/01/14:  http://helenair.com/news/local/northwestern-energy-pursued-dam-purchase-for-more-than-a-year/article_3f87ff92-729f-11e3-9285-001a4bcf887a.html

REPORT RELEASED ON CSKT WATER COMPACT, IMPACT IF FAILS, OFF RESERVATION CLAIMS 12/18/13:  http://helenair.com/news/local/report-released-on-cskt-water-compact-impact-if-fails-off/article_8d74db28-6825-11e3-ba9b-001a4bcf887a.html

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY WILL BUY DAMS FROM PPL MONTANA FOR $900M:  http://helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/northwestern-energy-will-buy-dams-from-ppl-montana-for-m/article_198e15b4-26f1-11e3-b006-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER DISTRIBUTION SUBJECT OF MEETINGS 09/28/13:  http://helenair.com/news/local/water-distribution-subject-of-meetings/article_aea52880-2805-11e3-9216-001a4bcf887a.html

OPPONENTS OF WATER USE AGREEMENT WIN FLATHEAD BOARD SEATS 05/09/13:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/opponents-of-water-use-agreement-win-flathead-board-seats/article_464f678c-b8bb-11e2-8333-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  BILL COULD DEGRADE WATER RIGHTS FOR MONTANANS 04/23/13:  http://helenair.com/news/opinion/bill-could-degrade-water-rights-for-montanans/article_4fdc6524-aba6-11e2-81b5-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  STICK TO THE FACTS ABOUT HISTORIC TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 03/20/13:  http://helenair.com/news/opinion/stick-to-facts-about-historic-tribal-water-right-compact/article_80c5603e-90e2-11e2-a2ed-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT WON’T BE GOOD FOR WESTERN MONTANA 03/20/13:  http://helenair.com/news/opinion/water-compact-won-t-be-good-for-western-montana/article_a3a9be06-90e2-11e2-9266-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  TRIBAL WATER COMPACT NOT READY FOR LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL 03/20/13:  http://helenair.com/news/opinion/tribal-water-compact-not-ready-for-legislative-approval/article_68212c8e-90e2-11e2-8c51-0019bb2963f4.html

STATE, TRIBE AGREE TO EXTEND WATER TALKS 3/15/09:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/state-tribe-agree-to-extend-water-talks/article_bdc5f0c6-1250-5d83-9719-3332a3d41a19.html

STATE REFUSES TO RELEASE DRAFT WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT 10/28/2004:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/article_eb6c05e1-e84a-5ce4-9b28-4fd95a981b24.html

TRIBE WILL INVENTORY WATER ALONE, STATE STUNNED 12/20/02:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/tribe-will-inventory-water-alone-state-panel-stunned/article_e8ccd4ad-ae7d-5979-bc71-60b663f7f4f1.html

STATE SEEKING COMMENT ON CONTENTIOUS WATER ISSUE 12/19/01:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/state-seeking-comment-on-contentious-water-issue/article_393d418a-ab51-5007-9b48-fd1e85929f22.html

STATE, TRIBES DEBATE GROUNDWATER PERMITS ON THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION 11/14/01:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/state-tribes-debate-groundwater-permits-on-flathead-reservation/article_88e3b673-8678-5a52-8eef-81f5e39086d1.html

FLATHEAD RESERVATION WATER DISPUTE TO BE HEARD TUESDAY 11/11/01:  http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/flathead-reservation-water-dispute-to-be-heard-tuesday/article_fa73dff3-1c54-579c-8e0c-fea7a104415c.html

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KXLF BUTTE:

ANTICIPATING APPROVAL, MONTANA SETS ASIDE WATER COMPACT MONEY: http://kxlf.com/news/anticipating-approval-montana-sets-aside-water-compact-money/

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LAKE COUNTY LEADER:

OPINION:  TRIBES HAVE NO ABORIGINAL RIGHTS 07/03/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/columns/letters-to-the-editor/article_4504f3d2-0299-11e4-9544-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  TRIBES WATER SUIT AGGRESSIVE 07/03/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/columns/letters-to-the-editor/article_4504f3d2-0299-11e4-9544-0019bb2963f4.html

STATE AG WANTS CSKT WATER SUIT TO BE DISMISSED 06/13/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/state-ag-wants-cskt-water-suit-to-be-dismissed/article_58e1cbbc-f300-11e3-a3ab-001a4bcf887a.html

GROUP ANALYZING TECHNICAL IMPACTS OF PROPOSED WATER COMPACT 06/13/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/cskt-group-analyzing-technical-impacts-of-proposed-water-compact/article_33416394-f301-11e3-af1d-001a4bcf887a.html

POWERBROKERS WANT COMPACT PUT INTO EFFECT 05/14/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/business/powerbrokers-want-compact-put-into-effect/article_d05a86b8-db7f-11e3-8826-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD DISTRICT ADDS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS WITH DIFFERENT VOICES 05/14/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/flathead-district-adds-two-new-board-members-with-different-voices/article_507ac27a-db82-11e3-9b8f-001a4bcf887a.html

BILL COULD PUT IRRIGATION COMPACT INTO EFFECT DESPITE PROTESTS AGAINST IT 05/01/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/bill-could-put-irrigation-compact-into-effect-despite-protests-against/article_bb277960-d16e-11e3-9a6d-0019bb2963f4.html

BIA TO MANAGE IRRIGATION PROJECT 04/09/14:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/bia-to-manage-irrigation-project/article_c156194c-c01e-11e3-8fea-001a4bcf887a.html

TRIBES SUE OVER RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS 03/21/14:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/tribes-sue-over-reservation-water-rights/article_6f6d55c6-afae-11e3-b567-001a4bcf887a.html

TRIBAL LEADERS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE 01/12/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_2385edc0-42c4-11e1-bb2c-001871e3ce6c.html

TRIBES SELECT NEW CHAIR 01/10/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_3595635e-7a50-11e3-9840-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER COMPACT DISCUSSED IN HELENA 01/09/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_3df810ea-79bb-11e3-9416-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CLEAR AS MUD 01/09/14:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_56e5f38a-7a31-11e3-9cb1-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  GOOD CITIZENSHIP 11/14/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/obituaries/article_700176ee-4d79-11e3-a182-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SORRY MR JACKSON 11/13/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/columns/article_b7fc94f8-4ca0-11e3-916c-0019bb2963f4.html

VOTE MOVES FORWARD AFTER DECISION BY NEW JUDGE 11/08/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_606102e6-48d7-11e3-93fd-001a4bcf887a.html

DISTRICTS MOVE TO BLOCK WATER VOTE 10/24/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_355a3d50-3cf3-11e3-85d9-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COMPACT PRESENTS PEACEFUL SOLUTION 10/18/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_b3a7c8f8-383e-11e3-b1ab-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FJBC IRRIGATORS GETTING IRRITATED 09/12/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/editorial/article_bce8139e-1bd5-11e3-a24e-0019bb2963f4.html

FJBC HOSTS WATER TALKS 08/29/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_7ed34e62-10f3-11e3-971f-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT AND THE LAW 07/26/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_7c3daaee-f622-11e2-a42d-001a4bcf887a.html

FJBC SET TO DISSOLVE 06/20/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_7e269db0-d9d6-11e2-897e-0019bb2963f4.html

OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS 05/05/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_5ed19eda-5872-11df-9401-001cc4c03286.html

OPINION:  CSKT THANKS WATER COMPACT SUPPORTERS 04/24/13:   http://leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_ca7a8282-ad0b-11e2-9083-0019bb2963f4.html

STALLED 04/10/13: http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_fed8b2ae-a209-11e2-b2eb-0019bb2963f4.html

SALOMON:  WATER COMPACT WON’T PASS IN 2013 03/28/13: http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_a402b35e-97d5-11e2-8cc6-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  NEGOTIATION OVER LITIGATION 03/13/13:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_ba4a6bee-8c1c-11e2-ba4d-0019bb2963f4.html

BUSY WEEK FOR WATER AGREEMENT 03/08/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_a3da8e62-86a8-11e2-90a6-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION – REP SALOMON’S STANCE ON WATER 03/07/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_c45b586c-86ab-11e2-b7f2-001a4bcf887a.html

COURT RULES AGAINST BOARD 02/20/13:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_fdf4da74-7b9a-11e2-922d-0019bb2963f4.html

IRRIGATION WATER DEAL FACES VOTE 01/23/13:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_b3c40e4c-6593-11e2-a413-001a4bcf887a.html

VOTE HALTED ON COMPACT 12/28/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_409c918c-5120-11e2-b9a9-001a4bcf887a.html

PANEL MAY READJUST WATER PLAN 12/13/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_0c9e7962-44a6-11e2-a498-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER RIGHTS COMPACT: A FLUID PROPOSAL 11/30/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_ef43ffe8-3b15-11e2-814d-001a4bcf887a.html

WATERSHED MOMENT 11/17/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_ac9b548a-2f48-11e2-8a5b-001a4bcf887a.html

COMPACT COMING TOGETHER 11/01/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_93fb4cfc-244c-11e2-b499-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER PRESSURE MOUNTING 10/11/12:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_18632b10-13c5-11e2-ae0e-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER SAGA CONTINUES:  08/19/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_002bffee-e7de-11e1-9bd3-0019bb2963f4.html

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  WATER RIGHTS 07/26/12 (SCROLL DOWN TO FIND IT);  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_ccc95148-d747-11e1-864b-0019bb2963f4.html

DAN SALOMON LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 07/21/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_b0dd9c34-d2c2-11e1-ba4d-0019bb2963f4.html

DAN SALOMON LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 07/05/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_7a9c731c-c6c3-11e1-86f6-0019bb2963f4.html

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  06/29/12 DON’T CAP INDIVIDUAL’S WATER (SCROLL DOWN TO FIND IT):  http://leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_c84c244c-c21b-11e1-b3c5-001a4bcf887a.html

C0MMENT PERIOD EXTENDED FOR WATER AGREEMENT 06/28/12:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_18bb4a88-c14b-11e1-bf3c-001a4bcf887a.html

Scroll down the page at this link to find the letter entitled:  CONCERNED ABOUT IRRIGATION WATER 06/23/12 :  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/opinion/article_f2a956ea-bbc9-11e1-9646-001a4bcf887a.html

FJBC MOVES FORWARD WITH WATER RIGHTS DRAFT AGREEMENT 05/31/12:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_db2f3c52-aa9c-11e1-9f43-0019bb2963f4.html

CONTROL SIGNED OVER TO CSKT AND JBC 04/14/10:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_4cda86c8-47fc-11df-9c0f-001cc4c002e0.html

WATER TEAMS TALK MANAGEMENT 03/03/10:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/news/article_f6720b82-26de-11df-b262-001cc4c002e0.html

TEAMS JUMP BACK INTO WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS 03/25/2009:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/article_83fa0ab9-00cc-5137-94aa-71ce18edea78.html

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE IN FACE OF TRIBAL MEMBERS’ PROTESTS 03/20/2008:  http://leaderadvertiser.com/article_6d1c9b2e-8ebb-5bff-8ed8-99bab7f38990.html

WATER RIGHTS MEETINGS PROVE TO BE CONTENTIOUS 01/20/05:  http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/article_cd23ef7b-0184-5901-a6d9-488ae9d0eaf0.html

WATER RIGHTS MEETING RAISES MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS 12/23/04: http://www.leaderadvertiser.com/article_cd23ef7b-0184-5901-a6d9-488ae9d0eaf0.html

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MISSOULA INDEPENDENT:

OPINION:  SET STRAIGHT 04/10/14:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/LettersToTheEditor/archives/2014/04/10/set-straight

REVISITING RACISM 12/25/13:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/revisiting-racism/Content?oid=1914774

TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT – WATCHDOG ASKS HOW WATER COMPACT IMPACTS OTHERS 08/15/13:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/trickle-down-effect/Content?oid=1888689

ROCKIES TODAY – ALTERNATIVE COMPACT NEWS 06/26/13:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/IndyBlog/archives/2013/06/28/rockies-today-june-28

WATER:  IRIGATORS SLING MUD 06/20/13:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/water/Content?oid=1872593

OPINION:  SET STRAIGHT 04/10/14:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/LettersToTheEditor/archives/2014/04/10/set-straight

LIQUID ASSETS FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT DIVIDES COMMUNITY 03/07/13:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/liquid-assets/Content?oid=1732252

THE WATER IS FALLING 11/20/12:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/LettersToTheEditor/archives/2012/11/20/the-water-is-falling

WHOSE WATER IS IT? 05/17/12:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/whose-water-is-it/Content?oid=1651169

WATER COMPACT RIPPLES 07/19/12:   http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/gyrobase/ImageArchives?oid=1668123&by=1148440

NUMBERS GAME:  LETTER IN RESPONSE TO WATER COMPACT RIPPLES 07/28/12:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/LettersToTheEditor/archives/2012/07/26/a-numbers-game

CSKT LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE CLIMATE CHANGE STUDY 03/01/12:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/cskt-launches-comprehensive-climate-change-study/Content?oid=1538858

HOLDING WATER:  WADING INTO POLSON’S DEVELOPMENT DILEMMA 01/26/2006:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/holding-water/Content?oid=1137024

GOING WITH THE FLOW 04/28/05:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/going-with-the-flow/Content?oid=1136415

WATER POACH – THE STATE TRIES AGAIN TO DIP INTO RESERVATION WATER 03/06/03:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/water-poach/Content?oid=1134721

STATE TRIBES RESUME MARATHON WATER TALKS 09/07/00: http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/state-tribes-resume-marathon-water-talks/Content?oid=1132884

WATER OVER THE BRIDGE 07/01/1999:  http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/water-over-the-bridge/Content?oid=1132097

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OPINION:  SUPPORT NEGOTIATION PROCESS 07/08/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-support-negotiation-process/article_8ac059c6-06b2-11e4-996b-001a4bcf887a.html

STATE TO BEGIN WEEKLONG HEARING ON NORTHWESTERN PLAN TO BUY 11 HYDRO DAMS 07/05/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/state-to-begin-weeklong-hearing-on-northwestern-plan-to-buy/article_4f6cbf00-04a4-11e4-9258-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  SPREADING LIES HARMS PROPERTY OWNERS 07/02/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-reservation-spreading-lies-harms-property-owners/article_0c1a9efa-01fe-11e4-b109-001a4bcf887a.html

MOUNTAIN STATES LEGAL FONDATION ENTERS CSKT WATER LAWSUIT 06/12/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/mountain-states-legal-foundation-enters-cskt-water-lawsuit/article_29d9db26-f1d8-11e3-a097-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT ORCHESTRATED WATER, LAND GRAB 06/10/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-orchestrated-water-land-grab/article_783a8026-f0ad-11e3-b125-0019bb2963f4.html

STATE SEEKS TO INTERVENE IN CSKT WATER RIGHTS LAWSUIT 05/23/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/state-seeks-to-intervene-in-cskt-water-rights-lawsuit/article_a892531e-e272-11e3-b05b-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  LEARN TRUTH, NOT MISINFORMATION 05/15/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-learn-truth-not-misinformation/article_4946921e-dc3a-11e3-b3b4-001a4bcf887a.html

GOVERNOR TO RENEGOTIATE FLATHEAD WATER DEAL 05/14/14:http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/governor-to-renegotiate-flathead-water-deal/article_c22de07d-f62e-5d80-bc1f-f8244e0fc96b.html 

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT:  LEARN TRUTH, NOT MISINFORMATION 05/15/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-learn-truth-not-misinformation/article_4946921e-dc3a-11e3-b3b4-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  DON’T GIVE FEDS MORE POWER 05/13/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-don-t-give-feds-more-power/article_14a6dcc4-dab1-11e3-b249-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  STANDING UP AGAINST WHAT’S WRONG 05/05/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-standing-up-against-what-s-wrong/article_89527bf2-d460-11e3-9031-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  INDIAN LAW:  EXPECT TREATY RIGHTS TO BE EXERCISED 05/04/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/indian-law-expect-treaty-rights-to-be-exercised/article_53b2051e-d224-11e3-8a8e-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS CONTROVERSY RESURFACES AT TRIBAL, IRRIGATOR EVENTS 04/29/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/flathead-water-rights-controversy-resurfaces-at-tribal-irrigator-events/article_b3860054-cf49-11e3-9480-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  POLITICIANS CREATED THE PROBLEMS 04/27/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-politicians-created-the-problems/article_522ceb24-ce4f-11e3-a1a7-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  LAWSUIT ATTEMPTS TO REWRITE HISTORY 04/21/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-lawsuit-attempts-to-rewrite-history/article_b1594160-c959-11e3-9c65-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER INACCURATE CLAIMS BY OPPONENTS 04/13/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-inaccurate-claims-by-opponents/article_9ac465bc-c326-11e3-aa15-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD WATER IRRIGATION RECALL MISDIRECTED 04/13/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-irrigation-recall-misdirected/article_756af678-c326-11e3-ad60-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SUPPORT FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT; AVOID COSTLY LITIGATION, LIKELY LOSS 04/09/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/support-flathead-water-compact-avoid-clostly-litigation-likely-loss/article_a5a0f782-bff4-11e3-a060-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION;  MORE CHARGES, MORE LITIGATION AND PROBABLY LESS WATER 04/08/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/more-charges-more-litigitation-and-probably-less-water/article_2cd95282-bf21-11e3-b180-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  KEEP MISSION DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS 04/04/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-keep-mission-district-commissioners/article_6ac457d4-bc03-11e3-8a03-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION: MORE OF THE STORY ON FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT 04/07/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/more-of-the-story-on-the-flathead-irrigation-project/article_dd429522-be5c-11e3-88d7-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  KEEP MISSION DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS 04/04/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-keep-mission-district-commissioners/article_6ac457d4-bc03-11e3-8a03-001a4bcf887a.html

NON-TRIBAL FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT WORKERS LAID OFF BY BIA 03/21/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/non-tribal-flathead-irrigation-project-workers-laid-off-by-bia/article_42ff041e-b08d-11e3-a0da-0019bb2963f4.html

FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT TALKS MAY BE REOPENED 03/19/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/flathead-water-compact-talks-may-be-reopened/article_d9a366e0-aef2-11e3-a861-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  HISTORY OF IRRIGATION PROJECT ON FLATHEAD RESERVATION PROVIDES MUCH TO THINK ABOUT 03/17/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/history-of-irrigation-project-on-flathead-reservation-provides-much-to/article_cbc1c6fe-ae05-11e3-8642-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FEDERAL RESERVED WATER RIGHTS ARE ASSURANCE, NOT CARTE BLANCHE 03/15/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/federal-reserved-water-rights-are-assurance-not-carte-blanche/article_f89c6412-aaf0-11e3-863a-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT COMMISSIONERS VOTED DEC 28 03/13/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-compact-commissioners-voted-dec/article_47b1bd6e-aab4-11e3-a748-0019bb2963f4.html

CSKT SUES TO STOP PERSONAL WATER RIGHTS CLAIMS ON RESERVATION 03/12/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/cskt-sues-to-stop-personal-water-rights-claims-on-reservation/article_64d07d04-a983-11e3-bc89-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER: IMAGINE IRRIGATION DISTRICTS OF FUTURE 03/12/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-imagine-irrigation-districts-of-future/article_1cfe309a-a9ea-11e3-803d-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  SUPPORT CSKT WATER COMPACT AVOID EXPENSIVE LITIGATION 03/07/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/support-cskt-water-compact-avoid-expensive-litigation/article_4a74cde6-a606-11e3-a222-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION A LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF WATER RIGHTS 03/02/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-reservation-a-look-at-the-history-of-water/article_04180cba-a09c-11e3-a37b-001a4bcf887a.html

CSKT REACHES AGREEMENT WITH FEDS ON LAND BUYBACK PROGRAM 01/31/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/cskt-reaches-agreement-with-feds-on-land-buyback-program/article_5f1f8458-89ea-11e3-bb98-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: CSKT WATER COMPACT:  FACT FREE LIBERALS PART IV 01/31/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-compact-fact-free-liberals-part-iv/article_267c5fb6-8a82-11e3-a7af-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  BIA MEETING WAS SECRET, ILLEGAL 01/29/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-bia-meeting-was-secret-illegal/article_c974ca2c-88ee-11e3-8393-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT;  DON’T SPIN WATER ISSUES WITH POLITICS 02/27/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-irrigation-project-don-t-spin-water-issues-with-politics/article_ff7ed79a-9fb7-11e3-901e-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT LANGUATE, NOT LETTERS, IS SOURCE OF EVIDENCE THAT RIGHTS CAN BE TRANSFERRED 01/26/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-language-not-letters-is-source-of-evidence-that/article_101e2dc8-8387-11e3-a1f0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  ORIGINAL PROPONENTS OF WATER COMPACT REPLACED BY LIKE MINDED BENCHWARMERS 01/23/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/original-proponents-of-water-compact-replaced-by-like-minded-benchwarmers/article_84583904-81ed-11e3-961c-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION;  FLATHEAD INDIAN IRRIGATION PROJECT;  FOCUS ON DELIVERED IRRIGATION WATER 01/22/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-focus-on-delivered-irrigation-water/article_1ca79ff2-836e-11e3-b9c0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD INDIAN IRRIGATION PROJECT:  TOO MANY FLAWS IN PROPOSED DEAL 01/22/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-too-many-flaws-in-proposed-deal/article_04f7a884-836e-11e3-8e97-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  STATE SENATOR FROM MISSOULA CANNOT EXPLAIN AWAY FAR REACHING WATER RIGHTS PROVISIONS 02/26/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/state-senator-from-missoula-cannot-explain-away-far-reaching-water/article_929b0592-9f06-11e3-aedd-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  CURRENT FORM REEKS OF THREATS, GREED 02/25/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-current-form-reeks-of-threats-greed/article_6368bfc2-9e29-11e3-bb0a-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  WE SHOULD BE CONCERNED 02/21/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-we-should-be-concerned/article_95270b16-9b01-11e3-b976-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD COMPACT:  PLAN IS NOT A TAKING OF WATER RIGHTS 02/20/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-compact-plan-is-not-a-taking-of-water-rights/article_7479382a-9a3a-11e3-919a-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT:  POSITIVE ASPECTS OF PASSAGE 02/13/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-compact-positive-aspects-of-passage/article_a5f068f6-94b8-11e3-8ccb-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT, THERE MUST BE ANOTHER WAY 02/06/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-there-must-be-another-way/article_e41b5fee-8f38-11e3-9b3b-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  CLOSER LOOK AT KLAMATH BASIN WATER PROBLEMS SHEDS LIGHT ON FLATHEAD COMPACT 02/02/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/closer-look-at-klamath-basin-water-problems-sheds-light-on/article_d3ecaa76-885b-11e3-a06e-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  DON’T WATCH FROM SIDELINES 02/02/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-don-t-watch-from-sidelines/article_d3184fda-8a98-11e3-b718-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS;  DON’T LET FEDS STEAL VALUABLE RESOURCES 02/02/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-don-t-let-feds-steal-valuable-resources/article_9018208e-8a98-11e3-b942-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: CSKT WATER COMPACT:  FACT FREE LIBERALS PART IV 01/31/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-compact-fact-free-liberals-part-iv/article_267c5fb6-8a82-11e3-a7af-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  BIA MEETING WAS SECRET, ILLEGAL 01/29/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-bia-meeting-was-secret-illegal/article_c974ca2c-88ee-11e3-8393-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT LANGUAGE, NOT LETTERS, IS SOURCE OF EVIDENCE THAT RIGHT CAN BE TRANSFERRED 01/26/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-language-not-letters-is-source-of-evidence-that/article_101e2dc8-8387-11e3-a1f0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT:  MAKE DECISION ON FACTS, NOT FEAR 01/23/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-make-decision-on-facts-not-fear/article_52214022-8439-11e3-8ec7-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT:  SCRUITINIZE COMPACT PROPONENTS 01/22/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-scrutinize-compact-proponents/article_ef530654-836d-11e3-a736-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT:  TOO MANY FLAWS IN PROPOSED DEAL 01/22/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-too-many-flaws-in-proposed-deal/article_04f7a884-836e-11e3-8e97-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT:  FOCUS ON DELIVERED IRRIGATION WATER 01/22/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-focus-on-delivered-irrigation-water/article_1ca79ff2-836e-11e3-b9c0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT CANNOT BE APPROVED LEGALLY, SEEKS TO DRIVE LANDOWNERS OUT 01/21/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-cannot-be-approved-legally-seeks-to-drive-landowners/article_3617d55c-82e1-11e3-8635-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  OPPONENTS OF WATER COMPACT FIND MANY PROPLEMS, PROPONENTS HAVE FEW SOLUTIONS 01/21/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/opponents-of-water-compact-find-many-problems-proponents-have-few/article_0116260e-81ee-11e3-8e8f-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  FOUR POINTS ABOUT COMPACT 01/21/14: http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-four-points-about-compact/article_c876ba26-82a0-11e3-a346-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  NO LANGUAGE TAKING AWAY RIGHTS 01/20/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-no-language-taking-away-rights/article_6b9c1ec0-81da-11e3-a424-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  WHO’S PAYING FOR MEETINGS 01/17/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-who-s-paying-for-meetings/article_1a9d7424-7f7d-11e3-9328-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT TOO IRRATIONAL TO BE USED TO QUANTIFY WATER RIGHTS 01/15/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-too-irrational-to-be-used-to-quantify-water/article_f60896e6-78a3-11e3-8024-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: THANKS TO VINCENT FOR HEARING 01/14/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-thanks-to-vincent-for-hearing/article_b10927a4-7d21-11e3-bbbf-0019bb2963f4.html

NEWLY ELECTED CSKT CHAIR TAKES REIGNS AT CRITICAL JUNCTURE 01/11/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/newly-elected-cskt-chairman-takes-reins-at-critical-juncture/article_fb005ec2-7b2d-11e3-a8ab-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  COMMISSION SPEWS DECEIT 01/10/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-commission-spews-deceit/article_a22ac93a-79fd-11e3-95c1-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR IRRIGATION PROJECT DEGREDATION, DISREPAIR 01/10/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/federal-government-was-responsible-for-irrigation-project-degradation-disrepair/article_c80745fa-73ec-11e3-b528-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: DEAL WOULD TRANSFER RIGHTS TO CSKT, DESERVES MORE TIME FOR IMPACT STUDIES 01/09/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/deal-would-transfer-rights-to-cskt-deserves-more-time-for/article_0d4551e8-7933-11e3-b368-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT – ONLY STATES, NOT U.S. CAN  GRANT WATER RIGHTS 01/08/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-indian-irrigation-project-only-states-not-u-s-can/article_48944db0-786d-11e3-9477-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINON:  OFFICIALS STUDIED AND SUPPORTED COMPACT AS YOU SHOULD 01/09/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/officials-studied-and-support-water-compact-as-you-should/article_2939d4a0-7933-11e3-81d5-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER USERS DEBATE FLATHEAD COMPACT AT LEGISLATIVE MEETING 01/07/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/water-users-debate-flathead-compact-at-legislative-meeting/article_cdd34b62-7745-11e3-a12e-001a4bcf887a.html

SALISH KOOTENAI CHAIRMAN’S POST SPLIT AFTER TIE 01/03/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/salish-kootenai-chairman-s-post-split-after-tie/article_36a5b207-2dde-518e-9db0-d77d6a09edfd.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS POUNDED BY LEGAL SCARE TACTICS 01/03/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-pounded-by-legal-scare-tactics/article_01f748cc-747f-11e3-a102-0019bb2963f4.html

NORTHWEATERN NEARLY LOST DAM DEAL WITH PPL, RECORDS SHOW 12/31/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/northwestern-nearly-lost-dam-deal-with-ppl-documents-show/article_297fab74-7276-11e3-9052-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT – 638 BEING HELD TO PEOPLE’S HEADS 12/31/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-being-held-to-people-s-heads/article_6e1fc88e-7223-11e3-9a7a-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT – IRRIGATORS YOUR WATER RIGHTS EXIST 12/31/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-irrigators-your-water-rights-exist/article_27339cca-7223-11e3-9b22-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – GOVERNMENT DIDN’T FOLLOW CONTRACT 12/30/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-government-didn-t-follow-contract/article_1dc690fe-7159-11e3-9e4d-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – COMPACT WILL HURT PROPERTY VALUES 12/29/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-compact-will-hurt-property-values/article_2ceb3ec8-6f0f-11e3-a212-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD WATER: STAND UNITED AND PROTECT ASSETS FROM ROGUE COMMISSIONERS 12/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-stand-united-to-protect-assets-from-rogue-joint/article_13c18c1a-67ec-11e3-aa90-0019bb2963f4.html

REPORT RELEASED ON CSKT COMPACT, IMPACT IF FAILS, OFF RESERVATION CLAIMS 12/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/report-released-on-cskt-water-compact-impact-if-fails-off/article_0dcaa232-679d-11e3-973e-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  RULING RECOMMENDED WATER DECISIONS FROM SUPREME COURT, NOT COMPACT COMMISSION 12/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/ruling-recommended-water-decisions-from-supreme-court-not-compact-commission/article_2e40367a-60f0-11e3-b5ec-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL – REFUSE TO SETTLE FOR LESS THAN HISTORIC DELIVERIES OF WATER 12/15/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-joint-board-of-control-refuse-to-settle-for-less/article_534ea528-641a-11e3-8412-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:   RULING RECOMMENDED WATER DECISIONS FROM SUPREME COURT, NOT COMPACT COMMISSION 12/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/ruling-recommended-water-decisions-from-supreme-court-not-compact-commission/article_2e40367a-60f0-11e3-b5ec-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COMPACT:  STATE CANNOT TURN RESPONSIBILITIES OVER TO SOVEREIGN NATION 12/10/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/compact-state-cannot-turn-responsibilities-over-to-sovereign-nation/article_ab0f9406-61a5-11e3-bff3-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS COMPACT:  PRIVATE CITIZENS ALLOWED TO MEET 12/05/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-compact-private-citizens-allowed-to-meet/article_6cfbe62e-5db8-11e3-af4b-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT:  READ TREATY FOR ALLOCATION RULES 12/04/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-read-treaty-for-allocation-rules/article_e40698fa-5cef-11e3-bf00-0019bb2963f4.html

FIVE VOTES SEPARATE SIDES AS IRRIGATORS BACK SPLIT FROM FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD 12/05/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/votes-separate-sides-as-irrigators-back-split-from-flathead-joint/article_58c249fa-563d-11e3-bc59-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER USE:  MEETING MAY FLOUT LAW’S INTENT 11/29/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-use-meetings-may-flout-law-s-intent/article_da6047ea-5913-11e3-8d3c-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT – TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE KLAMATH 11/19/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-take-a-closer-look-at-the-klamath/article_38e61c82-5125-11e3-8d37-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER AGREEMENT WOULD BRING STATE FUNDING AND MEET COMPETING CLAIMS 11/19/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/water-agreement-would-bring-state-funding-and-meet-competing-claims/article_9045e02a-5125-11e3-a475-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  NOT ANARCHY, BUT GOOD CITIZENSHIP 11/12/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-not-anarchy-but-good-citizenship/article_55bd9c28-4ba2-11e3-8001-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT REFLECTING AND RESPECTING DIVERSITY 11/19/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-reflecting-and-respecting-diversity/article_24af6e80-5125-11e3-99af-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN BY GIVING AWAY THE GAME, WILL RESULT IN DRIED UP WESTERN MONTANA  11/10/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-negotiations-start-by-giving-away-game-will-result/article_b994f5c0-44ae-11e3-9d0c-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  MISSION, JOCKO DISTRICTS, THE COST OF ROGUE SHENANIGANS 11/07/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/mission-jocko-districts-the-cost-of-rogue-shenanigans/article_8515d4f6-47b3-11e3-81f8-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: MANY NOT BUYING PROPOSED LITIIGATION 11/05/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-many-not-buying-proposed-litigation/article_b5872d84-4631-11e3-8ace-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS DISCUSSIONS ON THE RESERVATION BUSINESS AS USUAL 11/01/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-discussions-on-flathead-reservation-still-business-as-usual/article_9b2499e2-40d0-11e3-be48-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT: WORDING OF FJBC RESOLUTION EARNS AGAINST VOTE 10/30/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-wording-of-fjbc-resolution-earns-against-vote/article_9687e850-4164-11e3-acff-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: PROPOSED WATER COMPACT FLAWED, VIOLATES MONTANA AND UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONS 10/28/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/proposed-water-compact-flawed-violates-state-and-u-s-constitutions/article_9c8c6614-3fd3-11e3-8cff-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS BEING STOLEN WITH OFF RESERVATION RIGHTS THROWN IN FOR GOOD MEASURE 10/29/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-being-stolen-with-off-reservation-rights-thrown-in/article_0171dd50-40d0-11e3-a1bd-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  IRRIGATOR WATER RIGHTS ABOUT TO VAPORIZE 10/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-irrigation-rights-about-to-vaporize/article_5cd589a6-3817-11e3-b863-001a4bcf887a.html

IRRIGATION DISTRICTS SUE TO BLOCK FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD REFERENDUM 10/19/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/irrigation-districts-sue-to-block-flathead-joint-board-referendum/article_1ed74d9c-385d-11e3-9052-001a4bcf887a.html

LAKE, SANDERS COUNTY IRRIGATORS TO VOTE ON STAYING WITH FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD 10/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/lake-sanders-county-irrigators-to-vote-on-staying-with-flathead/article_7e3b5818-3782-11e3-b289-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  MAJORITY TRYING TO FIND A WATER SOLUTION 10/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/majority-trying-to-find-a-water-solution/article_88ce2d6a-372c-11e3-abd8-0019bb2963f4.html

TRIAL KICKS OFF IN MONTANA WYOMING WATER DISPUTE 10/16/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/trial-kicks-off-in-montana-wyoming-water-dispute/article_f547e6d0-3681-11e3-855b-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  GET INFORMED, WE ALL HAVE A STAKE 10/16/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-get-informed-we-all-have-a-stake/article_3e3e103e-3665-11e3-ac0f-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT MISSING PURPOSE BECAUSE IT MISSED FUNDAMENTAL STEP 10/10/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-missing-purpose-because-it-skipped-fundamental-step/article_688ead8c-2f7e-11e3-8860-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT ENTITY’S RULES PROVIDE A CLEAR VISION OF THE FUTURE 10/04/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cooperative-management-entity-s-rules-provide-clear-vision-of-flathead/article_c537295c-2929-11e3-83b9-0019bb2963f4.html

FORMER MONTANA WATER COURT JUDGE:  COMPACT LITIGATION BENEFITS FEW 10/03/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/former-montana-water-court-judge-compact-litigation-benefits-few/article_4a610d8c-2be6-11e3-97e2-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  ENOUGH BATTLES, TIME TO MOVE FORWARD WITH COMPACT, WATER USE AGREEMENT 09/30/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/enough-battles-time-to-move-forward-with-compact-water-use/article_9f1b3712-29d4-11e3-845d-0019bb2963f4.html

CLIMATE CHANGE COULD FORCE COURTS TO REVISE WATER RIGHTS 09/27/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/scholar-climate-change-could-force-courts-to-revise-water-rights/article_75111674-2706-11e3-8861-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT: KLAMATH SHOWS VALUE OF NEGOTIAION 09/24/14:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-klamath-shows-value-of-negotiation/article_ebfb9f6e-2460-11e3-94c5-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT NO DIFFERENT THAN KLAMATH BASIN 09/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-no-different-than-klamath-basin/article_982e002e-1fa2-11e3-8c10-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION PAY ATTENTION TO REALITY BEHIND RHETORIC: QUESTION STATEMENTS OF CRITICS 09/13/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/pay-attention-to-reality-behind-rhetoric-question-statements-from-fjbc/article_82dc32c2-1afc-11e3-ac5c-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD: EXAMINE CAUSES, PRICE OF CONFLICT 09/14/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-joint-board-examine-causes-price-of-conflict/article_5a535158-1aea-11e3-ae90-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS: ARGUMENTS SHOULD BE BASED ON FACTS 08/29/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-argument-should-be-based-on-facts/article_8139946c-10b3-11e3-b85e-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  CONCERN ADDRESSED IN THE COMPACT 08/26/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-concern-addressed-in-compact/article_c02f9e1a-0e5a-11e3-b027-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS AFFECTING PEOPLE OFF RESERVATION 08/22/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/water-rights-affecting-people-off-reservation/article_7a05fd4e-0b35-11e3-ac98-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  POLSON WELLS NOT VALID FOR EXISTING USES 08/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-polson-wells-not-valid-for-existing-uses/article_ec081240-09a2-11e3-90eb-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT.  WILL MEETINGS HELP OR NOT? 08/19/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-will-meetings-help-or-not/article_b56b96a2-08db-11e3-8966-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL – SUPPORT DECISION TO SEPARATE 08/12/13:   http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-joint-board-of-control-support-decision-to-separate/article_c754827a-0359-11e3-b992-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER USE AGREEMENT: COMPACT IS GOOD FOR AREA, IRRIGATORS 08/11/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-use-agreement-compact-is-right-decision-for-area-irrigators/article_4d79348e-0113-11e3-bc7d-001a4bcf887a.html

RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CONTINUE OPPOSING USFS INSTREAM WATER RIGHTS ACQUISITION 8/10/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-commissioners-continue-opposing-usfs-in-stream-water-rights/article_b156e622-023f-11e3-b913-001a4bcf887a.html

RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OBJECT TO USFS WATER RIGHTS CLAIM 08/09/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-commissioners-object-to-usfs-water-rights-claim/article_249e2d29-1a59-5053-aea9-67a839cfd6c2.html

SANDERS COUNTY MEETING DELVES INTO MANY SIDES OF FLATHEAD COMPACT 08/08/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/sanders-county-meeting-delves-into-many-sides-of-flathead-compact/article_2a92db3a-ffd5-11e2-aa79-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT:  BEWARE OF JOINT BOARD LEADERS 08/07/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-compact-beware-of-joint-board-leaders/article_d827af9a-ff6d-11e2-a329-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION – THOSE WHO OBJECT TO WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS SHOULDN’T GET SPECIAL TREATMENT:  08/04/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/those-who-object-to-water-rights-negotiations-shouldn-t-get/article_dee2981c-0202-11e3-8c58-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER MEETINGS PARTISAN, IGNORE WILDLIFE 08/01/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/flathead-water-meetings-partisan-ignore-wildlife/article_c17899ee-fab3-11e2-b5cb-001a4bcf887a.html

BITTERROOT VALLEY IRRIGATORS QUICKLY RUNNING OUT OF WATER 07/28/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/bitterroot-valley-irrigators-quickly-running-out-of-water/article_e42d0d0e-f738-11e2-9049-0019bb2963f4.html

BITTERROOT TROUT UNLIMITED TO HOLD MEETING ON PAINTED ROCKS WATER 07/27/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/bitterroot-trout-unlimited-to-host-meeting-on-painted-rocks-water/article_77b3c0ea-f635-11e2-87ba-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT ACTIONS BENEFIT FARMERS AND RANCHERS 07/26/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-actions-benefit-farmers-ranchers/article_636bea34-f5fb-11e2-86ca-0019bb2963f4.html

CRITICS SUGGEST ALTERNATIVE WATER COMPACT FOR FLATHEAD RESERVATION 07/21/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/critics-suggest-alternative-water-compact-for-flathead-reservation/article_4b420054-f1b6-11e2-b33b-0019bb2963f4.html

CRITICAL REVIEW OF CSKT COMPACT 07/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/critical-review-of-cskt-compact/pdf_07d9550a-f1b7-11e2-9ad2-0019bb2963f4.html

PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE COMPACT 07/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/proposed-alternative-cskt-compact/pdf_6571e998-f1b7-11e2-ab72-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  NOBODY NOTICING LAND STATUS CHANGE 07/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-nobody-noticing-land-status-change/article_be6aa526-efb4-11e2-8697-001a4bcf887a.html

COMPLAINT DISMISSED AGAINST GROUP THAT OPPOSED FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 07/16/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/complaint-dismissed-against-group-opposed-to-flathead-water-compact/article_f330f836-edc6-11e2-8ef4-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER: FOLLOW LEAD OF OTHER RESERVATIONS 07/15/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-follow-lead-of-other-reservations/article_bd2269a8-ed5f-11e2-945e-001a4bcf887a.html

CSKT, OTHER TRIBES SEEK MORE SAY IN COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN TREATY 07/13/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/cskt-other-tribes-seek-more-say-in-columbia-river-basin/article_0b934d64-ec39-11e2-b6c7-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WESTERN MONTANA WATER OPERA NOT YET OVER, DESPITE SUPPOSED SUNSET WARNINGS 06/23/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/western-montana-s-water-opera-not-yet-over-despite-supposed/article_8a19dcae-dc29-11e2-84b9-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  DEFEND WATER RIGHTS AGAINST THE FEDS 06/18/13:   http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-defend-water-rights-against-the-feds/article_87877d1e-d820-11e2-8223-0019bb2963f4.html

2 IRRIGATION DISTRICTS WITHDRAW FROM FLATHEAD BOARD IN WATER RIGHTS BATTLE 06/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/irrigation-districts-withdraw-from-flathead-board-in-water-rights-battle/article_baca6d9c-d7b4-11e2-b87e-001a4bcf887a.html

OPED EXPLAINING JOCKO VALLEY AND MISSION IRRIGATION DISTRICTS WITHDRAWL 06/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/op-ed-explaining-jocko-valley-and-mission-irrigation-districts-withdrawal/pdf_6bf60a86-d7b5-11e2-a0d8-001a4bcf887a.html

RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSION WANTS TO TALK TO FOREST SERVICE CHIEF CONCERNING WATER RIGHTS 05/16/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-commission-wants-to-talk-to-f-s-chief/article_5ff2fb14-be8c-11e2-9431-001a4bcf887a.html

OPPONENTS OF WATER USE AGREEMENT WIN FLATHEAD BOARD SEATS 05/09/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/opponents-of-water-use-agreement-win-flathead-board-seats/article_6c91a3cc-b859-11e2-8ead-001a4bcf887a.html

MONTANA GOVERNOR VETOES CAMPAIGN FINANCE, WATER COMMISSION BILLS 05/03/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/montana-legislature/montana-governor-vetoes-campaign-finance-water-commission-bills/article_5932cc90-b465-11e2-a83e-0019bb2963f4.html

IRRIGATOR FILES CAMPAIGN COMPLAINT AGAINST FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT OPPONENTS 04/30/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/irrigator-files-campaign-complaint-against-flathead-water-compact-opponents/article_31746dc0-b13c-11e2-a9f2-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINON:  FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS COMPACT ABOUT CONTROL, PLAIN AND SIMPLE 04/26/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/flathead-water-rights-compact-is-about-control-plain-and-simple/article_a1fa6d12-ab81-11e2-a183-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER USE COMPACT AGREEMENT IS ONLY THE BEGINNING 04/23/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-use-compact-agreement-is-only-the-beginning/article_f6f434aa-adb7-11e2-bb4b-0019bb2963f4.html

JUDGE BLOCKS VOTE ON FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 04/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/judge-blocks-vote-on-flathead-water-compact/article_6a829fe0-a6f3-11e2-a78d-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  COLVILLE CONFEDERATED TRIBES:  WATER RIGHTS DECISION A TWISTED RULING 04/17/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/colville-confederated-tribes-water-rights-decision-a-twisted-ruling/article_c96e7cc6-a767-11e2-aa7a-0019bb2963f4.html

TRIBES MAY SUE AFTER LEGISLATURE KILLS FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 04/15/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/tribes-may-sue-after-legislature-kills-flathead-water-compact/article_416bcd96-a50b-11e2-96cd-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT COMPACT THANK YOU LEGISLATORS 04/13/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-compact-thank-you-legislators/article_af03f564-a37a-11e2-a876-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  LIFE COULD GET MESSY FOR INDIANS 04/11/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-life-could-get-messy-for-non-indians/article_7c4c17a2-a2b0-11e2-8655-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT DEFEAT OF AGREEMENT YIELDS CHAOS 04/10/13  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-defeat-of-agreement-yields-chaos/article_f2f9b40e-a1e8-11e2-99d2-0019bb2963f4.html

FLATHEAD BOARD HOLDS OFF ON WATER USE VOTE WITH COMPACT DEAD 04/09/2013:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/flathead-board-holds-off-on-water-use-vote-with-compact/article_89de3922-a0c1-11e2-bd09-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS: TRIBE HAS SOME NERVE 03/29/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-tribes-has-some-nerve/article_dffd8156-9878-11e2-8985-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  GOVERNMENT SNEAKING CONTROL 03/28/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-government-sneaking-control/article_66141b52-97b5-11e2-959b-0019bb2963f4.html

2013 LEGISLATURE WON’T APPROVE FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 03/23/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/legislature-won-t-approve-flathead-water-compact/article_d0427d0e-9317-11e2-afba-0019bb2963f4.html

CSKT COUNCIL:  TIME FOR LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE WATER COMPACT IS NOW 03/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/cskt-council-time-for-legislature-to-approve-water-compact-is/article_211c362a-910b-11e2-b229-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT SETTLEMENT IS FAIR TO IRRIGATORS 03/07/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-settlement-is-fair-to-irrigators/article_67b7ecae-8801-11e2-9869-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT IS A CONSENSUS 03/07/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-compact-settlement-is-fair-to-irrigators/article_67b7ecae-8801-11e2-9869-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  COMPACT GOOD FOR OUR WATER AND COMMUNITIES 03/05/13:   http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/compact-good-for-our-water-and-our-communities/article_080bfd5c-85a6-11e2-8af6-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS COMPACT – DAN SALOMON ISN’T REPRESENTING 03/01/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/compact-good-for-our-water-and-our-communities/article_080bfd5c-85a6-11e2-8af6-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – DEMAND LEGISLATORS OPPOSE PLAN 03/01/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-compact-demand-legislators-oppose-plan/article_3a4572c8-8284-11e2-b5dc-001a4bcf887a.html

SUPREME COURT STAYS PROCEEDINGS IN WATER COMPACT CASE 03/01/13:   http://missoulian.com/news/local/supreme-court-stays-proceedings-in-flathead-water-compact-case/article_b4784a64-821d-11e2-ab3e-001a4bcf887a.html

RONAN LEGISLATOR HOPEFUL STATE WILL RATIFY FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 02/28/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/ronan-legislator-hopeful-state-will-ratify-flathead-water-compact/article_9c706408-8144-11e2-8241-001a4bcf887a.html

MONTANA SUPREME COURT ORDER TO TAKE SUPERVISORY CONTROL OF WATER 02/28/13:  http://missoulian.com/montana-supreme-court-order-to-take-supervisory-control-of-water/pdf_9f9870be-8205-11e2-a0cc-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT SENT TO LEGISLATURE 02/27/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/flathead-water-compact-sent-to-legislature/article_0dbdfb38-809c-11e2-be37-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  COURT BATTLE OVER FLATHEAD WATER WOULD HURT EVERYONE 02/26/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/court-battle-over-flathead-water-would-hurt-everyone/article_b35d9a42-8026-11e2-91d7-001a4bcf887a.html

RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OBJECT TO FOREST SERVICE WATER RIGHTS CLAIM 02/26/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-commissioners-object-to-forest-service-s-water-rights/article_057d826c-e6ef-5704-800f-ef75f000393b.html

OPINION;  WATER USE AGREEMENT COMPACT HAS ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS 02/21/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-use-agreement-compact-has-elements-for-success/article_c6582cda-7c38-11e2-af7f-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER USE GROUP SAYS COURT RULING A BIG WIN 02/20/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/water-user-group-says-ruling-against-flathead-board-a-big/article_f00cf1c6-7afa-11e2-ad1f-001a4bcf887a.html

LAKE COUNTY JUDGE PLANS TO RULE ON WATER USE LAWSUIT SOON 02/14/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/lake-county-judge-plans-to-rule-on-water-use-lawsuit/article_32617388-76de-11e2-b59a-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER RIGHTS: FIGHT WITH TRIBES HURTS US ALL 02/08/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-fight-with-tribes-hurts-us-all/article_57098d7e-7201-11e2-94fc-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL RECOMMENDS IRRIGATORS OK WATER PACT 01/23/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/flathead-joint-board-of-control-recommends-irrigators-ok-water-pact/article_df55dc96-650e-11e2-9356-001a4bcf887a.html

FLATHEAD IRRIGATORS TO VOTE ON WATER AGREEMENT WITH TRIBES 01/18/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/flathead-irrigators-to-vote-on-water-agreement-with-tribes/article_81b15df4-6176-11e2-accb-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT:  WATER RIGHTS COMPACT WILL HARM PROPERTY RIGHTS 01/23/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-water-pact-will-harm-property-rights/article_bc879a98-656c-11e2-9bf6-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  CSKT COMPACT:  A DROP OF WATER DEPENDS ON YOU 01/10/13:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/cskt-compact-a-drop-of-water-depends-on-you/article_66a08ed6-5b36-11e2-84c3-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS COMPACT WILL HELP AVERT LITIGATION 12/19/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/proposed-water-rights-compact-will-help-avert-litigation/article_613d20e2-49ef-11e2-a1a5-0019bb2963f4.html

LAKE COUNTY GROUP TAKES CASE AGAINST WATER COMPACT TO RAVALLI COUNTY 12/15/12: http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/lake-county-group-takes-case-against-water-compact-to-ravalli/article_32ded4fa-4744-11e2-90b4-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS COMPACT:  QUESTION HETTICK’S ASSUMPTIONS 11/30/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-compact-question-hettick-s-assumptions/article_bb073746-3afb-11e2-a67e-001a4bcf887a.html

STATE AND REGIONAL  WATER COMPACT COMMISSION TRIES TO QUELL CONCERNS AT HAMILTON MEETING 11/30/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/water-compact-commission-tries-to-quell-concerns-at-hamilton-meeting/article_2ed227da-3b65-11e2-bfe2-001a4bcf887a.html

SPEAK OUT / SEEK ANSWERS AT WATER COMPACT MEETINGS 11/26/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/speak-out-seek-answers-at-water-rights-meetings/article_a0269a96-37d8-11e2-89f8-001a4bcf887a.html

CSKT / US GOVERNMENTS COMPLETE PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS COMPACT 11/09/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/cskt-u-s-governments-complete-proposed-water-rights-compact/article_481a56dc-2a0c-11e2-95f4-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – DEMAND TRANSPARENCY FROM POLSON 10/03/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-demand-transparency-from-polson/article_ef8af742-0d64-11e2-b18f-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – FINANCING OUR OWN DEMISE 09/13/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/water-rights-financing-our-own-demise/article_af4e7eb6-fdaa-11e1-84ec-001a4bcf887a.html

TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR WATER RIGHTS COMPACT ON FLATHEAD RESERVATION 09/10/12:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/time-running-out-for-water-rights-compact-on-flathead-reservation/article_c18dd01c-fa40-11e1-8849-001a4bcf887a.html

SELLING MISSOULA’S WATER:  WATER RIGHTS IN MISSOULA VALLEY PART OF PROPOSED SALE 09/24/11:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/selling-missoula-s-water-water-rights-in-missoula-valley-part/article_4584c41a-e738-11e0-a5bf-001cc4c002e0.html

STATE. TRIBES AGREE TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATING WATER RIGHTS 03/12/2009:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/state-tribes-agree-to-continue-negotiating-flathead-water-rightsposted-on/article_0d228fbc-a9e3-58e8-8d52-c41eab777a69.html

DEADLINE LOOMS FOR CSKT WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT 02/04/08:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/deadline-looms-for-cskt-water-rights-agreement/article_a5b485ff-a35a-5589-8a61-6fcf155c27bc.html

HIGH STAKES FLATHEAD WATER MEETING CANCELLED 01/30/2008:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/high-stakes-flathead-water-meeting-canceled/article_de27350c-0de7-5068-990a-394b44f7eba9.html

GOVERNOR TO SIGN WATER RIGHT COMPACT TUESDAY IN MISSOULA 04/16/07:  http://missoulian.com/web/webnews/governor-to-sign-water-right-compact-tuesday-in-missoula/article_04add905-528b-564e-b8d9-1db1bdae1bc2.html

HIGH COURT SENDS BACK FLATHEAD WATER CASE 03/14/2007:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/high-court-sends-back-flathead-water-case/article_5c1d4c7f-751d-5a97-b920-ee415916ff0b.html

TRIBAL OFFICIALS MAPPING OUT WATER CLAIMS ON RESERVATION 07/12/2005:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/tribal-officials-mapping-out-water-claims-on-reservation/article_58e5eab6-ea8b-5b9d-8eb2-e8cfe8d91814.html

STATE, TRIBES SUSPEND EFFORTS TO REACH INTERIM AGREEMENT 06/20/2005:  http://missoulian.com/breaker/state-tribes-suspend-efforts-to-reach-interim-agreementposted-at-p/article_fb969957-a487-52ba-aff0-370f1f2a2a95.html

SENATE PANEL PRAISES WATER DEAL 05/26/2005:  http://missoulian.com/jodirave/senate-panel-praises-water-rights-deal/article_28ffa1cb-5634-5fb1-bd6c-6c018de3970d.html

FEEDBACK FLOWING ON STATE-TRIBAL WATER PACT 01/15/2005:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/feedback-flowing-on-state-tribal-water-pact/article_df4a5577-0aba-5a48-bd9a-8327758122be.html

LANDMARK TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS DEAL NEARS SENATE FLOOR 07/21/2004:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/landmark-tribal-water-rights-deal-nears-senate-floor/article_1003fc41-ac5b-5b93-8f9b-04dbe196999c.html

MAN FIGHTS TO MAKE FLATHEAD WATER PLAN PUBLIC 10/28/2004:  http://missoulian.com/news/local/man-fights-to-make-flathead-water-plan-public/article_812fc1c7-6c43-57a7-b48d-a08fb1cf4672.html

FLATHEAD RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS TALKS TO RESTART 09/16/2003:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/flathead-reservation-water-talks-to-restart/article_3a98ab8c-da49-57a4-8f67-8c8e8b303a21.html

TRIBES, STATE READY TO HASH OUT WATER RIGHTS 09/16/2003:  http://missoulian.com/mtracker/news/tribes-state-ready-to-hash-out-water-rightsposted-at-p/article_600fce42-a41a-553c-a001-fedc7790f7c0.html

POLSON OFFICIALS SIDE WITH TRIBES IN ONGOING FLATHEAD WATER DISPUTE 03/29/2003:  http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/polson-officials-side-with-tribes-in-ongoing-flathead-water-dispute/article_39f19b3c-0191-53ee-8bcb-3db1fe32da3a.html

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS TURN MURKY 12/19/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/water-rights-negotiations-turn-murky/article_d4042010-9c64-5370-8675-851c234ae846.html

MEETING TO TAKE PLACE ON WATER RIGHTS ISSUE 12/19/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/meeting-to-take-place-on-water-rights-issue/article_329273ed-cc4c-536f-9c17-25fcdf0701a3.html

COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF THE TRIBE 12/07/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/court-rules-in-favor-of-tribes/article_9a767d78-9876-57f5-9c15-d2dc66f406d2.html

LIQUID ASSETS 11/10/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/liquid-assets/article_74d2cff3-8b01-5290-bf05-e9963012242d.html

FOURTH ROUND OF NEGOTIATIONS SET FOR TODAY 07/17/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/fourth-round-of-negotiations-set-for-today/article_b70c7898-31ec-5c5b-989a-91b456eb14aa.html

PENDING SUIT WON’T DETER FLATHEAD WATER TALKS 05/30/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/pending-suit-won-t-deter-flathead-reservation-water-talks/article_371ea3b2-346e-51ed-86f8-aa63f0098e21.html

WATER RIGHTS TALKS ON HOLD IN FLATHEAD 05/25/2002:  http://missoulian.com/water-rights-talks-on-hold-in-flathead/article_b3603017-b7c4-5e6d-97d4-44851a4afe66.html

TRIBES WEIGH IN, SAY DAM SHOULD BE DISMANTLED 03/28/2002:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/tribes-weigh-in-say-dam-should-be-dismantled/article_e38f4c81-f5c3-50e1-9111-a33e70913e2e.html

JUDGE AFFIRMS KLAMATH TRIBES WATER RIGHTS 03/03/2002:  http://missoulian.com/judge-affirms-klamath-tribes-water-rights/article_ac3cf204-f179-5ba0-a40c-48da376cbeb3.html

COUNTY ASKS STATE NOT TO GIVE UP WATER RIGHTS CONTROL 02/05/2002: http://missoulian.com/county-asks-state-not-to-give-up-water-rights-control/article_fa0b1d66-b99b-52e2-8b2f-521ee796fd45.html

WATER PANEL ISSUES PLEA FOR PUBLIC INPUT 12/18/2001:  http://missoulian.com/water-panel-issues-plea-for-public-input/article_1ff7cc36-cee3-570b-a87b-18893c5b58dc.html

FLATHEAD RESERVATION:  COMMISSION DIGS IN HEELS ON WATER RIGHTS 11/09/2001:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/flathead-reservation-commission-digs-in-heels-on-water-rights/article_4d537c49-9fff-5901-9702-bcc29e6f4cdf.html

WATER TALKS TO CONTINUE AFTER ELECTION 11/04/2000:  http://missoulian.com/water-talks-to-continue-after-election/article_e5d65263-339c-5a96-b112-d8448a991ab0.html

LONG PROCESS OF WATER TALKS BEGINS 05/05/2000:  http://missoulian.com/long-process-of-reservation-water-talks-begins/article_b8b9e361-5b2c-5186-a6cc-8fe21d9047d9.html

RIGHTS ON THE RESERVATION 02/17/2000:  http://missoulian.com/rights-on-the-reservation/article_19a1a841-2981-50a6-9b6b-b7f0d2c3b598.html

RACICOT TO MEET OVER FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS 02/13/2000:   http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/racicot-to-meet-over-flathead-water-rights/article_676995c9-88a3-5c47-b494-deaa8972d2fa.html

INDIAN WATER RIGHTS CAUGHT BETWEEN SOVEREIGNTY, HISTORY 08/27/1999:  http://missoulian.com/indian-water-rights-caught-between-sovereignty-history/article_a46f3dbc-0fed-58bc-8e7b-def1985ef003.html

TRIBAL HUNTING, FISHING PACT OPPOSED 02/10/1999:  http://missoulian.com/tribal-fishing-hunting-pact-opposed/article_b9cc005c-ff49-5395-b6f3-67e03aacd0d5.html

BITTERROOT WATER RIGHTS UNDER REVIEW 01/11/1999:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/bitterroot-water-rights-under-review/article_1b422115-16e6-5983-a687-064af64b197b.html

WATER RIGHTS CLAIMS CONTESTED 10/23/1998:  http://missoulian.com/uncategorized/water-rights-claims-contested/article_f4e0f6e8-425e-5392-9d4a-741436d63d1b.html

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PHILIPSBURG MAIL: 

RANCHERS LISTEN TO COMPACT CONCERNS 09/27/12: https://westernmtwaterrights.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/phillipsburg-article.pdf

WATER COMPACT COULD AFFECT CLARK FORK WATER RIGHTS 06/21/12:  http://phm.stparchive.com/Archive/PHM/PHM06212012p17.php

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RAVALLI REPUBLIC: 

MOUNTAIN STATES LEGAL FOUNDATION ENTERS CSKT WATER LAWSUIT 06/12/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_15ef9e50-0d80-524d-b982-27d7f70f3423.html

STATE SEEKS TO INTERVENE IN CSKT WATER RIGHTS LAWSUIT 05/23/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_73802e5a-9aff-5dc9-88fc-6a69f9cc2eac.html

OPINION:  NEW IRRIGATION DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS SHOULD NOT BE JUDGED TOO QUICKLY 05/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_a7adf1b8-3e7b-5694-9a1f-44e55780cad3.html

GOVERNOR TO RENEGOTIATE FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 05/13/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_56a72d23-5159-5e95-a0f8-61d6dc10aae0.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  STANDING UP AGAINST WHAT’S WRONG 05/05/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_43ea3f53-f99c-5da3-9bc0-bb8759117ad8.html

OPINION:  INDIAN LAW:  EXPECT TREATY RIGHTS TO BE EXERCISED 05/04/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_08e9f5d4-dac4-5bf0-9240-20b5d5883fb4.html

FLATHEAD WATER RIGHTS CONTROVERSY RESURFACES AT TRIBAL, IRRIGATOR EVENTS 04/29/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_60fcf09c-e503-51fc-bd1a-005cff8d7f2d.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  LAWSUIT ATTEMPTS TO REWRITE HISTORY 04/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_7cfb0c7b-44c8-5348-8418-76ea981b123b.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER IRRIGATION RECALL MISDIRECTED 04/13/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_190013c0-dd4b-59d6-83cd-f8e111299df8.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER INACCURATE CLAIMS BY OPPONENTS 04/13/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_7f704ee9-6b6a-5372-923b-5c3152a2fec7.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  KEEP MISSION DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS 04/04/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_0541081e-d2f6-5ada-8bd9-87443a2aaf4c.html

NON-TRIBAL FLATHEAD IRRIGATION PROJECT WORKERS LAID OFF BY BIA 03/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_28e98c2f-7c73-50c7-8a89-d34aad628dd7.html

OPINION:  HOPING FOR CSKT COMPACT PASSAGE IN STATE LEGISLATURE 03/20/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/business/agriculture/article_6782a52b-821d-58c2-a9eb-0bb34748a982.html

FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT TALKS MAY BE REOPENED 03/19/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_3bbbc975-9bc2-51b3-8f67-bd632bcaccbb.html

OPINION:  HISTORY  OF IRRIGATION PROJECT ON FLATHEAD RESERVATION PROVIDES MUCH TO THINK ABOUT 03/17/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_f99e672e-33d1-585d-a40c-ce48ce747d9a.html

OPINION:  FEDERAL RESERVED WATER RIGHTS ARE ASSURANCE, NOT CARTE BLANCHE 03/15/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_12f7478f-0bd2-5afc-97aa-9cfa7b417815.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER:  IMAGINE IRRIGATION DISTRICTS OF FUTURE 03/12/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_046e465c-be64-5dfa-8b27-b6c5efb2abf6.html

CSKT SUES TO STOP PERSONAL WATER RIGHTS CLAIMS ON RESERVATION 03/12/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_cf25de63-5d0e-5ae1-bf75-4cc0f743ddd4.html

LAKES ONE OF MANY FARMERS DEPENDENT ON IRRIGATED WATER THROUGH CSKT COMPACT 03/11/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/business/agriculture/article_c81bf3d7-e82f-5135-aece-852255e7c67b.html

CSKT WATER RIGHTS LAWSUIT 03/11/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/pdf_e4e40d21-6a21-5682-9e09-56aaedd51850.html

OPINION:  WE MUST GET CSKT WATER COMPACT RIGHT 03/08/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/viewpoint/article_464419d4-a714-11e3-9230-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION:  A LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF WATER RIGHTS 03/02/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_2036bcbb-586b-5345-9361-ef5c60cd0013.html

OPINION:  STATE SENATOR FROM MISSOULA CANNOT EXPLAIN AWAY FAR REACHING WATER RIGHTS PROVISINOS 02/26/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_35b1cad9-50a0-5ca2-8450-9487e390b9f6.html 

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS:  WE SHOULD BE CONCERNED 02/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_277d793c-89fa-5f8a-9e39-deaf747e6ac7.html

OPINION:  CLOSER LOOK AT KLAMATH BASIN WATER PROBLEMS SHEDS LIGHT ON FLATHEAD COMPACT 02/03/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_3bf6779a-7365-5a79-a03f-f00ab4468a64.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGTHS:  DON’T LET FEDS STEAL VALUABLE RESOURCES 02/02/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_c8dad9ae-bb31-51ab-b0f1-534c3a58158e.html

CSKT REACHES AGREEMENT WITH FEDS ON LAND BUYBACK PROGRAM 01/31/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_033390f3-696f-53b6-80ef-28c15d0914c6.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT LANGUAGE, NOT LETTERS, IS SOURCE OF EVIDENCE THAT RIGHTS CAN BE TRANSFERRED 01/26/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_6b06e20f-5e42-5be2-ba24-ce72c0e48d38.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD INDIAN IRRIGATION PROJECT:  FOCUS ON DELIVERED IRRIGATION WATER 01/22/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_db3866c1-b660-54c1-8e88-99b7ea5a6824.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD INDIAN IRRIGATION PROJECT:  SCRUTINIZE COMPACT PROPONENTS 01/22/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_fae0285f-0cbe-504b-8c76-2a0926593631.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT CANNOT BE APPROVED LEGALLY, SEEKS TO DRIVE LANDOWNERS OUT 01/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_d8fa6979-48f8-5800-aa52-99ebcafaa1a0.html

OPINION:  OPPONENTS OF CWATER COMPACT FIND MANY PROBLEMS, PROPONENTS HAVE FEW SOLUTIONS 01/21/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_876c99ac-2e28-5147-9d24-828ab921d9fa.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT:  WHO’S PAYING FOR MEETINGS? 01/17/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_288506b6-60c5-5d90-bd13-d40b9fa74d6b.html

OPINON:  WATER COMPACT TOO IRRATIONAL TO BE USED TO QUANTIFY WATER RIGHTS 01/15/14:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_5e1792fc-ccb1-51e5-a9c2-be0ac1c6c230.html

OPINION:  FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR IRRIGATION PROJECT DEGRADATION, DISREPAIR 01/10/14:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_23b0870e-e588-56d4-829f-04c55d35fd54.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD IRRIGATAION PROJECT:  ONLY STATES, NOT U.S. CAN ISSUE / GRANT WATER RIGHTS 01/08/14:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_cddde4b4-a656-5afc-8ae3-0cc69f15ab1a.html

WATER USERS DEBATE FLATHEAD COMPACT AT LEGISLATIVE MEETING 01/07/14:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_3f620d94-0bac-5e69-9c97-fb93526b21dc.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS – GOVERNMENT DIDN’T FOLLOW CONTRACT 12/30/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_0c34c149-4837-5ddb-906b-e82b8b7495ac.html

OPINION: WATER RIGHTS – COMPACT WILL HURT PROPERTY VALUES 12/29/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_dc7f5c60-4d50-50cf-80bd-af8fc4dacae8.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD WATER – STAND UNITED TO PROTECT ASSETS FROM ROGUE JOINT BOARD MEMBERS 12/18/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_3b2e7f4e-c826-5c50-8d18-cb69633b64fc.html

REPORT RELEASED ON CSKT WATER COMPACT, IMPACT IF FAILS, OFF RESERVATION CLAIMS 12/17/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_3b2e7f4e-c826-5c50-8d18-cb69633b64fc.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL- REJECT RETAINING LEADERSHIP 12/17/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_3b2e7f4e-c826-5c50-8d18-cb69633b64fc.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD OF CONTROL:  REFUSE TO SETTLE FOR LESS THAN HISTORIC DELIVERIES OF WATER 12/15/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_750883b7-1847-50d9-a194-d26046439adf.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS START BY GIVING AWAY GAME, WILL RESULT IN DRIED UP WESTERN MT 12/10/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_e5e2a5ff-fb81-5caf-bc46-555e3b5ae161.html

OPINION: WATER: MANY NOT BUYING PROPOSED LITIGATION 12/05/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_e5e2a5ff-fb81-5caf-bc46-555e3b5ae161.html

LETTER: OPEN APOLOGY TO THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL LEADERS 12/04/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_0027fd42-5d51-11e3-a2f7-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT:  READ TREATY FOR ALLOCATION RULES 12/04/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_7dc93b67-3813-5e01-ac97-af7f35bf206c.html

FIVE VOTES SEPARATE SIDES AS IRRIGATORS BACK SPLIT FROM FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD 11/25/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_be4dd056-405d-5cda-94f2-9ad8da0bbac4.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT LISTEN TO FARMERS, RANCHERS, IRRIGATORS 10/27/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_4e335b8c-40cb-5266-88bd-0b5348dd8e99.html

LAKE, SANDERS COUNTY IRRIGATORS TO VOTE ON STAYING WITH FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD 10/18/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_a4708381-9447-58ae-a24a-b59185b0c56a.html

OPINION:  COOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT ENTITY’S RULES PROVIDE CLEAR VISION OF FLATHEAD’S FUTURE 10/04/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_abe161dd-8395-58f4-845d-0e1bf62a8d49.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD – EXAMINE CAUSES, PRICE OF CONFLICT 09/11/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_8e943e13-a240-55fb-b682-74c453b4c7d0.html

OPINION:  FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT: WILL MEETINGS HELP OR NOT 08/18/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_05022c96-6cf9-537d-ac65-225fe34bd67d.html

SANDERS COUNTY MEETING DELVES INTO FLATHEAD WATER COMPACT 08/08/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_bef3f48b-104a-5a9c-9d06-ad641f29958d.html

CRITICS SUGGEST ALTERNATIVE COMPACT FOR FLATHEAD RESERVATION 07/21/13:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_0b29d147-735e-5fbf-912c-66884f7517ef.html

PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE CSKT COMPACT 07/20/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/pdf_bf48357b-5089-566e-9f62-1bcc933280fe.html

CRITICAL REVIEW OF CSKT COMPACT 07/20/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/pdf_f42d226b-46e9-554e-9339-eca65286e006.html

OPINION: FLATHEAD WATER:  FOLLOW LEAD OF OTHER RESERVATIONS 07/15/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/pdf_f42d226b-46e9-554e-9339-eca65286e006.html

OPINION:  POLSON LEARN WATER RIGHTS 07/12/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_a3816d34-5526-578f-94e2-85f12e397210.html

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT IT’S TIME TO WAKE UP 07/08/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_8d021a9c-13f1-5896-851b-c3ead32126a5.html

OPINION:  WATER COMMISSION TRIED TO QUIETLY TRANSER PUBLIC REPRESENTATION TO TRIBAL GOVERNMENT 07/02/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_d4722bd2-c856-5dc1-a6b6-f82162ccb741.html

TWO IRRIGATION DISTRICTS WITHDRAW FROM FLATHEAD BOARD IN WATER RIGHTS BATTLE 06/18/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_e1593e8c-684e-5f21-b3ad-921487700e93.html

OPINION:  EXPLAINING JOCKO AND MISSION VALLEY WITHDRAWAL 06/17/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/pdf_c010eb9b-b92f-5a5a-bbf9-568a5e84a357.html

COUNTY COMMISSION’S WATER RIGHTS OBJECTION DENIED 05/15/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/pdf_c010eb9b-b92f-5a5a-bbf9-568a5e84a357.html

OPINION:  CSKT WATER COMPACT IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL 04/11/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/opinion/viewpoint/article_f295ae62-a311-11e2-8ace-0019bb2963f4.html

FOREST SERVICES’ WATER RIGHTS FILING DRAWS IRE OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  02/11/2013: http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_18e9154e-725d-11e2-b3be-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER USE GROUP SAYS RULING AGAINST FLATHEAD BOARD A BIG WIN 02/20/13:  http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_70368865-25a7-5498-b03b-0b6f5dfe16f4.html

DARBY WATER PROJECTS THIRST FOR WATER RIGHTS 08/16/07:  http://ravallirepublic.com/news/article_8e6382e3-5eff-591b-870a-207d7f7eb6b7.html

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VALLEY JOURNAL:

WILL WATER COMPACT INPACT CAUSE ECONOMY TO DRY UP OR STAY AFLOAT?  07/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9601/Will-water-compact-impact-cause-economy-to-dry-up-or-stay-afloat

LAWSUIT MEANT TO SCARE INTO ACCEPTANCE 07/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9566/Lawsuit-meant-to-scare-into-acceptance

EDUCATION VS LITIGATION:  WATER COMPACT PROPONENTS, OPPONENTS TAKE DIFFERENT APPROACHES 06/18/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9496/Education-vs-litigation-Water-Compact-proponents-opponents-take-different-approaches

IRRIGATION DISTRICT INVESTIGATES FEES 06/11/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9409/Irrigation-District-investigates-fees

OPINION:  DECISIONS NOT BASED ON SKIN COLOR 06/11/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9366/Decisions-not-based-on-skin-color

OPINION:  NEWLY ELECTED COMMISSIONERS NOT TO BLAME 05/28/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9274/Newly-elected-irrigation-commissioners-not-to-blame

STATE SAYS MONTANA WATER COURT SHOULD HANDLE DISPUTES 05/27/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9304/State-says-Montana-Water-Court-should-handle-disputes

WATER COMPACT NEGOTIATIONS TO REOPEN 05/14/14: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9145/Water-compact-negotiations-to-reopen

OPINION:  DONT BE FOOLED 05/14/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9156/Dont-be-fooled

OFF RESERVATION RIGHTS DISCUSSION DOMINATES HEARING 05/11/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/9244/Off-reservation-rights-discussion-dominates-hearing

OPINION: COURAGE UNDER FIRE 04/30/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8980/Courage-under-fire

OPINION:  CHOOSE BOHN FOR IRRIGATION COMMISSIONER 04/30/14:   http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8979/Choose-Bohn-for-irrigation-commissioner

OPINION:  TRIBAL MEMBERS MUST PROTECT SOVEREIGN NATION 04/23/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8911/Tribal-members-must-protect-soveriegn-nation

OPINION:  WHAT PRICE FOR KEEPING SILENT?  04/23/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8905/What-price-for-keeping-silent

OPINION:  LAWSUIT NOT CLAIMING TRIBAL OWNERSHIP OF ALL WATER 04/23/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8817/Lawsuit-not-claiming-tribal-ownership-of-all-water

OPINION:  NOT BUYING SNAKE OIL 04/16/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8812/Not-buying-snake-oil

OPINION:  FLATHEAD COMMISSIONERS SHOULD BE RECALLED 04/09/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8732/Flathead-Commissioners-should-be-recalled

FIFTY LEGISLATORS REQUEST REVIEW OF WATER COMPACT 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8674/Fifty-legislators-request-review-of-Water-Compact

OPINION:  DEDICATED WORKERS IMPACTED IN COMPACT SQUABBLES 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8684/Dedicated-workers-impacted-in-Compact-squabbles

OPINION:  COMPACT WATER USE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATED TO PROTECT IRRIGATORS 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8670/Compact-water-use-agreement-negotiated-to-protect-irrigators

OPINION: CONCERNED CITIZENS ACT WITH HYPOCRISY 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8687/Concerned-citizens-act-with-hypocrisy

OPINION:  MARCH MADNESS:  A 0-30 RECORD 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8673/March-madness-a-0-30-record

OPINION:  COMPACT, WATER USE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATED TO PROTECT IRRIGATORS 04/02/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8670/Compact-water-use-agreement-negotiated-to-protect-irrigators

OPINION:  TOP NINE FEET OF LAKE SHOULD GENERATE REVENUE FOR IRRIGATION 03/26/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8633/Top-nine-feet-of-lake-should-generate-revenue-for-irrigation 

OPINION:  A NEW COMPACT WITHOUT IRRIGATORS PARTICIPATION 03/19/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8547/A-new-Compact-without-irrigators-participation

OPINION:  BIA RESUMES CONTROL OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT 03/19/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8541/BIA-resumes-control-of-Project-management

OPINION:  PREVIOUS LAWS PASSED BY CONGRESS ARE STILL LAW 03/19/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8542/Previous-laws-passed-by-Congress-are-still-law

CSKT STEP CLOSER TO KERR DAM PURCHASE 03/12/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8501/CSKT-step-closer-to-Kerr-Dam-purchase

CSKT FILE SUIT REGARDING WATER RIGHTS 03/12/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8500/CSKT-file-suit-regarding-water-rights

OPINION:  TIMELINE FOOD FOR THOUGHT 03/12/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8450/Timeline-food-for-thought

OPINION: VIEW COMPACT IN LIGHT OF HISTORY 02/26/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8337/View-compact-in-light-of-history

TAX SITUATION UNCLEAR AS TRIBES NEGOTIATE PURCHASE OF KERR DAM 02/26/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8383/Tax-situation-unclear-as-tribes-negotiate-purchase-of-Kerr-Dam

OPINION:  BOARDS SHOULD BE OCCUPIED BY IRRIGATORS 02/12/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8108/Boards-should-be-occupied-by-irrigators

OPINION:  CSKT COMPACT HAS POSITIVE ASPECTS 02/12/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8106/CSKT-Compact-has-positive-aspects

OPINION:  SEEKING JUSTICE 02/05/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8047/Seeking-justice

OPINION: KLAMATH SHUTOFF DIFFERENT THAN TRIBE’S COMPACT 02/05/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8053/Klamath-shut-off-different-than-Tribes-Compact

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT TAKES PROPERTY RIGHTS 02/05/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/8046/Water-compact-takes-property-rights

GROUPS CONFER ON KERR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT 01/29/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7965/Groups-confer-on-KERR-Hydroelectric-project

OPINION:  NO ACCOUNTABILITY WITH BIA, CME 01/29/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7977/No-accountability-with-BIA-CME

OPINION: COMPACT PART OF RECLAIMING LAND PLAN 01/22/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7782/Compact-part-of-reclaiming-land-plan

OPINION:  TALKING WATER CONFUSED OR MISLEADING?  01/22/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7789/Talkin-Water-confused-or-misleading

OPINION:  COMMISSIONER’ SWORN TO DEFEND CONSTITUTIONS 01/21/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7781/Commissioners-sworn-to-defend-constitutions

OPINON:  DELIVERED IRRIGATION WATER MORE IMPORTANT THAN WATER RIGHT 01/22/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7785/Delivered-irrigation-water-more-important-than-water-right

OPINION:  COMPACT SUPPORTERS DANCING POLITICAL POLKA 01/15/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7695/Compact-supporters-dancing-Political-Polka

OPINION:  PROPOSED CSKT COMPACT IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL 01/15/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7692/Proposed-CSKT-Compact-is-unconstitutional

OPINION:  SUPPORTERS URGING APPROVAL OF ILLEGAL COMPACT 01/15/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7691/Supporters-urging-approval-of-illegal-compact

OPINON:  THANK YOU SENATOR VINCENT 01/13/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7698/Thank-You-Senator-Vincent

OPINION:  IRRIGATION PROJECT BLED DRY BEFORE 2010 01/08/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7647/Irrigation-project-bled-dry-before-2010

OPINON:  SUPPORT WATER COMPACT, AVOID LITIFATION 01/08/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7646/Support-water-compact-avoid-litigation

OPINION:  THREE COUNTIES RESEARCH, SUPPORT COMPACT 01/08/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7644/Three-counties-research-support-compact

OPINION:  WHAT’S A 638 01/01/14:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7544/Whats-a-638

OPINION:  LAKE COUNTY SHOULD PUBLICIZE FJBC REFERENDUM RESULTS 11/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7179/Lake-County-should-publicize-FJBC-referendum-results

COMMISSION ISSUES WATER COMPACT REPORT 12/25/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7527/Commission-issues-water-compact-report

OPINION:  CONSIDER THREE COMPACT ISSUES 12/18/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7470/Consider-three-Compact-issues

OPINION: WATER IS FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES 11/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7177/Water-is-for-agricultural-purposes

OPINION:  THANKS BUT NO THANKS 10/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6910/Thanks-but-no-thanks

OPINION:  COMPACT RELINQUISHES WATER RIGHTS 11/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7094/Compact-relinquishes-water-rights

OPINION: WATER COMPACT RIGHT FOR RANCHERS, IRRIGATORS 11/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7044/Water-compact-right-for-ranchers-irrigators

OPINION:  FOR OR AGAINST, ALL HAVE SAME RIGHTS 11/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7043/For-or-against-all-have-same-rights

OPINION:  LITIGATION SHOULD INCLUDE ALL AFFECTED 11/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/7042/Litigation-should-include-all-affected

OPINION:  LOOK TO ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FOR ANSWERS 11/06/13: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6975/Look-to-original-documents-for-answers

REFERENDUM VOTE ON HOLD 10/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6947/Referendum-vote-on-hold

OPINION:  WATER USE AGREEMENT AND COMPACT GOOD DEAL 10/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6908/Compact-water-use-agreement-good-deal

OPINION:  THANKS BUT NO THANKS 10/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6910/Thanks-but-no-thanks

WATER RIGHTS ISSUE UNIQUE, COMPLEX 10/23/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6802/Water-rights-history-unique-complex

OPINION:  LITIGATION BETTER THAN CONCESSION 10/23/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6771/Litigation-better-than-concession

FJBC REFERENDUM GOES TO IRRIGATORS 10/23/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6803/FJBC-referendum-goes-to-the-irrigators

OPINION:  JUNOIR WATER RIGHTS PROTECTED UNDER COMPACT 10/16/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6606/Junior-water-rights-protected-under-compact

OPINION:  PURPOSE NOT DEFINED IN COMPACT 10/09/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6561/Purpose-not-defined-in-compact

FORMER WATER COURT JUDGE EXPLAINS PROCESS 10/09/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6595/Former-water-court-judge-explains-process

FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD SEEKS AMENDED AGREEMENT 10/09/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6547/Flathead-Joint-Board-of-Control-seeks-amended-agreement

OPINION:  WESTERN WATER LAW, PRIOR APPROPRIATION DOCTRINCE EXPLAINED 09/18/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6419/Western-Water-Law-Prior-Appropriation-Doctrine-explained

OPINION:  CONVERSATION SHOULD BE OPEN, RESPECTFUL 09/18/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6416/Conversation-should-be-open-respectful

OPINION:  PAY ATTENTION 09/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6313/Pay-attention

OPINION:  WATER DOCUMENTS DICTATORIAL, OPPRESSIVE 09/11/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6315/Water-documents-dictatorial-oppressive

OPINION:  DO YOU TRULY UNDERSTAND AGREEMENT, COMPACT?  09/11/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6301/Do-you-truly-understand-agreement-compact

OPINION:  READ WATER USE AGREEMENT, SEE WHAT IT SAYS 09/11/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6296/Read-water-use-agreement-see-what-it-says

OPINION:  COLUMN VIEWED AS PERSONAL ATTACK 09/04/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6249/Column-viewed-as-personal-attack

OPINION:  WHERE IS TRUTH?  09/04/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6248/Where-is-truth

OPINION:  STIFLING DEBATE KEEPS BAD DEAL HIDDEN 09/04/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6246/Stifling-debate-keeps-bad-deal-hidden

OPINION:  WHY WOULD SUPREME COURT GIVE GUIDANCE?  08/28/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6222/Why-would-Supreme-Court-give-guidance

OPINION:  CONCERNS CORRECT BUT NOT UNUSUAL 08/28/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6221/Concerns-correct-but-not-unusual

OPINION:  COMPACT SUPPORTED BY MULTI-GENERATIONAL FARMERS 08/28/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6223/Compact-supported-by-multi-generational-irrigators

OPINION:  ATTACK THE ISSUE, NOT THE PERSON 08/28/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6220/Attack-the-issue-not-the-person

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS SOLD WITH THE LAND 08/21/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6149/Water-rights-sold-with-land

OPINION:  TRIBAL CHAIRMAN CLARIFIES COMPACT FACTS 08/21/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6143/Tribal-chairman-clarifies-compact-facts

OPINION:  ALTERNATE COMPACT ONLINE, READ BOTH DOCUMENTS 08/21/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6144/Alternate-compact-online-read-both-documents

OPINION:  DON’T BELIEVE FALSE COMPACT STATEMENTS, LOOK AT FACTS 08/21/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6154/Dont-believe-false-Compact-statements-look-at-facts

OPINION:  RESERVED WATER RIGHTS AFFECT PROPERTY VALUES ON AND OFF THE RESERVATION 08/14/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6028/Reserved-water-rights-affect-property-values-both-on-and-off-reservation

OPINION:  SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT, NOT FUNDED, WON’T FUND 08/14/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6030/Setting-record-straight-not-funded-wont-fund

OPINION:  COMPACT FATALLY FLAWED 08/14/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6032/Compact-fatally-flawed

OPINION:  FJBC WASTEFUL, DESTRUCTIVE 08/14/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/6042/FJBC-wasteful-destructive

OPINION:  COMPACT PROPONENTS VAGUE 08/07/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/article/5974/Compact-proponents-vague

OPINION:  SMALLER FARM OPERATIONS THREATENED BY WATER COMPACT 08/07/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5961/Smaller-farm-operations-threatened-by-water-compact

OPINION:  IRRIGATORS SUPPORT WATER COMPACT 07/31/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5922/Irrigators-support-water-compact

OPINION:  READ THE WATER COMPACT 07/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5835/Read-the-Water-Compact

OPINION:  TRIBES USING COMPACT TO GAIN OWNERSHIP 07/10/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5790/Tribes-using-compact-to-gain-ownership

OPINION: LOOKING FOR A CLEAR PICTURE 07/09/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5792/Looking-for-a-clear-picture

FEDERAL ATTORNEYS SPEAK TO IRRIGATORS AT SPECIAL MEETING 06/26/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5736/Federal-attorneys-speak-to-irrigators-in-special-meeting

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT USED FOR POLITICAL GAIN 06/26/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5713/Water-compact-used-for-political-gain

JOINT BOARD UPS ATTORNEY SALARY, HIRES SLACK 06/19/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5695/Joint-Board-ups-attorneys-salary-hires-Slack

JOCKO IRRIGATION DISTRICT WITHDRAWS FROM JOINT BOARD 06/19/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5697/Jocko-Irrigation-District-withdraws-from-FJBC

FLATHEAD JOINT BOARD ORGANIZES 05/22/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5520/Flathead-Joint-Board-reorganizes

OPINION:  AVAILABILITY CASCADE AT WORK  05/22/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5428/Availability-cascade-at-work

COMPLAINT FILED IN IRRIGATION DISTRICT ELECTION 05/08/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5224/Complaint-filed-in-irrigation-district-election

OPINION:  DEVIL HIDES IN THE DETAILS OF THE COMPACT 05/08/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5233/Devil-hides-in-details-of-compact

OPINION:  RESENTMENT, DISCRIMINATION UNNECESSARY 05/08/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5230/Resentment-discrimination-unnecessary

OPINION:  WATER USE AGREEMENT BASED ON FALSEHOOD 05/01/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5179/Water-use-agreement-based-on-falsehood

OPINION:  TRIBAL MEMBERS, NON-MEMBERS NEED TO COME TOGETHER 05/01/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5178/Tribal-members-non-Indians-need-to-come-together

OPINION:  WHERE ARE QUANTIFIED WATER NUMBERS?  05/01/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5173/Where-are-quantified-water-numbers

WRITE STOPS FJBC VOTE ON WATER USE AGREEMENT 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5020/Writ-stops-FJBC-vote-on-water-use-agreement

OPINION:  COUNCIL APPRECIATES COMPACT SUPPORT 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5041/Council-appreciates-compact-support

OPINION:  DIVISION OVER WATER RIGHTS ALARMING 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5040/Division-over-water-rights-alarming

OPINION:  LAKE WISE CHOICE FOR WATER COMMISSIONER 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5037/Lake-wise-choice-for-water-commissioner

OPINION:  WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR WATER DEBACLE?  04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5030/Whos-responsible-for-water-debacle

OPINION:  IRRIGATORS DESERVE VOTE ON COMPACT 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5029/Irrigators-deserve-vote-on-compact

OPINON:  REFUSAL OF COMPACT HAS SERIOUSE CONSEQUENCES 04/24/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/5028/Refusal-of-water-compact-has-serious-consequences

IRRIGATION CANDIDATES ANSWER QUESTIONS 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4983/Irrigation-candidates-answer-questions

JACKSON’S BILL TO EXTEND COMPACT REMAINS ALIVE 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4982/Jacksons-bill-to-extend-compact-remains-alive

OPINION:  WALTON RULING TWISTED 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4974/Walton-ruling-twisted

OPINION:  STATESMANSHIP CONCERNING COMPACT REFRESHING 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4969/Statesmanship-regarding-compact-refreshing

OPINION:  LEGISLATORS COURAGEOUS IN STOPPING COMPACT 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4958/Legislators-courageous-in-stopping-compact

OPINION:  TRUTH ABOUT WATER COMPACT LIES WITHIN 04/17/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4963/Truth-about-water-compact-lies-within

WATER RIGHTS COMPACT DIES IN COMMITTEE 04/10/13: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4803/Water-rights-compact-dies-in-committee

OPINION:  WITHOUT WATER COMPACT IRRIGATORS UNPROTECTED 04/10/13: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4793/Without-water-compact-irrigators-unprotected

OPINION:  TRIBES NOT STEALING FROM ANYONE 04/10/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4791/Tribes-not-stealing-from-anyone

OPINION:  COMPACT DOESN’T TAKE WATER AWAY 04/10/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4790/Compact-doesnt-take-water-away

OPINION:  SKUNK HIDES IN WATER NEGOTIATIONS 04/10/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4783/Skunk-hides-in-water-negotiations

OPINION:  INFORMED OPINIONS HELPFUL IN EXPLAINING COMPACT 04/10/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4785/Informed-opinions-helpful-in-explaining-compact

OPINION:  DON’T BE FOOLED BY COMPACT 04/03/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4629/Dont-be-fooled-by-water-compact

OPINION:  PROPOSED LITIGATION WON’T BE A PICNIC FOR THE TRIBES 04/03/13: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4619/Potential-litigation-wont-be-a-picnic-for-tribes

OPINION:  LANDOWNERS DESERVE COMPENSATION FOR WATER 04/03/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4618/Landowners-deserve-compensation-for-water

COMPACT HITS ROUGH WATER 03/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4476/Compact-hits-rough-water

OPINION: VOTE4FARMER POSTCARDS A PLOY 03/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4429/Vote4farmers-postcards-a-ploy

OPINION:  WATER COMPACTS STARTING PREMISE FLAWED 03/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4423/Water-compacts-starting-premise-flawed

OPINION:  STAKES TOO HIGH FOR RUSHED DECISION ON WATER 03/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4422/Stakes-too-high-for-rushed-decision-on-water

OPINION:  DEEDS TO LANDS INCLUDE WATER RIGHTS 03/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4421/Deeds-to-lands-include-water-rights

OPINION:  IF COMPACT PASSES A LAWSUIT SHOULD FOLLOW 03/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4362/If-compact-passes-lawsuit-should-follow

OPINION:  LAKE LETTER HYPOCRITICAL 03/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4359/Lake-letter-hypocritical

OPINION:  COMPACT SECURES WATER RIGHTS 03/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4357/Compact-secures-water-rights

OPINION:  TRIBES GRATEFUL FOR SUPPORT OF WATER COMPACT 03/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4351/Tribes-grateful-for-support-of-water-compact

WATER RIGHTS COMPACT MOVES TO LEGISLATURE 03/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4175/Water-rights-compact-moves-to-legislature

OPINION:  TRIBES, SUPREME COURTS’ ACTIONS CONFUSING 03/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4186/Tribes-Supreme-Courts-actions-confusing

OPINION:  SALOMON A FRIEND TO FARMERS 03/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4181/Salomon-a-friend-to-farmers

OPINION:  WATER NEGOTIATORS PROFITING FROM COMPACT 03/06/13: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4179/Water-negotiators-profiting-from-compact

OPINION:  WATER NEGOTIATIONS HAVE BEEN WEIGHED CAREFULLY 03/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4188/Water-negotiations-have-been-weighed-carefully

VALLEY A HOTBED OF INTEREST IN WATER COMPACT 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4069/Valley-a-hotbed-of-interest-in-water-compact

OPINION:  SALOMON NOT REPRESENTING CONSTITUENTS 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4089/Salomon-not-representing-constituents

OPINION:  QUESTIONS SURROUND WATER AGREEMENT 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4085/Questions-surround-water-agreement

OPINION;  INCOMPLETE COMPACT A SCHEME 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4079/Incomplete-compact-a-scheme

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT LACKS TRUE PRINCIPLES 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4078/Water-compact-lacks-true-principles

OPINION:  JUDGES DECISION AFFIRMS MONTANANS WATER RIGHTS 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4076/Judges-decision-affirms-Montanans-water-rights

OPINION:  COMPACT WILL TURN LANDOWNERS INTO SHARECROPPERS 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4075/Compact-will-turn-landowners-into-sharecroppers

OPINION:  COMPACT IGNORES HISTORICAL SUCCESS OF IRRIGATION PROJECT 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4074/Compact-ignores-historical-success-of-irrigation-project

OPINON:  WITHOUT COMPACT, RIGHTS NOT PROTECTED 02/27/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/4073/Without-compact-rights-not-protected

JUDGE MCNEIL FINDS FOR WESTERN MONTANA WATER USERS  02/20/13:   http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3962/Judge-McNeil-finds-for-Western-Montana-Water-Users

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT FACTS SHOULD PUT FEARS TO REST 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3988/Water-compact-facts-should-put-fears-to-rest

OPINION:  COMPACT BARGAINS WITH LANDOWNERS RIGHTS 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3979/Compact-bargains-with-landowners-rights

OPINION:  IRRIGATORS CANT AFFORD TO REJECT COMPACT 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3978/Irrigators-cant-afford-to-reject-compact

OPINION:  LITIGATION NOT SOLUTION TO WATER PROBLEMS 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3975/Litigation-not-solution-to-water-problems

OPINION:  WITHOUT COMPACT, WATER COSTS WILL DOUBLE 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3973/Without-compact-water-costs-will-double

OPINION:  WHAT HAPPENS IF WE LITIGATE?  02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3971/What-happens-if-we-litigate

OPINION:  TRIBES USING WATER COMPACT TO GAIN LAND 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3970/Tribes-using-water-compact-to-regain-land

OPINION:  FJBC IS A TWELVE MEMBER BOARD 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3969/FJBC-is-12-member-board

OPINION:  TRIBAL CHAIRMAN SHOULD BE ASHAMED 02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3968/Tribal-chairman-should-be-ashamed

OPINION:  WHY THE RUSH OVER THE WATER COMPACT?  02/20/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3958/Why-the-rush-over-water-compact

OPINION:  COST OF LITIGATION NOT JUST A SCARE TACTIC 02/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3853/Cost-of-litigation-not-just-a-scare-tactic

OPINION:  LEADERSHIP WORKING AGAINST THE PEOPLE 02/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3850/Leadership-working-against-the-people

OPINION:  IRRIGATION PROPOSAL FULL OF ASSUMPTIONS 02/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3846/Irrigation-proposal-full-of-assumptions

OPINION:  WATER AGREEMENT ALL WRONG 02/13/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3836/Water-agreement-all-wrong

OPINION:  WATER AGREEMENT A GRABBING OF RIGHTS 02/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3736/Compact-an-illegal-grabbing-of-rights

OPINION:  JUST SAY NO TO WATER AGREEMENT 02/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3734/Just-say-no-to-water-compact

OPINION:  LITIGATION OVER WATER EXPENSIVE, UNPREDICABLE 02/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3732/Litigation-over-water-expensive-unpredictable

OPINION:  TRIBES HAVE DONE EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO AVOID LITIGATION 02/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3730/Tribes-have-done-everything-possible-to-avoid-litigation

OPINION:  MISINFORMATION CIRCULATING ON WATER AGREEMENT 02/06/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3728/Misinformation-circulating-on-water-agreement

OPINION:  WATER NEGOTIATIONS HAVE FAILED 01/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3693/Water-negotiations-have-failed

OPINION:  POTENTIAL WATER RIGHTS LITIGATION RAISES QUESTIONS 01/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3691/Potential-water-rights-litigation-raises-questions

OPINION:  PROPOSED WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT WON’T HOLD WATER 01/30/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3688/Proposed-irrigation-agreement-wont-hold-water

PROPOSED IRRIGATION WATER USE AGREEMENT RELEASED 01/23/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3646/Proposed-irrigation-water-use-agreement-released

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT NECESSARY 01/16/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3598/Water-compact-necessary

OPINION:  WATER NEGOTIATIONS SEEM “FISHY”  01/16/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3597/Water-negotiations-seem-fishy

WATER USE GROUP SUES FJBC 12/26/13:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3505/Water-use-group-sues-FJBC

WATER COMPACT IS BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO LITIGATION 12/12/12: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3452/Water-compact-is-better-alternative-to-litigation

WATER RIGHTS TEAMS ANSWER QUESTIONS / FIELD COMMENTS 12/05/12: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3407/Water-rights-teams-answer-questions-field-comments

OPINION:  WATER FIGHT A LAND GRAB SCHEME 11/28/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3384/Water-fight-a-land-grab-scheme

OPINION:  WATER RESTRICTIONS WILL SHUT DOWN DIXON MELONS 11/21/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3359/Water-restrictions-will-shut-down-Dixon-Melons

PUBLIC MEETINGS ON WATER COMPACT SCHEDULED 11/14/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3227/Public-meetings-on-water-compact-scheduled

OPINION:  LANDOWNERS LOSING RIGHTS TO WATER 11/07/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3187/Landowners-losing-rights-to-water

DRAFTS OF COMPACT / ORGINANCE PRESENTED 10/31/12: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3048/Drafts-of-compact-ordinance-presented

OPINION:  WATER DRAFT THREATENS EXISTING USES 10/31/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/3057/Water-draft-threatens-existing-uses

DAN SALOMON:  WATER COMPACT NEGOTIATIONS NEED PUBLIC INPUT 10/17/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/2963/Water-compact-negotiations-need-public-input

OPINION:  LEECHES, PARASITES INTRODUCED TO PURE WATER 09/19/2012:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/2709/Leeches-parasites-introduced-to-pure-waters

OPINION:  SOME LEFT OUT OF NEGOTIATIONS 09/12/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/405/Some-left-out-of-negotiations

WATER RIGHTS MEETINGS HEAT UP 09/12/12: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/383/Water-rights-meetings-heat-up

WATER RIGHTS IRRIGATION TALKS CONTINUE 08/29/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/320/Water-rights-irrigation-talks-continue

IRRIGATION TAKES CENTER STAGE IN WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS 08/22/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/261/Irrigation-takes-stage-in-water-rights-negotiations

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS OR RIGHT TO USE WATER?  08/21/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/258/Water-rights-or-rights-to-use-water

INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON WATER RIGHTS DRAWS CROWD 08/08/12: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/168/Informational-meeting-on-water-rights-draws-crowd

QUESTIONS ANSWERED ON WATER RIGHTS COMPACT PROCESS 07/26/12:  http://valleyjournal.net/questions-answered-on-water-rights-settlement-process-p2479-1.htm

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS COULD USE EXTENSION 07/25/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/112/Water-rights-negotiations-could-use-extension

DAN SALOMON:  CLOCK TICKING ON WATER RIGHTS AGREEMENT 07/18/12:  http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/1579/Clock-ticking-on-water-rights-agreement

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS PROGRESS 07/06/12:  http://valleyjournal.net/water-rights-negotiations-progress-p779-1.htm

VALLEY RESIDENTS FEEL LEFT OUT OF WATER RIGHTS DEBATE 06/27/12:  http://valleyjournal.net/valley-residents-feel-left-out-of-water-rights-debate-p2378-1.htm

WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATORS RELEASE NEW DRAFT 10/05/11: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/437/Water-rights-negotiators-release-new-draft

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 WESTERN NEWS (LIBBY):

OPINION:  WATER COMPACT TOO CONFUSING TO RECEIVE COMMISSIONER’S APPROVAL 03/18/14:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/water-compact-too-confusing-to-receive-commissioners-approval/article_d363feaa-aec2-11e3-ae1a-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  CONSIDER THE GROUNDWATER USE 01/24/14:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_fcb99da8-852a-11e3-b4d4-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  GRATEFUL FOR SENATOR VINCENT’S WORK 01/24/14:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_dce4a568-852a-11e3-91d7-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  FIX THE COMPACT, AND LET’S AVOID LITIAGATION 01/24/14:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_29d1a8da-852b-11e3-9a5d-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  TESTERS WILDERNESS BILL WILL NOT AID LOGGERS 01/07/14:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/article_6e277a3c-77c5-11e3-89da-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS FILINGS ARE NON-CONSUMPTIVE, DEADLINE NEARS 12/20/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/article_ed4aa2e2-69a3-11e3-8fd6-0019bb2963f4.html

USFS FOREST PLANS RECEIVE 60 OBJECTIONS 12/10/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/the_wire/article_ebccc688-61c5-11e3-83bd-001a4bcf887a.html

NATURE CONSERVANCY GIVES LAND TO USFS 10/29/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/briefly/article_af21cd8a-40ca-11e3-b360-0019bb2963f4.html

COUNTY TO MEET WITH TRIBES 07/30/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/local/article_73a30546-f933-11e2-85f2-0019bb2963f4.html

TRIBES NEAR LAND TRUST DEAL 06/25/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/article_ff9ad028-ddb9-11e2-ac9f-001a4bcf887a.html

TRIBES SEEK TRUST FOR LAND NEAR FALLS 03/29/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/top_stories/article_d5bdc67c-987f-11e2-b985-001a4bcf887a.html

WATER RIGHTS COMPACT FORWARDS PLAN TO LEGISLATURE FOR APPROVAL 03/03/13:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/local/article_d88903f0-8437-11e2-83aa-001a4bcf887a.html

OPINION:  WAKE UP AMERICA, OUR NATIONS WEALTH IS IN ITS PEOPLE AND RESOURCES 12/19/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_9bdb7254-4953-11e2-a665-001a4bcf887a.html

RANCHERS STILL SEEK ANSWERS 12/04/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/libby_news/article_873f5c90-3e70-11e2-8f8f-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS DEAL:  ACTIVE CITIZENRY CAN MAKE A DIFFERERENCE 12/02/12: http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_66a939cc-3cdd-11e2-bca9-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS FEARS LESSENED 12/02/12: http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/libby_news/article_396094f0-3cd9-11e2-8b07-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION:  WATER RIGHTS COMPACT DECISION WILL HAVE FAR REACHING IMPACT FOR ALL OF STATE 12/02/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_75494b0c-398b-11e2-9b91-0019bb2963f4.html

ARE WATER RIGHTS NEXT?  11/28/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/article_ca81f09c-398b-11e2-ab76-0019bb2963f4.html

STATE REP MIKE CUFF ASKS ON WATER RIGHTS: WHOSE WATER IS IT ANYWAY?  07/13/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/opinion/article_dcd2603c-cd17-11e1-9dd4-001a4bcf887a.html

OFFICIALS HEAR WATER RIGHTS PLEAS 06/28/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/article_a2cc44f8-c14f-11e1-b0a6-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS QUESTIONED 03/15/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/article_c6da2ff2-67c9-11e1-b702-0019bb2963f4.html

WATER RIGHTS CONCERNS 03/02/12:  http://www.thewesternnews.com/news/article_f43de130-63f2-11e1-8123-0019bb2963f4.html

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UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA LIBRARY

(Note these article are not on the web archives , but were found at the University of Montana Library website:

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY: MONTANA WATER BILL CONCERNS TRICKLE IN 03/05/03

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  WATER RIGHTS NEGOTIATIONS ON THE FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION 11/21/2002

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  TRIBES’ WATER RIGHTS PROPOSAL SEEKS TO PROTECT RESOURCE, RESIDENT’S INTERESTS 04/11/2002

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  TRIBES WON’T DROP WATER RIGHTS PROPOSAL, BUT THEY AGREE TO CONTINUE TALKS 02/14/2002

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  TRIBES AND STATE ARGUE ABOUT WATER RIGHTS 10/04/2001

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  COURT REJECTS ANOTHER ATTEMPT AT DILUTING TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS 06/14/2001

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY: SALISH KOOTENAI WOULD STOP WATER PERMITS:  TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS MUST BE QUANTIFIED 05/30/2001

CHARKOOSTA NEWS:  TRIBES’ PROPOSE JURISDICTION OVER WATER RIGHTS 09/22/2000

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY:  SALISH AND KOOTENAI WEIGH WATER OPTIONS 08/02/1999

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