Archives CSKT

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July 29, 2018The conservative case for the CSKT water compact

by Cory Swanson, Guest opinion, Daily Inter Lake July 29, 2018. In 2015, the Montana Legislature ratified …

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November 10, 2017Montana Supreme Court upholds CSKT Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry They lost – as I said they would – when the …

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February 14, 2017The Story of Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact

by Dr. Edwin Berry The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Water Compact may be the …

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February 13, 2017How “Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact” explains the Republican Party

by Dr. Edwin Berry “Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact: The Truth about the Compact and …

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November 2, 2016House Leader Keith Regier made bad decisions

by Dr. Edwin Berry Montana House Majority Leader Keith Regier (R) tried to defeat Montana’s …

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July 22, 2016Judge Manley is correct on CSKT Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry Following the ratification of the CSKT Water Compact by the 2015 …

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November 30, 2015Why CSKT Water Compact made sense for Montana

by Dr. Ed Berry, also posted in The Daily Inter Lake of November 29 Jerry O’Neil (October …

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October 20, 2015Regier should support CSKT Water Compact for the ‘Greater Good’

by Dr. Ed Berry Montanans do not support Rep. Keith Regier’s values. Rep. Keith Regier’s …

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October 4, 2015Very Conservative Evangelicals are bad for GOP

by Dr. Ed Berry (also published in Daily Inter Lake, October 4, 2015) Former Kalispell Mayor …

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October 2, 2015Republican PSC plays high-stakes political game

by Dr. Ed Berry On September 5, 2015, the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) held a …

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September 24, 2015CSKT Compact opponents reveal their True Colors

by Dr. Ed Berry Opponents of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Water Compact will meet …

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September 12, 2015CSKT acquire Salish Kootenai Dam

by Columbia Basin Bulletin The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana officially acquired license …

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September 4, 2015CSKT will celebrate their acquisition of Kerr Dam

by Dr. Ed Berry Tomorrow, September 5, the CSKT will become the first tribes in …

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August 21, 2015Can Fanning’s Rightwing Radicals stop the CSKT Water Compact?

by Dr. Ed Berry On May 21, 2015, Robert Fanning, Elaine Willman, and other dissatisfied …

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June 2, 2015CSKT Compact opponents can’t read

by Dr. Ed Berry Since they began their criticism of the CSKT Water Compact, opponents …

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May 18, 2015Catherine Vandemoer’s flawed legal analyses

by Attorney Hertha Lund There she goes again. Catherine Vandemoer’s recent column illustrates why Montanans should …

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May 15, 2015Montana Governor Signs CSKT Water Compact

Rep. Steve Fitzpatrick, bill sponsor Sen. Chas Vincent, and Tribal Chairman Vernon Finley watch Montana Governor …

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April 28, 2015The 3 Rules to find Truth

by Dr. Ed Berry Introduction We seek truth because truth will make us free. If we …

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April 22, 2015Thanks to Legislators who passed the Compact

by Ken Cornelius, ​Ronan, MT​ In many ways the passage of the CSKT Water Compact …

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April 15, 2015CSKT Water Compact Passes House, 53-47

This is the April 15th Montana Miracle. Those who backed the Compact won an intense procedural battle today …

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April 15, 2015Catch the 36-year pass

Here’s my 2-minute presentation to the HJ Committee on April 11. This is the big picture of …

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April 14, 2015Good bye, Montana … your Tea Party killed you

by Dr. Ed Berry This is the story of how Montana’s Compact Commission protected Montana’s …

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April 11, 2015Why Montana needs the Water Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry In late November 2014, before I studied the Compact, I opposed …

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April 8, 2015Compact Brings Water Security to Montana

by Susan Lake, Ronan, reprinted from Flathead Beacon Lost in all the false rhetoric about …

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April 8, 2015Drought Insurance offer Expires May 1

by Dr. Ed Berry The year is 2025, ten years after the Montana legislature acted …

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April 8, 2015Water Compact Denier

 They won’t let me modify the negotiated Compact. It’s unconstitutional. I can’t vote for an unconstitutional …

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April 6, 2015Compact Opponents Exposed

by Dr. Ed Berry But the reality is today’s conservatives are not being led by …

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March 31, 2015The Three Threats of the CSKT Water Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry The CSKT Water Compact debate includes includes three “threats.” 1. Opponents claim the …

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March 31, 2015JR Iman: Vote for the Compact

by JR Iman, President, Painted Rocks Water Users Association The Bitterroot Valley includes a diverse community …

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March 31, 2015John Crowley: Support the Compact

by John Crowley, Manager, Bitter Root Irrigation District, ​Corvallis, Montana Standing up for what is right isn’t …

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March 30, 2015Senator Jackson wants all Montanans to risk their future on his personal opinion

by Dr. Ed Berry There’s the story about two hunters, Fred and Joe, who see …

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March 29, 2015Karen & Glen Raisland: Support the Compact

by Karen & Glen Raisland, St Ignatius, Montana It is no secret that water rights are essential …

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March 29, 2015Alfred DuMontier: Support the Compact

by Alfred DuMontier, Arlee, Montana Nobody should have to waste their hard earned money on unnecessary and …

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March 27, 2015CSKT Water Compact & Preachy Accuracy Stuff

Preachy Accuracy Stuff vs CSKT Water Compact

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March 27, 2015Dave Weaver: Support the Compact

by Dave Weaver, Bozeman, Montana The choice that our elected officials in the Montana State House …

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March 23, 2015Walt Sales: Support the Compact

by Walt Sales, Manhatta​n, ​Montana The future of our water resources hangs in the balance. The decision …

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March 20, 2015Montana and CSKT support Water Compact

Farmers, ranchers, irrigators, and water users from across the Flathead Valley gathered this afternoon to …

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March 17, 2015Rick Hill: CSKT Compact is fiscally responsible

by Rick Hill, Montana Congressman 1997-2001, Candidate for Governor 1012 After extensively reviewing the proposed Confederated …

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March 13, 2015Hertha Lund: Why I support the Compact

by Attorney Hertha Lund, published in Western Ag Reporter on March 12, 2015, PDF here.  There are …

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March 9, 2015Water Compact Decision Tree

by Dr. Ed Berry Compact opponents think, incorrectly, their every complaint against the Compact is a …

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March 3, 2015Compact opponents threaten Montana

by Dr. Ed Berry On March 2 in Kalispell, Montana, three Montana Senators – Janna …

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March 2, 2015Governor Marc Racicot supports Water Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry In a public letter published on March 1, former Montana Governor …

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February 27, 2015Compact opponents’ case is “Going to Pieces”

by Dr. Ed Berry “Going to Pieces” Author Elaine Willman wrote a letter yesterday. Clarice …

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February 26, 2015CSKT Water Compact passes Senate, heads to House

The Montana State Senate voted to pass the CSKT Water Compact (SB 262) by a …

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February 25, 2015Your vote on the Water Compact will define you, forever

by Dr. Ed Berry Montana legislators, you have met your “Robert Frost” moment. Your vote on …

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February 20, 2015The CSKT Water Compact for Dummies

The CSKT Water Compact for Dummies

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February 20, 2015Senate Judiciary Passes CSKT Water Compact with Strong Bipartisan Support

(Helena, Mont.)—This morning the Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 262, the Confederated Salish & Kootenai …

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February 18, 2015Montana Hearing on the CSKT Water Compact

COMPLETE VIDEO of HEARING on the WATER COMPACT SENATE 64th LEGISLATURE – REGULAR SESSION COMMITTEE ON …

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February 18, 2015Summary of Proposed CSKT Water Compact

The Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission published the following summary here on January 8, …

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February 18, 2015Litigation Process if Montana rejects Compact

by Colleen Coyle, former Senior Water Master, Montana Water Court On December 10, 2014, the …

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February 16, 2015Governor Bullock, Attorney General Fox, Agriculture Groups & Water Users support Compact

Governor Bullock, Attorney General Fox, Agriculture Groups & Water Users Support Compact (Helena, Mont.)—This morning …

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February 13, 2015Why Senator Verdell Jackson is wrong about the CSKT Water Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry Senator Verdell Jackson claimed, in his public letter in the Daily …

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February 13, 2015Why Senator Debby Barrett is wrong about the CSKT Water Compact

Why Senator Debby Barrett is wrong about the CSKT Water Compact

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February 7, 2015Farmers and Ranchers for Montana support CSKT Water Compact

by Farmers and Ranchers for Montana (Helena, Mont.)—Tom Beck, the former State Senate President and …

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February 6, 2015Future of Montana agriculture depends on CSKT water compact

by Farmers and Ranchers for Montana Farmers and ranchers depend on our water to irrigate …

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February 5, 2015CSKT Water Compact legislation introduced

by Farmers and Ranchers for Montana (HELENA)- The future of the Flathead Water Compact is …

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February 2, 2015Official Opinion of Attorney General Tim Fox on CSKT Water Compact

On January 30, 2015, Dale Schowengerdt, State Solicitor, presented the official opinion of Attorney General …

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January 22, 2015Governor Bullock replies to Flathead Commissioners Mitchell and Holmquist

Two Flathead County Commissioners opposed the Compact. On January 8, 2015, two Flathead County Commissioners, Pam …

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January 12, 2015Why Montana must approve the CSKT Water Compact

Why Montana must approve the CSKT Water Compact

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January 11, 2015Flathead County makes Big Mistake on Water Compact

Flathead County makes Big Mistake on Water Compact

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January 8, 2015CSKT Water Compact: The needed Big Picture

CSKT Water Compact: The needed Big Picture

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December 19, 2014I challenge you who are against the Water Compact to prove my conclusions are wrong!

by Dr. Ed Berry A month or so ago, I tended to side with those …

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December 18, 2014Simms’ claims against Water Compact fail

Simms’ claims against Water Compact fail

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December 17, 2014Dr. Kate’s claims against Water Compact fail

Dr. Kate’s claims against Water Compact fail

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December 14, 2014Senator’s claim against Water Compact fails

Senator’s claim against Water Compact fails

CSKT, Verdell Jackson
December 9, 2014Chemtrail Delusions vs Scientific Method

Chemtrail Delusions vs Scientific Method

Chemtrail Delusions, CSKT
November 21, 2014Radicals omit Ethics & Law in Tutvedt Attack

Radicals omit Ethics & Law in Tutvedt Attack

CSKT, Sandy Welch
November 17, 2014Radical Rs abandon Ethics in Personal Attacks

On November 10, Gina sent a public email accusing Republicans who support the CSKT Water …

CSKT, Sandy Welch
April 28, 2014The critical 2015 Montana legislative session

by Senator Verdell Jackson, Kalispell, Montana The 2015 Montana legislative session will be the most …

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January 17, 2014Obama’s Plan to Depopulate Montana

Belief in this scenario may be why rightwing radicals oppose the CSKT Water Compact. The reality …

CSKT, Sorcha Faal
December 30, 2013Proposed CSKT Compact is Unconstitutional

by Senator Verdell Jackson, Kalispell, Montana   The Hell Gate Treaty for the Confederated Salish …

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November 29, 2013Proposed CSKT Water Compact Violates Montana and US Constitutions

by Senator Verdell Jackson, Kalispell, Montana   This is a response to Representative Daniel Salomon …

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October 10, 2013Senator Jackson: CSKT Water Compact is flawed

[See my rebuttal to Senator Verdell Jackson’s post here. – Ed] by Senator Verdell Jackson, Kalispell, …

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