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Candidates agree on many issues

Candidates agree on many issues

by Melissa Newland A Tribal Candidate Forum for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s (KBIC) L’Anse and Baraga District Tribal Council and judicial candidates was hosted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian… Read more »

KBOCC Criminal Justice offers great opportunities

KBOCC Criminal Justice offers great opportunities

by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Criminal Justice program has provided positive work opportunities for the 25 students who have completed the program since it launched in October,… Read more »

Water Walkers celebrate Nibi

Water Walkers celebrate Nibi

by Melissa Newland Working together for Nibi (water), people from all ways of life joined in harmony for a three-day ‘The People of the Heart’ Water Walk ceremony. Hoping to… Read more »

Crowd comes out for Pow Wow

Crowd comes out for Pow Wow

by Nancy Besonen The Ojibwa Campgrounds on US-41 in Baraga resonated this past weekend with the sights, sounds and power of the 41st Annual KBIC Maawanj’iding. The Pow Wow began… Read more »

RES drops Summit wind project; L’Anse Township residents still encouraged to vote

RES drops Summit wind project; L’Anse Township residents still encouraged to vote

by Melissa Newland and Barry Drue Renewable Energy Resources’ (RES) announced on April 19, 2019, that it is no longer pursing the Summit Lake Wind Project. L’Anse Township residents are… Read more »

KBIC veterans busy on many fronts

KBIC veterans busy on many fronts

  by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s military veterans are involved in many projects throughout the community.They are well-known for their Honor Guard and funeral detail, but the group… Read more »

Huge interest in ‘Water Day’

Huge interest in ‘Water Day’

by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and its Natural Resources Department celebrated the sacredness and efforts to protect reservation waters at “Tribal Water Day” on Friday, March 15, 2019…. Read more »

Tribal voters narrow field

Tribal voters narrow field

  by Melissa Newland Unofficial results of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) primary election are in. Registered voters now have a choice between 10 candidates from the Baraga District and… Read more »

Walkers honor LaFernier

Walkers honor LaFernier

by Nancy Besonen The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) will not let the memory of Chelsey LaFernier die. Nine years after the 23- year-old mother of two was killed in… Read more »

UPPCO, L’Anse Village in court

UPPCO, L’Anse Village in court

  by Barry Drue A legal case is moving forward involving a dispute over provision of electrical service between the Village of L’Anse and Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). At issue… Read more »

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