LEWISTON, Idaho — Tribal police officers on the Nez Perce Reservation in northern Idaho starting April 1 will have the ability to ticket anyone violating federal law on the reservation.
Date: 03/08/2014 | Northwest
LEWISTON, Idaho — A fired northern Idaho high school principal who says she was discriminated against because of her race has filed a notice of her intentions to bring a lawsuit against the Kamiah School District.
Date: 02/26/2014 | Northwest
FERNDALE — An organization representing 57 Northwest Indian tribes has announced its opposition to marijuana legalization, specifically in Alaska and Oregon.
Date: 02/26/2014 | Northwest
TENTATIVE/DEVELOPING: Mukilteo, the state and the Port of Edmonds are getting close to an agreement on the transfer of land at the former tank farm. The port owns the property after receiving it from the Air Force and is expected to turn most of it over to the state for a new ferry terminal and to...
Date: 02/22/2014 | Local News
TULALIP — Before the landmark Boldt decision in 1974, tribal anglers had fished alongside non-Indian fishermen for years.
Date: 02/12/2014 | Local News
Tulalip and Swinomish tribal member Matika Wilbur is continuing her quest to photograph individuals from the more than 562 federally recognized American Indian tribes.Her photographic journey across the...
Date: 02/09/2014 | Life
SEATTLE — Commercial and tribal fishermen in Washington state could be getting federal help after the closure of the Fraser River sockeye salmon fishery last year cost them millions of dollars.
Date: 01/28/2014 | Northwest
Lake Stevens School District receives $3,000 cash grant from Tulalip tribes to offset cost of ChromeBooks for 3rd and 4th graders. Also gets $1,100 approx. from board member David Iseminger through Microsoft's employee match program (he's an employee of MS and a school board director, so his work...
Date: 01/16/2014 | Local News
SEATTLE — Decades after American Indians were arrested for exercising treaty-protected fishing rights during a nationally watched confrontation with authorities, a proposal in the state Legislature would give those who were jailed a chance to clear their convictions from the record.
Date: 01/14/2014 | Northwest
YAKIMA — The Yakama Nation is moving to ban marijuana in all 10 counties of its ancestral lands, covering one-fifth of the state’s land mass.
Date: 01/13/2014 | Northwest
William Shelton revived Tulalip tribal culture
Date: 12/28/2013 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- An unexpected Christmas present arrived early this year to three local food banks: $100,000 in cash, a donation from The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians.Sue Keezer, board chair of the
Date: 12/11/2013 | Local News
TULALIP -- When Jesse Rude was a small child, he couldn't help but learn art.Bernie Gobin, a prominent figure on the Tulalip reservation for decades, was a master carver and Rude's granddad.
Date: 11/28/2013 | Local News
TULALIP -- Thanks to the Tulalip Tribes, more homeless kids will have places to live, more salmon will have good habitat in which to spawn and more senior citizens will be safe.Cocoon House, the
Date: 11/01/2013 | Local News
TULALIP -- The Tulalip Tribes on Saturday plan to announce $6.9 million in donations this year to nonprofits and community groups, a record for the tribes.
Date: 10/25/2013 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- The Angel of the Winds Casino, which drew more than 1 million visitors last year, has announced plans to add a $20 million, 125-room hotel.
Date: 10/23/2013 | Business
EVERETT -- While a decision on whether tidal power turbines may be installed in Admiralty Inlet has been delayed in part by the federal government shutdown, sparring between the proponent and opponents has continued.The Federal Energy...
Date: 10/20/2013 | Local News
Fish, birds and native plants eventually will return to estuary
Date: 08/31/2013 | Local News
NESPELEM -- A tribal court will hear a civil complaint Wednesday claiming the Colville Confederated Tribes should have distributed to tribal members all of a $193 million settlement with the U.S. government.
Date: 08/20/2013 | Northwest
Tulalip member expelled from reservation for medical pot use
Date: 08/11/2013 | Local News
Among the rock, blues and country headliners at the free, 24th annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River in Arlington are Leon Russell, Jonny Lang and Lee Brice.Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. If you arrive at River Meadows County Park before 4 p.m., your only...
Date: 08/08/2013 | Entertainment
WASHINGTON -- After bungling the management of Indian lands for generations, the federal government wants to make amends by spending nearly $2 billion to buy 10 million acres of land for 150 tribes across the nation.
Date: 08/02/2013 | Nation & World
Tulalip clinic sends its patients out to grow veggies, herbs
Date: 07/23/2013 | Local News
ABERDEEN -- The president of the Quinault Indian Nation says Lake Quinault has been closed to all nontribal uses, including fishing, swimming and boating.
Date: 06/27/2013 | Northwest
EVERETT -- For thousands of years, the population center of this area was in a different place from today.The location of the village reflected the focal point of life -- the mouth of the Snohomish River.
Date: 06/14/2013 | Local News
A new nonprofit group is making strides to establish a coastal trail along the inland marine waters of Washington and British Columbia.The Bellingham-based Salish Sea Foundation also wants those waters designated as an international marine sanctuary.Doug Tolchin,...
Date: 06/11/2013 | Local News
Diane Janes has been collecting tribal photos for years
Date: 05/23/2013 | Local News
TULALIP -- Hank Gobin lived to see his dream come true: the creation of a museum to serve as the focal point of local tribal history and culture.Gobin, 71, cultural resources director for the Tulalip Tribes, passed away Thursday -- a little more than 1½ years after...
Date: 05/02/2013 | Local News
TULALIP -- Mel Sheldon wanted his State of the Tulalip Tribes speech to be educational, informative and leave those who listened to it with a better understanding of the Tulalip Tribes.
Date: 04/27/2013 | Local News
Entering her final year in office, former Gov. Chris Gregoire found herself in a difficult spot: Indian tribes, powerful supporters of the governor, wanted stricter water pollution rules. The current regulations mean tribal members, along with sport fishermen and some other Washington...
Date: 04/24/2013 | Local News
Tribal museum features work of early photographers
Date: 04/15/2013 | Local News
In 1978, North Creek -- which originates in south Everett and runs south to Lake Washington -- was teeming with chinook, coho and sockeye salmon, along with steelhead and cutthroat trout."The fish were so thick you could literally walk across their backs during the spawning...
Date: 04/09/2013 | Local News
Tulalip parents learn Lushootseed to pass it on to kids
Date: 03/31/2013 | Local News
Forced to leave Tulalip land, residents preserve home
Date: 03/29/2013 | Local News
SEATTLE -- The Duwamish Tribe of Seattle has another shot at gaining federal recognition after a federal judge ruled in the tribe's favor.
Date: 03/26/2013 | Northwest