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Activists Have Been Blocking an Oil Train in Everett Since Six This Morning »

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03:20 pm |   Brendan Kiley, Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM. The Stranger Around 6 am this morning, Abby Brockway—an activist, mother, and small-business owner—and a few others set up a tripod on northbound…

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Snohomish gives up on wildlife crimes »

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10:40 am | Gary Chittim, KING 5 News   EVERETT, Wash. – People fishing without a license or other minor fishing violations are not being prosecuted in Snohomish County. The Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office has told…

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Coal, oil train protest blocks Everett rail yard »

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10:42 am | By: Associated Press, September 2, 2014     EVERETT, Wash. – About a dozen protesters have blocked railroad tracks…

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Lois Luella Jones Law Protects »

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10:32 am | If you see an overdose you can call 911 and not be arrested for: -Drug use and drug paraphernalia…

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Moving Back Home Together – Rarest Native Animals Find Haven on Tribal Lands »

Yellowstone bison were released at the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana in 2013. Native American tribes have created a host of programs to aid unique Western species. Credit Jonathan Proctor/Defenders of Wildlife

04:57 pm | By NATE SCHWEBERAUG. 25, 2014, New York Times FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, Mont. — In the employee directory of the…

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Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay »

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07:52 am |   Indian Country Today, 8/30/14   A group of Oklahoma State University football fans have sparked outrage for a…

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Native American Women Finally Seeing Protections They Need »

Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women presenting her report to the UN General Assembly in New York, 2011.

09:30 am | After decades of grassroots advocacy and calls to action, the Violence Against Women Act is putting justice back in…

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    Department of Justice Releases Second Report to Congress on Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions

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    Bakken: $3M in grants to address violence against women in rural, tribal communities

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Totem pole painter and carver Lucy London touches up the paint on a traveling 19-foot totem pole that visited Spokane on Tuesday. The totem pole’s 2,500-mile, two-nation journey includes stops in communities impacted by increased coal and oil rail traffic.

    Western Washington tribe brings protest against planned coal export terminal to Spokane

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    UPDATED — Only debris left to clean up as Elwha River is free to travel its own path [ **WITH VIDEO ** ]

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Leno Vela (center), 11, talks with JJ Gray (right), 5, at the Tulalip Boys and Girls Club.

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Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay »

07:52 am |   Indian Country Today, 8/30/14   A group of Oklahoma State University football fans have sparked outrage for a sign they created to hold during ESPN’s GameDay football-preview show. The Oklahoma State Cowboys play the Florida State Seminoles tonight in a game in Arlington, Texas. The fans in question evidently felt that referencing a historical…

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Coal, oil train protest blocks Everett rail yard »

10:42 am | By: Associated Press, September 2, 2014     EVERETT, Wash. – About a dozen protesters have blocked railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett. Railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says some have chained themselves to the tracks. He says the demonstration that started about 6 a.m. Tuesday has blocked freight trains at…

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CCR tribute band to be Up Around the Bend playing at Tulalip »

10:00 am | By Brandon Adam, The Arlington Times TULALIP — They toured alongside John and Tom Fogerty during the 1960s as the driving rhythm for Creedence Clearwater Revival, and they’ll be performing at the Tulalip Amphitheater Sunday, Sept. 7. Credence’s original drummer, Doug “Cosmo” Clifford, and bassist, Stu Cook, perform as Creedence Clearwater Revisited — a tribute…

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M’ville students learn about cardiac arrest »

08:00 am |   By: Brandon Adam, Arlington Times, August 29, 2014   MARYSVILLE — The Marysville School District was visited by the Nick of Time Foundation at Marysville Getchell High School. The school district was on the wait list for three years, and they decided that the MG campus would be the best meeting ground for Marysville…

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Marysville-Pilchuck senior Jason Kent practices CPR.
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Gathering to Protect the Sacredness of the Salish Sea »

03:34 pm | Gathering to Protect the Sacredness of the Salish Sea, the Nawtsamaat Alliance’s “Symbol of Unity” for the blessing and launch at Daybreak Star. September 7, 2014 at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, Seattle, WA RSVP Here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/832983   What does this Symbol of Unity Represent? The North Star is symbolic of awakening, light, and…

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Gathering to Protect the Sacredness of the Salish Sea »

03:34 pm | Gathering to Protect the Sacredness of the Salish Sea, the Nawtsamaat Alliance’s “Symbol of Unity” for the blessing and launch at Daybreak Star. September 7, 2014 at the Daybreak Star…

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“Being Frank” Tell The Truth »

Dave Herrera, Skokomish Fish and Wildlife Policy Advisor

10:31 am |   Note: Being Frank is the monthly opinion column that was written for many years by the late Billy Frank Jr., NWIFC…

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Tulalip man, 25, dies in crash »

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09:47 am | By The Arlington Times TULALIP — A 25-year-old Tulalip man killed in a car accident Thursday in the 1500 block of Marine…

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Historic Vote to End Columbus Day in Seattle » Woman killed in Tulalip crash ID’d » Maybe Don’t Wear a Warbonnet to the First-Ever All-Native Art Exhibit at Bumbershoot » 1 killed, 1 seriously hurt in crash near Tulalip reservation » Tulalip Boys and Girls Club and other Marysville-area projects need volunteers »

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New backpacks, fresh supplies »

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03:06 pm | BackpackDist2014 from Tulalip News on Vimeo. By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – The annual Tulalip Tribes Youth Services backpack distribution…

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USDA Announces $5.7 Million in Training Grants and other New Resources to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals and Snacks »

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11:36 am | Source: USDA WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 – Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon today announced additional tools to help schools serve healthier meals…

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Marysville-Pilchuck senior Jason Kent practices CPR.
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M’ville students learn about cardiac arrest »

08:00 am |   By: Brandon Adam, Arlington Times, August 29, 2014   MARYSVILLE — The Marysville School District was visited by the Nick of Time Foundation at Marysville Getchell High School. The…

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