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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., visits with the public after she held a discussion about raising capital for small business at Vancouver City Hall on Wednesday. | credit: Zachary Kaufman/The Columbian | rollover image for more

01:16 pm |   April 17, 2014 | The Columbian Gov. Jay Inslee, who will have the ultimate say over the construction of what would be the Northwest’s largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver, hasn’t taken…

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Gov. Jay Inslee hires coal lobbyist to direct his policy office »

Washington State Governor-elect Jay Inslee hugs outreach director Unjin Lee, the first hire made by his campaign, during a celebration on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Inslee campaign headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

09:24 am |   By Joel Connelly, Seattle PI Gov. Jay Inslee has hired a coal lobbyist to direct his policy office, an eyebrow-raising selection for a governor who has insisted on sweeping scrutiny of coal…

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New Sand Habitat Attracting More Life near Elwha River »

A juvenile dungeness crab found within the newly formed beaches near the mouth of the Elwha River. Steve Rubin/USGS

08:00 am |   Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission With thousands of cubic yards of sediment forming new beaches at the mouth…

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Washington Congresswoman Airs Oil Terminal Concerns »

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., visits with the public after she held a discussion about raising capital for small business at Vancouver City Hall on Wednesday. | credit: Zachary Kaufman/The Columbian | rollover image for more

01:16 pm |   April 17, 2014 | The Columbian Gov. Jay Inslee, who will have the ultimate say over the construction…

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Native Arts and Artists Day at The Burke Museum, April 19th »

Breast Cancer Awareness Basket, by Pat Courtney Gold. 
Photo by Bill Bachhuber, Portland, OR.

12:20 pm | Burke Museum Info from Burke Museum website Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 | 9:59 am – 3:59 pm Included with museum…

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U.S. Raelian Movement says Cliven Bundy owes grazing fees to Native Americans, not the federal government »

The Bundy family and their supporters fly the American flag as their cattle were released by the Bureau of Land Management back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev. on April 12, 2014. (Jason Bean / AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

02:58 pm | PR Newswire LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A parcel of land in Bunkerville,…

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Squaxin Island Tribe, land trust, working together to restore former golf course »

Photo by the state Department of Ecology.

11:53 am | From the Squaxin Island Tribe’s natural resources blog: The Capital Land Trust and the Squaxin Island Tribe are working…

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  • A juvenile dungeness crab found within the newly formed beaches near the mouth of the Elwha River. Steve Rubin/USGS

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  • Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., visits with the public after she held a discussion about raising capital for small business at Vancouver City Hall on Wednesday. | credit: Zachary Kaufman/The Columbian | rollover image for more

    Washington Congresswoman Airs Oil Terminal Concerns

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Basket, by Pat Courtney Gold. 
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    Native Arts and Artists Day at The Burke Museum, April 19th

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  • The Bundy family and their supporters fly the American flag as their cattle were released by the Bureau of Land Management back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev. on April 12, 2014. (Jason Bean / AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

    U.S. Raelian Movement says Cliven Bundy owes grazing fees to Native Americans, not the federal government

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  • Photo by the state Department of Ecology.

    Squaxin Island Tribe, land trust, working together to restore former golf course

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  • Washington State Governor-elect Jay Inslee hugs outreach director Unjin Lee, the first hire made by his campaign, during a celebration on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Inslee campaign headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Shirley Phelps-Roper, left, a member of the Westboro Baptist Church, of Topeka, Kan., holds a protest sign outside funeral services for Sgt. Daniel Sesker, Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Ogden, Iowa.

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    Deadline Approaching for Landowners with Fractionated Interests at Pine Ridge Reservation

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Kim Moore (in black shirt), assistant general manager for water, generation and corporate services for the Snohomish County PUD, talks with John Baummer (in plaid), a fisheries biologist with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at Sunset Falls last year.

    PUD proposes alternative to dam on Sky River

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  • A road sign advising the closure of Highway 530 stands near a small display of flowers and a cross Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Darrington, Wash.
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    Death Toll In Mudslide Rises To 39

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    Opportunity Expo returns April 22

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  • At Priest Rapids Dam workers practice transporting salmon in trucks. They'll have to transport hundreds of fish a day so the salmon can get past the lowered water and several dams.
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    Endangered Salmon Migrate Via Trucks Around Cracked Dam

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    PUD Changes Course: No Dam for Skykomish River’s Sunset Falls

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Schimmel Is the Highest Native American Drafted in W.N.B.A. History »

08:35 am |   Source: Indian Country Today Media Network “DREAM BIG” followed by several emoticons and then “#N8tive” was what Shoni Schimmel tweeted on Monday night before she held up an Atlanta Dream uniform on the WNBA draft stage at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The 5-foot-9 University of Louisville guard became the highest drafted…

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New Sand Habitat Attracting More Life near Elwha River »

08:00 am |   Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission With thousands of cubic yards of sediment forming new beaches at the mouth of the Elwha River, marine life that’s been missing for decades is showing up again. Before the recent deconstruction of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, the beaches at the mouth of the river were mostly…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »
A juvenile dungeness crab found within the newly formed beaches near the mouth of the Elwha River. Steve Rubin/USGS

Native Arts and Artists Day at The Burke Museum, April 19th »

12:20 pm | Burke Museum Info from Burke Museum website Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 | 9:59 am – 3:59 pm Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members or with UW ID Join the Burke Museum for a celebration of Northwest Native art. Watch demonstrations and examine the incredible artwork of local Native American artists, who are experts in…

Apr 18 2014 / Read More »
Breast Cancer Awareness Basket, by Pat Courtney Gold. 
Photo by Bill Bachhuber, Portland, OR.

New support group designed to teach Native girls life skills »

12:36 pm | Just for the girls by Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP, WA. – Being young is one of the most thrilling times in a person’s life. It is the time frame between major responsibilities and no responsibilities at all, however, the decisions made during this phase can be hazardous to their future. Some decisions can…

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Tulalip Family Haven held an open house on April 10, for their new program, Girls Group, that is designed to be a support network for Native girls, ages 14-17. 
Photo/ Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News

New Sand Habitat Attracting More Life near Elwha River »

08:00 am |   Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission With thousands of cubic yards of sediment forming new beaches at the mouth of the Elwha River, marine life that’s been missing for decades is showing up again. Before the recent deconstruction of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, the beaches at the mouth of the river were mostly…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »
A juvenile dungeness crab found within the newly formed beaches near the mouth of the Elwha River. Steve Rubin/USGS

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A juvenile dungeness crab found within the newly formed beaches near the mouth of the Elwha River. Steve Rubin/USGS

New Sand Habitat Attracting More Life near Elwha River »

08:00 am |   Source: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission With thousands of cubic yards of sediment forming new beaches at the mouth of the Elwha River, marine life that’s been missing for decades…

Apr 19 2014 / Read More »

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Tulalip Family Haven held an open house on April 10, for their new program, Girls Group, that is designed to be a support network for Native girls, ages 14-17. 
Photo/ Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News

New support group designed to teach Native girls life skills »

12:36 pm | Just for the girls by Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP, WA. – Being young is one of the most thrilling times in a person’s life. It is the time…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

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  • Go Green Vacations — 5 Ways to Reduce Your Travel Footprint April 19, 2014
    Global warming, smog and toxic chemicals are causing you sleepless nights. You’re itching to visit exotic locales, but you’re worried that travel will only make things worse for the planet. Should you go or should you stay? It’s true that travel — especially air travel — can carry a hefty environmental price tag by burning fossil fuels and creating global gr […]
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