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Tester Criticizes Indian Health Service Leadership, Calls for Staffing Changes »

"I am disturbed by the number of Area Director positions that are now filled with ‘acting’ Directors."

10:53 am |   Rob Capriccioso, 7/29/14, Indian Country Today   Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) wants to know why the leadership of the Indian Health Service (IHS) has failed to hire permanent directors in one-third of…

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Class III compact for Swinomish Tribe lowers legal age to 18 »

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12:30 pm | WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014 The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved an amendment to the Class III gaming compact for the Swinomish Tribe of Washington.   The amendment lowers the gambling age at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge.…

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Bizarre News About the Bee Czar »

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10:56 am | Steve Russell, 7/29/14, Indian Country Today Last year, there was an emergency around a public housing project in the…

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Tester Criticizes Indian Health Service Leadership, Calls for Staffing Changes »

"I am disturbed by the number of Area Director positions that are now filled with ‘acting’ Directors."

10:53 am |   Rob Capriccioso, 7/29/14, Indian Country Today   Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) wants to know why the leadership of…

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M’ville mayor wants to bridge gap if coal trains come through town »

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10:50 am | By: Steve Powell, Arlington Times MARYSVILLE — Mayor Jon Nehring has a love-hate relationship with the proposal for a…

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This doc about “bomb trains” filled with crude oil will make your head explode »

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10:45 am | By Ted Alvarez, Grist   VICE News just released Bomb Trains: The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail, a 23-minute-long…

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National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations »

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02:44 pm | Source: National Park Service   WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced more than $700,000…

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    Class III compact for Swinomish Tribe lowers legal age to 18

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  • From left, Marysville Walgreens Pharmacy Manager Michelle Akigami, Will Ibershof, Tulalip Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Chuck Thacker, state Sen. John McCoy, Marysville Walgreens Store Manager Alan Powell, Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring, City Council member Donna Wright and Marysville Historical Society President Ken Cage take part in the Marysville Walgreens ribbon-cutting.
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    Walgreens opens in downtown Marysville

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No one was hurt—this time. The first oil train derailment in Washington State happened under the Magnolia Bridge.

    Seattle Oil-Train Derailment Hits Close to Home for Quinault

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Alex Rios, 18, Nathaniel Carillo, 16, and Gilbert Tafoya, 15, are suspects in the brutal deaths of two homeless Navajo men in Albuquerque on July 21.

    Teens Murder for Fun; Smash Heads of Homeless Men with Cinder Blocks

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    Tester Examines Indian Gaming 25 Years After the Indian Gamiing Regulatory Act

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    U.S. Senators Urged to Act on Bill to Preserve Future of Indian Gaming in Arizona

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It’s showtime for Shoni Schimmel as she spotlights Rez Ball »

02:06 pm | By Bob Young, Arizona Republic Rick Schimmel’s T-shirt said it all. “Rez Ball Rules.” Reservation-style basketball, as demonstrated by rookie Shoni Schimmel, sure ruled the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday at US Airways Center. And if you want an explanation of Rez Ball, well, WNBA President Laurel Richie provided a pretty good one when she…

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The East's Shoni Schimmel celebrates with her MVP following their 125-124 win over the West in the WNBA All-Star Game Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: David KadlubowskI/azcentral sports)

Bizarre News About the Bee Czar »

10:56 am | Steve Russell, 7/29/14, Indian Country Today Last year, there was an emergency around a public housing project in the medium-sized suburb of Austin, Texas, where I reside. A swarm of honeybees had ensconced itself in a tool shed and the residents, mostly elders, were scared. One had an allergy to bee stings, and so for…

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Hibulb August events to include 3rd anniversary and elder-youth conference »

09:11 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve has packed their August schedule with exciting events that includes the center’s third anniversary celebration and a community event that brings elders and youth together to share wisdom and stories. The host of activities kicks off on Sunday, August 3,…

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Hibulb August events to include 3rd anniversary and elder-youth conference »

09:11 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve has packed their August schedule with exciting events that includes the center’s third anniversary celebration and a community event that brings elders and youth together to share wisdom and stories. The host of activities kicks off on Sunday, August 3,…

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Sea Star Disease Strikes Washington Marine Centers »

10:42 am | July 28, 2014 | AP   PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The Peninsula Daily News reports Monday that sea stars at Port Townsend’s Marine Life Center and Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles…

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Sea Star Disease Strikes Washington Marine Centers »

10:42 am | July 28, 2014 | AP   PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections on Washington’s…

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M’ville hires consultant to clean waterfront, help decide its future »

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring hopes someday this waterfront area will be something special for the city.
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11:39 am |   By Steve Powell, Marysville Globe   MARYSVILLE – Imagine the city’s waterfront filled with classy restaurants, a boardwalk and boutiques. Or…

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EPA awards over $756,000 to research coastal climate change impacts on Swinomish Indian Tribal Community »

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12:22 pm | Source: EPA   (Seattle—July 23, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it is awarding over $756,000 to the Swinomish Indian…

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Cherokee Language Evolving: Syllabary Now Available in Braille »

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07:42 am | By: Cherokee Nation; Source: Indian Country Today   The Cherokee Nation now has its written language, the Cherokee syllabary, available in Braille.…

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07:09 pm | Annual camp immerses youth in traditional language By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip youth welcomed their family and friends…

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Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools » A passion for law » The National Indian Education Association Returns to Alaska » Dr. Larry Nyland appointed Interim Superintendent » Colleges aim to attract more Native American students »
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Hibulb August events to include 3rd anniversary and elder-youth conference »

09:11 am | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve has packed their August schedule with exciting events that includes the center’s third anniversary celebration…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

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