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Tulalip Tribes Keep Track of Hatchery Salmon »

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01:22 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Tribal and state co-managers continue to improve their ability to track hatchery salmon in the Snohomish watershed. Both the Tulalip Tribes’ Bernie “Kai-Kai” Gobin Hatchery and the…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

Washington Court Rules Against Landowners In Skagit Water Rights Case »

Richard Fox on his Skagit County property. On Tuesday a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by Fox and his wife, Marnie, challenging a rule that prevents them from drilling a well. The rule is meant to provide water for spawning salmon during dry months. | credit: Ashley Ahearn / KUOW

01:18 pm |   By Ashley Ahearn, KUOW EVERETT, Wash. — A judge ruled against a couple Tuesday after they sued for the right to drill a well and build a new home on their property…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
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Tulalip Tribes Keep Track of Hatchery Salmon »

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01:22 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Tribal and state co-managers continue to improve their ability to track hatchery salmon…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway »

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01:21 pm |   Gale Courey Toensing, Indian Country Today   More than 70 tribal nations have urged the U.S. Senate to…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

It’s On! March, Rally Against Washington Team Name Set for Dec. 28 »

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A march and rally against the Washington football team name is slated for December 28 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, organizers said.

09:53 am |     Simon Moya-Smith, Indian Country Today   A massive march and rally will meet the Washington football team…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Greenpeace Apologizes for Wrecking Nazca Lines as Peru Prepares Criminal Charges »

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Greenpeace wanted to catch the eyes of those in power with this sign. But it caught attention for the wrong reasons, by damaging one of Peru's most famous and precious archaeological sites.

07:40 am |   Indian Country Today Media Network   The glaring yellow letters, urging respect for the environment, proclaimed, “Time for…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Whatcom’s new Superior Court judge has tribal background »

Raquel Montoya-Lewis, shown in her office at Fairhaven College in 2011, was appointed to a new seat on the Whatcom County Superior Court by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.
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07:37 am |   By Ralph Schwartz, Bellingham Herald   Whatcom County will have its first Native American Superior Court judge in…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

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A march and rally against the Washington football team name is slated for December 28 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, organizers said.

    It’s On! March, Rally Against Washington Team Name Set for Dec. 28

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  • Greenpeace via Reuters
Greenpeace wanted to catch the eyes of those in power with this sign. But it caught attention for the wrong reasons, by damaging one of Peru's most famous and precious archaeological sites.

    Greenpeace Apologizes for Wrecking Nazca Lines as Peru Prepares Criminal Charges

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  • Raquel Montoya-Lewis, shown in her office at Fairhaven College in 2011, was appointed to a new seat on the Whatcom County Superior Court by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.
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  • Richard Fox and his wife, Marnie, want to build a house and garage on their property near the Skagit River. The state says they can't have access to the water necessary to approve their building permit.
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It’s not about winning it’s about teamwork »

05:25 pm | Lady Hawk #3 Myrna Redleaf By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Fifteen-year-old Myrna Redleaf can easily be described as the most athletic player on the Lady Hawks team, evidenced by her strong baseline drives and her speed. Although a dual athlete playing both volleyball and basketball, winning isn’t what she is about. Sure she…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
Heritage Lady Hawk Myrna Redleaf. (Tulalip News/ Brandi N. Montreuil)

Tulalip Tribes Keep Track of Hatchery Salmon »

01:22 pm | By: Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission   Tribal and state co-managers continue to improve their ability to track hatchery salmon in the Snohomish watershed. Both the Tulalip Tribes’ Bernie “Kai-Kai” Gobin Hatchery and the state’s Wallace River Hatchery recently installed new chillers to better mark hatchery chinook, coho and chum salmon. “One hundred percent of all…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
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Louie Gong’s ‘Inspired Natives’ Project Takes on Its Second Artist-Entrepreneur »

06:40 pm |   By: Indian Country Today Media Network   I feel like I won the Native art lottery,” says Sara Agaton Howes, Anishinaabe from the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. Howes’ sense of elation these days comes from her affiliation with Inspired Natives the exciting venture by artist/entrepreneur Louie Gong, Nooksack. Inspired Natives is about…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »
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Heart Berry earrings by Sarah Agaton Howes, an Anishinaabe artist who has signed on with Louie Gong's Inspired Natives project.

MSD meeting discusses future of MPHS cafeteria »

05:13 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News MARYSVILLE – “Our community has been shaken, shaken very hard by the events of October 24,” said new Recovery Directory Mary Schoenfeldt for the Marysville School District during a community meeting held on December 11, at Cedarcrest Middle School. The meeting featured two topic agendas. For the first hour…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
Jim Baker, Marysville School District finance director, hears input on the Marylsville-Pilchuck cafteria during a community meeting held, Monday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Cedarcrest Middle School. (Tulalip News/ Brandi N. Montreuil)

Fight Over Gaming Terminals Goes to 9th Cir. »

09:44 am | By JUNE WILLIAM, Courthouse News Service (CN) – The Tulalip Tribes tried to persuade the 9th Circuit last week that Washington State is violating a gaming compact by providing more favorable terms to another tribe. The Tulalip claims Washington allows the Spokane Tribe to lease lottery terminals at better rates, contrary to a “most favored…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »
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Fight Over Gaming Terminals Goes to 9th Cir. »

09:44 am | By JUNE WILLIAM, Courthouse News Service (CN) – The Tulalip Tribes tried to persuade the 9th Circuit last week that Washington State is violating a gaming compact by providing more…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Inslee warns of ‘malarkey’ and ‘assault by polluting industries’ »

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09:27 am | By Joel Connelly, Seattle PI Washington is going to witness “an assault by polluting industries” against efforts to reduce carbon pollution and…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »

Coho Salmon Eggs Put to the Stormwater Test »

WSU toxicologist Jen McIntyre checks the condition of an embryo that was exposed to urban stormwater runoff. More pictures from the study can be found by clicking on the photo.

09:55 am | By Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission  Peering through a microscope at the Suquamish Tribe’s Grovers Creek Hatchery, biologist Tiffany Linbo uses two pairs…

Dec 11 2014 / Read More »
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USDA dumps millions in lunch money on local food »

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09:11 am | By Nathaneal Johnson, Grist For the past couple years, kids around the U.S. have been sharing pictures of their gross school lunches on social…

Dec 13 2014 / Read More »

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Winter Quarter Graduates

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02:27 pm |   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News Sixteen students celebrated their graduation from an intensive three month pre-apprenticeship construction trades program on Monday,…

Dec 9 2014 / Read More »
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Jim Baker, Marysville School District finance director, hears input on the Marylsville-Pilchuck cafteria during a community meeting held, Monday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Cedarcrest Middle School. (Tulalip News/ Brandi N. Montreuil)

MSD meeting discusses future of MPHS cafeteria »

05:13 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News MARYSVILLE – “Our community has been shaken, shaken very hard by the events of October 24,” said new Recovery Directory Mary Schoenfeldt for the…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

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