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07:54 am | The latest sea lion count in Astoria’s East Mooring Basin was a record 2,340, shattering last year’s record 1,420. Theresa Tillson/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife   by Cassandra Profita OPB   California sea lions are literally…

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Interior Department Issues New Fracking Rules For Federal Lands »

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
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07:51 am | By Scott Neuman, NPR The Department of the Interior has unveiled new regulations on hydraulic fracturing operations that take place on federal lands, requiring companies using the drilling technique to ensure wells are…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »
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The medical marijuana business could save Native American reservations »

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09:23 am |   By Jacqueline Keeler, Quartz   At the very first Tribal Marijuana Conference held last weekend in Tulalip, WA,…

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Tester urges for quick reauthorization as Native American Housing grant initiative advances through the U.S. House of Representatives »

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08:21 am | Press Release, U.S. Senator for Montana Jon Tester   (U.S. SENATE)—Senator Jon Tester released the following statement after the…

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‘Small’ Oil Spills Can Add Up To Big Costs »

Oiled mallard ducks recuperate in cribs inside heated tents after a Sunnyside oil spill.

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08:00 am | by Rowan Moore Gerety Northwest Public Radio   State Fish and Wildlife Biologist Brian McDonald is careful not to raise his…

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Pro-coal Montana tribe weighs in on Cherry Point terminal »

Representatives of Cloud Peak Energy and Montana's Crow Tribe sign an agreement Thursday Jan. 24, 2013, that gives the mining company leasing options on 1.4 billion tons of coal beneath the Crow Indian Reservation, in Billings, Mont. Pictured from left are Cloud Peak legal counsel Amy Stefonick, company chief executive Colin Marshall, Crow Tribal Chairman Darrin Old Coyote and Tribal Executive Secretary Alvin Not Afraid. The deal would expand mining on the reservation with the coal likely to be exported overseas. MATTHEW BROWN — AP

03:37 pm |   BY RALPH SCHWARTZ, The Bellingham Herald   Lummi Nation, which has fished the waters off Cherry Point for…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »

Interior Department Issues New Fracking Rules For Federal Lands »

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Dan Joling, AP

07:51 am | By Scott Neuman, NPR The Department of the Interior has unveiled new regulations on hydraulic fracturing operations that take…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »

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  • Representatives of Cloud Peak Energy and Montana's Crow Tribe sign an agreement Thursday Jan. 24, 2013, that gives the mining company leasing options on 1.4 billion tons of coal beneath the Crow Indian Reservation, in Billings, Mont. Pictured from left are Cloud Peak legal counsel Amy Stefonick, company chief executive Colin Marshall, Crow Tribal Chairman Darrin Old Coyote and Tribal Executive Secretary Alvin Not Afraid. The deal would expand mining on the reservation with the coal likely to be exported overseas. MATTHEW BROWN — AP

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  • Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
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    Tester reintroduces bipartisan legislation to restore tribal lands

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Change the Mascot Leaders Call on NFL Players Association Executive Director Candidates to Stand Against D.C. Team’s R-Word Mascot »

10:25 am | By Oneida Nation News, Oneida Nation Enterprises- Public Affairs Office With elections coming soon for the position of Executive Director of the NFL Player Association (NFLPA), Change the Mascot campaign leaders have issued a letter to all of the candidates urging them to take a stand against the racist name of the Washington NFL team.…

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The medical marijuana business could save Native American reservations »

09:23 am |   By Jacqueline Keeler, Quartz   At the very first Tribal Marijuana Conference held last weekend in Tulalip, WA, the former chairman of the Moapa Paiute tribe, William Anderson, tall and dignified and walking with a cane, explained to me what brought him: “I was just laying in bed in pain. I couldn’t get up,…

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »
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Sweeten the Easter Holiday With An Egg-Straordinary Buffet Brunch »

11:49 am | On Sunday, April 5, Savor An Awe-inspiring Culinary Adventure for the Entire Family at Tulalip Resort Tulalip, Washington — A dining sanctuary for the senses, Tulalip Resort Casino presents their signature Easter Buffet Brunch on Sunday, April 5, featuring an awe-inspiring culinary adventure for the entire family. Adults and children can celebrate the holiday in…

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »
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Hungry Sea Lions Pile Into The Columbia River »

07:54 am | The latest sea lion count in Astoria’s East Mooring Basin was a record 2,340, shattering last year’s record 1,420. Theresa Tillson/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife   by Cassandra Profita OPB   California sea lions are literally piling into Astoria’s East Mooring Basin. They’ve taken over every square foot of the boat docks, and they’re even lying on top…

Mar 30 2015 / Read More »
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Veterans Gather to Honor One Another in Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration »

05:15 pm |   By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – A celebration was held today at the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club to mark the national ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.’ Due to the unpopularity of the conflict, veterans returning home were often forgotten and abused, suffering years of post stress disorder. In 2011, the U.S.…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »
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Veterans Gather to Honor One Another in Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration »

05:15 pm |   By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – A celebration was held today at the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club to mark the national ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.’…

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Tulalip team sweeps through game tournament »

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03:43 pm | By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News TULALIP – Tulalip Boys & Girls Club gaming team had an incredible performance at this year’s…

Mar 26 2015 / Read More »

Crafting for a Cause »

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03:25 pm | Volunteers make necklaces for Boys & Girls Club auction   By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News   On Monday March 23, Tulalip employees from…

Mar 25 2015 / Read More »
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MARYSVILLE: NW Washington Delegation Applauds Announcement That Marysville School District Will Receive SERV Grant »

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07:06 pm | Grant allows Marysville School District to reimburse school officials for overtime in wake of school shooting last October Source: Press Release (Washington,…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

Cobell Scholarships in the Works »

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Interior transferred $5M to the Scholarship Fund for American Indian/Alaska Native students authorized by the Cobell settlement. So where are they?

09:07 am |   Tanya H. Lee, Indian Country Today    The U.S. Interior Department has transferred $5 million to the Scholarship Fund for American…

Mar 25 2015 / Read More »
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Hungry Sea Lions Pile Into The Columbia River »

07:54 am | The latest sea lion count in Astoria’s East Mooring Basin was a record 2,340, shattering last year’s record 1,420. Theresa Tillson/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife   by Cassandra Profita OPB   California sea…

Mar 30 2015 / Read More »

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