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Health Clinic blessing in honor of Karen Fryberg

                  Article and Photos by Sarah Miller The sun was shining beautifully over Tulalip Bay as a crowd gathered outside of the health clinic to honor Karen Fryberg for her many years of hard work and dedication. The moment Karen arrives, you can feel the love in […]

August 31st, 2012 | Posted in Health,News | Read More »

Squats, lunges and pushups, oh my!

                  Article by Sarah Miller, photo by Patrece Gates The summer is winding down. The days are slowly getting colder. Soon fall will be here. For some, the summer is a time to hit the beach and soak up the rays. However, some decided to participate in […]

August 31st, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Child Support Enforcement represents the children

                  Article and photos by Sarah Miller When most people think of child support, they think of court battles with angry parents looking to get as much money as they can from the other. In fact, child support is not a payment due to the parent; it […]

August 31st, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Let Move! in Indian Country

By Sarah Miller Nowadays, it is hard to instill healthy choices in our children. Why cook a nutritious meal when fast food is so readily available? Why go outside and play with your children when it’s easier to set them in front of the television with a video game? We live in a fast paced […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Show us your backpack! Students sort through hundreds of backpacks at annual back to school event

Article and photos by Brandi N. Montreuil “I’ve been coming to this [event] since I was in the 1st grade, this year the backpacks are pretty awesome, and the backpack distribution helps my family out a lot with the back to school cost,” said Jazlynn Gibson who is entering the 8th grade. Joining Jazlyn were […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Master Jumpers: Competitors of all ages show off their bullfrog skills

Article and photos by Brandi N. Montreuil             In its 10th year of competition, the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club once again brought out their jumping superstars and veteran handlers for another bullfrog contest on Friday, July 20th. Although only four bullfrogs were available to select from, these amphibians were ready to compete, many leaping […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Tribal member named King County Police Chief

Article by Sarah Miller, photo submitted by Shawn Ledford King County recently got a new police chief and that is Tulalip tribal member Shawn Ledford. Shawn will be performing his duties in the city of Shoreline. Due to Shoreline not having their own police force, they contract out to King County for police services. Shawn […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Spee-Di-Dah gathering honors a traditional way of life

Article and photos by Jeannie Briones On July 21st, the air at Spee-Bi-Dah beach was filled with the aroma of fresh seafood cooking over a fire and the sounds of children playing in the water. This annual gathering unites the community for a day of traditional cooking, seining (hand pulling fish nets) and recapturing a […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Food Preservation classes teach salmon canning

Article and photos by Brandi N. Montreuil             Millions of canners around the world can food items such as fish, fruit, vegetables, jams, and jellies as a way to preserve fresh ingredients for a shelf life up to one year. The list of benefits to canning is large and includes knowing where your food comes […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in Education | Read More »

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