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U.S. Geological Survey Releases Tribal Engagement Policy

Indian Country Today, 9/29/14 Many U.S. government agencies of late—from the President’s office on down—have been touting the value and necessity of working with tribes on matters of climate change. Now the U.S. Geological Survey has boarded that train with a newly released a 36-page Tribal Engagement Strategy designed to both address tribal concerns and […]

September 30th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Top Story | Read More »

Full term for Sen. John McCoy

Source: The Herald State Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip, is bracingly honest, a virtue that can feel out of place in the glad-handing Legislature. He reduces challenges to their essence, no sugarcoating, no false pledges. It’s a leadership style as jarring as it is invigorating, particularly in an institution of promise-makers. McCoy, who served in the […]

September 30th, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Read More »

County Exec. & 44th Rep. candidates meet at forum

  By: Brandon Adam, Marysville Globe TULALIP — Candidates for the 44th Legislative District Representative and Snohomish County Executive races compared and contrasted their views during the Sept. 26 candidate forum conducted by the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Snohomish County Executive and Democrat John Lovick faced off against […]

September 30th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Washington Ballot Measure Targets Online Gun Sales

By Austin Jenkins, Northwest News Network This November, Washington voters will decide whether to require background checks for person-to-person gun sales. Initiative 594 would close what gun control advocates used to call the “gun show loophole.” But these days, much of the unregulated gun trade is happening online. ‘It isn’t going to change anything   ’   […]

September 30th, 2014 | Posted in Local News,News | Read More »

“I’ll fucking cut you.” Behind the scenes of the 1491s’ segment on “The Daily Show”

Posted by Migizi Pensoneau at the Missoula Independent Editor’s note: Last night “The Daily Show” aired a segment about Washington’s controversial football team nickname. The segment included the 1491s, a Native American comedy troupe the Indy has profiled and which includes Migizi Pensoneau, who lives in Missoula and contributes regularly to the paper. Migizi wrote […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Will More Coal, Oil Trains Rumble Through Northwest?

By Chris Thomas, Public News Service SEATTLE – About two dozen projects have been proposed in the past two years to move the Northwest toward becoming a transportation hub for coal, oil and gas to Asia. A new Sightline Institute report examines the combination of rail, pipeline and fuel terminal proposals across Washington, Oregon and […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Local News | Read More »

Senate Passes Sens. Moran and Heitkamp Bill to End IRS’ Unfair Treatment of Indian Tribes

 By PoliticalNews.me – Sep 24,2014 – Senate Passes Sens. Moran and Heitkamp Bill to End IRS’ Unfair Treatment of Indian Tribes WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), a member of the Committee on Indian Affairs, to end the U.S. Internal […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Tribes from US, Canada sign bison treaty.

Tribes from US, Canada sign bison treaty. By Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed. Leaders of 11 tribes from Montana and […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

U.S. settlement with Navajo Nation is largest ever for a tribe

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times In a historic settlement, the federal government will pay the Navajo Nation more than half a billion dollars to settle claims that it mismanaged reservation funds for more than 60 years, the tribe and the government announced Wednesday. At $554 million, the settlement is the largest obtained by a […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Seminole Tribe’s Hard Rock Casting a Big Shadow in Wisconsin

By Nancy Smith, Sunshine State News The Seminole Tribe of Florida has proposed a partnership between its Hard Rock International casinos and the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin, a deal that could channel millions of dollars in profits from the Badger State back to Florida. The proposal to open an $808 million casino complex at a […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

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