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Klamath Tribes

10/6/2020

article Kla-Mo-Ya Casino closes temporarily after confirmed COVID case
(Washington) -- The Klamath Tribes closed Kla-Mo-Ya Casino Tuesday to sanitize the facility after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release from...
article KlaMoYa Casino closed for sanitation due to COVID
(Washington) -- Today, the Klamath Tribes announced further action on COVID-19 readiness and precaution, and have closed the gaming operations at Kla-Mo-Ya Casino, 34333...

9/23/2020

article Klamath Tribes assess fire losses
(Oregon) -- The Two Four Two fire in Southern Oregon burned through thousands of acres, many of them hunting and gathering grounds for the Klamath Tribes. The fire also...

9/20/2020

article Bigby: One of the lucky ones
(Oregon) -- It would seem we were one of the lucky ones, as the deadly wildfires leapt over Highway 97 on the winds that kicked up unexpectedly last Thursday. At the...

9/18/2020

article Klamath County Rotary Club donates funds to Klamath Tribes for Two Four Two Fire Community Emergency Relief
(Oregon) -- On Wednesday, Klamath County Rotary Club President, Chris Moudry, met with Klamath Tribal Council and other representatives to donate $2,000 to help support...

9/9/2020

article Resources at Kla-Mo-Ya Casino for residents by Two Four Two Fire
(Oregon) -- The Red Cross set up an emergency evacuation tent for residents to receive information at the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino located just miles of the Two Four Two Fire...

9/4/2020

article Klamath Tribes deeply disturbed by Bureau of Reclamation action today
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribes were deeply disturbed and offended to receive “notification” on a Friday before a long holiday weekend that the Bureau of...

8/31/2020

press release KLAMATH: No more delays on dam removal
(Oregon) -- From time immemorial, the inherent rights to hunt, fish, and gather have defined our tribal way of life. Despite relentless striving to protect and preserve...

8/23/2020

article Drive-thru event celebrates 34th anniversary of Klamath Tribes Restoration
(Washington) -- The 34th annual Klamath Tribes Restoration Celebration looked a little different, with a drive-thru event Saturday instead of the traditional parade, Fun...

8/18/2020

article Virtual Forum: Examining the Impact of the Klamath Dams on Tribes, Fisheries and the Environment
(Internet) -- Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, will lead a livestreamed forum at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time on...

8/15/2020

article Klamath Tribes honor attorney, tribal health employees
(Washington) -- Klamath Tribal Council on Wednesday, Aug. 12 honored Native American Rights Fund Attorney Don Wharton, as well as key tribal health employees, during the...

7/31/2020

article Klamath Tribes Youth Council wins national award
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribes Youth Council was recognized by the United National Indian Tribal Youth Inc. organization (UNITY) as the 2020 UNITY Youth Council of the...

7/21/2020

article Klamath Tribes cancel annual Restoration Celebration due to COVID-19
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribal Council, after much deliberation and consultation with the Incident Management Team and our Emergency Manager, has decided to cancel all...

5/26/2020

article In the Klamath Basin, farmers, fish, water managers all feel the pain from drought
(Oregon) -- Nowhere has California’s dry winter hit harder than the state’s far north. In a handful of counties along the rural Oregon border, where late-...

4/17/2020

article Klamath Tribes coping with Coronavirus challenges
(Oregon) -- The Coronavirus threat is having a big impact on Tribal governments, and casinos. Klamath Tribal Chairman Don Gentry has been conducting most of his business...

3/18/2020

article Kla-Mo-Ya Casino gaming operations temporarily closed, food service limited
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribes have temporarily closed gaming operations at Kla-Mo-Ya Casino and have limit services at the Peak-to-Peak Restaurant. The Crater Lake...

3/17/2020

article Klamath Tribes declare state of emergency
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribal Council approved a resolution on Monday afternoon to declare a state of emergency, which will make the tribe eligile for federal relief to...

12/15/2019

article Looking back: This week in Klamath Basin history
(Washington) -- 25 years ago: The Klamath Tribes and the state of Oregon signed a gaming compact today that establishes operating guidelines for a gambling facility the...

11/24/2019

article Klamath Basin tribes win laswuit to protect Coho
(California) -- The court ruled that the tribes’ water rights require at least enough instream water to ensure the continued existence of tribal trust species...

11/18/2019

article Federal court: Klamath Basin tribal water rights outrank farmers’ rights
(Oregon) -- A federal appeals court has found that the water rights of Klamath Basin tribes take priority over those of farmers who sued the federal government in 2001...

11/17/2019

article Klamath Tribes agree with court's ruling
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribes are in agreement with the outcome of the ‘Takings’ case – a federal case involving water allocation in the Klamath...
article Tribes’ water rights at Klamath River upheld by federal circuit court
(Oregon) -- Native American tribal water rights are guaranteed by the federal government to the extent that endangered species, like salmon in the Klamath River, aren...

9/30/2019

article Tribe Gives Personhood To Klamath River
(Oregon) -- A Native American tribe has granted personhood to a river in northern California making it the first known River in North America to have the same legal...

9/22/2019

article Opinion: Why I refuse to hang my paintings in Gov. Brown’s office
(Oregon) -- I am an indigenous artist, based in Klamath County. Recently, Gov. Kate Brown invited me to show my art at her Salem office as part of the annual “Art...

6/22/2019

article Third suspect in White Swan murders charged in federal court
(Washington) -- A third suspect has been charged in connection with the homicides of five people in White Swan.Morris Bruce Jackson made a preliminary appearance...

5/12/2019

article New Klamath Tribes council sworn in
(Oregon) -- A full crowd packed into the Klamath Tribes headquarters in Chiloquin last week to witness the swearing in ceremony of the new council. A flag procession by...

5/10/2019

article Klamath Tribes met with DHS regarding Native Amercian Children and the Child Welfare System
(Oregon) -- Klamath Tribal Government, Administration Staff, and Tribal Social Services, met with members of the Oregon Department of Human Services to discuss the Child...

4/20/2019

article Gentry re-elected to third term as Klamath Tribes chairman
(Washington) -- Klamath Tribal members re-elected Don Gentry to his third term as tribal chairman last week and also elected tribal council members and a chief judge....

4/16/2019

press release Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of Oregon
(Oregon) -- This notice announces that the Tribal-State Compacts between the State of Oregon and the Klamath Tribes and the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua...

4/10/2019

article Klamath Tribes expand crime victim support with $400,000 grant
(Oregon) -- The Klamath Tribes will use a $396,793 three-year federal grant to hire an advocate for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, sex...

3/28/2019

article A long-ago execution and a modern apology from Oregon
(Oregon) -- Nearly 150 years ago, the nation’s attention was fixed on a remote area near the Oregon-California border, where about 50 Modoc Indian soldiers were...

1/29/2019

article Scaled-back Klamath groundwater regulation debated
(Oregon) -- Oregon water regulators may scale back the number of wells subject to pumping shutdowns in the Upper Klamath Basin but some irrigators remain uneasy about...

11/10/2018

article Klamath Tribes drop lawsuit over endangered sucker fish
(California) -- The Klamath Tribes have dismissed a pending lawsuit against a federal agency over several endangered fish species in the Upper Klamath Lake, but the...

11/1/2018

article Klamath Tribes open hotel near casino
(Oregon) -- One of Klamath County’s top tourist draws is now better prepared to keep those guests overnight. The opening of the ‘Sleep Inn’ represents...

10/5/2018

article Police: Officer-Involved Shooting Near Chiloquin Casino
(Oregon) -- Oregon State Police (OSP) have confirmed that an officer-involved shooting has taken place near the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino and Highway 97. Police are reporting the...

9/18/2018

article Federal agency withholds $500K for Oregon water study
(Oregon) -- The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is withholding $500,000 allocated for a water quality study of Oregon's Upper Klamath Lake, citing potential budget cuts....
article Merkley, Wyden Push Zinke to Fulfill Agreement with Klamath Tribes
(Washington D.C.) -- Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today [September 5, 2018] pushed U.S. Department of Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke to reverse his...

7/26/2018

article Judge Sides with Defendants in Klamath ESA Litigation
(Oregon) -- Yesterday, a federal district court judge for the northern district of California denied a motion for preliminary injunction brought by the Klamath Tribes....

7/24/2018

article Klamath Tribes' Water Case Gets Its Day In Court, But No Ruling Yet
(Washington) -- A federal judge heard arguments in a case filed by the Klamath Tribes of southern Oregon seeking greater protections for endangered sucker fish in Upper...

7/23/2018

article Judge hears oral arguments in Klamath Tribes case
(Oregon) -- A federal judge heard arguments in a case filed by the Klamath Tribes of southern Oregon seeking greater protections for endangered sucker fish in Upper...

7/4/2018

article County intervenes in Klamath Tribes water allocation lawsuit
(Washington) -- Klamath County has joined multiple groups intervening in a lawsuit filed by the Klamath Tribes against the federal government, which seeks to protect...

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