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Tulalip Tribe

11/6/2017

article Tulalip Resort Casino offers more than just a chance to win cash - 2017's BEST Casino
(Washington) -- Sure Tulalip Resort Casino has many ways to win money, but there's much more to do there then just gamble. "Tulalip is really the only place...

10/31/2017

article Tulalip Tribes honor local charities
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes charitable fund has donated $7.5 million in the last year to local organizations and held their Raising Hands Celebration to recognize...

10/21/2017

article Tulalip also branches out on its own to try to land Amazon
(Washington) -- Although the Tulalip Tribes have partnered with regional leaders to persuade Amazon to build “HQ2” in Washington state, they recently...

10/18/2017

article Ex-Tulalip director named to M’ville school position
(Washington) -- The Marysville School District has selected Deborah Parker to serve as its Director of Equity, Diversity and Indian Education. Parker comes to the...

10/11/2017

article KSER-FM celebrates this year’s Voice of the Community Awards
(Washington) -- In 2013, when she was vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes, Deborah Parker was in the nation’s capital to see then-President Barack Obama sign the...

10/9/2017

article Native Americans Bid To Keep Amazon In Washington And Other HQ2 Pursuit Updates
(Washington) -- An Atlanta suburb is offering to rename itself "City of Amazon" to win the biggest economic development prize in modern history, Amazon's...

10/6/2017

article 5 Snohomish County cities and the tribes join an Amazon bid
(Washington D.C.) -- Regional leaders are teaming up to persuade Amazon that there’s more to the Puget Sound area than Seattle’s South Lake Union...
article Healing hands of justice: Unique wellness court helps Tulalip Tribes break cycle of addiction
(Washington) -- Ron Whitener peruses the afternoon docket on his computer screen in Tulalip Tribal Courtroom 2. As a tribal court judge, he greets a more-packed-than-...

9/18/2017

article Tulalip Tribe to build new $100m casino
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribe have announced that they will begin the development of a new $100m casino directly opposite their current integrated casino resort in...

9/16/2017

article Tulalip Tribes plan new $100 million casino
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes will start construction later this year on a $100 million casino, the Herald of Everett reported this week. The new casino, which will...

9/14/2017

article Tulalip Tribe's $100M Casino May Help Bolster Construction Training
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes will begin construction this September on a $100 million project to replace the Quil Ceda Creek Casino in Marysville, Wash. The new...
article Tulalip Tribes in WA to build new $100 million casino; chairwoman says
(Washington) -- In Washington, later this year, the Tulalip Tribes will reportedly break ground on a $100 million replacement for the existing Quil Ceda Creek Casino in...

9/12/2017

article Tulalips to build $100 million casino: chairwoman
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes plan to break ground later this year on a $100 million replacement for Quil Ceda Creek Casino. It’s the next big project for the...

9/5/2017

article Tulalip Tribes help raise awareness, remember overdose victims
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribal community participated in International Overdose Awareness Day with their own event commemorating those who have passed, and raising...

8/30/2017

article Tulalip Tribes host Back to School Bash
(Washington) -- Local native students received free backpacks, school supplies and participated in rides and games at Tulalip Tribes' Annual Back to School Bash on...

8/24/2017

article Wayne Williams, 89: Steward of Tulalip culture and history
(Washington) -- The boy, who’d just turned 3, appears uneasy, perhaps bewildered, by the hubbub around him. A black-and-white photograph captures the moment. It...

8/23/2017

article Tulalip Tribe's Huckleberry Harvest Brings Fire (Or Something Like It) Back To The Forest
(Washington) -- Fire in the forest isn’t always a bad thing. Forest fires used to open up habitat for certain plants and animals. That’s why the Tulalip...
article Wayne Williams was a repository of culture, history
(Washington) -- The boy, who’d just turned 3, appears uneasy, perhaps bewildered, by the hubbub around him. A black-and-white photograph captures the moment. It...

8/20/2017

article ‘Lifegivers’: Tulalip Tribes honor their strong women
(Washington) -- Four women are making history. With Marie Zackuse as chairwoman, for the first time there’s a female majority on the Tulalip Tribes Board of...

8/18/2017

article In Our View: Maryfest sadly needs to move on
(Washington) -- We appreciate Darren Doty. No one has done more for the Marysville Strawberry Festival than he and his family the past eight years. He has been president...

8/15/2017

article Tulalip Community Health Dept. holds overdose awareness event
(Washington) -- In response to three recent overdoses in the Tulalip community, the Tulalip Community Health Department is holding an overdose awareness event on Aug. 31...
article Kids get school supplies at Tulalip Bash
(Washington) -- Tulalip Tribal members and other Marysville Native American students can come to Tulalip Youth Services' Back to School Bash for free backpacks,...

8/14/2017

article Remembering Wayne Williams: a Friend and Mentor
(Las Vegas) -- Wayne Williams was 89 years old when he died on August 2nd. He was a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington and a very good person. Wayne spent the...

7/31/2017

article Families of victims of Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting settle lawsuit for $18 million
(Washington) -- The families of the five Marysville-Pilchuck High School students shot on campus in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the school district’s...

7/28/2017

article Fire burns house on Tulalip Indian Reservation
(Washington) -- A fire that burned a house on the Tulalip Indian Reservation on Wednesday afternoon was brought under control. Flames spread from the home in the 12600...

7/12/2017

article Tulalip Casino to serve as Ainsworth gaming system testing sponsor
(Washington) -- Ainsworth Game Technology, Tuesday, announced that Tulalip Resort Casino in Washington State has agreed to serve as its sponsor for required “...

7/10/2017

press release Do-It-Yourself Pizza Joint Opening At Tulalip Casino
(Washington) -- From Tulalip Resort Casino: The culinary team at Tulalip Resort Casino has been hard at work creating a new dining destination, Blazing Paddles Stone...

6/14/2017

article Tulalip graduates show a range of emotions
(Washington) -- Heritage High School graduates showed a range of emotions at their graduation Tuesday night. Kiana Hernandez was relieved. “It’s been a long...

6/9/2017

article 10 Things You Should Know About the Tulalip Tribes
(Washington) -- That the culture and identity of the people of the Tulalip Tribes survived the allotment era, the boarding school era and the termination era is a...

5/11/2017

article Firearms conviction upheld against father of Marysville school shooter
(Washington) -- Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr. was convicted of illegally purchasing and possessing six guns, including the pistol his son, Jaylen, used to kill four classmates...

5/2/2017

article Tribes celebrate new pipeline
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes celebrated on April 28 the completion of a new pipeline from Everett that will serve the Tribes' water needs for possibly the next...
article Trust on tap: Tulalips, Everett dedicate Tribes’ ‘Big Water’ pipeline project
(Washington) -- Former Tulalip Chairman Herman Williams Jr. still remembers the day in 2003 when he noticed the tides turn in negotiations between the tribal and city of...

4/25/2017

article Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board
(Washington) -- U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of...

4/24/2017

article Tulalips to celebrate $64 million water pipeline project
(Washington) -- A “Big Water Celebration” is scheduled Friday to honor completion of the $64 million Tulalip Water Pipeline Project. The pipeline from...

3/28/2017

article Tulalip Tribes host coastal jams to promote indigenous music, culture
(Washington) -- For the past few months the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip has hosted Coast Salish music jams to help keep traditional indigenous music going. "...

3/20/2017

article Tulalip Tribes members elect first woman-majority board
(Washington) -- For the second time in its history, the Tulalip Tribes will have a woman leading its board. On Saturday, the Tulalip Tribes membership voted in two new...

3/10/2017

article Schools at Tulalip learn about legendary fishing hero
(Washington) -- Prior to this week, many Native American students in Tulalip didn’t know much if anything about the legendary Billy Frank Jr. They do now. Chelsea...

3/2/2017

article Tulalip trades students build first tiny houses for homeless
(Washington) -- The first three tiny houses delivered to a Seattle homeless housing project Thursday were built by Tulalip construction trades students. The tiny houses...

2/1/2017

article Suspect in south Everett shooting nabbed in Tulalip casino
(Washington) -- The Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force on Tuesday night caught up with a man wanted in connection with a shooting outside a south Everett motel...

1/25/2017

article Judge Clarifies Order For Tribe In Wash. County Tax Row [sub req]
(Washington) -- A federal judge issued a brief clarification Tuesday in response to the Tulalip Tribes' request for confirmation that an order, which largely ruled...
article He said his race should be erased. But secretly, he hid Tulalip artifacts
(Washington) -- Wayne Williams struggles to tell the story, because of his health. He speaks in bursts, between coughing fits and gulps of orange juice.

1/4/2017

article Tribes, feds team up smartly on crime data
(Washington) -- In a move that could save lives, the U.S. Department of Justice and FBI plan to share information from national criminal databases with more tribes than...

12/20/2016

article Marysville, Tulalip share rich history
(Washington) -- The City of Marysville, Marysville School District, and the Tulalip Tribes are proud to present our monthly joint column. This month we highlight the...
article Tribes, MSD hold Christmas Powwow
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes and Marysville School District got together for their third annual Christmas Powwow and Coastal Jam on Dec. 17. The night at the...

11/24/2016

article Pacific Northwest Tribes Fight to Protect the Centerpiece of Their Culture
(Washington) -- The flat-bottom boat weaves across bends in the broad, mud-colored Qwuloolt Estuary, scaring up squawking blue herons and geese along the sloping banks...

11/20/2016

article 'Deadliest Catch' star suffered broken skull
(Washington) -- Court documents say a man who stars in the hit reality TV series "Deadliest Catch" was strangled and suffered a fractured skull during a...

11/15/2016

article Tulalip Vocational Center holds Family Day
(Washington) -- Students from Tulalip's vocational training center, which helps Native American students learn trade skills, gathered with their families to help...

11/14/2016

article “Deadliest Catch” fisherman assaulted after leaving casino
(Washington) -- A man from the television show “Deadliest Catch” was reportedly assaulted Saturday evening after he left the Quil Ceda Creek Casino. Jake...

11/8/2016

article Man shot with pellet gun during carjacking in Tulalip
(Washington) -- A carjacking in Tulalip on Sunday ended in violence in Everett. A man had finished his shift at the Nike store at the Seattle Premium Outlets in Tulalip...

10/22/2016

article Tulalip Tribes donated record $7.2 million last year
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes donated $7.2 million to more than 400 charities, nonprofits and educational institutions in Washington this year. That’s a...
article For Tulalips, protecting treaty rights means restoring habitat
(Washington) -- From the deck of a 30-foot research boat owned by the Tulalip Tribes, Terry Williams pointed out the remnants of a bulkhead along Mission Beach where not...

9/28/2016

article Landowners sue Snohomish County over proposed Tulalip partnership
(Washington) -- The Marysville Tulalip Community Association has served Snohomish County with a lawsuit, alleging a proposed change to county ordinance will institute...

9/27/2016

article Wash. Asks Judge To Affirm Taxation In Tulalip Village [sub req]
(Washington) -- The state of Washington and Snohomish County urged a federal judge Thursday to uphold their assessment of taxes on commercial transactions made in a...

9/20/2016

article Tulalips convene summit on adapting to climate change
(Washington) -- On the second day of a tribal summit in the Lummi Nation’s Silver Reef Hotel and Casino last week, Reggie Joule got up to speak about the...

9/15/2016

article Suit filed against authorities in Tulalip Reservation death
(Washington) -- The family of a man who died during a struggle with law enforcement officers on the Tulalip Indian Reservation has filed a lawsuit against the Snohomish...

9/6/2016

article Tulalip youth gets to become 'Chief for a Day'
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Police Department sponsored local Tulalip youth Colin Ivarra as their honorary "Little Chief" this year as part of the statewide...

8/30/2016

article Tulalip Tribes host Back to School Bash
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes held their annual Back to School Bash to distribute supplies and backpacks to local Native American students on Aug. 24. The event at...

7/28/2016

article WSU, Tulalip tribes campaign to fight invasive weeds
(Washington) -- New colorful posters and other materials are available to alert area residents about invasive weeds that threaten to overwhelm native plants on Tulalip...

7/19/2016

article Tulalip exhibit explores colors
(Washington) -- A new exhibit, designed for kids and parents, is now open at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip and explores colors and how the Tulalip Tribes have...

6/28/2016

article Sheldon presents State of the Tribes
(Washington) -- Mel Sheldon Jr ., Chairman of the Tulalip Tribes, talked about projects the Tribes have completed and the $150 million in future projects during his...

6/24/2016

article A Tulalip Tribal Member Is Raising Money to Prevent Overdose Deaths on the Reservation
(Washington) -- According to Rico Jones Fernandez, much like Seattle, the Tulalip tribal reservation is seeing a spike in overdose deaths. As a member of the tribe,...

6/23/2016

article Good Samaritan working to combat Tulalip tribal drug deaths
(Washington) -- Rico Fernandez grew up watching addiction ravage his Tulalip tribe. He started getting involved as an activist by working to bring a needle exchange to...

6/15/2016

article Cedar mortarboards are given to 105 tribal member graduates
(Washington) -- Jordan Jira, who graduated from Lakewood High School Friday, is headed to Central Washington University to play football. Bryce Juneau Jr. plans to...

6/6/2016

article Officers won't be charged in death of Tulalip man during incident
(Washington) -- The Sept. 18 death of a Tulalip man during a late-night struggle with law officers was a tragic accident and not a crime, Snohomish County Prosecuting...

4/19/2016

article Tulalip Tribes open skate park, ballfield
(Washington) -- Tulalip children and teenagers will have a new ballfield and skate park open near the Don Hatch Teen Center this summer. The Tulalip Tribes held the...

4/9/2016

article Woman, 79, accused of stealing money from friend's accounts
(Washington) -- The two women were longtime friends and neighbors. Now one is accused of bilking the other out of more than $50,000 and taking advantage of her friend...

3/21/2016

article Tulalip Tribes re-elect 3 board members; 17 candidates ran
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes' membership re-elected three of its board members to new terms Saturday.Board members Bonnie Juneau, Marie Zackuse and Theresa...

3/7/2016

article New story poles greet Tulalip Tribes visitors and staff
(Washington) -- Two new sentinels now stand outside the doors of the Tulalip Tribes administration building. On a cold and rainy Monday morning, about 50 people gathered...

2/24/2016

article Dream of a Tulalip skate park becomes reality
(Washington) -- There was a heavy downpour Friday, making it a terrible day to get on a skateboard. Nonetheless, it was a great day for skating on the Tulalip Indian...

2/23/2016

article Tulalip Tribes open memorial skate park
(Washington) -- There's a new recreation option for Tulalip youth as the Debra Barto Memorial Skate Park was opened on Feb. 19. The park opened just next the Don...
article New Tulalip skate park named after woman who pushed tribe to build it
(Washington) -- Debra Barto’s son, Shane McLean, said his mom weathered the trauma of growing up on the Tulalip Reservation before Native American heritage was as...

2/17/2016

article Work has begun on Tulalip Resort Casino's $15 million renovation
(Washington) -- Work is already under way on a $15 million renovation of the less-than-10-year-old hotel at the Tulalip Resort Casino. The construction will take place...

2/15/2016

article PHOTOS: Renovating Tulalip Resort Casino Rooms
(Washington) -- Electrician Todd Byfield heads up a ladder install lighting at Tulalip Resort Casino on Monday, Feb. 15, 2015 in Tulalip, Wa. National developer Kitchell...

1/13/2016

article Accused crab poachers arrested in Marysville
(Washington) -- Two Tulalip tribal members are accused of poaching possibly thousands of crab from Puget Sound. The two men were arrested after selling the crab at a...

1/11/2016

article Courtroom shows tribal rift after Washington school shooting
(Washington) -- The courtroom was divided Monday along the lines that have separated an American Indian tribe since one of their own killed four high school classmates...
article Father of Marysville shooter sentenced to 2 years for illegal gun possession
(Washington) -- Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr. was sentenced to two years in prison and three years of supervision afterward for illegally possessing six guns, including the ....
article Tulalip Tribes man sentenced to two years for illegal firearms
(Washington) -- Raymond Lee Fryberg, Jr., a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, was sentenced to two years in federal prison on firearms charges. Fryberg was...

1/5/2016

article Tulalips, Forterra to preserve Wallace River salmon habitat
(Washington) -- A 1.25-mile stretch of forested land along the Wallace River will now be protected forever as salmon habitat. The land, covering 121 acres on five...

12/28/2015

article Tulalips ask to improve plans for 116th overpass
(Washington) -- Tulalip Tribal officials met with elected officials and representatives of the state Department of Transportation and Granite Construction Dec. 18 to...

12/14/2015

article Tulalip turning tide on diminishing salmon
(Washington) -- It has been 100 years since water flowed in this now former farmland along Ebey Slough. The place is unrecognizable from what it was just four months ago...

12/3/2015

article Police: Driver in crash that killed 4 in Tulalip was drunk
(Washington) -- A 21-year-old Tulalip man was drunk in August when he drove his truck over a concrete barrier and into a pond, killing himself and three other young...

11/22/2015

article Death of Man on Tulalip Reservation Ruled an Accident
(Washington) -- The Snohomish County Multi-Agency Response Team (SMART) is in the process of completing their investigation into the death of Cecil Lacy, a man who died...

11/20/2015

article Death of man in police custody on Tulalip reservation ruled an accident
(Washington) -- Snohomish County’s chief medical examiner has concluded the September death of a man in police custody on the Tulalip Indian Reservation was an...

11/5/2015

article Tulalips among tribes getting access to crime databases
(Washington) -- Ten American Indian tribes, including the Tulalip Tribes, are gaining access to national criminal databases after a deadly shooting in Washington state...

10/27/2015

article Marysville community comes together to show strength, reflect on emotions
(Washington) -- One year after the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting in which five students died, many in the community came to the campus to reflect on the grief...
article Tulalip native Matika Wilbur shares photography exhibit
(Washington) -- Nationally recognized Tulalip photographer Matika Wilbur returned home on Oct. 23 to open a display of her newest collection of photographs at the Hibulb...

10/23/2015

article Marysville aching, healing a year after high-school shooting
(Washington) -- A year after five students died in a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, the school and community say the healing process has just begun.

10/22/2015

article Tulalip Tribes take a holistic approach to trauma recovery
(Washington) -- A dozen eager fourth-graders gathered in a circle in the teen room at the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club, preparing to sing.The song, led by Danielle...

10/20/2015

article Family: Father ‘strange’ before shooting at home in Tulalip
(Washington) -- It was supposed to be a nice family gathering at the Tulalip home Friday evening. The group included a 64-year-old man, his wife of 42 years, their two...
article 5 Reasons Taste of Tulalip is Worth the Drive North
(Washington) -- Now in its seventh year, Taste of Tulalip is the annual opportunity for Tulalip Resort and Casino to flex its culinary muscles, and prove itself a player...

10/5/2015

article Tulalip Tribes give nonprofits $5.8M in 'Raising Hands' initiative
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes gave $5.8 million in charitable donations to over 360 organizations in the past year. On Saturday, the tribes celebrated those...

9/26/2015

article Tulalip, Swinomish Preserve Forest and Salmon Habitat With Two Significant Initiatives
(Washington) -- Two significant environmental initiatives were implemented within the last three weeks—opening prime salmon habitat on the Tulalip Reservation and...

9/22/2015

article Attorney: Father of Marysville school shooter believed he could legally possess guns
(Washington) -- Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr. “slipped under the screen” when he was allowed to purchase firearms despite a tribal court order barring him from...
article Defense: Shooter’s dad was never told he couldn’t have guns
(Washington) -- Prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that the father of the teenager who shot and killed four classmates and himself repeatedly lied on forms to illegally buy...
article Trial of school shooter’s father focuses on protection order
(Washington) -- A Tulalip woman on Tuesday testified that, in 2002, she urged her tribal police officer husband to serve a protection order against Raymond Fryberg as...

9/21/2015

article Witnesses sought in case of Tulalip man who died in police custody
(Washington) -- Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed a man’s death in police custody on Friday to come forward, along with anyone else with...

9/20/2015

article Man dies after altercation with police on Tulalip reservation
(Washington) -- A 50-year-old man died Friday night after a struggle with police on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. The Tulalip man's name wasn't released...

9/16/2015

article Trial of father of Marysville high school shooter to stay in Seattle
(Washington) -- A judge in Seattle has denied a request to move the trial of the father of the teenager who fatally shot his friends and himself at Marysville-Pilchuck...
article What Led Jaylen Fryberg To Commit the Deadliest High School Shooting in a Decade?
(Washington) -- Before sunrise one morning in July, a day Ray Fryberg Jr. was scheduled to appear in court, someone smashed the windows of his car. He noticed the...

9/15/2015

article Man injured in Tulalip crash in stable condition
(Washington) -- A man remains hospitalized after a crash last week on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.He was listed Monday in stable condition at Harborview Medical...

9/14/2015

article Hundreds attend Career Fair at Tulalip Resort Casino
(Washington) -- More than 800 job seekers attended the Snohomish County Career Fair organized by The Daily Herald and hosted by the Tulalip Resort Casino. Some of the 55...
article Tulalip man sentenced for killing bald eagles
(Washington) -- Both the federal judge and U.S. attorney came down hard Sept. 11 on a Tulalip man who pleaded guilty to clubbing two bald eagles to death.

9/11/2015

article Project near Marysville promises to drop delays on that stretch of I-5 by 90%
(Washington) -- A $62 million construction project in the North Sound promises to cut down on driver delays by 90 percent. Tulalip Tribes is replacing the 116th Street...

9/6/2015

article Tulalip Tribes Removes Statute of Limitations on Sex Crimes
(Washington) -- On September 3rd, the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors passed a resolution to remove statute of limitations on sex crimes.

9/4/2015

article Marysville shooter sent barrage of anguished texts to ex-girlfriend
(Washington) -- Documents released Thursday show Jaylen Fryberg texted several threats of suicide and other dark thoughts to his ex-girlfriend during emotional exchanges...

9/3/2015

article Marysville Shooter's Ex-Girlfriend Fears Backlash Over Release Of Texts
(Washington) -- Advocates for a teenage girl caught up in the investigation of last year’s shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School say releasing her personal...
article No evidence of warning in school shootings, police say
(Washington) -- Claims by a substitute teacher that a student warned her two days before the shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School are unfounded, a detective who...
article Texts between Marysville Pilchuck shooter, ex-girlfriend must be released, judge rules
(Washington) -- Text messages in the days leading up to the Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings between the boy responsible and his former girlfriend can’t...

9/2/2015

article Marysville officials react to high school shootings report
(Washington) -- These statements were issued by officials Tuesday after release of 1,400 pages of investigative documents related to the Oct. 24, 2014, shootings at...
article Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings timeline
(Washington) -- 7:44 a.m. — The shooter worked on a text message on his phone that he would later send out to family members, describing his funeral preferences...
article Marysville shooter texted before killings that he didn’t want to ‘go alone’
(Washington) -- On Wednesday afternoon, the multi-agency team released audio recordings of the two interviews with Marysville-Pilchuck High School substitute teacher...
article Report on Marysville shootings: 'I needed to do this'
(Washington) -- The final text message to his family may be the closest anyone will ever get to understanding the why about Jaylen Fryberg.The popular freshman began...
article Victims of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings
(Washington) -- Victims of the Oct. 24, 2014, shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School:The sole survivor was Nate Hatch, then 14, who was shot in the jaw. Nate, of...
article Victims’ families want full account of shootings, lawyer says
(Washington) -- They're looking for answers about why a classmate shot their children in hopes of preventing others from knowing their grief.

9/1/2015

article Tulalip Tribes, NOAA remove Snohomish River Estuary levee for salmon recovery
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes and NOAA Fisheries partnered to remove 1,500 linear feet of levee in the Snohomish River Estuary on Friday, Aug. 28, in order to...

8/28/2015

article Return of war canoe races to Tulalip brings families together
(Washington) -- Vancouver Island's Bryce Edwards, 7, and Neah Bay's Sophia Venske, 10, were among the boys and girls who led off the Tulalip Tribes' first...

8/26/2015

article Sheriff's deputies seek witnesses to fatal crash into Tulalip pond
(Washington) -- Detectives are seeking witnesses who can fill in details about a fatal crash that killed four young people on the Tulalip Indian Reservation last week....

8/25/2015

article War canoe races return to Tulalip
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes held war canoes races last weekend on Aug. 22 and Aug. 23, bringing back an annual event the area used to have almost 40 years ago....

8/21/2015

article Tulalip senator explains passage of bill mandating public schools to teach tribal curriculum
(Washington) -- The author behind a senate bill mandating Washington’s public schools to teach a curriculum incorporating the 29 federally-recognized tribes of the...

8/19/2015

article 4 victims of Tulalip crash identified (slide show)
(Washington) -- The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the four people who died in a crash on the Tulalip Reservation Aug. 18. The cause of...
article Tulalip copes with loss of four young lives
(Washington) -- It was an all too familiar scene for the children of the Tulalip Tribe, a roadside memorial commemorating lives lost too soon. This time it was erected...

8/18/2015

article 4 killed when truck leaves road, lands in pond in Tulalip
(Washington) -- Four young people died early Tuesday morning after their truck left the roadway and landed in a pond near the 7500 block of Totem Beach Road. A call came...
article Tulalip Tribe in mourning after deadly crash
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribe is in mourning after four family members died in a crash. Authorities say a truck drove off a roadway, over a concrete embankment and...

7/23/2015

article School shooter's father pleads not guilty to new gun charges
(Washington) -- The father of the Washington state teenager who fatally shot four high school classmates and then himself in October pleaded not guilty in federal court...

7/2/2015

article Tulalip Tribes Sues State, County; Says Taxes on Trust Land Unconstitutional
(Washington) -- Washington State and Snohomish County officials contend they have the authority to tax business transactions conducted by non-Indians on Indian land,...

6/30/2015

article Sheldon gives annual 'State of the Tribes'
(Washington) -- Tulalip Tribes Chairman Mel Sheldon Jr. talked about upcoming projects like the Qwuloolt Estuary, a new tribal justice center and a new building for the...

6/27/2015

article Tulalip lawsuit could cost county, state jobs, millions of dollars
(Washington) -- When the Tulalip Tribes opened the Quil Ceda Village retail area on tribal land along I-5, they hoped to share in sales tax dollars that shoppers racked...

6/26/2015

article Q&A: Tulalip Tribes sue to reclaim sales taxes
(Washington) -- What’s the lawsuit all about?The Tulalip Tribes want to collect their own taxes on sovereign land, more particularly at Quil Ceda Village, their...
article Tulalip chairman talks about taxes, new projects
(Washington) -- Tulalip Tribal Chairman Mel Sheldon, among other things, talked about the sales taxes the tribes send to Olympia each year, without getting any money...

6/25/2015

article High stakes for county in Tulalips’ tax-collection lawsuit
(Washington) -- When the Tulalip Tribes opened the Quil Ceda Village retail area on tribal land along I-5, they hoped to share in sales tax dollars that shoppers racked...

6/23/2015

article Tulalip jobs skills program builds homes for Nickelsville
(Washington) -- The 16 graduates of Tulalip Tribes' construction training program built a new project this year as part of their program: two homes for the Seattle...

6/19/2015

article Behind The Scenes of Episode 3: Tulalip Resort and Casino
(Washington) -- We were lucky enough to shoot Episode 3 of our new TV show at Tulalip Resort and Casino - and we have to say....we were surprised AND impressed.

6/13/2015

article Tulalip files suit so it can tax, not the county or state
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court June 12 against the state and Snohomish County.

5/31/2015

article Fryberg resigns from Tulalip Tribes’ board of directors
(Washington) -- Marlin Fryberg Jr., a longtime member of the Tulalip Tribes’ board of directors, announced his resignation from the board Thursday. Fryberg, who...

5/23/2015

article Hibulb center exhibit shows restoration of ecosystems
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes have teamed up with other Native American nations to illustrate how their ancient cultural practices remain as relevant as ever in...

5/13/2015

article Creator of First Federally Recognized City in Indian Country Named to State’s Most Influential List
(Washington) -- The Puget Sound Business Journal has recognized John McCoy, a Native of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, and current state senator, as one of the top 35...

5/5/2015

article Controversial 'Team Jaylen' T-shirts worn by some Marysville-Pilchuck H.S. students reopen old wounds
(Washington) -- The Marysville School District confirms that a "small number" of students were seen wearing t-shirts with the phrase "Team Jaylen"...

5/4/2015

article 'Team Jaylen' shirts seen at Marysville-Pilchuck High School
(Washington) -- The chairman of the Tulalip Tribe has released a letter indicating students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School were seen wearing t-shirts last month that...
article Tulalip Tribe: We support ban on 'Team Jaylen' shirts at MPHS
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribe has sent a letter to the Marysville School District offering its support for a ban of all clothing that appeared to show solidarity...
article The most influential business executives of the past 35 years: No. 34 knows a thing or two about economic development
(Washington) -- As a leader of one of the nation’s most economically active tribes, Snohomish County’s Tulalips, John McCoy is a national as well as regional...

4/28/2015

article Tulalip Tribes lose litigation over additional Class III machines
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes can't force the state of Washington to amend the Class III gaming compact, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on April 17. The...

4/27/2015

article Tulalip Tribes lose bid for more video gambling terminals
(Washington) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that the Tulalip Tribes are not entitled to additional video-gambling terminals under terms of...

4/16/2015

article Washington school shooter's father pleads not guilty to illegal gun possession
(Washington) -- The father of a teenager who fatally shot four classmates then killed himself at a Washington state high school last year pleaded not guilty on Thursday...
article Police issue sex-offender warning for Tulalip reservation
(Washington) -- Police are warning residents about a convicted rapist who is living on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.Johnathan Robert Lewis, 20, is a Level 3 offender,...

4/14/2015

article County executive says chairman's comments were racist
(Washington) -- A leadership breakfast here Friday was supposed to bring Snohomish County and Tulalip tribal governments closer together. Instead, fallout from the...

4/7/2015

article Flaw in reporting tribal cases stymies gun background checks
(Washington) -- A flawed reporting system between tribes and outside authorities allowed a man to buy a handgun that his son used to kill four classmates and himself in...

4/3/2015

article Tulalip man indicted for killing 2 bald eagles
(Washington) -- A federal grand jury has indicted a Tulalip man on charges he killed two bald eagles and then attempted to sell them. The indictment filed in federal...

4/2/2015

article WSP: Fryberg bought gun illegally thanks to lack of reporting from tribal court
(Washington) -- The gun 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg used to kill four classmates and himself at Marysville Pilchuck High School last year was bought illegally by his...

3/31/2015

article Tulalip man charged for buying firearm used in school shooting
(Washington) -- A member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington has been charged for buying a gun that was used in a fatal school shooting last year.

3/24/2015

article Sheldon returns as chairman of Tulalip Tribes; Fryberg re-elected
(Washington) -- Former Tulalip Tribes chairman Mel Sheldon Jr. will return to that role when he is sworn in at the tribes' board meeting April 4.
article Tulalip Tribes return former chairman to board
(Washington) -- Former Tulalip Tribes chairman Mel Sheldon Jr. was returned to the tribal board of directors after annual elections Saturday.

11/13/2014

article After Wash. State School Tragedy, Northwest Communities Focus on Love, Healing and Forgiveness
(Washington) -- The people of this ancient place, which their ancestors named for its long bay, have been through trauma before, times of extreme hunger, when the People...
article Five Funerals in 18 Days for Tulalip and Marysville
(Washington) -- One by one, the communities of Tulalip and Marysville have said goodbye to children who embodied the future: Children who were involved in their cultures.

11/12/2014

article Chilling 911 calls document Marysville-Pilchuck shooting
(Washington) -- Emergency calls placed by teachers and students to police dispatchers last month provide real-time glimpses into the chaotic aftermath surrounding the...
article Marysville Pilchuck 911 call: ‘I tried to stop him’
(Washington) -- The voice on the phone was frantic, but focused.The caller was a teacher. She was in the main cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School. A boy dressed...

11/11/2014

article Services set for Marysville shooting victim Andrew Fryberg
(Washington) -- Services for Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victim Andrew Fryberg have been scheduled for later this week in Marysville and on the Tulalip...
article Tulalip Healing: A Challenging Time for Tribal Youth
(Washington) -- Weeks and months after the tragic events of Oct. 24, many Tulalip youth are likely to still be grappling with deep feelings and complex emotions...

11/8/2014

article Another Teenager in Washington State School Shooting Dies
(Washington) -- A fifth teenager has died as a result of a Washington state high school shooting two weeks ago that began when a student opened fire in the cafeteria.
article Fourth Victim of Marysville Shooting Tragedy Passed Away Friday Evening
(Washington) -- Another shooting victim of the Marysville-Pilchuck , Andrew Fryberg, 14, died last evening, November 7, 2014, at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

11/7/2014

article Family, friends welcome home Marysville shooting victim Nate Hatch
(Washington) -- Nate Hatch, one of five students shot by a classmate at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Oct. 24, was released Thursday from Harborview Medical Center...
article Marysville shooting survivor returns home from hospital
(Washington) -- Nate Hatch, a survivor of the Oct. 24 shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School, returned home Thursday from a Seattle hospital.
article Packed Tulalip gym sends off shooting victim ‘Shay-Shay’
(Washington) -- Several hundred people packed a Tulalip gym Friday to say goodbye to one of the students fatally shot at Marysville-Pilchuck High School two weeks ago.

11/6/2014

article Marysville Shooting Victim Nate Hatch Welcomed Home From Hospital
(Washington) -- Nate Hatch, one of the teenagers shot at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington state last month, was released from Harborview Medical Medical...
article Survivor of Marysville school shootings arrives home
(Washington) -- Nate Hatch's brief wave meant everything. It meant he survived. It meant he was home. The 14-year-old Tulalip boy was released from a Seattle...

11/3/2014

article A symbol of healing to be passed to Marysville, tribes
(Washington) -- Representatives from school districts in Minnesota and Connecticut where shootings have occurred are to be here on Monday to present a plaque that has...
article Marysville Students Return to School After Deadly Shooting
(Washington) -- Hundreds of people cheering, holding candles and flashing heart signs lined the road leading to a shooting-scarred Washington state high school Monday...
article Students return to cheers at Marysville Pilchuck
(Washington) -- It is a hurt that has spread from town to city to reservation, the hurt of senseless violence and the loss of young lives.

10/30/2014

article Native American students afraid to return to classrooms after being threatened online following Washington high school shooting
(Washington) -- Native American Indian students in Washington state say they are afraid to return to classrooms after being threatened online following the Jayden...
article Tulalip Tribes: Some Native kids dread school because of threats
(Washington) -- Even as the community continues to reel from Friday’s deadly school shooting, the Tulalip Tribes said Wednesday that threats made against tribal...
article Police recordings describe Marysville-Pilchuck shooting response
(Washington) -- Snohomish County law enforcement officials on Thursday released recordings of radio communications between police and dispatchers following last Friday...
article Truth of Marysville shooting will take time for investigators
(Washington) -- Eventually, there will be some answers.Hundreds of pages of investigative records will become public. They will reveal what detectives believe happened...
article Memorial service held for Washington high school shooter Jaylen Fryberg
(Washington) -- Hundreds of people have packed a recreation center on the Tulalip Indian reservation in Washington state for a memorial service for the 15-year-old...
article Tulalip Tribes quietly mark the death of Marysville shooter
(Washington) -- More than 1,000 people converged on the Tulalips Tribes’ community center Thursday to observe funeral rites for the teenage tribal member who began...
article Tulalips honor community groups at gala subdued by sorrow
(Washington) -- In 2014, the Tulalip Tribes gave $6.7 million to 312 nonprofits and community groups.In the past 22 years, the Tribes have donated $63 million through...
article Moment of Silence, Healing Song Planned at Potlatch Fund Gala
(Washington) -- Dana Arviso, Dine’, executive director of the philanthropic Potlatch Fund, made this announcement on October 27 about the upcoming Potlatch Fund...

10/29/2014

article EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! Why Marysville School Shooter Fryberg Did It!
(Washington) -- A TEENAGE lovers’ bitter breakup led to America’s latest high school shooting horror. In an exclusive interview with The National ENQUIRER,...
article Fire official defends choice of Everett hospital for shooting victims
(Washington) -- Four students critically wounded in Friday’s shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School were taken by ambulance to an Everett hospital rather...
article Kids in shooter's tribe threatened
(Washington) -- Threats have been made against several students who belong to the same Native American tribe as the 15-year-old who gunned down several classmates before...
article School Shooter Raised in Tulalip Traditions; His Actions Defy Explanation
(Washington) -- What do you say about a young man whose actions forever changed the lives of so many? You can seek rhyme and reason, you can analyze his troubles, you...
article Tulalip Tribes Chairman: Native Kids Threatened In Wake Of School Shooting
(Washington) -- In the wake of Friday’s deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, some Native children in the district have received threats, according...
article Tulalip Tribes denounce shooting, pledge ‘continued unity’
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes released a statement Wednesday morning denouncing the “horrific actions” of a 15-year-old tribal member who killed two...
article Tulalip Tribes denounce shootings, pledge ‘continued unity’
(Washington) -- As the family of school shooter Jaylen Fryberg makes final funeral arrangements, the Tulalip community senses the world is watching.
article Tulalip Tribes denounce teen gunman in Marysville school shooting
(Washington) -- After a widespread outpouring of condolences for teen gunman Jaylen Fryberg from a number of people, the Tulalip Tribes are denouncing the 15-year-old...
article Tulalip Tribes Report Threats After Washington School Shooting
(Washington) -- Members of the Tulalip Tribes have been threatened after a Washington state high school freshman who was a member of the American Indian nation shot five...
article Tulalip Tribes ‘denounce horrific actions’ of Marysville school shooter, a tribe member
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes issued a statement Wednesday denouncing “the horrific actions of Jaylen Fryberg,” a 14-year-old tribe member who fatally...

10/28/2014

article Marysville shooter was rising Tulalip leader
(Washington) -- John McCoy stood near Interstate 5 on Tuesday and reflected about what it meant to the reservation nearby. "It was a curtain, definitely a curtain,...
article Tulalip high school classes resume after unfounded threat
(Washington) -- Classes resumed Tuesday morning after police investigated an online threat regarding Tulalip Heritage High School, Marysville School District officials...

10/27/2014

article 'I love you and I forgive you Jaylen': Student shot by cousin in Washington school cafeteria forgives gunman on Twitter from intensive care
(Washington) -- A student who was shot by his cousin and best friend Jaylen Fryberg in a school cafeteria has taken to Twitter to forgive him from his hospital bed. Nate...
article 'Kids are desensitized to shootings now'
(Washington) -- A tight-knit Native American tribe is grappling for answers after Friday's high school shooting when one of their own shot four of his friends at...
article Another Washington state shooting victim dies
(Washington) -- A second victim of the school shooting in Marysville, Washington, has succumbed to her injuries, an area hospital said, bringing the rampage's death...
article Community Mourns Second Shooting Victim; Won’t ‘Make This About Race’
(Washington) -- Gia Soriano, one of five students shot in the head by a classmate at a high school near the Tulalip reservation, died late October 26. Providence...
article Jaylen Fryberg Was 'Living Hope' For Tulalip Tribe, Editorial Says
(Washington) -- Jalen Fryberg earned each feather on his headdress. He was an avid outdoorsman and high school athlete. He was Marysville-Pilchuck’s homecoming...
article Marysville shooting victims were targeted, sheriff says
(Washington) -- The shooter who opened fire in a Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria on Friday sent text messages to his victims asking them to sit with him at...
article Sheriff: School shooter invited victims to lunch
(Washington) -- A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at...
article Sheriff’s statement on Marysville Pilchuck investigation
(Washington) -- Here is a statement Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary read Monday at a press conference on the investigation into the Marysville Pilchuck High School...
article Shooting claims another life; Marysville stands together in grief
(Washington) -- Freshman Gia Soriano died Sunday, two days after being shot in the head during lunch in a cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
article Tribal community unites with hugs, tears following Wash. school shooting
(Washington) -- Tribal members played drums and sang songs in a gymnasium as students and parents gathered to support each other following a deadly shooting by a popular...
article Washington high school gunman texted victims to meet at table before shooting each one: sheriff
(Washington) -- The five teens were lured to a cafeteria table by a text message from Marysville Pilchuck High School freshman Jaylen Fryberg before they were each shot...
article Washington State Rampage Baffles Native American Community
(Washington) -- Members of the Tulalip Tribes community in Washington state say they are trying to comprehend how a lifelong friendship among sports-loving cousins ended...

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