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Yakama Nation

7/4/2018

article Yakama Nation fire grows to estimated 250 acres
(Washington) -- The fire is now an estimated 250 acres, said Jonathan Nash with the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center. Nash said Yakama Nation fire...

6/29/2018

article Yakama Nation gets restraining order in fireworks dispute
(Washington) -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked Klickitat County from shutting down fireworks stands operating on tribal land in the county. The Herald-Republic...

6/28/2018

article Federal court blocks Klickitat County from shutting down Yakama firework stands
(Washington) -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked Klickitat County from shutting down four tribal fireworks stands along the Columbia River, saying the Yakamas are...
article UPDATE: EMTs accused of racist comments toward Native Americans out at AMR
(Washington) -- The two employees of an ambulance service recently accused of making derogatory comments against Native Americans on Facebook no longer work for the...
article Law Enforcement Can't Stop Wash. Tribe's Fireworks Sales (sub req)
(Washington) -- A Washington federal court on Thursday granted a request by the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation for immediate relief to prevent law...

6/27/2018

article Yakama Nation fires officer facing child porn, drug charges
(Washington) -- In a prepared statement this morning, Yakama Nation officials said the tribal police officer indicted on federal charges involving child pornography and...

6/25/2018

article Tribe’s bet on casino hotel seems to be paying dividends
(Washington) -- Four years ago, the Yakama Nation embarked on a plan to bring more people to its casino outside Toppenish. A year after a 200-room hotel opened at...

6/23/2018

article Legends says hotel attracting conferences, bringing more gamblers to Yakama casino
(Washington) -- Four years ago, the Yakama Nation embarked on a plan to bring more people to its casino outside Toppenish. A year after a 200-room hotel opened at...

6/12/2018

article Federal judge: Road project over sacred site doesn't impede Yakamas' right to practice religion
(Oregon) -- A U.S. District Court judge ruled against tribal members who say a sacred burial site was ruined when a highway near Mount Hood was expanded. The ruling...
article NW Tribal Members To Appeal Religious Freedom Case
(Oregon) -- Northwest tribal members plan to appeal a decision by a federal judge in Oregon over the destruction of a spiritual site near Mount Hood. Tribal members say...

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