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Puyallup Tribe faces big decisions this council election season

Election season at the Puyallup Tribe is quickly approaching. This round, there are two positions open and a number of tribal members have thrown their hats into the ring to vie for the seats. The primary election is on April 6, and the general election follows on June 1.

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5/18/2019

article Let’s hope Inslee’s epiphany opposing Tacoma LNG plant is contagious
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe of Indians stands in opposition to the liquefied fracked gas project now under construction at the Port of Tacoma. Last week, we were...

3/26/2019

article ‘Ancestral Waters’ documents Puyallup fight against massive liquefied natural gas plant
(Washington) -- On March 10 the documentary “Ancestral Waters” about the Puyallup tribe’s fight against a liquefied natural gas plant being built on...

3/22/2019

article Puyallup Tribe faces big decisions this council election season
(Washington) -- Election season at the Puyallup Tribe is quickly approaching. This round, there are two positions open and a number of tribal members have thrown their...

1/28/2019

article $150,000 art installation will honor history, resilience of Puyallup people
(Washington) -- A Coast Salish sculpture that will be installed in 2020 at a historic Puyallup village site in the Tacoma, Washington suburb of Gig Harbor, will be a...

11/30/2018

article City and tribal leaders discuss issues of common concern
(Washington) -- In an effort to improve communication and work on issues of common concern, Tacoma City Council and Puyallup Tribal Council met on Nov. 20 at Tacoma...
article Is ‘The Boat’ back?
(Washington) -- New levels of activity have been seen recently at the Puyallup Tribe’s Emerald Queen riverboat on Alexander Avenue, generating interest in whether...

11/15/2018

article EDITORIAL: Another broken promise: Puyallup Tribe doesn’t pay its bill
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe’s name is said to mean “generous and welcoming to all who enter our lands,” but they aren’t living up to that...

10/16/2018

article No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M
(Iowa) -- No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega Millions officials say no tickets...
article FBI investigating deadly shooting by Puyallup tribal police near casino
(Washington) -- The FBI is investigating after a deadly shooting by a Puyallup tribal police officer early Tuesday outside the Emerald Queen Casino off East 29th Street...
article FBI investigating police officer-involved incident at Tacoma casino
(Washington) -- The FBI is investigating an unspecified incident involving a police officer Tuesday morning at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. The incident occurred...
article Man shot dead by Puyallup tribal police in Tacoma; FBI investigates
(Washington) -- A man was fatally shot by a Puyallup tribal police officer early Tuesday outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, law-enforcement officials said. The...

10/2/2018

article Dispute over paying a prostitute ends in threat to shoot ‘idiot’ guards in the face
(Washington) -- A 40-year-old man cheated a prostitute, then threatened to shoot two Fife casino security guards who he thought were “idiots,” court...

9/14/2018

article Council hears update on light rail extension
(Washington) -- Sound Transit is busy with two projects in Tacoma. One will extend the current Tacoma Link light rail from downtown to Hilltop. Farther down the road...

9/6/2018

article $370m Emerald Queen Casino set to open in late 2019
(Washington) -- In Washington state, the Puyallup Tribe presented an update on its $370m Emerald Queen Casino (EQC) project to the Tacoma City Council on 24 July,...

8/7/2018

article Lute paddles with fellow Samish tribal members for first locally hosted canoe journey in 20 years
(Washington) -- Before Kelly Hall ’16 and the rest of her Samish canoe family paddled their final strokes through the Hylebos Waterway, Hall did something no one...
article The tribal canoe journey: Revitalizing the coast Salish cultures
(Washington) -- More than 108 canoes arrived on the shore of Tacoma on July 28 and started the weeklong celebration in Puyallup of food, cultural exchanges,...

7/29/2018

article Tribes embark on last leg of Canoe Journey
(Washington) -- It’s a more than quarter-century old tradition where indigenous tribes across the area come together and paddle for days, stopping on different...

7/26/2018

article Puyallup tribal leadership unveils new casino plans to city council
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into what will replace its current Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. A permanent structure...
article Chairman Sterud takes part in state fish hatchery groundbreaking
(Washington) -- Puyallup Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud was among local dignitaries invited to take part in a celebratory groundbreaking on July 18 for the $16.4 million...

7/25/2018

article Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup
(Washington) -- Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday, July 20, as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles....
article Tribal canoe races stops in Port Townsend
(Washington) -- The Port Townsend community was again made part of a sacred Native American ceremony, as the “Paddle to Puyallup” pulled ashore on the beach...
article Plans for Washington casino revealed
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe plans to open a $370m casino in Tacoma in the US state of Washington in December 2019. The 310,000sq.ft facility will house the...

7/24/2018

article Puyallup Tribe's new mega casino will be Vegas on I-5 when it opens in 2019
(Washington) -- Move over Narrows Bridges and T-Dome, Tacoma will soon have another landmark. This one will glow at night. Come December 2019, a new casino with all the...

7/22/2018

article Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup
(Washington) -- Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles. Twenty-two...
article Paddle to Puyallup: The annual Pacific Northwest canoe journey
(Washington) -- Every year, thousands of people embark on a long canoe journey across the Pacific Northwest. Canoers of all ages set their ordinary lives aside for up to...

7/19/2018

article PSE’s gas plant studies have ‘significant technical issues,’ Puyallup tribe’s experts allege
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe of Indians has asked Tacoma to re-examine whether a Tideflats liquified natural gas plant — now under construction — is...
article City Council issues proclamation for ‘Power Paddle to Puyallup’
(Washington) -- Tacoma City Council welcomed members of the Puyallup Tribal Council on Tuesday, July 17, to present a City Council resolution in support of the Power...

7/12/2018

article TERO career fair offers hands-on learning experiences
(Washington) -- Puyallup Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) held its first annual “Investing in Your Future” hands-on career fair May 18....

6/30/2018

article Puyallup Tribe responds to reports that members of their tribe asked protesters to leave their camp
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe of Indians has issued a statement following reports that members of the tribe asked immigration policy protestors to leave a their...

5/18/2018

article Eat. Pray. Truck. How a Northwest tribe brings salmon home
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe welcomed the first salmon of the year back to the Puyallup River in Tacoma on Tuesday. Strangely, perhaps, that chinook's epic...

5/17/2018

article Puyallup Tribe suffers loss in battle against controversial Tideflats fuel plant
(Washington) -- A state appeals court has upheld the issuance of a key permit for the liquified natural gas plant being built on Tacoma’s Tideflats. A three-judge...

4/14/2018

article The Geoduck Diver
(Washington) -- Hozoji Matheson-Margullis is widely recognized for her pummeling drum chops. But at 37, the emerging marine biologist is making waves at the forefront of...

4/10/2018

article Gig Harbor group wants public art to honor local native tribe
(Washington) -- After years of work, planning and advocating, a local group of residents wishing to bring Native American art to the city of Gig Harbor was given a win...

4/9/2018

article A ‘monstrosity’ or a step forward? Puyallup Tribe, PSE in showdown over Tacoma natural-gas plant
(Washington) -- Puget Sound Energy's plan to build a liquefied natural-gas plant, to provide cleaner fuel for transportation and natural gas to its customers, has...
article OP/ED: Port of Tacoma, Puyallup Tribe work to strengthen relationship
(Washington) -- An agreement signed 30 years ago settled many long-standing disputes over land and set in place the framework still used today to bring prosperity and...
article Puget Sound Energy, Puyallup Tribe in showdown over LNG plant on Tacoma tideflats
(Washington) -- What started out as a proposal by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to build a liquefied natural-gas plant, to provide cleaner fuel for transportation and natural...

4/8/2018

article Port of Tacoma, Puyallup Tribe work to strengthen relationship
(Washington) -- An agreement signed 30 years ago settled many long-standing disputes over land and set in place the framework still used today to bring prosperity and...

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