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Miss Yakama Nation Pageant 2017 [Pictures]
On Monday (June 5) the Yakama Nation kicked off its Treaty Days commemoration week with the Miss Yakama Nation Pageant. This is where the current Yakama Nation royalty spoke about their reign -- from Miss Yakama Nation, Chrissy Jim, all the way down to Lil' Miss Yakama Nation Treaty Days Princess, T…
Yakama Nation Member Dies During Sea Lion Mission in Oregon
YAKIMA  (AP) — The Yakama Nation says one of its members died on a sea lion count mission after his boat capsized on the Columbia River.
The Yakima-Herald Republic reports the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission's announcement on Wednesday said 56-year-old Greg George died aft…
Tesoro Savage Turmoil; Hog and Pig Inventory Increases
The largest oil-by-rail marine terminal in the nation proposed along the Columbia River in Washington is getting national news coverage. Fox News reports that environmental and tribal opposition have created a battle over Tesoro Savage Vancouver Energy terminal planned to handle 360,000 barrels of c…
Northwest Tribal Leaders to Highlight Risks of Oil Trains
MOSIER, Ore. (AP) — Leaders of several Northwest tribes are gathering at the site of last week's fiery train derailment to highlight the risks of moving volatile crude oil along the Columbia River.
The chairman of the Yakama Nation, JoDe Goudy, said in a statement Thursday that the derailm…
Yakama Nation to Get $7.2 Million in Lawsuit Settlement
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakama Nation will soon get $7.2 million as part of a settled class action lawsuit involving hundreds of tribes.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the $940 million settlement was approved in an Albuquerque, New Mexico, district court and finalized by the Obama Administ…
Judge Orders US Agency to Pay Yakama Nation for Cleanup
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to pay the Yakama Nation for costs related to cleaning up a contaminated island in Washington's Columbia River.
The Yakima Herald reports that the Yakama Nation sued the Corps in 2014, arguing that tribal members weren&…

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