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Washington Tribes Call for Better Federal Consultation

SEATTLE (AP) — American Indian tribes in Washington state are asking President Barack Obama to overhaul the way the federal government consults with tribes on infrastructure projects...

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Seminole Indian Reservation Opens New Casino In Everglades
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Yakama Nation Legends Casino To Expand, Hire 100 New Employees

Mai Hoang of the Yakima Herald-Rupublic has reported that Yakama Nation Legends Casino, as part of a $90 million expansion, is planning to add approximately 100 new jobs to their staff.

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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 crude oil a day...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Yakama Nation Seeks More Than $65 Million in Fire Damages

 

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakama Nation is seeking $65.5 million in damages from the Klickitat Public Utility District for a 2013 wildfire that burned almost 20,000 acres of tribal timber land.

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SCOTUS Turns Down Yakama Tobacco and Tax Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a case over whether a Washington tribe's treaty rights should exempt a tribal member's cigarette business from paying state tobacco fees.

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Gov. Inslee to Join Yakama Nation for Treaty Day Parade

The Yakama Nation will welcome Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, as Honorary Grand Marshal of the Yakama Nation Treaty Day Parade on June 6.

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Yakama Nation Authorities Will Be Notified of Warrants

The federal government has agreed to notify Yakama tribal police before executing search and arrest warrants against tribal members on tribal land...

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