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UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:44 a.m.

U.S. Supreme Court asked to review Yakama tribe’s gas tax exemption

The U.S. Solicitor General has recommended that the nation’s highest court consider whether Yakama tribal members are exempt from state gas taxes on the reservation.


Yakama tribal casino opens 200-room hotel

The Yakama Nation is opening a 200-room hotel at its Legends Casino near the town of Toppenish. The Yakima Herald-Republic says the hotel opens to the public on Saturday.


Housing project proposed for tribal members living in substandard conditions on Columbia River

WHITE SALMON – When the home Johnny Jackson built himself caught fire, emergency responders discovered the lone fire hydrant at the Bureau of Indian Affairs managed tribal fishing site wasn’t …


Soap Lake eschews moniker change in committee vote

OLYMPIA – Soap Lake the lake will remain Soap Lake, just like the city on its shore. The state Committee on Geographic Names rejected a proposal Friday to return the …


Yakama tribe reviving another run of sockeye

In its fourth year of a program to reintroduce sockeye salmon to the Yakima River Basin, the Yakama Nation has been collecting thousands of adult fish for release in a …


2011: Speedy pronghorns reintroduced into Washington

Pronghorns reasserted themselves as the fastest land mammals in Washington in January, thanks to a sportsmen’s group that joined with the Yakama Nation for an end run around state bureaucracy …


Pronghorns released for new start on Yakama Indian Reservation

Pronghorns are reasserting themselves as the fastest land mammals in Washington, thanks to a sportsmen’s group that joined with the Yakama Nation for an end run around state bureaucracy and …


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