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Federal court can enforce tribal court rulings, 9th Circuit rules

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:40 p.m.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Native American tribal courts can ask the federal courts to enforce rulings against nontribal members. Boise State Public Radio reports the ruling from the appellate court last week reversed an opinion from a federal judge in Idaho.
News >  Spokane

Farmers harvesting Washington wheat at a loss

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.

Massive combines have begun transforming much of the Palouse from waving fields of wheat into vast expanses of stubble. But the farmers cutting that crop are currently selling the grain at or below what it costs them to produce it.