Tribes Tread Carefully Into Marijuana Discussions

AP |Dec. 22, 2014 11:50 a.m.

The federal government's announcement this month that it would allow American Indian tribes to grow and sell marijuana has piqued interest.

Gresham Outlook: Rockwood Seeks Solutions To Food Desert

Pamplin |Dec. 17, 2014 2:33 p.m.

Tory Wolf spends a lot of time organizing her life around things that most people don’t give a second thought.

Judge's Ruling Favors Cowlitz Tribe In Casino Case

AP |Dec. 15, 2014 7:59 a.m.

A federal judge has sided with the Cowlitz Indian tribe in its long fight to establish a reservation and build a casino along Interstate 5 in southwest Washington.

Tribes Wary Of Selling Pot, Even If Feds Allow It

AP |Dec. 12, 2014 7:33 a.m.

Many in Indian Country are wary of the idea of growing and selling marijuana on tribal lands, even if it could present an economic windfall and the U.S. Department of Justice says it's OK.

Carved Rock Tells Quileute Tribal Story

AP |Dec. 11, 2014 10:11 a.m.

Fishermen stumble upon a rock that appears to be a carving of a legendary battle in Quileute mythology.

Ancient Indian Artifacts Displayed In Port Angeles

AP |Dec. 08, 2014 11:23 a.m.

One thousand etched stones, once buried below the place that became Port Angeles, tell the story of the Klallam people.

Portland Tribune: Region's Mayors Question Metro's Density Plans

Pamplin |Dec. 03, 2014 2:04 p.m.

Mayors from 25 cities in the Portland metro area are questioning whether a proposal to increase density will work — or whether it will push many new residents into outlying areas and increase congestion.

Report On Tribal Youth And Violence Urges Action

AP |Nov. 19, 2014 9:53 a.m.

American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.

GRAPHIC: Measuring Food Waste And Its Impact

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 10:59 a.m.

Click through the interactive graphic to see where we're wasting food and how much greenhouse gas is released in the process.

Spokane Plaza Named Tribal Gathering Place

AP |Nov. 18, 2014 6:48 a.m.

A new plaza next to Spokane City Hall is called the Spokane Tribal Gathering Place, which will be accompanied by the phrase, "The Place Where Salmon is Prepared," written in the Salish native language.

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