The Yakama Nation Review is a bi-weekly newspaper printed by the Yakama Nation that includes articles of local importance. Articles in this issue are written by YNR staff writers, as well as external news outlets. In March 1994, the publication changed its name from Yakima Nation Review to Yakama Nation Review.
Page 1: Bomb threat causes YN Agency closure (Continued on PAGE 2); Lifelong changes if child support is not paid (Continued on PAGE 7); YN Chief Judge resigns day before hearing; B.I.A. Reorganization deemed "A Matter of Great Importance"; Interior secretary ordered to take responsibility for trust fund (Continued on PAGE 2); Partnership between YN and PacifiCorps in question (Continued on PAGE 2); Inside.
Page 2: Bomb threat causes an early release of Tribal employees (Continued from PAGE 1); The decision has been made and it was covered up with this language (Continued from PAGE 1); Norton's top entrustee believed reports were inaccurate and incomplete (Continued from PAGE 1); Yakama Nation and Pacificorp will bring low-cost power (Continued from PAGE 1); Commercial Butchers wanted; Judge Lamberth cut short proceedings in Interior Secretary Norton's contempt trial; Montana Water rights commission wants Public comment on water agreement; Quickly: Money available for watering projects; Bill includes money for telecom grants; Complaint against phone company; Disabled parking to be enforced; Free workshop set on disability issues; Nominations up WWU scholarships.
Page 3: Three Yakama I.H.S. workers honored with award; Sampson selected for leadership program; SYSCO pursues to be main supplier for Yakama Nation; Team Double J wins Keep Fit Program.
Page 4: Tacoma granted rights to ban strong drinks; Warms Springs GM takes Idaho post with feds; Study finds higher rate rapes in Wash. than in national; NW Museum of Arts and Culture opens doors; Nation gives overdue recognition for Indian help in WWII.
Page 5: People in the News: Great Smoke Out provides educational literature; Sam retires after 28 years with Yakama Nation; Pinkham crowned Miss Congeniality; Rigdon and Brown to receive Indian Names; Yakama Nation hosts Salmon Corps Graduation.
Page 6: Opinion & Commentary PX̱WÍ: No More Per-Capita Raises; Will I Make a Difference; Grateful for Round Dance; All Around Help; Leadership to Be an Honor.
Page 7: Yakama Hydroelectric project presents plaque to Tribal Council; Celilo fishing site leaves officials scratching their head; Helping Native Americans find a place to call home; Office of Legal Counsel to meet and assist Tribal members in child support payments (Continued from PAGE 1); Satus Powwow Committee gives thanks; Deadline for farmers to apply for cost-share Assistance is approaching; Strategic Planning.
Page 8: Sports: Coaches are confident of their athlete’s competitive level (Continued on PAGE 9).
Page 9: High School basketball teams have potential (Continued from PAGE 8); Eagles basketball season have new faces.
Page 10: New DNA techniques bring hope for unsolved murder cases; The deaths of 11 women on Yakama Nation in 1980's and 1990's remain unsolved; Walking on: Eunice I. Deyo Stiltner; Kathleen Dorothy Meachem; Darrell Ray Tahkeal; Annie N. 'Xun-Ow-Wasa' Smartlowit; Anna Mae Olney Garcia; Jack Briggs; Ruth Myers; Winifred Basch; Lena Meninick Phillips.
Page 11: Classifieds: Employment; Legal Notices.
Page 12: Across Native America: Seminole Nation member suing election opponents; Native diabetes conference set for Laughlin, Nevada; Ho-Chunk youth marathoners add a victory; Indian leaders spurn BIA reorganization; Winnebago wins Harvard award; Computer shutdown means no payment for 43,000 Indians; Proposed budget cuts tangle Smithsonian expansion; School Board ok's new Sachem logo; Indians upset.