Yakama Nation Review, Volume 36, Number 18

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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: Perfectly slated!; Voters fill Yakama tribal council seats (see sanchey on page 2); State law set to protect a sacred food (see berry on page 2); YFP report: White Swan Mill is working efficiently (see YFP on page 2); Scientists figure out ancient one was buried (see burial on page 2); Northern Cheyenne boys' disqualified from divisional tournament play (see Cheyenne on page 2); Inside.
Page 2: BERRY/Treaty reserves harvesting right (continued from page 1); YFP/Payments made on time (continued from page 1); BURIAL/'Rare"" (continued from page 1); SANCHEY/GC counter elected (continued from page 1); CHEYENNE/Used illegal player (continued from page 1); Quickly.
Page 3: Ceremonial calendar; Senate approves Gregoir's early learning agency; Pimms crowned Mr. Toppenish; U.S congress urged to settle Cobell; Judge says FBI can keep Peltier papers under lock and key.
Page 4: Native Northwest; Tribe, county at odds over loophole in state smoking ban law; Crow agency man sentenced to 17 years for stabbing death; Lack of money stalls plans for tribal lodge in Seattle; Poor salmon run could curtail fishing season; Two dead at crash site of plan missing overnight; Lodge grass man pleads to stealing, crash police car; Urban health centers against president Bush proposal; Colville police nab marijuana; Agency: cutthroat doesn't warrant federal protection; Doctor: New No-smoking law danger to elders' health; Hot sauces ruins toilet; Dispute settled over $35,000 diamond engagement ring; Forest service eager to learn more about elusive wolverine; Counties cashing in on jail overcrowding crisis.
Page 5: Walking on; Juanita Rose Austin; Harvey Arnold Satanus; Orville Nelson Olney; Elizabeth Ohms; Stone-setting & memorial; Teen lynched by mob honored by state; Police say media center director died from fall.
Page 6: (Opinion and Commentary); PXWI; Lobbying against cliché of casino-rich tribes; This is no way to win a tribal smoking ban in casinos; Guest commentary; Telling stories molds our culture; Out of our mailbag; File lawsuit against U.S to protect water.
Page 7: State decides not to enforce tobacco tax law on tribes; Navajo utility authority requesting surcharge; AIM co-founder attending sacred run; Agencies improperly withheld clean water grants; Liquor license could be withheld under bill passed by S.D. state legislature; Third challenge to gay marriage filed.
Page 8: People in the news; VERB rewards longhouse health efforts; Jourdain denies allegations he blocked drug probe; 36-year-old wants to go to boot camp; Summer college journalism event accepting scholarship applicants; Reading rainbow young writers and illustrators' contest opens this month.
Page 9: Warrior at Iwo Jima event; House committee kills Idaho effort to tax petroleum; BIA clears hurdle for casino for the Snoqualmie tribe; Tribal housing leaders travel to Washington D.C. to object to additional Bush budget cut of $2 million; Salmon season: Some good news; some not so good news on runs.
Page 10: Sports; For white swan lady cougars, practice makes perfect; Local AAU all-star earns ambassador trip to Holland.
Page 11: Peters earns athlete of the week playing for the Plummer knights; Toppenish wildcats earns trip to Reno for regionals; raising travel funds; Mushers ore-cook meals to keep themselves nourished; Mini stars showing there's nothing mini about them; New Mexico, Arizona teams to highlight WNBA tourney.
Page 12: Advertisements.
Page 13: Classifieds; Employment; Notices.
Page 14: Across Native America; Lac du Flambeau Chippewa control over water opposed by DNR; Red lake secretary will run for tribal chair seat; Federal judge refuses state request in Ho-Chunk dispute; Meskwaki court rules in favor of ousted council member; Racetrack casinos could be par with tribal machines; Teen won't be charged in Leech Lake school threat; Charges dropped against couple in peyote case; Bill allows rules for uranium mining special type process; NRC makes license for Utah storage facility official; Tribe takes case to U.N. for second time on land; Tribe unveils casino plan; Second rule on tribal tobacco tax collections adopted; Tribe hopes to put new constitution to vote soon