Yakama Nation Review, Volume 38, Number 14, December 19

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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: USMC's Ashue receives 'Medal of service' (see ashue on page 7); Tribes sign pact with state to deliver Columbia water (see water on page 2); HUD awards nearly $60 million to help individuals find jobs (see jobs on page 2); Natives involved with foster care honored in D.C. event (see child on page 2); Yakama Nation strikes new cigarette tax deal with state; Inside.


Page 2: Miss Wahington highlights legends' tree lighting; Salmon/Lack of increased spill draws judge's displeasure (continued from page 1); Jobs/Participants must sign contract (continued from page 1); Mayor's son prison sentence for role in casino; Child/Bill would allow tribes access to foster care and adoption funds (continued from page 1); Quickly.


Page 3: Ceremonial calendar; Seatbelt safety concerns target local Head start centers; Thompson, James prepared to say 'I do's'.


Page 4: Native Northwest; Federal judge tells dam operators that latest plan does not look any better; Three church shooting victims had Montana ties; North Idaho counties connect to emergency notification grid; Survey finds meth use higher among reservation students; I-5 reopens to all traffic; relief work continues; Suit claims Klamath dams produce hazardous waste; Idaho, Nevada reservoir trout found with elevated mercury; Blackfeet tribe secures federal grant for new factory.


Page 5: Walking on; Julian Marcelino Bueno; Conrad Cantu; Myron Taylor; Beatrice A. Nanpooya; Dustin A. Hill; Carl Joseph Sampson-Chiefbody; Acknowledgment; Two men die as a result of accident; Memorial.


Page 6: Opinion and Commentary; PXWI; Out of our mailbag; Reality: Tribal government and future needs change; Tax addiction; Dalles Dam money; Natve American health care a national embarrassment.


Page 7: People in the news; Squilily continues legacy at Gonzaga law school; Family commemorates ten-year anniversary of group meetings to 'healing life's hurts'; Oregon law officials seeking woman to face possible charges; YTHS grad's vision to 'see the world' leads to USMC; Ashue/Recognized for his service and dedication to 'God and Country' (continued from page 1); Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cox celebrate 47 years of 'commitment' together.


Page 8: Sports; Yakama tribal members harvests a cougar in hunt on the Status area; Diabetes research legislation introduced; Watlamet earns IIFR finals on bulls; Veterans open basketball tourney set; Youth program sets holiday events; Yakama Nation tribal school students noted for attendance; Adult coed volleyball starts January 9. Northern Arizona handles Haskell nations U.; Umpire's workshop set for February.


Page 9: Classifieds; Employment.


Page 10: Across Native America; Trial scheduled for American Indian movement member for 1975 slaying; Mother pleads guilty to letting newborn die, discarding body; Appeals court upholds ruling on Truckee water transfers; 3rd congressional district attracts two more candidates; Oneida members to get $88 million distribution payout; Appeals court set to hear case over snowmaking at resort; Chippewa sue over federal casino application process; Sioux tribal offficial resigns; Teen sentenced as juvenile for shooting at authorities; Maryville state, tribal college considering agreement; Oglala woman must repay $29,868 to former employer.