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Linda Desautel, center in white, looks skyward and cheers with friends and Colville Confederated Tribe members as they rally in support of her husband Rick Desautel, whose case in the Canadian Supreme court arguing for the Sinixt peoples' right to hunt traditional lands in Canada was first heard, on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, near Kettle Falls, Wash. It's been 50 years since the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation voted against termination, effectively ending the federal government's experiment in abrogating treaties, eliminating funding and "freeing the Indians" from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. More than 100 tribes were terminated by the United States — but not one after the 12 bands that make up the reservation in Washington state crushed the idea at the ballot box. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP)

50 years ago, election ushered in new era for U.S. tribes

Termination was a policy that was designed to end the U.S. government’s role in Indian affairs.

 

Mariners finally see success against Astros, take weekend series

second baseman Jose Altuve,…

 

Protesters lit a portable bathroom on fire in downtown Portland, Ore., Friday, April 16, 2021. Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)

Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters

Police declared a riot Friday night during demonstrations after officers fatally shot a man.

 

State Senate approves police accountability bill

A state agency’s ability to decertify has been hamstrung for years.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) is defended by Las Vegas Aces forward Emma Cannon (32) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Stewart, Bird help Storm rout Aces; go up 2-0 in WNBA Finals

Five Storm players in double figures in a 104-91 victory over the Las Vegas Aces.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) is defended by Las Vegas Aces forward Emma Cannon (32) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Nearly 800 additional coronavirus cases in state

The Washington State Department of Health on Sunday also reported six additional deaths.

Portugal’s Socialists prepare 4 more years in government

Portugal’s Socialists prepare 4 more years in government

Unclear whether they would get a parliamentary majority.

Portugal’s Socialists prepare 4 more years in government
Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

Transformed Hilton into the industry’s top brand during his 30 years as its chief executive.

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91
8 tips for saving money on groceries

8 tips for saving money on groceries

There are many easy and effective ways to slash your budget.

8 tips for saving money on groceries
How much you’ll really pay for that student loan

How much you’ll really pay for that student loan

One key to limiting interest cost is choosing the right repayment plan.

How much you’ll really pay for that student loan
Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

About 30 million Americans and more than 420 million people worldwide have diabetes.

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease
Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

Five years later, rules designed to appease the feds are said to be stifling the cannabis trade.

Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

What to do when asked to pay for a family reunion — afterward

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Over the weekend I attended a family “reunion” out of state. Everything went beautifully until I got… Continue reading

Officials struggle to identify victims of gas pipeline explosion

Most of the 85 people killed in gas pipeline explosion in Mexico have not been identified.

It’s ‘very possible’ shutdown could ring in the new year

It’s ‘very possible’ shutdown could ring in the new year

The White House budget director said the problem might be in the hands of the next Congress.

It’s ‘very possible’ shutdown could ring in the new year

Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts

Fifteen killed in attack; confirmed Ebola cases have reached 202, including 118 deaths.

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Official: “He was walking around and shooting students and teachers in cold blood.”

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Amazon plans packaging center in suburban Indianapolis

Expected to bring about 1,250 jobs to the area in the coming years.

DeVos to miss deadline in easing college fraud protections

The department had been set to issue the new regulation, known as borrower defense, by Nov. 1.

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news

The Christian Broadcasting Network will provide a religious perspective that other channels lack.

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news