Tulalip

Inslee signs compacts for sports betting in tribal casinos

Federal review is next. Wagering on pro and college sporting events could arrive in time for fall games.

 

Carmen Miller, (left) helps Ezekiel Eagle with his selection at Tulalip Remedy in Tulalip on August 22, 2018.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Joints for jabs: Pot-up at a pop-up COVID vaccination clinic

Remedy Tulalip is giving away cannabis cigarettes to those 21 and older who get a shot on Tuesday.

 

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gambling Commission OKs pacts with tribes for sports betting

Agreements with the Tulalips, Stillaguamish and 13 other tribes await approval by the governor and the feds.

 

Gambling Commission OKs sports betting at tribal casinos

The proposal involves 15 tribes, including the Tulalips and Stillaguamish, and now goes to the governor.

Shawn Edge, left, Robert Guss, center, Robert Lee McCracken, right, try to locate on a cellphone where Shawn Edge and Charlie Cortez fell in the water on Friday, May 28, 2021 in Possession Sound, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Six months, and still no sign of Tulalip officer who drowned

Other officers and volunteers won’t stop searching for Charlie Cortez until they can bring closure for his family.

Shawn Edge, left, Robert Guss, center, Robert Lee McCracken, right, try to locate on a cellphone where Shawn Edge and Charlie Cortez fell in the water on Friday, May 28, 2021 in Possession Sound, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Funko Field sign displays the phrase, "stay home stay safe stay strong!" on Friday, April 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

AquaSox to host vaccination clinic next week at Funko Field

Snohomish County’s task force is shifting focus from mass vaccination sites to pop-up clinics.

The Funko Field sign displays the phrase, "stay home stay safe stay strong!" on Friday, April 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Charlie Cortez (Photo courtesy of Tulalip Tribes)

Family reviving search for Tulalip officer missing at sea

Charlie Cortez is presumed drowned. Very low tides during the day bring a new opportunity to find him.

Charlie Cortez (Photo courtesy of Tulalip Tribes)
This photograph of Dr. Mary Evelyn Belgarde of the Pueblo of Isleta and Ohkay Owingeh in New Mexico is by Swinomish and Tulalip photographer Matika Wilbur, part of an exhibit of Native American artists at the Museum of Northwest Art in LaConner.

Hear Tulalip photographer discuss her decade-long project

Matika Wilbur captured the images and stories of Indigenous women from around the country. She’ll talk about it June 3 in Bellingham.

This photograph of Dr. Mary Evelyn Belgarde of the Pueblo of Isleta and Ohkay Owingeh in New Mexico is by Swinomish and Tulalip photographer Matika Wilbur, part of an exhibit of Native American artists at the Museum of Northwest Art in LaConner.

Painted swastikas reported in Edmonds, Tulalip

County leaders commended the residents who reported both sets of graffiti, which have been removed.

Inslee signs law regulating use of Native-American mascots

House Bill 1356 bans appropriated mascots and symbols in schools unless tribes give permission.

Shrimp scampi -- paired with an islandtini -- is a best seller at The Kitchen at the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino. (Quil Ceda Creek Casino)

Taste of Tulalip: Pair shrimp scampi with an islandtini

The Italian-American seafood dish is a best seller at The Kitchen at the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino.

Shrimp scampi -- paired with an islandtini -- is a best seller at The Kitchen at the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino. (Quil Ceda Creek Casino)
Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes reach deal with state on sports betting

If all goes to plan, the tribes could get federal approval for sports books at two casinos by the fall.

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

County’s sixth mass vaccination site to open in Tulalip

The Boom City clinic will offer Moderna shots Tuesday, and switch to Johnson & Johnson later.

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The new Q: Quil Ceda Creek Casino now a state-of-the art building

The Tulalip casino offers casual and full-service dining, a live entertainment lounge and three full-service bars.

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Tribes echo call for new probe of 2015 in-custody death

The family of Cecil Lacy Jr., of Tulalip, says officials conspired to protect law enforcement.

Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Bicyclist identified in fatal Lake Stevens crash

The deceased man was Nickolas Smoley, a 22-year-old man from Tulalip.

People gather outside of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino during the grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Tulalip, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes open the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino

The 126,700-square-foot, $125 million building replaces the old “Q” that began as a bingo hall in 1983.

People gather outside of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino during the grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Tulalip, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Phil North is climate adaptation coordinator and conservation scientist working with the Tulalip Tribes. The tribes formed a Climate Adaptation Team in 2016. Two Natural Resources Department staff members, North and Aaron Jones, devote full time to climate issues.
Photographed on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in Bellingham, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

For tribes, climate change fight is about saving culture

The Tulalips are expanding efforts to protect land and water that are integral to their identity.

Phil North is climate adaptation coordinator and conservation scientist working with the Tulalip Tribes. The tribes formed a Climate Adaptation Team in 2016. Two Natural Resources Department staff members, North and Aaron Jones, devote full time to climate issues.
Photographed on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in Bellingham, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Law enforcement officers watch the procession of the memorial parade for fallen and missing Tulalip officer Charlie Cortez Saturday afternoon on the Tulalip Reservation on December 12, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A month into search, a memorial for missing Tulalip officer

A procession of patrol cars, motorcycles, dirt bikes and quads lined up to honor Charlie Cortez.

Law enforcement officers watch the procession of the memorial parade for fallen and missing Tulalip officer Charlie Cortez Saturday afternoon on the Tulalip Reservation on December 12, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Sherman Pruitt 2020

Edmonds mayor picks Sherman Pruitt to be next police chief

He currently serves as chief of police for the Sauk-Suiattle Police Department near Darrington.

Sherman Pruitt 2020
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