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The “Monster Burger, The Pig in a Poke” is a proven favorite at the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino

Serve a tasty, beefed-up version of an American classic

The Monster Burger, The Pig in a Poke is a proven favorite at the Quil Ceda Creek Casino. Here’s how to make your version for Memorial Day cookouts.

 

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35 teachers get layoff notices as Marysville braces for loss of levies

Athletics and security staff are also in danger, as district leaders look to trim $13.5 million from next year’s budget.

 

Indigenous children were forced by the U.S. government to attend the Tulalip Indian Boarding School, where conditions were harsh.  Harriette Shelton Dover, the subject of a 2019 film, started at the school at age 7 and graduated in 1922.
(Tulalip Tribes Hibulb Cultural Center)

Tulalip woman helped uncover dark history of Indian boarding schools

A long-awaited national report identified 53 graveyards where Indigenous students were buried. One federal school was at Tulalip.

 

Taleen Enick, 15, holds a candle during a MMIW candlelight vigil at the Tulalip Gathering Hall on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tulalip candlelight vigil honors missing, murdered Native women

On reservations, “a lot of people just disappear and that’s it.” A vigil aimed to bring closure and understanding of the history.

Taleen Enick, 15, holds a candle during a MMIW candlelight vigil at the Tulalip Gathering Hall on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Tulalip Resort Casino executive chef Perry Mascitti pipes out some compound butter coins. (Tulalip Resort Casino)

The ‘stinking rose’ is a flavorful bulb worth celebrating today

When all you want is more garlic, these compound butter recipes add a burst of flavor to dishes year-round.

Tulalip Resort Casino executive chef Perry Mascitti pipes out some compound butter coins. (Tulalip Resort Casino)

Man, 22, dies after crashing into power pole near Lake Goodwin

He lost control of his car on West Lake Goodwin Road, police say. A 15-year-old girl had minor injuries.

Tulalip council members and tribal members watch as Governor Jay Inslee signs bill HB 1571 into law at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New alert system aims to bring home missing Indigenous people

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a law creating the new system. Families of the missing and murdered say it’s a start.

Tulalip council members and tribal members watch as Governor Jay Inslee signs bill HB 1571 into law at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Surfgrass Kelp Tongue Point (Bart Christiaen)

A scramble to save Puget Sound’s precious kelp and eelgrass

A new protection zone for marine vegetation in Snohomish County is a big first step toward future efforts.

Surfgrass Kelp Tongue Point (Bart Christiaen)
Tulalip council members and tribal members watch as Governor Jay Inslee signs bill HB 1571 into law at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

1st in U.S.: Missing Indigenous people alert system enacted

Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for Native Americans.

Tulalip council members and tribal members watch as Governor Jay Inslee signs bill HB 1571 into law at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Firefighters transported one patient with life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle fatality crash in the area of Lager Lane and Turk Road shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. (Marysville Fire District)

Police: Teen was drinking and driving in fatal Tulalip crash

Daisha Smith-Spencer was riding in the bed of a Dodge pickup when it crashed into a utility pole. She was 20.

Firefighters transported one patient with life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle fatality crash in the area of Lager Lane and Turk Road shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. (Marysville Fire District)
Firefighters transported one patient with life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle fatality crash in the area of Lager Lane and Turk Road shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. (Marysville Fire District)

1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Tulalip Reservation

Turk Drive was closed as Tulalip Tribal Police and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office investigated Tuesday morning.

Firefighters transported one patient with life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle fatality crash in the area of Lager Lane and Turk Road shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. (Marysville Fire District)
Marie Zackuse, Secretary Debra Posey, Chairwoman Teri Gobin, Vice Chair Misty Napeahi and Treasurer Pat Contraro serve on the Tulalip Tribes' first board with five women. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

As women sweep Tulalip board races, ‘a pretty historic time for us’

“In the past, women pretty much ran the tribe. We’re just now coming back into what we’ve always been historically.”

Marie Zackuse, Secretary Debra Posey, Chairwoman Teri Gobin, Vice Chair Misty Napeahi and Treasurer Pat Contraro serve on the Tulalip Tribes' first board with five women. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jose Lopez, a Lynnwood self-employed painter, won $2.4 million on a progressive slot machine at Tulalip Resort Casino on March 20. This beats the previous $1.1 million record at the casino, and is the largest known slot machine win at any casino in state history. (Photo provided)

With $5 bet, Lynnwood man hits $2.4 million slots jackpot at Tulalip

Jose Lopez won the highest slots payout in the state’s casino history on the game Golden Charms.

Jose Lopez, a Lynnwood self-employed painter, won $2.4 million on a progressive slot machine at Tulalip Resort Casino on March 20. This beats the previous $1.1 million record at the casino, and is the largest known slot machine win at any casino in state history. (Photo provided)
Tulalip Tribes Chairwoman Teri Gobin took this selfie with President Joe Biden after an event Wednesday at the White House to mark the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. 20220316

In D.C., Tulalip Tribes laud revised Violence Against Women Act

Under the 2022 version, tribes have more authority to prosecute non-natives on tribal land.

Tulalip Tribes Chairwoman Teri Gobin took this selfie with President Joe Biden after an event Wednesday at the White House to mark the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. 20220316
Belgian waffles with bananas Foster.

Bring a bit of New Orleans flair to your breakfast table

Top these Belgian waffles with a decadent sauce of bananas Foster, a dessert invented some 70 years ago in the Big Easy.

Belgian waffles with bananas Foster.

Police: Lynnwood man dies after fight at hotel near Tulalip

Robert LeMasters, 57, was identified as the deceased Thursday. Police said he stabbed a Stanwood man in a bizarre confrontation.

Tulalip Resort Casino (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Murder charges dismissed for boyfriend in Tulalip casino death

Meanwhile, Hana Letoi’s family is suing the casino and security staff, alleging their actions could have saved her life.

Tulalip Resort Casino (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Art is displayed over the mantle in one of the gathering rooms at the Healing Lodge in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Opioid settlement a ‘ding in the crisis’ for Tulalip, other tribes

The Tulalips could get $1.85 million as part of a pending $590 million settlement with hundreds of tribes.

Art is displayed over the mantle in one of the gathering rooms at the Healing Lodge in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Les Parks, left, talks with his daughter, Kenzi Parks, after a laser etched drum finished printing Tuesday afternoon at his home in Tulalip, Washington on January 25, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After 1,200 positive cases, Tulalip Tribes face ‘deepest fear’

“We used to be big on family doings — not anymore.” On top of a cultural toll, the pandemic has exposed health inequities.

Les Parks, left, talks with his daughter, Kenzi Parks, after a laser etched drum finished printing Tuesday afternoon at his home in Tulalip, Washington on January 25, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Program Manager Steven Iron Wing II at the Tulalip Tribe's Stanwood Healing Lodge on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

If not for Tulalip Healing Lodge, ‘I wouldn’t be here right now’

Ambrose James credits his sobriety to counseling and the lodge. The tribal program is expanding with a $1.3 million grant.

Program Manager Steven Iron Wing II at the Tulalip Tribe's Stanwood Healing Lodge on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)