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May 2, 2013 at 10:26 AM
Wayne Shammel, attorney for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, said the pending purchase is part of an effort to diversify economic development, so the tribe is not so dependent on its casino in Canyonville.
Apr 29, 2013 at 12:38 PM
A $1,500 reward is being offered, after the South Umpqua Falls Campground was hit by vandalism.  The campground has been closed while repairs are made.
Apr 28, 2013 at 4:38 PM
The classic 1977 film that launched a science fiction empire and revealed the force within a farm boy who battles evil has been dubbed in Japanese, French, Spanish and about a dozen other languages. Add Navajo to the list.
Apr 23, 2013 at 7:59 AM
About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town's famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses.
Apr 17, 2013 at 8:29 AM
In a windowless conference room in a Las Vegas casino, about three dozen people are swishing their fingers across iPads, trying out test versions of new apps and screening for glitches.
Apr 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM
The Klamath County sheriff's office says it has given tribal officials a century-old skull determined to be that of a Native American girl who died of a bad fall or a similar trauma.
Apr 6, 2013 at 11:55 AM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced optimism Friday that the nation's first offshore wind farm will soon break ground after more than a decade of delays and be followed by more off the Atlantic coast.
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:00 AM
For the first time, federal biologists are assessing whether illegal marijuana gardens in the back woods of the West could threaten the extinction of a wild animal.
Mar 30, 2013 at 9:20 AM
The critter that inspired "The Adventures of Peter Cottontail" and the enduring song that came later faces an uncertain future. Its natural habitat is disappearing, and without intervention, it could be unhappy trails for the once-bountiful bunny.
Mar 25, 2013 at 8:33 AM
Once the envy of Indian Country for its billion-dollar casino empire, the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has been struggling through a financial crisis and pursuing more revenue from an unlikely source: U.S. government grants.
Mar 24, 2013 at 12:04 PM
Once the envy of Indian Country for its billion-dollar casino empire, the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has been struggling through a financial crisis and pursuing more revenue from an unlikely source: U.S. government grants.
Mar 13, 2013 at 7:51 AM
Tribesmen tied a Pakistani soldier to the hood of a car and stoned him to death in the country's restive northwest for allegedly having a romantic relationship with a local woman, government officials and a tribal elder said Wednesday.
Mar 3, 2013 at 10:06 AM
Researchers are putting the spotlight on reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest, ranging from slugs and frogs to lynx and wolverines.
Feb 27, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Joe Burton's sobs betrayed his menacing 295-pound frame and bright red Mohawk haircut. A member of the Luiseno tribe, he is the first Native American scholarship player in the Pac-12 since the league expanded in 1978.
Feb 12, 2013 at 7:46 AM
Just about everyone in official Washington is in agreement that big across-the-board spending cuts at the Pentagon and throughout domestic federal programs on March 1 are a bad idea. So far, however, the warring tribes in the nation's capital seem...