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Tribe partners with Forest Service for elk management, habitat improvement

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians, with support of Medicine Creek Treaty Tribes, has entered into a grant-funded partnership with the U.S. Forest Service Gifford Pinchot Forest to continue necessary elk management activities and to conduct specific habitat improvement projects in the critical winter and summer habitat range of the elk herd, deer and other wildlife species within the South Rainier elk herd range area. The project will benefit elk by providing a more accurate picture of herd size and composition and provide critical summer and winter habitat enhancement.

The project… Read More


Fireworks Commission releases 2016 schedule

Published in the Puyallup Tribal News

The following are the pertinent dates and times for wholesalers, on-site and off-site and food concession licenses for the 2016 fireworks season.

Licenses will be sold at the Puyallup Tribal Administration Building:

             Tuesday, May 31 12-5 p.m.

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Prosecutor finds officer’s use of deadly force lawful

The Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Tacoma Police officers Scott Campbell and Aaron Joseph were justified in the shooting death of Puyallup Tribal member Jacqueline Salyers.

According to a news release issued by the county Prosecutor’s Office, independent and concurrent… Read More