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Newly elected Tribal Council members sworn in

The Puyallup Tribe’s House of Respect elders’ center was the site of this year’s swearing in ceremony for members of the Puyallup Tribal Council. Gathering in the dining hall on June 13, tribal members, friends and family of the newly elected were there to witness the momentous occasion.

Council Member Larry LaPointe administered the oath to Bill Sterud and to Annette Bryan, who will be experiencing her first time on the Tribal Council.

Before he addressed the crowd, Bill Sterud asked for a moment of silence for the shooting victims in Orlando, Fla. who were gunned down just… Read More

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Chief Leschi Schools holds 39th commencement ceremony

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The gymnasium at Chief Leschi Schools could barely contain the excitement of the graduating seniors and their joyful supporters on June 11. It was a day to celebrate, to feel unabashed pride in the graduates’ accomplishments, and to look back on the long journey that led to this day that all the graduates had worked hard to achieve.

“Today is a good day – a beautiful day,” said Puyallup… Read More