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Army Corps of Engineers announces $68.8 million in infrastructure investment and disaster relief funding for Washington projects

SEATTLE --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday $68.823 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the…

Assistant Sec. of the Interior - Indian Affairs Bryan Newland Tours Washington State Tribes; Discusses Infrastructure Law

U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland visited several Washington states tribes in a three-day tour to tout the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. While there he held listening sessions with tribal leaders to discuss their infrastructure needs.

While on tour, he saw first-hand the challenges coastal tribes are experiencing related to climate change, as well as ecosystem and infrastructure degradation.

Shoalwater Bay Tribe celebrates art discovery

An exhibit delayed by the pandemic featuring art by a painter who celebrated the history of the Shoalwater Bay Tribe…

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Three more Tribes are the latest to be approved for sports betting in Washington state

Three more Washington Tribes have had their sports wagering compacts approved by the Department of the Interior, expanding sports betting from nine to 12 Tribes’ casinos.

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Shoalwater Bay Tribe Builds Evacuation Tower to Provide Tsunami Safety for Community

From earthquakes to tsunamis, the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe has a lot to worry about it. Sitting on the edge of two tectonic plates, these threats could strike at any moment.

To prepare for this possibility, they made a plan to build a tower that would withstand destructive waves and shaking ground.

'Gamble with your money, not your life': Shoalwater Bay Casino plans safe reopening

'I want my team to live and I want them to go home at night knowing they’re secure, and I want my guests to be well taken care of.'

Shoalwater Bay Casino General Manager Johnny Winokur

Wellness Director Kim Coombs

Tribal Programs That Prepare For Public Health Crises Readying For Coronavirus

The Shoalwater Bay Reservation in southwest Washington is right on the Pacific Ocean. It's small and isolated, with about 100…

Shoalwater Bay named 2016 Culture of Health Prize Winner

A Small Community With Big Ambition
Through tall cedar and fir trees on Eagle Hill, Charlene Nelson can spot the distant homes of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. If all goes as planned, those dwellings will someday move to this higher ground. Tribe members have voted to relocate their community to protect their families from tsunami hazards. “The health and safety of our tribal members are my primary goals,” explains Nelson, the tribal chair.