Suquamish Tribe

Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center balances caring for big and little kids

Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center balances caring for big and little kids

The Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center in Suquamish has had to make a lot of adjustments to continue to care for and educate children through… Continue reading

 

Suquamish Tribe upset Poulsbo officer reinstated; protests set

Suquamish Tribe upset Poulsbo officer reinstated; protests set

The Suquamish Tribe and ex-wife of Stonechild Chiefstick, who was shot to death last July by Poulsbo officer Craig Keller, said Tuesday that they are… Continue reading

 

Suquamish Tribe to sue King County over repeated sewage spills in Puget Sound

Suquamish Tribe to sue King County over repeated sewage spills in Puget Sound

Tribe gave King County 60 days notice to file a lawsuit for continual violations of Clean Water Act

 

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Casino Resort will instead hold Exclusive Resort Summer Concert series with safety precautions

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty
Chief Kitsap Academy distributes laptops to students for remote learning

Chief Kitsap Academy distributes laptops to students for remote learning

School issues laptops to students as schools are shuttered during outbreak of COVID-19

Chief Kitsap Academy distributes laptops to students for remote learning
Suquamish Tribe closes Clearwater Casino Resort to prevent spread of COVID-19

Suquamish Tribe closes Clearwater Casino Resort to prevent spread of COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Suquamish Tribe announced Monday that its Clearwater Casino Resort will be closing for two weeks. The casino closure goes… Continue reading

Suquamish Tribe closes Clearwater Casino Resort to prevent spread of COVID-19
<em>Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee, Director of Indian Legal Clinic, ASU Law; Chair Marcia Fudge, US House Subcommittee on Elections; Doreen McPaul, Attorney General, Navajo Nation; Chairman Leonard Forsman, Suquamish Tribe; Elvis Norquay, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribal Member; and Jacqueline De Leon, Attorney, Native American Rights Fund. </em>Photo courtesy Suquamish Tribe

Suquamish chairman urges Congress to expand Native American voting rights

Suquamish Tribal Chairman Leonard Forsman has called upon U.S. Congress to adopt a Native Voting Rights Act similar to that which was recently passed by… Continue reading

<em>Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee, Director of Indian Legal Clinic, ASU Law; Chair Marcia Fudge, US House Subcommittee on Elections; Doreen McPaul, Attorney General, Navajo Nation; Chairman Leonard Forsman, Suquamish Tribe; Elvis Norquay, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribal Member; and Jacqueline De Leon, Attorney, Native American Rights Fund. </em>Photo courtesy Suquamish Tribe
Mateo Sipai of Chief Kitsap Academy looks to get past a Puget Sound Adventist defender in the Bears’ 53-50 win in the 1B tri-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Chief Kitsap Academy clinches 1B regional spot with win over Puget Sound Adventist

KINGSTON — Things were looking a little grim for Chief Kitsap Academy as the second half of their 1B tri-district game against Puget Sound Adventist… Continue reading

Mateo Sipai of Chief Kitsap Academy looks to get past a Puget Sound Adventist defender in the Bears’ 53-50 win in the 1B tri-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

Suquamish Tribe announces outcome of lawsuit against Navy

The Suquamish Tribe announced during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 29, that the U.S. Navy has agreed to a 10-year moratorium on scraping ship hulls… Continue reading

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)
While it has been operation since November, Suquamish Seafoods officially opened at its new location Jan. 9 (Ken Park- Kitap News Group)

Fresh catch: Suquamish Seafoods opens for business

The Suquamish Tribe opened its new seafood shop on Jan. 9 next to the Masi Shop on SR305. The opening ceremony began at 10 a.m.… Continue reading

While it has been operation since November, Suquamish Seafoods officially opened at its new location Jan. 9 (Ken Park- Kitap News Group)
Suquamish Tribe celebrates 150th Anniversary of the founding of Seattle

Suquamish Tribe celebrates 150th Anniversary of the founding of Seattle

The Suquamish Tribal Council adopted a proclamation recognizing the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Seattle on Dec. 2, 1869. The proclamation… Continue reading

Suquamish Tribe celebrates 150th Anniversary of the founding of Seattle
Family, public respond to footage from fatal police shooting

Family, public respond to footage from fatal police shooting

On Nov. 12 the North Kitsap Herald received another release of documents and body camera footage from the investigators of a July 3 police shooting… Continue reading

Family, public respond to footage from fatal police shooting
Attorney Rion Ramierez hired to be Port Madison Enterprises’ new CEO. (photo courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)

Rion Ramirez Hired as Port Madison Enterprises’ New CEO

The Suquamish Tribe announced Wednesday that it has hired renowned Indian Country attorney Rion Ramirez to be the new CEO of Port Madison Enterprises, effective… Continue reading

Attorney Rion Ramierez hired to be Port Madison Enterprises’ new CEO. (photo courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)
Rescued fisherman meets those who saved his life

Rescued fisherman meets those who saved his life

David Sigo fell from his boat last month just off the shores of Kingston

Rescued fisherman meets those who saved his life
Poulsbo PD taped off the south end of the waterfront park in Poulsbo following the officer-involved shooting on July 3. (photo by Ken Park)
Poulsbo PD taped off the south end of the waterfront park in Poulsbo following the officer-involved shooting on July 3. (photo by Ken Park)
(photo from Suquamish Tribe)

Suquamish Foundation celebrates giving on Indigenous Peoples Day

On Indigenous Peoples Day, the Suquamish Tribe released a new video showcasing the Tribe’s charitable giving. For the vast majority of the nation, Monday, Oct.… Continue reading

(photo from Suquamish Tribe)
Port Madison Enterprises Construction awarded $99M Navy contract

Port Madison Enterprises Construction awarded $99M Navy contract

The U.S. Navy has selected the Suquamish Tribe’s Port Madison Enterprises Construction Corporation, or PMECC, for a five-year contract of up to $99 million in… Continue reading

Port Madison Enterprises Construction awarded $99M Navy contract
The old liquor store at the Masi Shop gas station in Suquamish is being rebuilt as a seafood retail facility. (photo by Tony Forsman)

Suquamish Tribe to open new seafood shop

The Suquamish Tribe is nearing completion on its rebuild of a seafood shop on the site of the old liquor store next to the Masi… Continue reading

The old liquor store at the Masi Shop gas station in Suquamish is being rebuilt as a seafood retail facility. (photo by Tony Forsman)
Tribe regains full control of Suquamish Shores

Tribe regains full control of Suquamish Shores

SUQUAMISH — Land belonging to the Suquamish Tribe is now back under tribal control, following a half-century-long lease which saw the construction of an isolated… Continue reading

Tribe regains full control of Suquamish Shores
Longtime hospitality executive Sam Askew returns to Port Madison Enterprises

Longtime hospitality executive Sam Askew returns to Port Madison Enterprises

Succeeds Russell Steele, who retired after helping guide 17 years of economic growth

Longtime hospitality executive Sam Askew returns to Port Madison Enterprises