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01/22/2020   NW News Network
The Treaty of 1855 created the Yakama Nation reservation as we know it today . In the decades after, the Yakama, Washington state, and the United States were trying to figure out their new relationship — one fraught with disagreements, court battles, and even war . At the turn of the century, Louis Mann was in the middle of it all, working as an interpreter for the tribe. Now, audio recordings of Mann’s strong voice have resurfaced. Alvin Shuster grew up hearing stories about his grandfather Louis Mann — about how he educated himself and learned to speak English, about his work for the Yakama Nation, interpreting for its chiefs in Olympia and Washington D.C. Now 75, Shuster never thought he’d actually get to hear him. “He died before I was born,” Shuster says. “When I heard his voice, it felt good. To hear your grandfather for the first time. The songs that he sang. It was nice to hear.” Photographer Edward Curtis recorded Louis Mann singing in 1909 using wax cylinders, which are
01/21/2020   NW News Network
Despite a push by Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, a ban on so-called “assault weapons” appears unlikely to pass the Washington Legislature this year. “Just so you know, it’s not just this simple ‘hey ban assault weapons,'" Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, a Democrat, said during a media availability with reporters on Tuesday.
01/20/2020   NW News Network
A gun rally in Virginia on Monday drew thousands of people and national attention. But guns were also on the agenda at the Washington state Capitol following a smaller pro-gun rally in Olympia on Friday. People on both sides of the gun control debate packed a Senate hearing room to testify on measures to restrict magazine capacity, require training for concealed pistol permit holders and increase penalties for stolen firearms.

Local News

01/18/2020   Seattle Times Sounders

Sounders right back Kelvin Leerdam opened the scoring in his team's MLS Cup victory last November. Five days later, he was in his native Suriname with that country's national team as it rolled to its biggest soccer triumph in a generation.
01/16/2020   Seattle Times Sounders

The Sounders are sending their full squad down to Honduras next month for their CONCACAF Champions League opener against Olimpia. That's in contrast to two years ago, when they split their squad and sent several youngsters to El Salvador ahead of a stunning tournament-opening loss to Santa Tecla FC.
01/15/2020   Seattle Times Sounders

The Sounders' Shane O’Neill said being on a championship-caliber team is more important to him than playing time. The new signee might get both of those things, given Seattle's hole at center back.

Local Sports

01/22/2020   Forbes Latest Headlines
For over thirteen years Denver Fashion Week in Colorado offers an inclusive platform for American designers to showcase their collections.
01/22/2020   Fox News Latest Headlines
Nearly 200 animals living in what authorities described as “one of the most toxic environments” they’d ever encountered were rescued from a home in Texas Tuesday evening, according to reports.
01/22/2020   UPI Latest News
Forecasters say troublesome winter weather will affect the northeastern United States for the second weekend in a row
01/22/2020   Fox News Latest Headlines
All three suspected members of a violent white-supremacist group arrested last week in Maryland and Delaware were ordered held in detention pending further hearings.
01/22/2020   Fox News Latest Headlines
"The Five" hosts responded to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's two-hour opening argument in the Senate impeachment trial Wednesday, which marked the start of Democrats' three-day window to present their case against President Trump.
01/22/2020   USA Today Top Stories
Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., said White House officials dangled the opportunity for Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to visit the White House
      
01/22/2020   UPI Latest News
Adults exposed to a child with chickenpox in the home are around 30 percent less likely to develop shingles over 20 years, a new analysis has revealed.
01/22/2020   Forbes Latest Headlines
Even if Mohammed bin Salman's connection to the Bezos phone hack isn't proven, the damage for the prince and his kingdom has been done.
01/22/2020   Forbes Latest Headlines
The 24-year-old Spaniard, with a market value of $22.8 million, joins Bayern Munich until the end of the season on loan from Real Madrid.
01/22/2020   UPI Latest News
Rep. Adam Schiff called on senators to act as impartial jurors Wednesday when he delivered Democrats' opening statement in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
01/22/2020   USA Today Top Stories
Eli Manning walks away from the NFL as a two-time Super Bowl winner after spending his entire 16-year career with the Giants.
      
01/22/2020   USA Today Top Stories
D.C.'s Attorney General Karl Racine says Donald Trump's inaugural committee misused funds when overpaying for event space at Trump's hotel.
      
01/22/2020   Fox Sports:College Football
The identity of the voter who kept Derek Jeter from being a unanimous Hall of Fame pick may never be known
01/22/2020   Google Sports
01/22/2020   Fox Sports:College Football
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows how badly he's doing at Manchester United but he manager can't seem to find any solutions
01/22/2020   Fox Sports:College Football
Packers coach Matt LaFleur has decided to stick with Mike Pettine as his defensive coordinator
01/22/2020   Google Sports
01/22/2020   Google Sports
01/22/2020   ESPN College Sports
Eastern Michigan will pay former softball player Ariana Chretien and tennis player Marie Mayerova $25,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused the school of discrimination when it eliminated their softball and tennis in 2018.
01/21/2020   ESPN College Sports
Former NCAA executive Mark Lewis told ESPN that if the priority is to monetize college sports, "then you can't expect the players to live by the same set of rules [as they did in the past]. ... It's just a question of fairness."
01/16/2020   ESPN College Sports
Dave Salo will retire as Southern California men's and women's swimming coach after 14 years when the season ends in late March, but he will continue coaching Olympic hopefuls who train on the school's campus.