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Oregon Delegation Expands Inquiry Into Chemawa Indian School  OPB News

Democrats from Oregon's congressional delegation are turning up the heat on federal officials responsible for Chemawa Indian School. Lawmakers sent letters ...

Julie Young to leave Chess for Success after 21 years  Portland Tribune

The executive director of Chess for Success, Julie Young, has announced plans to retire from the statewide nonprofit dedicated to teaching students how to stop ...

Oregon Lawmakers Promise Reforms For Chemawa Indian School  OPB News

Four Democrats from Oregon's congressional delegation are promising changes for Chemawa Indian School after meeting with tribal representatives and the ...

CONTRIBUTIONS: Siletz Tribe gives nearly $194,000 | Community  The News Guard

The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $193289.76 to 46 organizations on Feb. 1 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit groups.

Life And Death At Chemawa Indian School  OPB News

Marshall Friday came to Oregon looking for a better life. For Melissa Abell, it was to grow up. Flint Tall came for love. The three students came from three different ...

Chemawa Indian School . News  OPB News

Three students came from three different tribes to attend Chemawa Indian School. Now, their mothers are still struggling to understand how their children's ...

Rep. Kurt Schrader: Continuing the fight over Chemawa Indian School  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Oct 3, 2018 | Community, Government, News, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. After a 2017 Oregon Public Broadcasting investigation revealed ...

Behind The Fence: Chemawa Indian School's Culture Of Secrecy  OPB News

Chemawa Indian School sits uphill of Interstate 5 at the north end of Salem, Oregon. The campus isn't easy to find and the federal government has made it even ...

Congress Presses BIE Director For Answers On Chemawa, Native Education  OPB News

Oregon's federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill. Bureau of Indian Education Director Tony ...

What's A Chemawa Diploma Really Worth? . News  OPB News

Chemawa Indian School has come a long way since its founding more than a century ago as part of the federal effort to forcibly assimilate Native American youth ...

Former Chemawa Staff Say Concerns Were Met With Retaliation, Bullying  OPB News

Celeste Karzon saw warning signs before she arrived at Chemawa Indian School in 2009. According to Karzon, the school overstated her expected salary as an ...

Unmarked graves discovered at Chemawa Indian School

Unmarked graves shed light on 'America's best kept secret' of abuse towards Native communities.

With no home track, how did Blanchet's girls win a track team championship?  Statesman Journal

Blanchet's girls track and field team brought home its first team state championship in program history last week at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Chemawa Indian School student found dead Sunday identified as Melissa Abell, 18

The Marion County Sheriff's Office, which provides law enforcement services for the boarding school, said nothing suggested foul play.

American Indian journalist buried at Chemawa Cemetery  Statesman Journal

Elijah Brown, who died in 1901, ran the school newspaper.

Stewart Indian School museum to tell the full story  Nevada Appeal

Wednesday, a blessing ceremony will take place to kick off a renovation project that will bring a new cultural center and museum to the Stewart Indian School in ...

New book tells story of Chemawa Indian School  Statesman Journal

Book details history of music at Chemawa Indian School.

Canyonville Christian Academy Graduation | Education

Canyonville Christian Academy will hold its graduation at 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, in the school gymnasium, 250 E. 1st St., Canyonville. Mr. Ed John ...

What It Is At LKSD: Speech Contest, Volleyball, And Wrestling  KYUK

This weekend is the 2018 Mixed Six Conference Volleyball Tournament at Bethel Regional High School. Akiuk, Akula, Atmautluak, Kipnuk, Kwethluk, Newtok,

June Acevedo  The Missoulian

RONAN — June Acevedo, 93, passed away July 25, 2018 at Riverside Nursing Home in Missoula. June was born June 30, 1925 in St. Ignatius to Frank Isadore ...

Marion County Sheriff reassigns deputy involved in violent video  Statesman Journal

The Marion County Sheriff's Office reassigned a deputy caught on video repeatedly punching a homeless man while taking him into custody Monday.

Devontre Thomas is 19. He Could Face a Year in Prison. For a Gram of Marijuana.  Willamette Week

Devontre Thomas is 19 years old. In a few weeks, he goes on trial in federal court in Portland. If he loses, he could go to prison for a year. For possessing an ...

Lady Celts end dry spell  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Oct 3, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Lady Celts end dry spell. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes.

Autumn Massey  White Mountain Independent

Autumn Morning Star Massey died unexpectedly Feb. 5, 2018 at the Whiteriver Hospital in Whiteriver. She was born Sept. 2, 1998 to Rhonda Massey in ...

Today's Remaining Native American Boarding Schools Are A Far Cry From Their History  Wyoming Public Media

This is part two of a series. Listen to part one here. At the start of his senior year at Wyoming Indian High School, Tim O'Neal was struggling. “I was.

For Two Spirits, An Opportunity To Reclaim Acceptance Across Indian Country  KLCC FM Public Radio

The term “Two Spirit” in Native American culture often describes a person possessing both male and female spirits. And they've been around well before the.

Marion County Deputy awarded for resource officer work  Statesman Journal

A Marion County Sheriff's Deputy received an award Monday for his resource work at Chemawa Indian School in Salem.

Salem Relay for Life set for July 8  Statesman Journal

Victoria Shinn came by Holding Court in a fighting mood. Thankfully, we didn't have to request security. Instead, she's in the mood to fight cancer.

The OSAA: Hiding in plain sight  Statesman Journal

Here's an inside look at the most influential group in Oregon high school sports.

Petco 'safari' display draws ire  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | May 26, 2017 | Business, General, News, Top Stories | 0 |. Petco 'safari' display draws ire. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes.

An Oregon teen is facing federal drug charges over a single gram of marijuana  Washington Post

An Oregon teenager is facing federal drug charges and up to a year in prison for possessing a gram of marijuana, according to his lawyer — the first marijuana ...

Devontre Thomas Stared Down Federal Charges for a Gram of Cannabis. Here's Why He Fought Back.  Willamette Week

On Aug. 4, Devontre Thomas learned that federal prosecutors threatening him with a year in prison for a gram of cannabis had backed down and dropped the ...

Graduating grandmother's research examines painful Native American boarding school history  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Marsha Small, a 54-year-old grandmother who grew up on a ranch on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, is far from the most likely person to be graduating ...

Keizer History Tour  Statesman Journal

Settlers first arrived in Keizer in the 1840s. The city is named after Thomas Dove Keizur, whose family came to Oregon with the Applegate wagon trail in 1843.

No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select 20 Teachers for Global Impact Challenge  GlobeNewswire

Fort Collins, Colorado, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- No Barriers Youth and Wells Fargo announced the selection of 20 middle and high school ...

Why is an Oregon teen facing a federal charge for pot?

There hasn't been a federal pot possession case in Oregon since 2011.So why is a 19 year old being charged now?

Salem area high school football: Live score updates  Statesman Journal

Tonight is Friday night high school football night across the Mid-Valley. Check here throughout the night for live scores. See for videos, ...

Feds Dropping Charges Against Native American Teenager Who Faced a Year in Jail for Cannabis  Willamette Week

Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against a Native American teenager who faced a year in prison for possessing a gram of marijuana.

Sampson leaves legacy of activism | Local News  East Oregonian

Yellowbird has flown away. Chief Carl Sampson of the Walla Walla Tribe died Wednesday at age 84. His native name, Peo Peo Mox Mox, means yellow bird.

Keizer players lead Crusaders to big win  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Feb 18, 2015 | Local Sports, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. T. McAvoy, A. Werst. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. Two Keizer students ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $78000 in Scholarships to 60 Oregon/SW Washington High School Seniors  Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $78,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 60 ...

Lisa G. Pretty Weasel-Frost  Billings Gazette

CROW AGENCY — Lisa G. Pretty Weasel-Frost, 43, of Crow Agency, passed away from a tragic car accident on July 14, 2016.

15 essential waterfalls hikes near Salem, Oregon  Statesman Journal

Waterfall season is here in Oregon. In that awkward late autumn period, when the rain has arrived but the snow is lagging, waterfalls hit center stage. Here are ...

Heritage: Babe Ruth was a hit in visit to Salem  Statesman Journal

The baseball great spent a few days in December 1926 in Salem, interacting with its people.

In Memory of Clayton Curtis WhiteGrass  Billings Gazette

Clayton Curtis WhiteGrass (Came by Mistake, Pah Tsa-Ppo) 54, passed away on Jan. 10, 2017, in Billings. Clayton was born on Dec. 13, 1963, in Browning, ...

In the Archives: Two Worlds  The Ann Arbor Chronicle

Editor's note: The new University of Michigan North Quad residential hall, which is opening this fall at the corner of State and Huron, will house the Global ...

Jason Eller presents program on Tamassee School at DAR meeting |  News-Reporter

Speaker Jason Eller and DAR members, Ginny Broome, Anna Gunter Jason Eller, Chief Development Officer of Tamassee School in Tamassee, S.C., was guest ...

State to re-examine schools' use of Native American mascot names

In December 2006, as then-Taft High School senior Che Butler waited to testify before the Oregon Board of Education against the use of Native American mascot ...

Two types of players visit Holding Court  Statesman Journal

Players were in the mix at Holding Court this week where, stepping in in the absence of Carole Currie, entertainment reporter Carlee Wright joined Michael ...

Native American teen faces a year in prison for possessing one gram of weed  The Guardian

Devontre Thomas faces a federal trial that advocates say is a waste of resources and a stark reminder that law enforcement continue to target people of color.

Nonfiction review: 'Native American Son' by Kate Buford

Buford's account is hampered by the hard truth that, aside from his marvelous athletic accomplishments, Thorpe was not a very interesting person.

Pamplin Media Group - Cougars split final two games  Hillsboro Tribune

The Gervais boys basketball team was hoping to finish the regular season by picking up a couple wins against league rivals that had beaten them earlier in the ...

Here are Opal Creek's 7 best hikes, and how to avoid the crowds  Statesman Journal

Concern about overcrowding in Opal Creek and Little North has reached a boiling point. Here's how to avoid the crowds.

Is a shot clock coming to Oregon high school basketball?  Statesman Journal

The NBA has a shot clock, and so does college basketball. It has filtered down to the high school level in states like California and Washington as well. But in the ...

Indiana Wesleyan University names new chancellor to lead National and Global Campus  PR Newswire

MARION, Ind., July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) announced today that it has hired Dr. Matt Lucas as the next ...

Oregon schoolchildren inhale cancer-causing fumes on buses as state plods towards fix

Almost half of Oregon's school buses spew unhealthy amounts of diesel fumes into the air, exposing tens of thousands of children to cancer-causing exhaust ...

Chemawa Indian School Evacuated  Salem-News.Com

A fire alarm at the Chemawa Indian School East of Keizer Sunday morning led to an evacuation of students who live in the school's dormitories. Salem Fire ...

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