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Tribal Council breaks ground at new EQC parking garage

Aug. 12 saw a groundbreaking for the future site of a new parking garage for the Emerald Queen Casino off of Portland Avenue.
“Not only is this going to be a great economic development boost, not only is this going to help out with jobs and employment, but this is like our ancestors will be waving at the 250,000 cars that go by us out there, so let’s make this proud, this is big,” Puyallup Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud said.
The garage is another step in expanding the Emerald Queen Casino, which has not only been a source of income for the tribe, but a source of pride. When completed,… Read More


Lushootseed Language Institute celebrates success


The first-ever Lushootseed Language Institute at University of Washington-Tacoma came to an end on Aug. 12 and by all counts it was a great success. Attracting 25 students with a range of experience in the language, from beginners to Lushootseed teachers, the two-week immersion program has produced this many more people who now have a heightened knowledge of the language to share with others, thus… Read More

Treatment Center picnic celebrates healing and community

Current and past clients of the Puyallup Tribal Treatment Center, their friends and family were all welcomed to the Little Wild Wolves Youth and Community Center on Friday, Aug. 12 for the annual Treatment Center picnic. Held on a perfect sunny, summery day, guests enjoyed a variety of fun outdoor… Read More