Tag Archives: Quinault Indian Nation

Quinault Elders in Aberdeen traffic accident Tuesday

Aberdeen accident 2

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — A tribal spokesman says eight Quinault Indian Nation tribal elders and staff members have been injured in a traffic crash in Aberdeen. Spokesman Steve Robinson says the Quinault group was headed to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on

Public scoping begins on two proposals to export crude by rail

Port of Grays Harbor ariel view

Over 120 attended the first of two public meetings last night to begin to shape Environmental Impact Statements being prepared for two companies that seek to export crude oil from Grays Harbor ports. Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp was

Quinault Indian Nation to open Lake Quinault to regulated use

Lake Quinault

TAHOLAH, WA – The Quinault Indian Nation announced today they are reopening Lake Quinault to non-tribal use, under specified regulations and restrictions. President Fawn Sharp, said that since the lake was shut down in June of last year, to address

Permits filed for third Oil-by-rail terminal at Port of Grays Harbor

SEATTLE – U.S. Development Group is seeking permits to build an oil terminal on the Washington coast that could handle about 45,000 barrels of crude oil a day. The $80 million proposal at the Port of Grays Harbor is one of

Quinault Indian National says Taholah residents are safe

Quianult Indain Nation President Fawn Sharp

The Quinault Indian Nation says repair work is done on their seawall and residents are safe – for now, adding that with climate change their work is not done. In a press release, President Fawn Sharp said the “Quinault Nation

Quinault Indian Nation considering lake regulations, could reopen Lake Quinault by late April

Lake Quinault: The lake is within the boundaries of the Quinault Indian Reservation 

and owned entirely by the Quinault Nation up to the Ordinary High Water Mark.

The Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) Business Committee is considering draft regulations which could lead to the reopening of Lake Quinault to non-tribal use this spring, according the QIN President Fawn Sharp. The lake was closed in April of 2013 due

Army Corps. commences emergency repairs to Taholah seawall, heavy traffic expected

The U.S. Corps of Engineers has commenced work on the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) sea wall and Quinault has issued an advisory that this will result in increased traffic from Aberdeen to Taholah along the ocean beach road and State

Quinault Nation Declares State of Emergency

Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation, declared a state of emergency Tuesday night due to a breach in the Taholah seawall and destruction of a smokehouse, other outbuildings and properties in the lower village. The damage was caused

15th Annual United Way Gala a Success for Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

The 15th Annual United Way Gala was a huge success thanks to the support and generosity of the community.  There were well over the 300 people at the event. “The Gala raised over $75,000 for programs that reach thousands of

Quinault Tribe challenges leadership, while leadership challenges U.S. President

QUINAULT, Wash. - The Quinault Indian Nation will vote on a recall of their President, Fawn Sharp and three other members of the tribal Business Committee next week. The tribe's newspaper the Nugguam, states that "A petition to recall Sharp,