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NOTICE OF BURN BAN Chehalis Tribal Community

Please be advised that effective June 24 at 12:00 PM a burn ban will Official Notice Regarding:
be in effect on the Chehalis Indian Reservation and all off-reservation BEAR SIGHTING
Tribal owned lands and allotment lands under the jurisdiction of the Tribe
(collectively, the “tribal property”). There has been a bear spotted by the Tribal Center crossing the road on
Howanut Road. Typically, every year there is a bear seen in this area,
NO OUTDOOR BURNING WILL BE PERMITTED (Located down the hill from the Tribal Center is a few apple orchards).

FIREWORKS MAY BE LIT AT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS AND This is just to remind you that the bear is back looking for food and allow
TIMES ONLY them their space.

Wholesale Fireworks Vendors If you spot a bear:
„„Just leave the animal alone.
Demo shows or any lighting of fireworks will not be allowed on tribal „„Do not leave pet food out overnight.
property except for in an area designated near the Tribal Community „„Manage your garbage.
Center. Shows must be arranged and permitted through the Chehalis Tribe „„If you see bear cubs, stay clear of them.
Department of Natural Resources Director and The Grays Harbor Fire „„Do not approach them.
District 1 Chief.
And remember bears are scared of people too!

Retail Vendors Tribal Enrollment

Fireworks lighting may be authorized in an area near the retail vendor’s If you need to enroll your child this year please stop by and pick up
stand that is clear of vegetation, on bare dirt. Permitted lighting times will enrollment office for an application.  If the biological father is an
vary based on weather conditions. Notice of open times will be announced enrolled tribal member a DNA test is required. Make sure you get your
via the Tribe’s Facebook Page, Reader Board at Tribal Center and the Tribal application in by August 29, 2015. 
Hotline (866-623-8883). Please check every couple of hours to verify that
it is OK to light fireworks. If you need a Tribal Identification Card please call at least one day in
Consumers, Community Members, Tribal Renters
For more information contact Chris Ortivez at 360-273-5911.
Lighting fireworks will only be allowed in the designated area at the Tribal
Community Center. No fireworks lighting will be allowed in the housing Chehalis Tribal Newsletter
areas or other tribal property. Adult supervision is required.
The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation...
THE DESIGNATED AREA “People of the Sands”

For questions please contact Mark White, Natural Resources Director or Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not
Glen Connelly, Environmental Programs at 360-273-5911.
necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal

Business Committee.

The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters,

articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are

subject to editing.

ATTENTION TRIBAL MEMBERS Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal

community members and staff. Submission deadline: Changed to the first of each

month (printed monthly). Business Committee

Throughout the baseball season, we will have sign-ups so you can watch Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Don Secena, Chairman
the Mariners in the Chehalis Tribal Suite. Harry Pickernell, Sr., Vice Chairman
420 Howanut Road Farley Youckton, Treasurer
For more information contact Leroy Boyd at 360-709-1787 Oakville, WA 98568 Cheryle Starr, Secretary
or Phillip Youckton at 360-709-1752 (360) 709-1726 (office)
(360) 273-5914 (fax) Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member

You can also stop by the Events Office located in the Community Center. Chehalis Tribe’s Vision Statement
To be a thriving, self-sufficient,
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sovereign people, honoring our past Newsletter Staff:
and serving current
Fred Shortman,
and future generations Communications
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