Vice Chairman Richard “Rick” D George – 163Robert “Bob” Doucette – 110Rosemary LaClaire – 117 Treasurer Agripina “Abbie” Smith – 95Gary Kentner – 126Jesse Madera – 125Lawrence Bailey – 45 Position D Katherine Romero – 146Ryawn Cline – 126Tresea Doucette – 118
Per Hunting Regulations, Deer/Elk season comes to an end 2/29/20. Avoid late fees by returning all tags by 3/30/20 to the Natural Resources Department. No tag will be issued to any hunter for the 2020-2021 season unless tags, including special tags, are returned from the prior hunting season.
Fitness classes take place each week, Monday through Friday at the Mí sq’ eq’ ó Community Building, unless noted. Check out the 2020 class schedule here. Stay tuned for updates and new classes throughout the year. Circuit Training: Circuit Training is a workout regime that involves moving from one activity to the next with very little rest. After a short warm up, you are able to move through the circuit as many times as you would like, depending on your fitness level and time constraints. With this form of training, your body will be challenged with a combination of endurance and muscular strength. To read more about circuit training, read this article by ACE. HIIT Training: High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) classes are designed to give a you a quick an convenient workout. HIIT training involves giving max, all out efforts in small and quick intervals, which are followed by a rest period. We will begin each class with a short warm up, then the HIIT workout itself will last 20 minutes. Little or no equipment is used for these workouts. To read about the benefits of HIIT training, read this article by Healthline. For questions, contact Margaret Tumangday at…Read More
Please call the clinic before coming in if you have a fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State Department of Health announced the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States in Washington State. The patient recently returned from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, where an outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December. 2019 novel coronavirus is concerning because it’s a new strain and can cause pneumonia. • Confirmed Cases: 1 Snohomish County • Close contacts being monitored: 43 Last updated: Jan 23, 2020 at 3:00 PM. How is it spread? Human coronaviruses most commonly spread from an infected person to others through: • The air by coughing and sneezing • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands • Rarely, fecal contamination What are the symptoms? Symptoms of coronavirus are similar to influenza and the common cold and may include: • Runny nose • Headache • Cough • Sore throat • Fever • A general feeling…Read More
Katrice Rodriguez, MSW, Nooksack Youth & Family Services Director We are currently working on a community needs and strengths assessment to help develop our new Domestic Violence program. Nooksack Indian Tribe and the Bellingham Whatcom County Commission on Sexual & Domestic Violence are holding interviews and sharing circles in January and February 2020 to help find out more about the strengths and needs around domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse services in the Nooksack community. If you have had personal experience with these issues, we invite you to share your story and help make sure that the Victims of Crime program will be effective and supportive for all those who need it. All participants receive a $50 gift card for their time. Food, childcare, and transportation assistance are available. For more information or to sign up, contact Katrice Rodriguez, Nooksack Youth & Family Services Director at email@example.com or 360-306-5090 or Elizabeth Montoya, Commission Project Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 312-5700 or visit dvcommission.org/nooksack.
Nooksack Tribal Council Candidates have been posted! You can find them on the Tribal Council Page!
The dates for the 2020 STOWW commodity distribution take place from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. STOWW at the Nooksack River Building parking lot, 5048 Mt. Baker Hwy, Deming, WA. The application for STOWW can be found on the website here. The 2020 Nooksack Food Bank distribution dates are from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, or until supplies last. The Nooksack Food Bank is open to anyone in need, and is located behind the Social Services building, 4971 Deming Road, Deming, WA. For questions about these and other programs, call Social Services at (360) 592-0135.
To the voters of the Nooksack Indian Tribe: You are hereby notified of the upcoming 2020 Nooksack Tribal Council Election for the Following Tribal Council positions: Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, Position C & Position D More information on the Council Page
Action: Review of the DRAFT Water Code. Dates: Public Comment period closes December 6, 2019 Address: Written public comments on the DRAFT Water Code may be submitted by either: US mail to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Water Code Public Comment, PO Box 157, Deming, WA 98244Hand Delivered to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Water Code Public Comment, 5016 Deming Rd, Deming, WA 98244Email to email@example.com (Subject: Water Code Public Comment)
Action: Review of the DRAFT Public Nuisance Code. Dates: Public Comment period closes December 6, 2019 Address: Written public comments on the DRAFT Public Nuisance Code may be submitted by either: US mail to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Public Nuisance Public Comment, PO Box 157, Deming, WA 98244Hand Delivered to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Public Nuisance Plan Comment, 5016 Deming Rd, Deming, WA 98244Email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Public Nuisance Public Comment)
Action: Review of the Strategic Plan Dates: Public Comment period Closes November 30, 2019 Address: Written public comments on the DRAFT strategic Plan may be submitted by either: US mail to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Strategic Plan Public Comment, PO Box 157, Deming, WA 98244Hand Delivered to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATT: Strategic Plan Public Comment, 5016 Deming Rd, Deming, WA 98244Email to email@example.com (Subject: Strategic Plan Public Comment)
A last will dictates who will inherit your assets, your IIM account and Tribal trust lands and, most importantly, it will also designate who will care for your minor children. A Community Property Agreement puts into writing that you and your spouse’s property belongs to the marital community. Most real assets will automatically transfer to your spouse upon your death. A Durable Power of Attorney is used while you are still alive but for some reason unable to take care of your finances. This document will designate a person to help you during incapacitation. A Medical Power of Attorney is used while you are still alive as well, but it is to designate a person to help doctors decide what is medically in your best interest. A Health Care Directivel Living Will directs doctors on subjects such as “do not resuscitate”. A Directive to Family lets your family know your wishes on after-death arrangements (i.e. cremation vs. burial, ceremony, etc). All information is confidential very little personal information is needed to prepare these documents. The next Clinic will be held OCTOBER 22ND-24th, 2019 If you are a Nooksack Tribal member and interested in having a Will prepared at NO COST, please…Read More
We’re re-imagining WIC! We’re closed while we get ready for something new. When we re-open, we’ll have a new computer system and you’ll get a WIC Card to shop for WIC foods. We’ll re-open: October 28, 2019 at 8:30am You’re important to us. If you have an immediate need for formula or foods please contact the local food bank at: 360-676-0392. They’re aware of this need during the week WIC is closed. Thanks so much, Your Nooksack WIC Staff
Honoring All Veterans Who Have Served Monday, November 11, 2019 11:00 AM Mí sq’ eq’ ó Community Building 2515 Sulwhanon Road, Everson, WA 98247 A complimentary Lunch will be served after the ceremony for Attendees. Please contact Candace Kelly via e-mail at ckelly@nooksack- nsn.gov or call (360) 592-0135 for more information We look forward to seeing you there! ! !