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Voters of Dry Creek Band oust longtime chair Harvey Hopkins
Voters of Dry Creek Band oust longtime chair Harvey Hopkins (November 18, 2014)

Chris Wright came in first in a field of three. Incumbent Harvey Hopkins came in last.


Dry Creek Band reduces salaries of tribal board of directors
Dry Creek Band reduces salaries of tribal board of directors (November 14, 2014)

Chairman Harvey Hopkins has given up his salary as the tribe tightens its belts.


Dry Creek Band announces $21M solar energy development
Dry Creek Band announces $21M solar energy development (November 12, 2014)

The cost of the project is being picked up by tribal investors.


Dry Creek Band weighs referendum to address disenrollments
Dry Creek Band weighs referendum to address disenrollments (May 27, 2014)

The tribe might change its constitution to address the controversy.


Dry Creek Rancheria announces moratorium on disenrollments
Dry Creek Rancheria announces moratorium on disenrollments (April 30, 2014)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California announced a 10-year moratorium on disenrollments.


Dry Creek Rancheria to hold disenrollment hearings this week
Dry Creek Rancheria to hold disenrollment hearings this week (April 16, 2014)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California is holding disenrollment proceedings this week


BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH  Act applications
BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH Act applications (April 10, 2014)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.


Dry Creek Rancheria aims to remove more than 75 from the rolls
Dry Creek Rancheria aims to remove more than 75 from the rolls (March 25, 2014)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California is planning to remove more than 75 people from the rolls.


Tribes in US and Canada diversify into winemaking industry
Tribes in US and Canada diversify into winemaking industry (June 11, 2013)

Several tribes in the U.S. and Canada have joined the wine-producing industry. The Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia got into the business in 2001. The tribe supplies grapes to...


Dry Creek Rancheria holds election after three-month delay
Dry Creek Rancheria holds election after three-month delay (February 22, 2013)

Members of the Dry Creek Rancheria of California will go to the polls on Saturday. The election was originally scheduled to take place last November. But it was delayed after...


Dry Creek Rancheria removes two women who filed for office
Dry Creek Rancheria removes two women who filed for office (January 11, 2013)

Leaders of the Dry Creek Rancheria of California voted 3-2 on Thursday to remove two women from the rolls, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported. Carmen Cordova Soltanizadeh, 34, and Laila...


Dry Creek Rancheria hears appeals over pending disenrollments
Dry Creek Rancheria hears appeals over pending disenrollments (January 8, 2013)

Leaders of the Dry Creek Rancheria of California held closed-door hearings on Monday to consider the pending disenrollments of two women. Carmen Cordova Soltanizadeh, 34, and Laila DeRouen, 29, received...


Gus Pina: Dry Creek Rancheria  takes membership role seriously
Gus Pina: Dry Creek Rancheria takes membership role seriously (December 5, 2012)

"The U.S. Constitution recognizes Indian tribes as sovereign governments along with states and foreign governments. One hundred and eighty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged our political independence and...


Dry Creek Rancheria calls off election amid enrollment dispute
Dry Creek Rancheria calls off election amid enrollment dispute (November 19, 2012)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California called off its election after the membership qualifications of two candidates were questioned. Carmen Cordova Soltanizadeh, 34, and Laila DeRouen, 29, received disenrollment notices...


Dry Creek Rancheria agrees to provide $2M for road projects
Dry Creek Rancheria agrees to provide $2M for road projects (May 9, 2012)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California plans to share up to $2 million in Indian Reservation Roads funds with Sonoma County, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports. The money will be...


Two California tribes spend millions on vineyard property
Two California tribes spend millions on vineyard property (April 13, 2012)

Two tribes in northern California have spent more than $37 million to acquire vineyard property, according to news reports. The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians spent $24 million...


EPA approves Dry Creek Rancheria  for treatment as state
EPA approves Dry Creek Rancheria for treatment as state (October 20, 2011)

The Environmental Protection Agency announced approval of treatment as state status for the Dry Creek Rancheria of California. The designation under the Clean Water Act allows the tribe to set...