Advertise:   712.224.5420

Washington tribes open fireworks season

Several Washington tribes have opened their fireworks seasons in time for the July 4 holiday.

As sovereigns, the tribe set their own fireworks rules and regulations. Their seasons usually begin before the state's season on June 28. The tribes typically fireworks that may not be legal off the reservation.

About 20 fireworks stands have been set up by members of the Squaxin Island Tribe. Tribal members pay a fee to the tribe to help fund education and elders programs.

The Skokomish Tribe also sets its own fees. The tribe's season began May 12 and runs through July 16.

Get the Story:
Tribes light fuse on holiday fireworks season (The Olympian 6/21)