USFWS Fisheries Tribal Internship

Fisheries WaterCorp Tribal Internship opportunity with US Fish and Wildlife Service for registered tribal members ages 18-34 who are interested in Natural Resource Conservation Science! Duties: Biological field sampling, lab, and fish hatchery support Workstation: Lacey, WA Duration: 6 months, likely starting in early June of 2024 Benefits Include: • $600 per week living stipend and AmeriCorps status and benefits • $3,247 education award, student loan forbearance, etc. • Career building experience and professional development training Minimum Qualifications: Registered Tribal Member Age 18-34 High School Diploma or GED A strong interest in Natural Resource Conservation Science For more information and …READ MORE

Summer Produce Boxes Survey

LEKT USDA Food Program 2024 Summer Produce Survey Local LEKT community members (including gov’t enterprise and casino staff), we are building the summer produce order for the community and need your input on what type of food you would be interested in. Please take two minutes to complete the online survey and provide input on summer produce boxes.  This survey will be open through Feb 28th.  We are also working on sourcing local beef, pork, seafood, dairy, buffalo, berries, and traditional foods to distribute through the food bank. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9PXNY5Y A paper copy of this survey can be found at the tribal …READ MORE

Volunteer Planting at Ediz Hook

The Clallam Marine Resources Committee, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, and Clallam Conservation District are teaming up again this year to improve the nearshore habitat on Ediz Hook. Volunteers are needed to help plant 2,500 bareroot plants. LOCATION: Ediz Hook in Port Angeles DATES/TIMES: March 26 (Tues) from 10:00AM – Noon OR 12:30PM – 2:00PM March 28 (Thurs) from 10:00AM – Noon OR 12:30PM – 2:00PM ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Please bring gloves, raingear, and a shovel or other planting tool if available. (There will be limited shovels on hand for volunteers that don’t have one.) Water and snacks will be provided. Due …READ MORE

2024 Elwha Bridge Run

The Elwha Bridge Run is this Saturday, February 3rd, 2024, and all LEKT employees/staff/families can register for 50% off entries to the Elwha Bridge Run. This run is a great way to start the year off with some outdoor fresh air in our own neighborhood. This is not an official LEKT run, rather we are an Event Sponsor. The event is coordinated through “Run the Peninsula.” Here is the link to register: https://runsignup.com/Race/WA/PortAngeles/LowerElwhaBridge5K10K Run-The-Peninsula-24-Discount-Flyer-Elwha (PDF)  

Christmas 2023 Pickup Details

Holiday food boxes and tribal member and family checks will be available for pick up next week in the dining hall: Monday 12/18 – 12-4 Tuesday 12/19 – 10-4 LOCAL ELDERS 60+: The elders program will reach out to you to set up delivery of food and check. All Gov’t and Elwha Enterprise Inc. staff are invited to stop by and pick up food box for their family holiday meal (one box per residence). Please be aware that the food boxes will have fresh dairy items, that require immediate refrigeration, so plan your pick up time and travels home accordingly. …READ MORE

LEKT Dump Funds

Who is eligible to utilize this privilege? All forms of eligible ID must have a current, updated address on them. Please contact Enrollment to update ID cards, if needed. LEKT Enrolled Tribal members, who must bring a current Tribal Enrollment ID Card or a current Hunting/Fishing ID LEKT current spouses, who must bring a current LEKT spousal Card There are RULES: Refrigerators (must take doors off), Stoves, Washers, Dryers, & Tires are OK NO BOATS, TRAILERS, or MOTORS of any kind! Dump trucks are not allowed to utilize this service either. CURRENT RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ONLY– NO COMMERCIAL DUMPING NOBODY HIRED TO …READ MORE

Solar Power Energy Survey

Did you know that solar power could be stored for an emergency? We Need Your Help! The Public Works Department is doing a study to see if solar power could help our community in case of an emergency. Your input matters! Please respond by January 1. You can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WCB565J Or scan the QR code below. Solar Power Energy Survey (PDF)

Important LEKT Native Network Internet Update

Dear Native Network customer – In response to the pandemic, the Tribe has been able to provide free Internet service since January 2021 to your location on the Reservation. At the end of this year, the funding for this service will run out; therefore, a new program could still allow you to receive free or reduced-priced Internet. Our tribal telecom partner, Native Network, will continue to offer the existing internet service at your location for a monthly fee of $69.95 … AND could be entirely paid for or dramatically reduced by a national Internet program called the Affordable Connectivity Program …READ MORE

2023 Thanksgiving Food Boxes

Provided by USDA local food purchase assistance cooperative LEKT household Thanksgiving food boxes (turkeys, squash, onions, carrots, apples, potatoes, seafood), and member $100 checks will be available for pick up by drive through at the LEKT food bank located at 22 Spokwes Dr. Friday 11/17 from 10-6, Sat 11/18 from 10-3. Please follow the cones to drive around the facility to pick up. Out of town checks have been mailed. You must have written a note to have someone else pick up your items. One per box per household. No early pickups. Checks that are not picked by Sat at …READ MORE