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By Lou Marzeles

County asks court to block Tribe legal bid


January 30, 2019

Klickitat County wants to keep the Yakama Nation from preventing county law enforcement from making arrests on lands the tribe considers part of its reservation, according to a story Monday on

The county maintains it has authority in Tract D in and around Glenwood, and the Sheriff's Department has arrested some tribal members there. The tribe considers the land to be part of its reservation within the exterior boundaries under an 1855 treaty and says the land is not subject to state or county jurisdiction.

The Nation is seeking a preliminary injunction against Klickitat County, its sheriff's office, and its de-partment of the prosecuting attorney, the Law360 story states. But,...

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