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By Lou Marzeles

How can we make the best of a challenging situation?


September 4, 2019

Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David Quesnel remarked in a story The Sentinel did earlier this year, “We want to be good neighbors, but it’s hard when your neighbor keeps suing you.”

He was talking about the Yakama Nation.

The tribe has just won a major court case determining jurisdiction over Tract D in Klickitat County, on which a lot of non-Native people live and have for generations. The decision has many of them concerned, and the county commissioners are meeting tonight in Glenwood at 6:30 p.m. at the Glenwood School to address the situation with Glenwood residents.

The case provides a useful opportunity to take a fresh look at relations between the Yakama Nation and Kl...

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