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Tribe turns down feral horse removal bid


The Colville Business Council voted in a Jan. 8 meeting not to approve a contract to remove feral horses from the reservation, the Tribal Tribune reports.

A $478,000 proposal by Sun J Livestock to remove about 1,250 feral horses was submitted after the tribe released a request for proposals for the project in December 2018.

The same company had removed 420 feral horses from the reservation in 2015 in a similar effort.

Feral horses are said to overgraze the land, competing with livestock and wild animals, cause erosion issues and other undesirable effects. The issue is one that affects publ...

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