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Tribes respond to horse controversy


Last updated 2/13/2019 at 10:43am

A helicopter with Sun J Livestock works a roundup of feral horses on the Colville Reservation near Buffalo Lake last week. - photo by Justus Caudell, Tribal Tribune

The Colville Tribes responded with a press release last week regarding a controversial decision to approve a contract to round up approximately 1,250 horses from the reservation.

The nearly $500,000 contract awarded to Sun J Livestock was approved on Jan. 24.

"The Colville Business Council responsibly addressed the need to better protect our lands, water, wildlife and native plants on the reser...

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