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Council member expelled from Colville Business Council


The Colville Business Council, meeting in special session Thursday with all tribal representatives present, expelled fellow councilmember Andrea George from their ranks on ethics charges that she denied in a detailed statement.

George, elected last summer to represent the Nespelem District, is a lawyer her supporters insist was being expelled for calling into question procedures and actions the council takes, not for actual ethics violations.

Too many of those supporters gathered outside council chambers at 9 a.m. meeting to fit inside the meeting room with the CBC. Only about 30 were allow...

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