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Darnell Sam fills vacant Nespelem District position


Last updated 3/13/2019 at 9:16am

Darnell Sam has been appointed to the Nespelem District Position #2 on the Colville Business Council, following the expulsion of Andrea George, who had filled that position.

The CBC named Sam to the council seat following a 94-53 vote by tribal members held at a March 5 Nespelem District meeting, according to a March 6 press release from the Colville Tribes.

The council had expelled George Feb. 21 on ethics charges including improper influence, gross misconduct and malfeasance.

George’s supporters insisted she was being expelled for calling into question procedures and actions the council...

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