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Sheriff gains local support for tax increase

Prop. 1 would fund new jail, help local police

With the current jail in Grant County regularly being at maximum capacity, criminals get to roam free, an issue the sheriff says a new, larger jail could address.

A measure on the Nov. 5 ballot to raise the sales tax in Grant County by 0.3% could build a new jail in Grant County and bring in over $80,000 a year to the Grand Coulee Police Department and boost other municipal police departments arou...


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