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Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe spends 'pretty fair chunk' on garden
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe
of Washington purchased the
at an auction last Friday.
The purchase price wasn't disclosed. But the tribe went well above the $749,000 minimum bid, The Kitsap Sun reported.
"We did. A pretty fair chunk," Noel Higa, the director of the Port Gamble Development Authority, the tribe's economic development arm, told the paper.
The 15-acre site is about a mile away from the reservation. The tribe also has acquired another 400 acres near Heronswood.
Get the Story:
Kitsap County tribe wins auction for Heronswood Gardens
(The Seattle Times 6/21)
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe purchases Heronswood Gardens
(The Kitsap Sun 6/21)
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