Lummi Nation and county reach agreement over ferry
The Lummi Nation and Whatcom County, Washington, reached an agreement for the continued operation of the Lummi Island ferry.

The tribe agreed to a 25-year extension of the lease for the ferry dock. Some details still need to be worked out.

"It's important to the Lummi Nation that we continue to be good neighbors within the greater community," Chairman Henry Cagey said in a joint press release with the county.

The tribe had raised concerns about safety and long term impacts of the ferry.

Get the Story:
Whatcom County, tribe reach deal on Lummi Island ferry (The Bellingham Herald 2/4)
Tribe, County Reach Lummi Island Ferry Agreement (KGMI 2/4)

Relevant Documents:
Joint Press Release

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