Mayor faces with recall for negotiating with Coeur d'Alene Tribe
An anti-Indian group is threatening to recall the mayor of St. Maries, Idaho.

The North Idaho Citizens’ Alliance says Mayor Tami Holdahl is pushing the city to sign a law enforcement agreement with the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. The group says she has a conflict because she also works for the tribe's police department.

"We have some grave concerns that Mayor Holdahl is attempting to throw us under the bus once again," the group's leader, Peg Carver, said in an e-mail, The St. Maries Gazette-Record reported.

The tribe ran into opposition when it pushed a bill that would require counties to negotiate law enforcement agreements. The tribe dropped the effort after Benewah County said it would come to the table but the tribe says the county isn't living up to its promise.

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Anti-CdA Tribe Group Targets Mayor (The Spokesman Review / The St. Maries Gazette-Record 8/11)

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