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Lummi Nation cites 'progress' for ferry dock negotiations

"Substantial progress has been made" in negotiations for the Lummi Island ferry, Lummi Nation Chairman Cliff Cultee said.

Whatcom County Council Chairman Sam Crawford also said progress has been made towards a deal. He said the county is willing to invest "millions of dollars" for infrastructure and safety improvements, in addition to a $200,000 annual lease with the tribe.

"We are really, really close here," Crawford told The Bellingham Herald.

The ferry dock is located on the reservation.

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