Editorial: Suquamish Tribe doesn't have treaty right on its side

"When is a fishing right not a right to fish? Put another way, can you have a right and be wrong?

Those questions remain to be settled since the Suquamish Tribe sued the Navy and other federal agencies over construction of a $715 million explosives handling wharf at the Bangor naval submarine base.

Suquamish officials filed a lawsuit to block construction of the wharf on the grounds that the Navy and others are violating the tribe's treaty fishing rights in Hood Canal."

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