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J.J. Wilbur new Fire District 13 commissioner

Eras ended and started at Fire District 13’s Snee Oosh Rd fire station last week. Friday the retirements of Chief Roy Horn, his wife Maggie Horn, Battalion Chief Ted Carr and Lt. Andrew Lester were recognized. The day before, Nov. 19, the District made history when Jeremy (J.J.) Wilbur, a member of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, was appointed a commissioner, filling Chuck Hedlund’s seat. Hedlund died in September.

Wilbur, a member of the tribal senate, is the first Native American on the fire district commission, the elected ruling body of the fire district.

At the start of the commiss...


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