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New Swinomish modular building walls off office staff


December 16, 2020

GETTING THEM BACK ON CAMPUS – That is not just a student slogan, or desire. The new administration building on the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community reservation will be ready for employees to return to in-person work in January. The building is on the northeast corner of Reservation Road and Moorage Way. It is unlikely that the finished roof will be blue, as it was in this mid-November photo. –Photo by Ken Stern

The Swinomish Tribal Community has gone the extra mile to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make that 259 miles.

Swinomish has joined together administrative office units transported from the Salem, Oregon area that will provide safer and more socially distanced work spaces for tribal employees.

A local contractor, Colacurcio Brothers, began installing the units on site at Pioneer Parkway and Moorage Way, just north of the Rainbow Bridge, in November. Project manager Robert Pell has overseen the work.

Substantial project completion is anticipated this month, tribal officials project.

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