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A letter last week (Jan. 27 Weekly News) talked about the unfair school funding system.

I do not think taxes of any sort are designed to be fair. They are designed to raise revenue. There are a lot of taxes and fees that we pay as citizens which may not benefit us.

As a person living in Shelter Bay I felt the need to point out I have a lot of representation with the Swinomish Tribe. We elect a board every year made up of hard working volunteers that represent our wants and desires to the Tribal board which also happens to be our landlords.

The service provided by the Swinomish Tribe are exempl...


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