Swinomish receives climate resilience federal grant


December 13, 2023

During his appearance before the Leadership Skagit class recently, Swinomish Tribal Senate Chair Steve Edwards cited environmental protection and dealing with climate change as key priorities for his administration.

Federal lawmakers, most notably U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), apparently heard Edwards as well.

Murray, who met with Edwards and other tribal leaders earlier this year at the Thousand Trails RV Resort at Lone Tree Point on Skagit Bay, announced last week over $6 million in grants for infrastructure projects to improve climate resilience in coastal communities across Washingto...

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