Another big payout to Colville tribe members

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August 23, 2012

North Central Washington- Another big payout for Colville Tribe Members.   The Tribal  Business Council agreed to another payout of $6100 per member in late September or October.   Tribe member will now receive half of the 193 million awarded to them in a settlement with the Government.    The last payout  of over $3000 per member had a huge impact on area businesses, and this payout will mean a very early Christmas for tribe members and the local economy.  the Council voted 3495 to 303 in favor of the tribe members receiving half of the settlement.