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Lummi leaders demand state action on fentanyl epidemic

Chairman Anthony Hillaire among those urging Inslee to declare state of emergency

A bag full of potato chip containers containing fentanyl.
Two men were arrested in July 2022 after being caught with approximately 91,000 fentanyl pills hidden in cardboard boxes and potato chip containers in Bellingham. Tribal leaders are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency for the fentanyl epidemic. (Photo courtesy of Whatcom County Sheriff's Office)
By Isaac Stone Simonelli Enterprise/Investigations Reporter
Tribal leaders on Monday, Jan. 22 called for a united front in the battle against the fentanyl epide
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