County stops tax proceedings against Chehalis Tribe
Officials in Thurston County, Washington, agreed to suspend tax proceedings against the Chehalis Tribe while a lawsuit plays out in federal court.

The county says the tribe owes property taxes on the Great Wolf Lodge. Even though the site is held in trust, the county claims it can tax the portion of the resort that is owned by a non-Indian company.

The tribe, which owns 51 percent of the resort, is in federal court to defend its rights. The county said it won't try to size the non-Indian component until the case is resolved.

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