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By Tracy Thompson
the Times 

State of emergency declared for City of Waitsburg

A special City Council meeting was held to make the declaration


February 13, 2020

WAITSBURG—At a special meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 11, the Waitsburg City Council declared a state of emergency. This action is needed by funding agencies to release emergency assistance to help the City rebuild from the effects of the recent flood. The City of Walla Walla, as well as the County of Walla Walla have also declared states of emergency.

City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe said that he has been working on assessing the damage to the City since Saturday. He discussed the notable damage to the City's levees, with the Coppei levee east of the Preston Street bridg...

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