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It looks as though Douglas County is now considering going in the same direction as Chelan County in growing its tourism industry. Douglas County Commissioners are holding a hearing today on establishing a lodging tax. County Commissioner Marc Straub:

Straub says there are two types of lodging taxes the county can consider:

And so today's public hearing:

Straub says looking at the tax came about from the hotel and casino project under construction just north of Sun Cove.

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