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Trail set for $5 million question

It’s the $5 million question that’s been hanging over Trail since the spring. Should there be a pedestrian bridge over the Columbia River?

The main voting day in the referendum goes Saturday. The polling station at the Memorial Centre is open 8 am till 8 pm.

So far about 950 people or 17% of the electorate have cast a ballot in two separate days of Advance Voting.

The public is being asked if they approve the borrowing of almost $5 million for a pedestrian component to a sewer crossing the regional district needs to build.

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That debt would be paid off with Federal Gas Tax revenue.

A petition opposing the idea earlier this year secured enough signatures to force the referendum.

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