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Imposing a flat rate on commercial trucks hauling waste is one way Hubbard County commissioners are thinking about raising rates. There would be little change in houseld rates such as this one. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

County debates whether to raise solid waste rates

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As Hubbard County officials near the end of the budgeting process for 2013, commissioners have already approved raising the out-of-county rate for household garbage, from $160 annually to $170. "We are taking a lot of the surrounding counties' garbage," commissioner Kathy Grell said. Since 1987, many out-of-town haulers have been "getting a free ride," solid waste superintendent Vern Massie said.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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