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Adults who knowingly host an event at which alcohol is illegally served to minors could be held liable if a new social host ordinance is passed in Hubbard County. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Social host ordinance set for first public hearing Oct. 6

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The county's social host ordinance making it a crime to knowingly serve minors alcohol at a party will have its first public hearing Oct. 6 at 10:30 a.m.


Advocates such as Hubbard County Chemical Dependency Coordinator Sara Bowles are urging its passage.

"As a community member and as a Dad, I am in favor of this ordinance," Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne said in introducing Ordinance No. 39.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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