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Lawmaker wants $1 fee on Gorge tickets

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GEORGE — A state legislator is proposing a new $1 fee that could be added to tickets at The Gorge Amphitheater to help pay for emergency services on concert weekends.

State Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, said the money raised would be split between the hospital in Quincy and fire districts that serve the area.

The Columbia Basin Herald reported that last year, concert goers racked up more than $400,000 in unpaid bills to the Quincy Valley Medical Center.

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