Engineers patch Quinault tribe's sea wall
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The tribe declared an emergency last week and asked the corps for help after pounding waves breached the wall and destroyed a smokehouse and several outbuildings at the village on the Washington coast, about 30 miles north of Ocean Shores.
The emergency repair was completed Sunday, but the tribe said a more permanent solution is needed for protection from the encroaching Pacific Ocean.
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