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Tieton costs increase

Tieton, Wash -- The news continues to be bad for the City of Tieton. More pipes broke over night, and the cost of fixing them increased.

The total number of cracked pipes is 21. City officials had hoped that the cost to fix the water system might be around two or three hundred thousand dollars. Now engineers believe the entire system needs to be replaced at an estimated cost of $4,000,000.00.