Government

Wenatchee High School Bond Unlikely To Pass – Special Election Results

Results are in from yesterday’s special election for some districts in North Central Washington. The $120 million dollar bond to renovate Wenatchee High School currently does not have enough votes to pass. The bond needs 60% approval and with a majority of ballots counted has 55% approval, 44.7% against. County vote tabulators have processed more…

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City of Leavenworth Update – Mayor Cheri Farivar

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about new High Density Load controls passed by the city council last night – governing blockchain and data mining operators, as well as a parking study open house Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. at the Festhalle.

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City of Cashmere Update – Mayor Jeff Gomes

Cashmere Mayor Jeff Gomes joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about a water/wastewater regionalization study for the whole upper Wenatchee Valley, road work getting underway soon and a public hearing May 14 on long-term transportation planning, Arbor Day tomorrow with tree planting at Riverside Park and more.

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Who Really Pays For Washington State’s Public Services?

With Tax Day in the rear-view mirror, a new report looks at the tax system of Washington State. It says too much of the tax burden falls on low- and middle-income earners, rather than wealthier Washingtonians. Dan Langager reports Wenatchee appears as one of the most progressive city tax systems in the state.

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City of Wenatchee Update – Mayor Frank Kuntz

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how the recently-enacted Voting Rights Act for Washington State could affect city council races, putting in cameras at the Skyline Drive Overlook to deter illegal activities, road construction projects on McKittrick Street and Red Apple Road, a new DOT headquarters…

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