Health

Chelan Voters Approve Community Hospital Bond

As we reported yesterday, special election results are in for Chelan County. Wenatchee voters approved the renewal of a programs and operations levy for the Wenatchee School District. And for the third time in five years, Chelan residents voted on a bond to pay for a new community hospital. It needed 60% to pass and…

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Wenatchee School Levy, Chelan Hospital Bond Pass in Special Election

Special election results are in for Chelan County: WENATCHEE SCHOOL DIST NO 246 PROPOSITION 1 RENEWAL OF EXPIRING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND OPERATION LEVY YES = 4,107 votes (59.9%) NO = 2,749 votes (40.1%) Total Votes (not including write-ins)= 6,856 HOSPITAL DIST NO 2 LAKE CHELAN PROPOSITION 1 BONDS FOR NEW HOSPITAL APPROVE = 2,386 votes…

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Leavenworth Mosquito District to Use Aerial Larvae Control Next Week

Jenny Mullins, Manager of the Leavenworth Mosquito Control District, takes pride in larviciding by hand. But this spring, she’s turning to aerial larvae control. For the first time, they’re hiring a helicopter company to spread the larvicide granules. Mullins said it’s due the difficulty of access to the snowmelt area southeast of East Leavenworth Road due…

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Chelan County Special Election Ballots Arriving in Mailboxes

Special election day for some Chelan County voters is now just over two weeks away. The Chelan County Auditor’s Office began sending ballots earlier this week, and as Dan Langager learned talking with Auditor Skip Moore, those should arrive in your mailbox today.

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Chelan Hosts Forum on $44.5 Million Hospital Bond

April’s special election is now three weeks away for some Chelan County voters. Residents of Wenatchee will decide whether or not to renew two tax levies supporting programs at Wenatchee School District. Chelan residents will weigh in on a $44.5 million bond to build a new community hospital. A forum last week allowed a panel…

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