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B&O Tax Proposal Dies Before Wenatchee City Council

The Wenatchee City Council will not impose a business tax on Confluence Health, but left the door open for further deliberation next year. Last night in a packed council chamber, the council held a public hearing on the proposed two-tenths-of-one-percent (.2%) Business and Occupation tax. About a dozen speakers got up to voice opposition, including…

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Wenatchee Adopts New Sign Code, Billboard Rules Next

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the city’s new sign regulations, adopted by the council last week, covering the size, height and type of businesses’ signs. At this Thursday’s council meeting, they’ll tackle billboard code. Kuntz also breaks down demolition of empty, city-owned warehouses and offices…

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Holiday Season Help: Stay on High Alert for Fraud

The holiday shopping season has arrived, following Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. But how do you keep your identity and bank account safe during the holidays? Eric Tegethoff has some tips from AARP.

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Wenatchee Valley Humane Society Temporary Quarantine

The WVHS has put their cat adoption hall under temporary quarantine due to feline parvovirus, that recently appeared at the shelter in a few kittens. The quarantine began Tuesday and may be lifted on December 3, 2019, unless more cats test positive for the virus. The virus strikes kittens the hardest because of their underdeveloped…

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