Posts Tagged ‘Washington State’

2018 Election – Initiative 1634 Would Ban Soda Taxes

You now have four days to return your ballot for this year’s general election. There are four initiatives and an advisory vote on the ballot this year. In part three of our series, we take a closer look at Initiative 1634, which would ban cities and other municipalities from creating taxes on soda and other…

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New State Opioid Prescribing Rules Start in November

Opioid abuse has been on the rise for many years across the country. Rule implementation starts now, with a new law in Washington going into effect Jan. 1. State officials say it will help counteract the problem, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Saving Salmon to Save Orca Part 1: Public Comment on Recommendations Ends Today

Washingtonians have until today to submit their thoughts on the Southern Resident Orca Task Force‘s recommendations for saving the endangered population. In this multi-part series on KOHO, we’ll explore why the orca population has dwindled, what state agencies and conservation groups are trying to do about it, and how North Central Washington is part of the solution.

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Local High School Graduation Rates Above State Average – Part 2

High School graduation rates are a key indicator in determining the ability and strength of a school to prepare its students for life after high school. In part one of our series, we looked at schools in the Lower Wenatchee Valley. Today, Marcus Bellissimo reports on graduation rates in the Upper Wenatchee Valley.

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Local High School Graduation Rates Above State Average – Part 1

High school graduation rates are a key indicator in determining the ability and strength of a school to prepare its students for life after high school. KOHO 101 takes an in-depth look at local rates at high schools across the Wenatchee Valley. In part one of our two part series, Marcus Bellissimo looks at graduation…

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