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Senator Brad Hawkins
OLYMPIA - District 12 Senator Brad Hawkins and 12 other Republican senators voted against the bill HB 1070 meant to give more flexibility to local housing agencies and cities wanting to use local tax revenues to build or encourage affordable housing. They lost.  House Bill 1070 modifies...
OLYMPIA – When Washington entered tiers 3 and 4 of its Phase 1B COVID vaccine timeline last Wednesday, March 24, it expanded vaccination eligibility to another two million residents including those 16 years or older “with two or more co-morbidities or underlying conditions” a Department of Health...

Meaghan Greydanus, CPA at Homchick & Associates
Amidst all the and challenges and hardships that 2020 brought to our region, we cannot forget to celebrate one of its silver linings: people were more generous than ever. From increased contributions to our food banks and social services to recognizing our healthcare heroes, our communities...
The Washington State Constitution states that education is its paramount duty (Article IX, Sec 1). As a result, education policy and taxes have always been of significant importance in our state. You may remember that the Washington State Supreme Court issued its McCleary Decision on education...
SEATTLE - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a man to Mexico, March 23, who was convicted of a 2011 murder.   On Sep. 10, 2011, Nicolas Patistan-Perez was arrested by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department, in...
CHELAN - The CDC recently issued guidance which allows visitation at long-term care facilities to resume with certain restrictions and limitations. In response to this, Heritage Heights is excited to announce their reopening plan for visitation at the community.  First and foremost, the goal...

Mike Maltais/QCH High water flows under the bridges at Pateros during the May 2018 flood.
PATEROS – When the Pateros city council held its first regular monthly meeting of the year last Jan. 19, City Administrator Jord Wilson advised the group that he had recently listened to a presentation by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that addressed potential flood zones in the...
BREWSTER - Due to conflicting schedules the Brewster Chamber of Commerce is canceling their monthly meeting which was scheduled for this evening Thursday, April 1.They will try again in May to hold a meeting. They meet the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
WENATCHEE – A number of changes and updates will take place this week at the mass vaccination site at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee, including new hours of operation, phase finder update and a new vaccine phase.New Hours As of March 29, the mass vaccination site will operate Monday through...
Nick Loeb and Cathy Allyn have produced and directed a new film to be released on Friday, April 2, about how the public and Supreme Court were manipulated to pass the historic bill that legalized abortion on demand. It is a highly controversial film with a cast of notable actors including Corbin...

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