The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo37° Rain

Friday

Hi49° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi53° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo31° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi49° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo38° Rain

Monday

Hi53° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo37° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi53° Partly Sunny

Federal appeals court upholds tax on cigarettes

Send to Kindle
Print This
YAKIMA — A federal appeals panel has upheld the state in its long-running battle to force Yakama tribal smoke shops to collect the $3.03 state cigarette tax from non-Indian buyers. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld U.S. District Judge Robert H. Whaley, who ruled last year that tribal smoke shops on the 1.2 million-acre Yakama reservation must collect the tax.

View my options or Sign in