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Leavenworth says ‘yes’ to cop tax

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Leavenworth voters overwhelmingly approved a new tax increase for police services, but Omak, Tonasket and Brewster voters handily rejected similar ballot measures.

A proposal for a 0.1-percent sales tax increase in Leavenworth was easily passing with just over 68 percent approval after Tuesday’s general election tally.

Identical measures to impose sale tax increases in Brewster was opposed by more than 65 percent of voters and in Tonasket by 60 percent of voters. The same proposal in Omak was failing with…

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