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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 4:47AM PST until December 09 at 4:00AM PST by NWS

...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND... .SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE OFF ANDON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER ROUND EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. FOR THE CENTRAL

Today

Hi24° Mostly Cloudy then Heavy Snow

Tonight

Lo21° Heavy Snow

Friday

Hi27° Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo22° Snow Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo25° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo23° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi29° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo14° Partly Cloudy

Leavenworth says ‘yes’ to cop tax

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

‘Cop tax’ on the ballot for Leavenworth voters

LEAVENWORTH — Voters in the tourist-friendly Bavarian Village are being asked to approve a 0.1 percent sales tax, with the money set aside to pay the rising costs of sheriff’s protection.

April Featherkile: Yes on 517, so they will hear us

As a resident of Wenatchee, I support Initiative 517 because I am a strong believer in our initiative rights, which our state has had for over a century. Our right to initiative and petition our government is the most important tool we have to push back when government does things we don’t like.

Editorial: No need for Initiative 522

Go to the grocery and buy a snack, let’s say a bag of chips. Turn over the bag and on the back, in rather fine print, is a lengthy list of ingredients, the first of which may be “enriched corn meal.” Nowhere does it say from what variety of corn the meal was ground, what breeding technique altered the original plant’s genome, where the corn was grown, what chemicals might have been used, what company or university holds the seed patent, whether the patent holder engages in business practices we ...

Editorial: Yes for Entiat bond

There are a lot of things that benefit from some streamlining and thoughtful downsizing. Judging from the plans, the Entiat School District’s proposed bond and school modernization project is one.

Towns seek tax for police, jail costs

NCW — Omak, Tonasket and Brewster will ask voters who live in their towns to increase sales taxes to help pay for criminal justice costs or fire protection services.

Entiat schools to try again with leaner bond

ENTIAT — The Entiat School District will present voters with a leaner bond proposal in November to modernize and expand the Paul Rumburg Elementary School.