WENATCHEE — Chelan County voters overwhelmingly approved a Fire District 1 proposition that will help the district pay for new fire equipment.
In Grant County, a proposition to help Ephrata Police Department improve their ranks also passed, but by a narrow margin.
Voter approval for the Chelan Fire District levy was an emphatic 80 percent of 2,060 ballots cast.
The new levy essentially replaces what residents have been paying on a bond since 1995.
The district says additional levy funds…