Local Government & Meetings

[1/13/20] LINK to send out surveys to help develop local programs

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Listen to LINK communication coordinator Eric West tells KOZI what residents can expect to find in their mailboxes later this month. 

[1/13/20] New interim city administrator starts at city hall this week

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In a special session last week, Chelan City Council members and Mayor Bob Goedde conducted a brief in-person interview with Wallace Wade Farris and ultimately passed a motion to contract with Prothman Executive Recruitment to employ Farris as an interim city administrator. This followed the city contracting with the recruitment firm at the end of […]

[1/10/20] Senator Brad Hawkins’ Community Connection

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KOZI kicked off the legislative session with a Community Connections interview with Senator Brad Hawkins. Listen to his  conversation with KOZI’s Jeff Conwell here.

[10/21/19] Ballots have been Mailed

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Late last week, Chelan County Auditor, Skip Moore announced that ballots for the November 5th General Election have been mailed.  Ballots must be postmarked or deposited into an official ballot drop box by November 5th at 8pm.  For more information visit the website elections.chelancountywa.gov If you have not received your ballot,  you’re asked to contact […]

[10/21/19] Affirmative Action Back on the Ballot

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More than two decades after Washington voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one’s minority status should be considered as a contributing factor in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities is back on the ballot. The Nov. 5 vote comes after the Legislature raced to approve Initiative 1000 on the […]

[10/7/19] Grizzly Meeting in Okanogan Tonight

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Government agencies continue to solicit public comments tonight at a public meeting in Okanogan. The US Department of Fish & Wildlife and National Park Service introduced the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Grizzly Bear Restoration and are accepting public comment through October 24th.     Previous meetings with Chelan County Commissioners have provided a near unanimous […]

[10/7/19] Inslee To Appoint New Justice

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Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst, who has been fighting a third bout of cancer, says she’ll be retiring from the court in January to focus on her health. The 62-year-old announced her decision in an email to her colleagues last week and in a formal letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. She said her […]

[10/7/19] Continuity Amendment Left Up to Voters

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An update to a constitutional amendment enacted during the Cold War is before Washington voters this year. If a simple majority of voters approve Resolution 8200 on Nov. 5, the section on “continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency” will be broadened so that continuity is ensured not only in case of attack but […]

[10/1/19] Vaping Bans Hit Washington

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Washington is joining several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed more than a dozen across the country. Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order Friday asking the Department of Health to issue the emergency rule at […]

[9/17/19] Senator Brad Hawkins Listening Tour

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On September 4th, State Senator Brad Hawkins joined Jeff Conwell on KOZI for a Community Connection to discuss his upcoming listening tour