What was a moratorium on pot farms in Chelan County is now a permanent ban. Commissioners took the action following a public hearing in Wenatchee Tuesday. The action is prompted by complaints from neighbors who claim the farms are a nuisance that create foul odors and blinding lights. That’s the...The post Permanent Ban on Pot Farms Approved by Chelan County Commissioners appeared first on KPQ.
Washington lawmakers are considering an initiative to adopt a state-wide carbon tax. The proposal is identified as “revenue neutral” because it lowers the state sales tax to offset higher fuel costs consumers would pay, and it reduces business taxes on manufacturers which emit the greenhouse gases. Todd Myers of the Washington Policy...The post Lawmakers Look at “Revenue Neutral” Carbon Tax appeared first on KPQ.
State Ecology has issued stage one burn bans for people in Kittitas and Okanogan Counties. This means no burning outside, and wood may be burned inside a home or structure only in a certified stove. The only legal exception to this is burning inside a structure is allowed if it...The post Stage One Burn Bans Issued for Kittitas; Okanogan Counties. appeared first on KPQ.