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Sales tax going up on April 1 in most of county

Sales tax going up on April 1 in most of county

The retail sales tax in most of Okanogan County—including Twisp and Winthrop—is going up by four-tenths of 1 percent (0.004) starting April 1. The increase, to fund the voter-approved Public Transportation Benefit Area, will bring the sales tax to 8.2 percent in Twisp, Winthrop and the city of Okanogan. In unincorporated areas of the county...

Countywide transit service proposal goes on fall ballot

By ANN McCREARY Okanogan County voters will have a chance this fall to decide whether they are willing to pay an additional 4 cents per $10 purchase to support public bus service connecting communities within the county. A board made up of elected officials from towns and cities throughout the county voted last week to...