Governor Inslee Tours Cashmere High School

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Cashmere High School

Upgrades at Cashmere High School are contained in the State’s Capital Budget. But Governor Jay Inslee says those funds are in jeopardy unless the Legislature adopts the budget which after three special sessions is still not done

The Governor made a visit to Cashmere Friday as part of a cross-state tour urging the state legislature to pass a capital budget.  NCWLIFE’s Grant Olson caught up with the governor at Cashmere High School. . .

Cashmere Schools Superintendent Glenn Johnson says the problem with the budget not being passed in a timely manner is the cost rates going up for their project at Cashmere High School:

Cashmere passed a bond to upgrade H-VAC, electrical and mechanical systems in the building as well as improve safety and classroom technology.  Governor Inslee got a tour of Cashmere High Friday to see, in person, the needs there.  Inslee also made stops in Sedro-Woolley to visit a food bank and Mt. Vernon to tour an elementary school.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.