Monthly Archives: December 2011

Web site launches…so far so good!

On Saturday we unveiled the new face of the CWU web site. With more than 180,000 pages, the old web site was just too vast to update page by page. Instead, we started over. David Matayoshi, Teri Olin, and the … Continue reading

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Legislature heads for adjournment…Weds maybe?

The House has sent a $479-million down payment on the state budget deficit to the Senate. If the Senate can pass the budget deal tomorrow, the legislature will get home for Christmas. When they return to Olympia in January they’ll … Continue reading

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Curiouser yet

Update on the bond thing: today US Bank said, “Uh, sorry, we goofed. May we please have our $1.6 million back?” We have learned that “…the full payments were the result of an error made at US Bank (the person … Continue reading

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Curiouser and curiouser

`Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English) What an interesting week. Among the most curious was the electronic transfer to CWU paying the principle and … Continue reading

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House fiscal committee moves bond bill forward

On Friday the House Ways & Means Committee approved the bond bail-out bill, HB 2145. During the hearing representatives of the Treasurer’s office, including bond counsel and former CWU trustee, Jay Reich, told the committee they had days, not weeks, in which … Continue reading

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Friday wrap

Wenatchee bonds The House Ways & Means committee is slated to take up another bill to bail out the city of Wenatchee, which defaulted on $42 million in bonds this morning at 10:00.  News reports that I have not been … Continue reading

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Wenatchee bond debacle touches CWU

CWU is one of more than 300 bond holders that will be affected at 10:00 a.m. today when the City of Wenatchee defaults on $42 million in bond-anticipation notes that were sold to build the Town Toyota Center. In June … Continue reading

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