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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Lamont school levy fails, others pass


February 25, 2021

COLFAX — The Lamont School District operations levy has failed.

The Feb. 9 election was certified Feb. 19 by the county elections office. The vote count held at 28-24.

The other two county proposals on the ballot passed.

A one-year levy in Colton was certified for approval at 289-106 and in Rosalia, the measure to reduce school board districts from five to three, passed with a count of 168-86.

Lamont sought a two-year replacement educational programs and operations levy, to be collected at a rate of $2.50 per $1,000 in assessed property value. Total funding brought in would have been $1...

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