Board OKs pact with deputies
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Board acted on several matters during its 30-minute meeting Tuesday morning. Among them:
Ratification of a collective bargaining agreement with the Sheriff's Department Employees' Association. Effective May 1, salaries will increase 1 percent for 2013 and then be frozen in 2014. For this year, the county will pay 90 percent toward an employee's health premiums and 88 percent the following year.