Congressional candidate Vaughn Ward is delinquent on his Valley County property taxes for the fourth time since 2004, Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey reports today at idahostatesman.com. Popkey reports that Ward and his wife, Kirsten, own a half-acre undeveloped lot in Cascade, across a road from Lake Cascade. The lot was assessed at $96,700 for 2009. Ward recorded his deed in 2002 and has said he hopes to build a home there. The first half taxes of $414.22 for 2009 were due Dec. 20 and have not been paid. With penalties and 1 percent monthly interest, the Wards now owe $434.80. The Wards also were late paying their Valley County taxes for tax years 2004, 2006 and 2007, Popkey reports; you can read his full post here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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