SAN FRANCISCO — The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the Greater Wenatchee Regional Events Center Public Facilities District in Washington after it defaulted on $42 million of notes.

The SEC said it is conducting a “confidential, informal investigation” and asked the city of Wenatchee to voluntarily produce 14 different types of documents related to the district since January 2004 by the end of the month, according to the letter it sent to the city on Dec. 7.

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