Business / Economy

Wenatchee Valley Outdoor Recreation Study Nearing Completion

A major outdoor recreation and economic impact study has been underway for the last year in Chelan and Douglas Counties. The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce hired ECONorthwest to conduct the study. The Chamber’s Sports Tourism Director Matt Kearny and ECONorthwest’s Managing Director Mark Buckley join Dan Langager for an update on the study, which they say is…

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GWATA Announces Keynote Panel for Innovator Awards

The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance’s 17th annual Innovator Awards are currently taking nominations. The luncheon is March 30, but the nomination deadline is March 1. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the three entrepreneurs on their keynote panel discussion – Lithic Skis of Peshastin, eqpd of…

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Source Tells KOHO Clinic Will Move Into Former Hastings Building

It appears that the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center will be taking over the location of the former Hastings store at 315 9th Street in Wenatchee. KOHO 101 News has received information from a source very close to the parties involved who unofficially confirmed that the healthcare giant, which already has a dozen locations in the…

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Cashmere Chamber Awards Citizens, Business of the Year

The Cashmere Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of their Business and Citizen of the Year awards for 2016. Chamber Manager Gina Imperato told KOHO the annual recognitions involve a bit of a twist this year. The area residents who will share in the distinction of being Cashmere’s Citizen of the Year are Tom Green…

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Local Employment Update – Dec. 2016

The latest jobs report is in for Chelan and Douglas Counties from the state’s Employment Security Department. They show a flat unemployment rate for the month of December, the continuing hit from the idling of Alcoa’s smelter in Malaga and major gains in tourism and healthcare. Dan Langager talked with our resident jobs expert –…

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