Business / Economy

New Report Says Rising Rental Rates Squeezing U.S. Households

Homes and apartments to both rent and own are hard to find in areas of North Central Washington. Nationwide, home ownership is down and nearly half of households headed by someone age 65 or older are rent burdened, with more than 20 percent pay half or more of their income in rent. Dan Langager reports…

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The Cost Of Doing Business In NCW – Part 2

The business community of North Central Washington faces benefits and challenges unique to this region and Washington State. In a new series here on KOHO 101, in partnership with the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, we explore the cost of doing business in North Central Washington. We’ll talk with businesses big and small, from retail, to health…

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The Cost Of Doing Business In NCW – Part 1

The business community of North Central Washington faces benefits and challenges unique to this region and Washington State. In a new series here on KOHO 101, in partnership with the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, we explore the cost of doing business in North Central Washington. We’ll talk with businesses big and small, from retail, to health…

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Flywheel Investment Conference Bringing Tech Business Spring-Board To NCW

GWATA – the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance – is hosting the Flywheel Investment Conference, an annual one-day conference on Thursday, April 19 at the Stanley Civic Center. Jenny Rojanasthien, GWATA’s Executive Director, told KOHO the Flywheel Investment Conference is an opportunity for angel investors, venture capital and private equity firms, entrepreneurs, startups and community members to come together to…

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Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce Update – Morgan Eastman

Morgan Eastman, Events Director with the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studios to talk about Spring Sensations and Culinary Month here in April, the upcoming Leavenworth Film Festival, AleFest and Firefighter Challenge, events in May and more.

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City of Wenatchee Update – Mayor Frank Kuntz

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz swings by the KOHO studios to talk about city zoning codes on bitcoin and other blockchain operators, keeping them in the industrial area as other cities in the region have done, and how tech companies are changing the business and downtown make-up of the city.

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