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Chelan County Port To Surplus CTC, Hire New Executive Director

Pat Jones, Executive Director of the Port of Chelan County, joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about the decision and process of surplussing the Confluence Technology Center (CTC) in Olds Station. Jones also said two flex buildings are coming to the Cashmere Mill Site, a polymer manufacturer is moving from…

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GWATA Seeks Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs For Flywheel Investment Conference

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…

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Financial Wanderings – Brad Blackburn

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings to talk about the wild swings in the stock market the last couple weeks and whether that’s cause for concern or just the market righting itself. Blackburn said while there’s the potential for an economic downturn, he remains mostly positive.

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Wenatchee Chamber Of Commerce Sends Letter To Olympia Opposing Proposed Carbon Tax

Shiloh Schauer, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about her recent trips to Olympia this legislative session. The Chamber’s Board of Directors sent a letter to lawmakers this week opposing Senate Bill 6203 – the Gov.’s proposed tax on carbon emissions,…

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Local Technology Alliance Membership Grows, Hosting Tech Company Panel

Jenny Rojanasthien, Executive Director of GWATA (Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance), swings by the KOHO studios to talk about how their membership has grown the last few years, next week’s entrepreneurial panel feature local tech companies, Tech Talk Feb. 1 and a members-only discussion on digital media literacy and fake news. Learn more about these…

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Central Wash. University Aviation Program Unveils Newest Training Aircraft

With a pilot shortage across the Northwest, especially for regional, smaller flights, Central Washington University has been expanding its aviation curriculum. The program recently received Federal Aviation Administration certification to run its own flight school, under its own license. Pursuing any career can be difficult if the tools you’re training on are outdated. When it…

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