Environment

Chelan County Hazardous Waste Collection Event

We all have old cans of paint in our garages of storage sheds. or perhaps old solvents, drain cleaners or pesticides? Coming up at the end of the month, if you’re a Chelan County resident, you can get rid of all those old hazardous materials. KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports.  

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How Weather Impacts Fire – A Chat With Meteorologist Josh Clark

The Uno Peak Fire is burning in the steep slopes of the east shore of Lake Chelan northwest of Manson on lands managed by the US Forest Service. It is about 10% contained at 8,500 acres. The fire began on August 30th and the cause is under investigation. It is burning in timber, heavy downed…

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River Flotilla Urges Policymakers to ‘Free the Snake’

Opponents of four dams on the lower Snake River held the third annual Free the Snake Flotilla Friday and Saturday. They say the dams are among the major factors pushing wild salmon and steelhead in the Northwest to the brink of extinction. KOHO’s Dan Langager reports.

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