Government

Apple Loop Byway Not Selected For INFRA Grant, City Will Re-Apply This Fall

It was a long shot, but one local officials thought they could achieve. However $150 million in federal transportation funding will have to wait. Earlier this month, Senator Maria Cantwell’s office informed the City of Wenatchee and other local cities and businesses involved that their INFRA grant request was not awarded. It would have funded major…

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Chelan County (Finally) Goes To Bid For Waste Processing Facility

A project that’s been years in the making will replace an annual event – or in some cases, every other year – allowing Chelan County residents to safely dispose of chemicals, paints and other hazardous products. Marcus Bellissimo reports. You can learn more about the project at the facility bid website and at the Chelan…

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Major Road Work Projects In Wenatchee This Summer Start This Month

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about major road work in the city starting this month, from the WSDOT’s full repave of Mission St. and North Wenatchee Ave., to a roundabout at Springwater and Western Avenues, McKittrick St., Red Apple Road and more.

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Gov. Inslee Tours Wenatchee, Quincy Talking Broadband Internet Access

Governor Jay Inslee toured Central Washington this week to talk about improving broadband technology in the state. He told KOHO he wants to promote the vision statement that the state needs to provide broadband access to all its citizens: On Wednesday, the Governor traveled to Pomeroy and Pullman. Thursday he was in Chewelah, Quincy and…

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Cashmere City Council Appoints Jim Fletcher Mayor Through 2019

The City of Cashmere has a new mayor, following the resignation last week of Jeff Gomes. Now with city councilman Jim Fletcher acting mayor until the end of 2019, they’re looking to fill a vacancy on the city council. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Check out our interview with Jeff Gomes following his resignation. Photo: City of…

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Leavenworth Council Approves Bus Idling Ban, 2019 Traffic Study

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about last night’s study session on a traffic study getting underway next year to find solutions to the city’s traffic woes, a new ordinance to make it easier for businesses downtown to construct temporary parking spots and a new ban on…

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