Transportation

E-DUI: Tougher Distracted Driving Law Takes Effect Sunday

Washington drivers will have to put down their phones or else face tougher penalties under a new distracted driving law that takes effect this weekend. Texting or holding a phone to your ear is already against the law, but the new law that takes effect Sunday prohibits anything else that requires drivers to hold their electronic devices —…

Read More

Chelan PUD, Plug-In NCW Install Five Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric vehicle ownership in the area continues to rise as performance increases while decreasing the amount of CO2 from internal combustion engines. The Chelan County PUD teamed up with the non-profit Plug-In NCW and now there are five new public electric charging stations in the greater Wenatchee area. In 2015, PUD commissioners adopted a strategic plan that included about…

Read More

Chelan County, WSDOT Putting Out Orange Cones Across Area Roadways

Chelan County Public Works crews are heading to Lake Wenatchee and Cashmere this week for road construction work. The State Transportation Department resumes rock blasting on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass, with the pass closed from 7-8 p.m. today-Thursday. Dan Langager has this rundown of road projects across the region this week.

Read More

Port Nears Pledge Goal to Bring San Fran Flights to Pangborn

Craig Larsen, Business & Economic Development Director at the Port of Chelan County, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about bringing air service from Pangborn Memorial Airport to the San Francisco Bay area. In order to match federal grants, the Port is raising $400,000 and is currently about 85% of the way…

Read More

AAA Predicts Record Holiday Travel Over July 4th Weekend

Heading out of town, on a camping or hiking trip, doing some boating this weekend? Well, you’re not alone. The American Automobile Association predicts this will be one of the busiest 4th of July holidays they’ve ever recorded. Dan Langager has more.

Read More