Transportation

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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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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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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City of Wenatchee Selling Bonds To Fund Major Sunnyslope Sewer Expansion

In order to fund a major sewer line extension into Sunnyslope and Chatham Hill, the city of Wenatchee will sell about $15 million dollars worth of bonds this week. The sale may also include refinancing previously sold revenue bonds at lower interest rates. The city says it plans to allow local residents to purchase some…

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Eastmont Students Involved In Two Early Morning Accidents Near Colockum

Eastmont High School students were involved in two separate early morning accidents yesterday after attending a senior campout south of Malaga. Marcus Bellissimo reports. A Go Fund Me page has been set up for 18-year-old Eastmont High School class president Richmond Rodriguez. Two East Wenatchee teenagers are at Central Washington Hospital after the truck they…

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Wash. State Patrol Graduates Deployed To NCW Highways This Week

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore is the recruitment and public information officer for North Central Washington, the Patrols District 6. Moore talks about this week’s graduation of 40 cadets, eight of whom will be stationed in Okanogan, Grant and Kittitas Counties. It’s a good step, he said, in alleviating the Patrol’s trooper shortage. Moore…

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Planning Ahead For Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Key To Less Stressful Travel

It’s not technically summer yet, but Memorial Day weekend often brings summer-level traffic to state roadways. That’s why it’s important to have a holiday travel plan before heading out the door. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Download the WSDOT’s mobile app for more travel tips and check out these travel time charts and traffic breakdowns.

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