Grant County Fire Claims One Home, Firefighters Nearing Containment

Positive movement on the #monumenthillfire between Quincy and Ephrata as local firefighters receive help from state mobilization. Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones said firefighters are getting the upper hand on the fire and should reach full containment today. All evacuation notices have been downgraded to Level 1. A shelter was set up at Quincy High School. The…

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Regional Builders Weigh In On Chelan County Shoreline Program Update

At the direction of the State Department of Ecology, the Chelan County Board of Commissioners have been working for several years to finalize an update to the county’s Shoreline Master Program. They held a public hearing Tuesday afternoon where dozens of citizens voiced their concerns. Dan Langager talked with Commissioner Keith Goehner yesterday about how commissioners…

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State Seeks Comments on Outdoor Recreation Plan

We’ve been talking this week here on KOHO 101 about Wenatchee Valley TREAD – a regional trails authority announced by the community building initiative Our Valley, Our Future. The new trails-based recreation organization is tasked with developing a regional trails network in Chelan-Douglas Counties for all users. The formation of TREAD (Trails, Recreation, Education, Advocacy, Development) satisfies the…

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