Posts Tagged ‘4th of July’

Wild Hockey, 4th Of July – A Winning Combination

Jan Lutz, committee member with the Let’s Have A Blast Celebration, stops by the KOHO studios to talk about a fundraiser for the annual July 4th event at Walla Walla Point Park – all you have to do is buy some Wenatchee Wild tickets.

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Star Spangled Tuesday – Proper Flag Etiquette

Flags fly high today on this Independence Day. No American holiday is as red, white and blue, but respecting the flag is year-round. And officials with the American Legion are asking everyone hoisting the starts and stripes to do so properly. Dan Langager filed this report on flag etiquette.

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Life Jacket Safety Tips For Busy Boating Day

The 4th of July holiday is one of the busiest boating weekends of the summer. And following several drownings in North Central Washington already this summer and close calls for tubers on the Wenatchee River, officials are asking all boaters, swimmers and paddlers to be smart and safe around the water. KOHO’s Hayli Thompson filed…

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City of Wenatchee Update – Police Cpt. Edgar Reinfeld

Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about fireworks bans in the city and county, the professional fireworks show at Walla Walla Point Park July 4th and water safety during this popular recreation weekend.

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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.

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Despite County-Wide Bans, Fireworks Sales Begin Today

Consumer firework sales across the state begin at noon today.  This year 867 retail fireworks stand licenses were issued, but all fireworks are banned in Chelan and Douglas Counties. Hayli Libby-Thompson reports on where personal fireworks are prohibited and where you can enjoy professional shows this year.

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Outdoor Report – RunWenatchee

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager chats with Steve Maher of RunWenatchee about their upcoming River Run on the Fourth, a 5K and 10K at Pybus Market the morning of July 4th, their summer trail run series and more.

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Ahead of Independence Day, Forest Service Reminds Fireworks Prohibited

Robin DeMario, Spokesperson for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk fireworks. All fireworks are illegal on all National Forest lands, as they are on BLM, Washington State DNR, Fish & Wildlife and Chelan-Douglas Counties. DeMario said campfires are allowed – for now – in designated campground fire…

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