Posts Tagged ‘Columbia River’

Negotiations On Columbia River Treaty To Start This Spring

Members of Congress from Washington state are praising the decision to start negotiations this year over the future of a half-century-old agreement between the United States and Canada that governs hydropower and flood-control operations along the Columbia River. Lawmakers from across the Pacific Northwest have been pressing the U.S. government to reopen Columbia River Treaty…

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Chelan PUD Gauging Public Input On Orondo River Park Ownership

Orondo River Park – 5 acres along the Columbia River north of Orondo, across from Entiat – is operated for the Chelan PUD by the Port of Douglas County. It features camp sites for tents and RVs, swimming, boating, picnic shelters and more. The Port has asked the PUD to take over ownership and operation…

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Outdoor Report – Remembering Bob Parlette

North Central Washington lost one of its greatest outdoor advocates last week – Bob Parlette passed away at home at the age of 76. He was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia about two months ago. Parlette worked tirelessly to conserve natural resources and secure recreation opportunities throughout the region, especially trails like the Apple Capital Loop…

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Outdoor Report – Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club

Larry Tobiska, Board President with the Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO Outdoor Report to talk about water conditions this spring and summer, as well as their youth program connecting kids from the Wenatchee Valley and around the world to local waters and the recreation and beauty they provide.

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Connecting Local, International Youth to Rivers, Lakes Through Rowing

Larry Tobiska, Board President with the Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about water conditions this spring and summer, as well as their youth program connecting kids from the Wenatchee Valley and around the world to local waters and the recreation and beauty they provide.

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2017 Likely Wettest Year for Pacific Northwest Since 2011

On Monday we told you about a new record set at Rocky Reach Dam in April – the highest average monthly river flow past the dam since measurements started on the Columbia in 1914. And depending on weather, forecasters predict flows will likely increase through this month. Northwest River Center forecasts are for Columbia River…

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Outdoor Report – The Fishin’ Magician

Dave Graybill is The Fishin’ Magician and joins Dan Langager in this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report. Graybill talks about his recent trip to Moses Lake, what’s currently jumping out of the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt, last season’s hit to young salmon, the cancellation of spring chinook fishing this season in Icicle Creek and upcoming…

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KOHO Water Safety Month – Safe Kids Chelan-Douglas Counties

With spring weather here and summer break around the corner, it’s Water Safety Month here on KOHO 101. Today, Kay McKellar with Safe Kids Chelan-Douglas Counties joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the importance of wearing life jackets and other water craft tips. Safe Kids Chelan-Douglas is led by Douglas County Fire District…

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