Posts Tagged ‘North Central Washington’

As Cherry Season Arrives, Growers Expect Near-Record Harvest

Cherries are a summertime staple. Local cherries are starting to pop up at farmers markets, fruit stands and grocers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington will produce 67 percent of all sweet cherries in the country this year. And this year’s crop has the potential to be one of the state’s largest, as…

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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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Local Student’s Tech Skills On Display At STEM Showcase Tomorrow At Pybus

Students and teachers from 10 schools in North Central Washington will be showcasing their projects during the 2018 NCW Tech and STEM Showcase. Lead by GWATA and presented by Giga Watt, the showcase is at the Pybus Public Market tomorrow, Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Dan…

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New Report Says Rising Rental Rates Squeezing U.S. Households

Homes and apartments to both rent and own are hard to find in areas of North Central Washington. Nationwide, home ownership is down and nearly half of households headed by someone age 65 or older are rent burdened, with more than 20 percent pay half or more of their income in rent. Dan Langager reports…

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YWCA NCW, Wenatchee Valley College To Host ‘Stand Against Racism Day’

The YWCA of North Central Washington and Wenatchee Valley College will present a Stand Against Racism event on the Omak and Wenatchee campuses next week. Th events Wednesday and Thursday are free and open to the public. Jenny Pratt, Executive Director of the YWCA NCW, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk…

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Forest Service Hiring Dozens For Summer Forest Work In NCW

Temporary jobs for spring and summer are now available with the U.S. Forest Service. And the skills learned from these jobs could be productive if eventually seeking a permanent position with the Forest Service, or just want to work outside this summer. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Learn more and apply at USAJobs.gov.

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March Is National Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross serves North Central Washington through their Greater Inland Northwest Chapter. The chapter’s Executive Director is Megan Snow and she joined Dan Langager today on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about National Red Cross Month, their disaster response programs, house fire prevention and more.

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