Posts Tagged ‘Port of Douglas County’

Giga Watt Unveils Demo Pod, Other Tech Coming to Pangborn Business Park

Lisa Parks, Executive Director of the Port of Douglas County, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about new businesses coming to the Pangborn Business Park, located next to the Pangborn Memorial Airport. Giga Watt recently unveiled a “demo pod,” small-scale, modular data processors, with more on the way. Other tech firms…

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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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Graduate Research Expansion Plans Taking Shape for Chelan-Douglas Counties

Lisa Parks, Executive Director of the Port of Douglas County, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the creation of an Innovation Partnership Zone in the Wenatchee Valley to expand graduate education and research, primarily through WSU’s Tree Fruit Research Center in Wenatchee. Parks also talks about the latest with the North…

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Port of Douglas County Update – Lisa Parks

Lisa Parks, Executive Director of the Port of Douglas County, joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about new Bitcoin “pods” going in at the Pangborn Business Park, a proposed industrial district for Rock Island at the old silicon plant on the Columbia, her thoughts on future development of Olds Station in Wenatchee…

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Officials Sign Off On North End Master Plan

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners and East Wenatchee city council gave final approval to the North End Master Plan last week after four years of research and development. The move provides a blueprint for future growth in the 317-acre area north of East Wenatchee at the east end of the Odabashian Bridge, likely into…

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Douglas County Officials Approve North End Development Plans

Lisa Parks, Executive Director of the Port of Douglas County, joins Chris in the KOHO studio to talk about the conclusion of Phase 2 of the North End Study – the approval of the subarea plan by county and East Wenatchee city officials to guide development in the Urban Growth Area north of East Wenatchee. Last…

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Large Data Center Coming to Pangborn Business Park

Tech companies are flocking to Chelan and Douglas Counties, and local tech-savvy start-ups as well, to take advantage of cheap electricity rates through the Public Utility Districts. A large, multi-phase data center should get under construction later this year in Douglas County, mainly thanks to grant funding. Dan Langager filed this report on how North…

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Pangborn Airport Dedicates Longer Runway

A decade of planning and design. A $30 million dollar price tag. Thirteen hundred feet of asphalt. A week-long closure. And now it’s done. The Pangborn Memorial Airport’s runway extension project is complete and airport officials and Commissioners from the Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties held a dedication ceremony yesterday morning. The airport now…

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Pangborn Airport Closed for Final Runway Work

This is the week many at the Pangborn Memorial Airport, the Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties and the Federal Aviation Administration have been waiting for. The additional 1,300 feet has been paved and now they need to stripe it and install new lighting. The first scheduled flight on the new 7,000-foot tarmac is 10…

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