Posts Tagged ‘Recreational marijuana’

This Week’s Legislative Proposals: B & O Tax Changes, Home-growing Marijuana

The 2018 Legislative Session is underway and KOHO 101 keeps you up to date on happenings in Olympia that affect North Central Washington. House Republicans reintroduced a change to the Business & Occupation Tax they say will create jobs. A lawmaker from coastal Washington is working on a bill that would legalize small homegrows of…

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Chelan County Cannabis Farmers File Lawsuit Against County Zoning Rules

Chelan County commissioners unanimously voted last week to place tight new zoning and enforcement rules on growers of legal cannabis. The board finalized a set of rules that’s been under discussion since 2015, when they placed a moratorium on permitting any new marijuana farms in the county. The 2015 moratorium came about due to complaints…

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Chelan County Commission Update- Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the process of updating the county’s Shoreline Master Program and responding to property owners’ concerns, the county’s cannabis farm regulations going into effect and what that means for pot growers and processors, the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office finalizing new…

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Chelan County Commissioners Approve New, Stricter Cannabis Farm Rules

Chelan County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to place tight new zoning and enforcement rules on growers of legal cannabis. The board finalized a set of rules that’s been under discussion since 2015, when they placed a moratorium on permitting any new marijuana farms in the county. The 2015 moratorium came about due to complaints from…

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Chelan County Commissioners Set to Adopt New Marijuana Rules Today

After nearly two years of meetings, negotiations and still-lingering frustrations, the Chelan County Board of Commissioners is set to adopt new, stricter marijuana growing regulations. This follows complaints from residents hear pot farms about the smell, traffic and lights. Farmers say the new rules could likely put them out of business and are threatening a…

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Dozens Speak During Chelan County Marijuana, Shoreline Program Hearings

The Chelan County Board of Commissioners – Keith Goehner, Kevin Overbay and Doug England – will soon finalize new regulations for recreational marijuana production and update the county’s Shoreline Master Program. They held two public hearings – one last week on cannabis, one yesterday on shoreline – where dozens of citizens voiced their concerns. Commissioner Goehner…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Kevin Overbay

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about Monday night’s Forest Health Forum and work at the county level to improve local forests and decrease fire risk to homes, a joint meeting Monday with the Chelan and Douglas County commission boards, upcoming public hearings on the Shoreline Master…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Commissioner Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about an update to the Shoreline Master Plan and the chance for residents to weigh in on new regulations at a hearing Tuesday, a public hearing Aug. 8 on the final draft of new rules governing recreational marijuana farms, a…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Keither Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keither Goehner joins Dan Langager to talk about the hiring of a designated Fire Marshal for the county, the annexation of homes on Icicle Road and Freund Canyon Road into Chelan County Fire District #3 and the commission meeting Tuesday, July 11 when the board will likely take action on both new…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Chris Hansen to talk about an upcoming public hearing on new recreational marijuana regulations, fireworks restrictions in the county and its cities as 4th of July approaches, farm workers camps now full for cherry harvest and their need for growth, concerns about apple maggots at the Dryden Transfer Station,…

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Chelan County Commissioner Update – Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Chris Hansen to talk about the continuation of a recreational marijuana hearing last night and which proposed regulations are still under consideration, the start of fire season last week with the Spromberg Fire along the Chumstick Highway, a public workshop on vacation and overnight rentals in the county and…

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