Posts Tagged ‘Wenatchee’

Rocky Reach Fire Update – Sunday, July 15

Photo: View of Rocky Reach Fire taken from across the Columbia River at the old Badger Mountain Lookout site in Douglas County, 8 a.m. Sunday, July 15.   Credit: USFS – R. Allen   Fire crews are making progress on the 2,400-acre Rocky Reach Fire that started Friday night north of Wenatchee off Highway 97A. A…

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Chelan County (Finally) Goes To Bid For Waste Processing Facility

A project that’s been years in the making will replace an annual event – or in some cases, every other year – allowing Chelan County residents to safely dispose of chemicals, paints and other hazardous products. Marcus Bellissimo reports. You can learn more about the project at the facility bid website and at the Chelan…

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Gov. Inslee Tours Wenatchee, Quincy Talking Broadband Internet Access

Governor Jay Inslee toured Central Washington this week to talk about improving broadband technology in the state. He told KOHO he wants to promote the vision statement that the state needs to provide broadband access to all its citizens: On Wednesday, the Governor traveled to Pomeroy and Pullman. Thursday he was in Chewelah, Quincy and…

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Who Really Pays For Washington State’s Public Services?

With Tax Day in the rear-view mirror, a new report looks at the tax system of Washington State. It says too much of the tax burden falls on low- and middle-income earners, rather than wealthier Washingtonians. Dan Langager reports Wenatchee appears as one of the most progressive city tax systems in the state.

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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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Chelan County Fire District #1 Preparing For Fire Season, Station Upgrades

Chelan County Fire District #1 Fire Chief Mike Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about seasonal and permanent hires ahead of this year’s fire season, a few small burns that have already popped up this spring, predicting the type of fires ahead based on dry fuels and vegetation and major renovations…

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Wenatchee Walks For MS April 14 At Walla Walla Point Park

The Wenatchee MS walk is Saturday, April 14 at Walla Walla Point Park. Organizers Jessica Johnson and Pat Quinn-Williams join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about how the walk brings awareness to the initiative to end multiple sclerosis. Quinn-Williams said Walk MS helps them team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers…

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