Environment

Chelan Watershed Okay As Drought Worsens For Okanogan, Yakima

Last month, the state expanded the drought emergency that was declared in April and now includes a total of 27 watersheds, including Wenatchee, Entiat and Chelan. But while some watersheds like the Okanogan and Upper Yakima are already feeling the pinch, KOHO’s Chelan Correspondent Jeff Conwell reports the Chelan watershed is fairing okay.

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Non-Profit Icicle Fund Celebrating 20 Years Of Helping Other Non-Profits

Supporting the environment, the arts and local history in North Central Washington is the mission of the Icicle Fund. And the non-profit is celebrating two decades of that work. They hosted a soirée at Snow Owl Theater in Leavenworth last night, with supporters and partners from throughout the region. KOHO’s Dan Langager was there and…

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Cougar Attacks Remain Rare, Despite Recent Leavenworth Incident

A small boy had an encounter with a cougar in Leavenworth last weekend and thankfully, the boy only suffered minor injuries. But it sheds light on the fact that contact between humans and cougars in Washington state is actually pretty rare, about 20 recorded cases in total. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Garden Guru – Quails, Slugs, Greens

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 12, Parsons talks about a break from 90-degree highs, greens and broccoli growing strong and keeping birds and slugs away from their favorite garden munchables. We’re always looking for your ideas and…

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Child Attacked By Cougar At Leavenworth’s Enchantment Park

Boy Escaped Injury, Cougar Later Killed – A cougar tried to attack a child in Leavenworth Saturday night and was then killed by Fish & Wildlife agents the next morning. Washington State Patrol and Chelan County Sheriff’s officials responded to Enchantment Park around dusk on Saturday after reports of a cougar prowling the area. The…

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