Outdoors / Recreation

Pile Burns Putting Some Smoke Into NCW

Pile burning is underway on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. If you see or smell smoke this week, it could be from burns up the Chiwawa, Entiat or Methow Valleys. Most smoke will disperse eastward, the forest service said. Crews are burning 100 acres on Natapoc Ridge about three miles north of Plain, 30 acres in…

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How Do You Forest Recreate? Public Surveys Occurring On Local National Forests

Fundamentally, a survey is a method of gathering information from a sample of people, traditionally with the intention of generalizing the results to a larger population while providing a critical source of data and insight for those conducting the survey. And a survey taking place now could affect outdoor recreation on our area’s national forest.

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KOHO Outdoor Report – Mission Ridge

Snowfall in September? Why not. Snow making in November? Count on it. In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Tony Hickok, Marketing Director at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort, about the 20 inches of snow that fell over the weekend and all the preparations for the upcoming season. Hickok said the Ridge…

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Outdoor Report – Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Ian Woodford and Tony Hickok, Vice Presidents of the Central Washington Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. EMBA is working with Eastmont Metropolitan Parks to build a bicycle pump track at Eastmont Community Park. Hickok said construction will begin as soon as they start raising funds. They…

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Valley’s Newest Skate Park Opens In Wenatchee

A little rain wasn’t going to stop a group of skating enthusiasts from trying out Wenatchee’s newest skatepark. It opened yesterday at Hale Park in South Wenatchee, along the Apple Capital Loop Trail. Dozens of people from the group Community For Wenatchee Valley Skateparks, city of Wenatchee and others attended the ribbon cutting yesterday afternoon.…

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Grizzlies, Recreation, Economic Development – Chelan County Commission Update

Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk outdoors and economic development in the county. The Board of Commissioners held a meeting this week about the nearly-complete Stemilt-Squilchuck Recreation Plan. Bugert said the Board will likely vote to approve it next month. Other meetings are coming up in…

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