Technology

Local Schools Hosting ‘Hour of Code’ As Part Of Computer Science Awareness Week

This year millions of schools, including dozens in North Central Washington, will take part in activities to raise awareness about opportunities for Computer Science Education, by participating in activities and events like Hour of Code during Computer Science Awareness week December 3-7. The Hour of Code began as a one-hour coding challenge to give students…

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Wednesday’s GWATA Luncheon All About Tech-Savy Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon this Wednesday, Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Jenny Rojanasthian, GWATA’s Executive Director. She said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in…

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GWATA Innovators Awards To Highlight Local Tech Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Ron Brown, GWATA Board President. He said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in the…

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Tesla Car Chargers Coming To Leavenworth, Potentially Chelan

The company synonymous with electric vehicles (EVs) is setting up charging stations in North Central Washington. And like another company on the forefront of cutting edge technology, Apple, their products are proprietary. What does more Tesla chargers mean for both locals in and tourists to NCW? Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: tesla.com/supercharger

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‘Trying To Make Lemonade,’ Chelan PUD Board Hears Preliminary Cryptocurrency Rates

The Chelan PUD continues studying large-load data miners coming to the county. At Monday’s PUD board meeting, commissioners received an update on transmission and distribution challenges related to requests for power to serve large loads and a recommendation about possible cryptocurrency rates. PUD General Manager Steve Wright said volatility in cryptocurrency markets has lead to…

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GWATA Taking Nominations Til Friday For 2018 Innovator Awards

Do you know an innovative entrepreneur or business in North Central Washington? GWATA, the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance, is looking for 2018 Innovator Award Nominations. You can help recognize and honor local innovators for their 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien told KOHO they are seeking nominations for five award categories are:…

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Seattle App-Developer Subsplash Starts Hiring For New Pybus Annex Office

The Port of Chelan County approved a lease with a Seattle-based technology development company, Subsplash, to lease the Port’s business incubator at the Pybus Public Market. Subsplash’s lease of the upstairs of the annex at Pybus – about 2,000 square feet – starts July 1 and expires at the end of 2019. Subsplash Founder and…

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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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