As a home to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon, Washington State has become synonymous with tech. At first glance, the eastern side of the state may be overlooked as a technology hub that it’s become. But the tech jobs aren’t just in King County anymore, they’re right here. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…Read More
As the technology community of North Central Washington continues to grow, so does the workload of GWATA – Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance.
Their Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien swings by KOHO to talk about their new office located inside downtown Wenatchee’s The Mercantile, meeting with Senator Murray and other elected officials and the upcoming 19th Annual Innovation Awards Luncheon Sept.…Read More
This year’s legislative session wrapped April 28 in Olympia, with state lawmakers committing to a 100 percent carbon-free electricity grid by 2045. Governor Inslee is signing the measure into law today, as Eric Tegethoff reports.…Read More
The 3rd annual Flywheel Investment Conference in downtown Wenatchee awarded $185,000 to tech start-ups April 18. Hosted by GWATA – North Central Washington’s technology alliance, the event included a six-company competition, with each presenting to a panel of investors.
The big prize – over $100,000 – went to Beta Hatch, a biotechnology company specializing in insect production for animal feed and fertilizer.…Read More
A cleaner burning fuel gets a chance at a cleaner way to produce that fuel. All that’s left is the Governors’ signature. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…Read More
Dr. Sue Kane, Executive Director of the Apple STEM Network, swings by the KOHO studios to talk about computer science education in schools across North Central Washington. Kane said they’re working with local schools to train teachers and provide students with pathway options to computer science and other tech jobs.…Read More
GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien swung by KOHO to talk about their 2018 accomplishments and 2019 events.
They’re kicking off the new year with a party at Pybus Market this Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5-7 p.m. Meet the new GWATA Board, get the GWATA President’s report, eat and drink and more.
Job openings in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) fields are increasing rapidly in Washington state. Local organizations like GWATA and the Apple STEM network work with school districts and Wenatchee Valley College to help train the workforce of tomorrow. But how can organizations and schools across the state make sure underserved students are represented in these fields?…Read More
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 a fun first introduction to computer science and has become a global learning, celebration, and awareness event.…Read More
From app developers to goat milk churners, change at Pybus Public Market is a good thing. Marcus Bellissimo reports the new business incubator space is now occupied and a vacant merchant slot has a new tenant.…Read More