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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 the region while inspiring those whose who are just starting their journey.…

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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 region while inspiring those whose who are just starting their journey.…

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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 the utility taking a cautious approach to new, larger cryptocurrency mining requests.…

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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:
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Innovative Tech Business of the Year 
  • STEM Educator of the Year
  • Future Technology Leader (K-12 Student)
  • Problem Solving Innovator (College Student)

The nomination deadline is this Friday, July 13.

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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 Wenatchee.…

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Local Student’s Tech Skills On Display At STEM Showcase Tomorrow At Pybus

Students and teachers from 10 schools in North Central Washington will be showcasing their projects during the 2018 NCW Tech and STEM Showcase. Lead by GWATA and presented by Giga Watt, the showcase is at the Pybus Public Market tomorrow, Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio for more.…

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Software Developer Subsplash First In Pybus Market’s Incubator Space

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.…

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