Transportation

2019 Legislature: Reps. Steele, Goehner on Snowfall, Transportation, School Bonds

12th District State Representatives Mike Steele and Keith Goehner join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about the snow storms in Olympia leading to committee cancellations, but Steele said it won’t impact bill deadlines. Steele also talks about the Education Committee and…

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NCW’s Energy Future – What Is The ‘Thin Green Line’? Part 2

Continuing our series looking at the Thin Green Line and the role the Pacific Northwest is and will play in America’s energy future. In Part 1, we looked at shifts away from coal towards cheaper, more abundant oil and natural gas. And so due to the shrinking domestic market, coal companies want to send their…

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2019 Legislature: Sen. Hawkins on Proposed Transportation Funding Package

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about a proposed $16 billion transportation package that would include at least half a dozen projects in the 12th District, from Wenatchee and East Wenatchee to the Methow Valley. To…

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NCW’s Energy Future – What Is The ‘Thin Green Line’? Part 1

America’s energy landscape is undergoing seismic shifts – sometimes literally. Although North Central Washington’s hydropower remains a staple, more solar, wind and hydrogen is coming on board. For other parts of the country, new technologies have made shale oil and natural gas extraction cheaper and easier than coal. So those coal companies need a way…

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Leavenworth Planning Commission to Tackle Parking, Traffic, Housing in 2019

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about a packed house at last night’s city council meeting, with about two dozen residents getting up to voice concerns about peak traffic woes, especially during festivals. Farivar said the city, county and State Dept. of Transportation will spend 2019…

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Pangborn Airport 2018 Report: Additional Flights, Passengers Up, Cancellations Down

A record number of airline passengers flew out of Pangborn Memorial Airport in 2018. Passenger enplanements totaled 64,700 – a 7.2 percent increase over 2017. Passengers flying into the Greater Wenatchee Valley also increased by seven percent. Total passenger volume was 127,563 – a record for the airport. Pangborn’s Director Trent Moyers stopped by KOHO…

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