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Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday he will extend the state’s sweeping statewide stay-at-home order through May 4 in a bid to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 270 people in Washington and infected over 6,500. Inslee’s original “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, announced March 23, was set to expire after…

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 101st Washington State Apple Blossom Festival will not be held on intended dates of April 23 – May 3rd of this year.  Apple Blossom Festival Administrator, Darci Christoferson says the festivals Board of Directors and Staff are continuing to monitor the situation and are exploring opportunities of rescheduling the Festival sometime during the…

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Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday announced the expansion of the school closure order to all K-12 schools, both public and private, statewide. Inslee said schools must close by the end of Monday, March 16 and will remain closed through at least April 24. The earliest possible date students could return to class would be April…

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Healthcare systems throughout the state are getting ready to potentially see more patients than usual. Schools are receiving updated guidance on what preventative measures they should take to stay safe and what to do should they have any cases. KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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One bill pertaining to fuel taxes moves from the House to the Senate while another bill dealing with sex ed has representatives gunning for it.  Marcus Bellissimo with the details.

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Sans a crystal ball, it’s hard to predict the future. But labor economist Don Mesek does his best to forecast what the future holds for the economy in Chelan and Douglas Counties by basing his educated guesses on statistical data. KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Pinnacles Prep, the Wenatchee Valley’s first-ever prospective charter school is on schedule for opening its classroom doors in the fall of 2021. Pinnacles Principal Jill Fineis and school co-founder Sara Rolfs talk with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the latest steps in the process and how the public can offer their input.

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