KOHO Five @ 5:00 – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Marcus Bellissimo wraps up today’s top news stories in your KOHO Five @ 5. Ahead on the Five @ 5; The Cascade School District is looking to fill a board position for the Plain and Lake Wenatchee area…… The Powerline Fire in Grant County is now 65 percent contained at 7,800 acres…… Two federal agents…

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KOHO Five @ 5:00 – Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Marcus Bellissimo wraps up today’s top news stories in your KOHO Five @ 5. Ahead on the Five @ 5; State firefighters have arrived to assist local crews on the Powerline Fire in the Mattawa area of Grant County……. The city of Wenatchee crews start chip-seal paving about 15 miles of city roads this week,…

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Furry Feeders Find Favor Fighting Fire Fuels

Recently, goats were brought in to help with fuel mitigation in hard-to-navigate terrain in fire-prone areas of the Wenatchee foothills. And so far, the low-tech approach is working, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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New Apple Maggot Signs Bring Renewed Awareness To Old Problem

If you’ve traveled over Blewett or Stevens Passes, you may have seen the posted sign warning travelers that they are entering or leaving an Apple Maggot Quarantine Area. That sign and others around state recently got updated, and in some cases, relocated. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Garden Guru – Fertilizer, Compost, Lawn Care

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs. In Episode 16 Parsons talks about all things fertilizer – ecologically-friendly ways to get the garden the nutrients it needs, like compost and fish emulsion, while keeping the bad chemicals out. We’re always looking…

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Financial Wanderings with Brad Blackburn – Interest Rates, Trade War

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings. Blackburn talks today about the latest with the trade war with China and a so-called “cease fire” so negotiations can continue. Blackburn says the U.S. economy is slowing some, but not as much as the global economy and that’s leading the Federal Reserve…

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Wenatchee Summer Paving Starts Today, Federal Road Grant Still In Limbo

Work by the city of Wenatchee starts today on its 2019 Pavement Preservation Project. Crews will begin by removing current striping and symbols from the streets, then lay down the chip seal pavement. Old striping must be removed to so that the chip seal adheres to the underlying pavement, said Jake Lewing, project engineer for…

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