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In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Andy Dappen of WenatcheeOutdoors.org about finally getting some good air quality in the region and enjoying local trails for the first time in a month. Dappen was actually one of the lucky people that just left the Valley during the smoky weather and hit the coast. Dappen…

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Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Dan Langager stops by Parson’s garden to soak in the sunshine and fresh, clean air and check out the tomatoes and potatoes ready for harvest. Dan talks about purple peppers and cauliflower from local farmers…

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The Cougar Creek Fire is now 41,324 acres and 45 percent contained. Evacuation levels changed for both the Entiat and Chiwawa Valleys over the weekend. Mad River Road is no longer under an evacuation level. The end of Entiat River Road was downgraded to a Level 1. The Level 2 evacuation status for all of the…

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In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Adam Vognild, Board Member with WenatcheeOutdoors.org and owner of Inner Circle Gym in Wenatchee, about getting through this month’s intense smoke, like finding pockets of clear air and taking advantage of them, exercising indoors and more, as well as his recent climbing trip to Wyoming.

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Cooler temperatures, cleaner air and a chance of rain? No, it’s not a fairy tale, weather-wise, it’s what could be happening this weekend. Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: The morning visible satellite image shows widespread smoke across the Pacific Northwest, keeping skies hazy and smoky. National Weather Service, Spokane

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Another day today of hazardous air in the Wenatchee Valley and much of the state. A new report “Trouble In The Air” finds some of Washington’s cities experienced a month or more of polluted air days in 2016. Pollutants such as particulate matter and ground-level ozone can have serious health effects. Eric Tegethoff reports.   Photo: SounderBruce/Flickr

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Vera is the Pet of the Week at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society and their Executive Director Dawn Davies brings her by the KOHO studios. Davies also talks about how unhealthy air quality affects pets as much as humans and the importance of keeping them cool, hydrated and inside during fire season.

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