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Goodwin Bridge, Salmon Recovery, 2020 Budget – Chelan County Commission Update

Chelan County is calling for bids on the West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project, the largest project the county’s road department has ever undertaken, said County Commissioner Bob Bugert. The $25.5 million project will replace the West Cashmere Bridge, commonly called the Goodwin Road Bridge, with the bridge closing to all traffic beginning sometime in March. Bids…

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Still $800,000 Gap To Close In Chelan County’s 2020 Budget, Commissioner Says

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the county’s 2020 budget and its new waste facility opening this week. The Moderate Risk Waste Facility on Highway 97A will allow county residents to drop off household chemicals, oils, paints and other hazardous products year-round. It was built…

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Chelan County Adopts Stemilt-Squilchuck Recreation Plan

After more than two years of planning and deliberating, a recreation plan for the Squilchuck and Stemilt Basins is complete. The areas in southern Chelan County are a focal point of recreation year-round. Three public meetings over a two-year period finally resulted in a compromise plan, especially for winter sports. On Monday, the plan was…

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‘Difficult Year’ Ahead For Chelan County’s 2020 Budget

Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to take an early look at the county’s 2020 budget. Bugert said they’re going department by department to figure out where cuts can take place in order to close the $2 million budget gap.

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Pile Burns Putting Some Smoke Into NCW

Pile burning is underway on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. If you see or smell smoke this week, it could be from burns up the Chiwawa, Entiat or Methow Valleys. Most smoke will disperse eastward, the forest service said. Crews are burning 100 acres on Natapoc Ridge about three miles north of Plain, 30 acres in…

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Local Leaders Open ‘Capstone Of Economic Development’ In Cashmere

Initiatives to bring new businesses and jobs to rural areas can take many forms – including public and private entities working together towards a shared goal. A vision 15 years in the making by Chelan County developers is finally complete. The new Cashmere Mill Business Park was dedicated yesterday with leaders from throughout the region.…

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Overnight Rentals, Grizzly Bears, County Fair – Chelan County Update

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the latest on the county planning commission drafting new rules for overnight rentals in the county, a proposal from the Nation Park Service to reintroduce grizzlies into the North Cascades, school resource officer contracts and the annual Chelan County…

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Families Displaced By Squilchuck Mudslide Saturday

Families were displaced and homes partially buried in a flash flood and mud slide below Squilchuck Road Saturday. Chelan County Emergency Management Sergeant Kent Sisson said three homes were damaged and several people had to be rescued from one home, but no one was injured. Shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, as a strong lightning and…

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