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Lodging Tax Grants For 2020

From minor events to capital projects, Chelan County Commissioners approve Lodging Tax grants for 2020. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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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 the Mosquito Ridge area between French Corral and Ardenvoir up the Entiat, and 27 acres in the Lost River area near Yellowjacket Sno-Park four miles northwest of Mazama.…

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Chelan County Residents ‘Overwhelmingly’ Against Grizzly Bear Repopulation, Commissioner Says

Should grizzly bears come back to the North Cascade Mountains? Should the Federal Fish & Wildlife Service translocate bears themselves? Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay, as well as Commissioners Bob Bugert and Doug England, say No.

Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the latest on a proposal from the Nation Park Service to reintroduce grizzlies into the North Cascades and the public comments the county has received.…

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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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