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No INFRA Grant For Confluence Parkway, City Will Apply Again

As the saying goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It was originally a maxim that gained popularity in the early part of the 19th century to encourage American schoolchildren to do their homework. These days the saying is befitting to efforts towards relieving traffic congestion in Wenatchee, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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City of Wenatchee Update with Councilwoman Linda Herald

Wenatchee City Councilwoman Linda Herald joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about moving into the new, not-yet-renovated city hall on Yakima St. (the old Federal Building), two open houses coming up next week on transportation and education, and her work on the city’s Homeless Steering Committee.

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2019 Legislature: Sen. Hawkins on Proposed Transportation Funding Package

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about a proposed $16 billion transportation package that would include at least half a dozen projects in the 12th District, from Wenatchee and East Wenatchee to the Methow Valley. To…

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Apple Loop Byway Not Selected For INFRA Grant, City Will Re-Apply This Fall

It was a long shot, but one local officials thought they could achieve. However $150 million in federal transportation funding will have to wait. Earlier this month, Senator Maria Cantwell’s office informed the City of Wenatchee and other local cities and businesses involved that their INFRA grant request was not awarded. It would have funded major…

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City of Wenatchee Update – Mayor Frank Kuntz

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz swings by the KOHO studios to talk about an environmental analysis getting underway soon, funded by the state, into building a second bridge over the Wenatchee River (known as the Confluence Parkway), as well as committee meetings coming up this week and the future of the Skyline Drive lookout.

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Wenatchee Hires Architect to Plan City Hall Move into Federal Building

The Wenatchee city council approved this week a contract with ARC Architects for architectural services to evaluate repurposing the Federal Building on Yakima St. for a new City Hall. Executive Services Director Allison Williams swings by the KOHO studio to talk about why the city feels they need a larger space for staff and city services,…

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