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Chelan PUD Strategic Planning with General Manager Steve Wright

Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright says the utility has more than 70 initiatives to tackle this year and they want your input.

Wright joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studios to look ahead at capital projects, new electricity contracts and changes in the energy market. He said they’ll be developing a new strategic plan for 2020-2024, plus moving forward with a combined Service/Operations Center in Olds Station, and looking for public comment on those and other issues.…

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Wenatchee Land Usage, Availability with Mayor Frank Kuntz

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about several land-use issues in the city right now – annexations in west Wenatchee between Springwater Ave. and Maple Streets, plans for more north-south road connections in that area, public concerns about building in the foothills and the property downtown at 5th St.…

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Wenatchee Library Temporarily Moving Downtown During $1.5 Million Remodel

Wenatchee Public Library will move into a temporary downtown location for one year while the existing library undergoes a $1.5 million remodel.

North Central Regional Library signed a lease last week with Wenatchee Downtown Investments for the old Seafirst Bank building at the corner of Orondo and Wenatchee Avenues. The library will begin moving into the new space in mid-April and open to the public in mid-May.…

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PAC Director Matt Cadman Announces Retirement From ‘Precious Little Theater’

Matt Cadman knew a Wenatchee without the Numerica Performing Arts Center, but he’s always seen this community’s support of the arts.

A third-generation local, Cadman taught U.S. history and English at Eastmont High School for 12 years, after more than 20 years teaching on the West Side.

But then in 2013, he left the teaching gig to take on another kind of community education at the Performing Arts Center in downtown Wenatchee.…

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Wenatchee City Council Delays New Cryptocurrency Zoning, Noise Rules

The Wenatchee city council earlier this month chose not to pass new cryptocurrency rules suggested by staff in the community development department. Council members pointed to issues like allowing such miners in the downtown business core and the level of noise created by the machines.

Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about why the council delayed implementation and where they go from here.…

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Wenatchee Valley Museum’s New Director Getting Up To Speed, First Friday Art Walk Tonight

After a months-long search, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center has a new Executive Director. Keni Sturgeon started in November and joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about getting up to speed and starting a strategic planning process in 2019.

Also tonight is the monthly First Friday Art Walk in downtown Wenatchee and the Museum’s Exhibits Curator Kasey Koski joins to talk about the galleries participating tonight and Link Transit’s free bus service and art tours now part of First Fridays.…

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