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Saving Salmon to Save Orca Part 1: Public Comment on Recommendations Ends Today

Washingtonians have until today to submit their thoughts on the Southern Resident Orca Task Force‘s recommendations for saving the endangered population.

In this multi-part series on KOHO, we’ll explore why the orca population has dwindled, what state agencies and conservation groups are trying to do about it, and how North Central Washington is part of the solution.…

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Gov. Inslee Tours Wenatchee, Quincy Talking Broadband Internet Access

Governor Jay Inslee toured Central Washington this week to talk about improving broadband technology in the state. He told KOHO he wants to promote the vision statement that the state needs to provide broadband access to all its citizens:

On Wednesday, the Governor traveled to Pomeroy and Pullman. Thursday he was in Chewelah, Quincy and Wenatchee.…

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Wenatchee Designated ‘Opportunity Zone’ By Gov. For Increased Investment

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how the City of Wenatchee and surrounding areas of Chelan County received an Opportunity Zone designation from the Governor’s office this week. The application was submitted by the city and the Port of Chelan County.

The new Opportunity Zone designations represent downtown Wenatchee, south Wenatchee, Malaga and the idlded Alcoa plant.…

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City of Leavenworth Update – Mayor Cheri Farivar

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about a bill sponsored by Sen. Brad Hawkins and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee last week allowing the city to burn some yard waste despite its location within the state’s apple maggot quarantine zone. The city’s brush drop-off site opens next Friday and the council wants to limit unlicensed bitcoin miners in the city.…

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