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Horan Natural Area Open Houses

The Horan Natural Area has been a gathering spot for Native Peoples, home to the area first trading post and a pear orchard. Now land managers want to know how best to move forward with the area while maintaining the areas unique characteristics. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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KOHO Outdoor Report –

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Sarah Shaffer, Executive Director of, about winter recreation – downhill and hawk skiing, sledding and snowshoeing, as well as not-so-wintry activities like biking and indoor rock climbing.

Shaffer also talks about good trail etiquette, like using headphones so your music or podcast doesn’t disturb wildlife and other recreators, and fun outdoor events this weekend.…

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Potential New ‘Our Valley Our Future’ Partners Pitch Project Ideas For 2019

The Our Valley Our Future / Nuestro Valle Nuestro Futuro community development initiative wants your input on potential new projects for its 2019 Action Plan.

The Action Plan, Our Valley’s guiding document, was first released in November 2016 following two years of community outreach, visioning and planning work. The plan has a five-year window, with many of the original 150-plus projects and programs underway.…

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Chelan PUD Mosquito Control Coming to Horan Natural Area

Chelan PUD Parks and State Fish and Wildlife crews will apply pellets to control mosquitoes in and around the ponds of the Horan Natural Area starting Monday, Aug. 8. Plans are to treat about five acres of the 100-acre natural area. PUD Parks Superintendent Ryan Baker said staff plans two more applications, about 30 days apart, depending on water level in the ponds.…

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