Posts Tagged ‘North Central Washington’

2019 Legislative Preview For Local Businesses With Wenatchee Valley Chamber

With this year’s legislative session around the corner, KOHO turns to Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, to get the business perspective on happenings on Olympia. Burgess said two changes took effect January 1 – a higher minimum wage ($12/hour) and collections for the new paid family leave program. During…

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9th Annual NCW Community Success Summit Comes To Pateros Nov. 15

IRIS – the Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship – will showcase success stories at the 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros School Gym in Pateros. Organizers Nancy Warner and Angela Morris join Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning…

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Community Foundation Awards $240,000 in Grants to Nonprofits, Prepares for Give NCW

The Community Foundation of NCW awarded more than $240,000 in grants to 30 nonprofits across the region. The grants were funded by the Regional Impact Grant program, competitive grant programs that support charitable organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. Some of the recipients include the Cashmere Museum, Chelan-Douglas CASA, Hand In Hand Immigration services,…

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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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