The Chelan County PUD wants to move. PUD commissioners on Monday reviewed a package of proposed agreements with the Port of Chelan County to preserve options for an operations base in North Wenatchee.…Read More
The Chelan County PUD wants to relocate its headquarters to Olds Station, consolidating maintenance facilities, office space and board rooms into one campus. Now the PUD and the Port of Chelan County have tentatively agreed to a land purchase to make that happen.
The PUD would buy Port-owned land near the Wenatchee River.…Read More
The Washington State Department of Transportation has a new home in Olds Station, North Wenatchee. It also will say goodbye soon to its old headquarters on North Wenatchee Avenue. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…Read More
Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the future of the Confluence Technology Center and a new Emergency Operations Center in Olds Station, state grants funding storm- and waste-water projects across the county, money for the Goodwin Road Bridge replacement project in west Cashmere, a sinkhole that appeared Sunday on Burch Mountain Road and tar coming off Mission Ridge Road and getting on cars.…Read More
Pat Jones, Executive Director of the Port of Chelan County, joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about the decision and process of surplussing the Confluence Technology Center (CTC) in Olds Station.
Jones also said two flex buildings are coming to the Cashmere Mill Site, a polymer manufacturer is moving from Yakima to Olds Station and recruitment is underway now for a deputy director of the Port who will take over as executive director from him at the end of the year.…Read More
The Port of Chelan County held a panel discussion yesterday with Diamond Foundry and other businesses about new jobs coming to Chelan County, how technology is changing agriculture, Bitcoins and more.
Diamond Foundry is currently building a new production facility in Wenatchee and plans to open in about six months. HOM Solutions will open a new Central Washington headquarters in Olds Station.…
Chelan County’s 2018 budget is about one million dollars more than 2017’s, only for contractual pay increases for county employees. That’s all they could add, said Commissioner Doug England, because revenue was down over a million dollars.
Two major sources of sales and property taxes are now off the books – Olds Station was annexed into the city of Wenatchee and the Holden Mine remediation project has largely wrapped up.…
Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about 2018 budget talks getting underway and what lower tax revenue for the county means for developing that budget and others in the future. Goehner also talks about the latest with updating the county’s Shoreline Master Program and a meeting tomorrow with Senator Brad Hawkins.…Read More
Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz swings by the KOHO studio to talk about planned sewer expansion into Olds Station, Chattam Hill and other North Wenatchee neighborhoods and what that means for future development, moving city hall into the Federal Building and what’s next for the current city hall building, other future development in South Wenatchee and more.…Read More
Even as the Chelan County PUD wraps up work on a new Leavenworth substation site, PUD engineers are working to meet future growth in other areas of the county, including north Wenatchee. The current Olds Station substation was built in 1979 and, in addition to the aging equipment, is now at 90 percent capacity.…Read More