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Douglas County Port – Opportunity Zones, Rock Island Development, Tech Companies

Lisa Parks, Executive Director of the Port of Douglas County, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about an Opportunity Zone designation from the Governor’s office for areas of southern Douglas County including Baker Flats, Pangborn Airport and Rock Island Development District. Parks said the federal program could mean significant new investment in those rural areas.…

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NCW Bitcoiners Getting National Attention As CNBC Comes To Town

Salcido Enterprises is hosting a CNBC news crew today and tomorrow. The crew will be in the Wenatchee Valley to interview Malachi Salcido and tour Salcido Enterprise facilities as part of a story focused on highlighting efforts toward developing blockchain infrastructure and technology.

Other notable interviews scheduled include Steve Wright of the Chelan County PUD and Ron Cridlebaugh of the Port of Douglas County.…

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Large Data Center Coming to Pangborn Business Park

Tech companies are flocking to Chelan and Douglas Counties, and local tech-savvy start-ups as well, to take advantage of cheap electricity rates through the Public Utility Districts. A large, multi-phase data center should get under construction later this year in Douglas County, mainly thanks to grant funding. Dan Langager filed this report on how North Central Washington could soon be on the global map for its tech-friendly infrastructure.…

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