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‘Huge Opportunities’ In Chelan-Douglas Counties, Says Outgoing Port Director

The Port of Douglas County’s Executive Director Lisa Parks announced her resignation at a Port meeting earlier this month, effective today, Oct. 30. With the Ports of Douglas and Chelan Counties in the process of consolidating, having only one port director was identified as a cost-saving measure. Parks said due to that, she essentially offered…

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With Cashmere Business Park Complete, Ports Turn Attention To Rock Island

The Port Districts of Chelan and Douglas Counties are moving ahead with redevelopment plans for the old silicon plant in Rock Island. The Chelan County Port is also welcoming Governor Jay Inslee to the new Cashmere Business Park (at the old mill site on Sunset Highway) for a ribbon cutting today at Noon. Commission President JC…

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Port Merger Planning Continues, Gov. Inslee to Visit Cashmere Business Park

The Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties have started the process of a functional consolidation – essentially merging their staffs into a single organization. Chelan County Port Executive Director Jim Kuntz told KOHO they’re on track to finish the merger by January 1. The Port is also welcoming Governor Jay Inslee to the new Cashmere…

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Chelan, Douglas County Port Districts Will Merge Into Single Port Authority

The Port Districts of Chelan and Douglas Counties will become one. On June 11, the three port commissioners from both counties voted unanimously to approve the merger, proposed by a task force looking into long-term planning for Pangborn Airport. The Ports jointly own and operate the airport, which is millions of dollars in debt and…

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Wenatchi Landing: $2 Million Capital Budget Request For Sewer Line

This year’s legislative session in Olympia reached the half-way point this week. Although lawmakers have passed the so-called “fiscal cutoff” for bills – getting legislation that has fiscal impacts out of committee – we haven’t heard a lot of talk about budgets yet. 2019 is a biennium year – a longer, 105-day session in which…

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Pangborn Airport 2018 Report: Additional Flights, Passengers Up, Cancellations Down

A record number of airline passengers flew out of Pangborn Memorial Airport in 2018. Passenger enplanements totaled 64,700 – a 7.2 percent increase over 2017. Passengers flying into the Greater Wenatchee Valley also increased by seven percent. Total passenger volume was 127,563 – a record for the airport. Pangborn’s Director Trent Moyers stopped by KOHO…

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