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Chelan County Wrapping Up Tree, Stream Work In Upper Wenatchee Valley

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about natural resource work throughout the Upper Wenatchee Valley and in the Stemilt Basin. This week, county crews worked with U.S. Forest Service rangers to remove hazardous trees along Beaver Hill and Chiwawa Loops Roads. Projects in and along Nason…

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A Case Study In Land Management – Stemilt Basin Recreation Plan Nearing Completion

Proposals by recreation enthusiasts and state and local government agencies are coming together to establish a recreation management plan for the Stemilt Basin. According to a statewide recreation study from 2015, forest users in North Central Washington need more spaces set aside specifically for non-motor activities, in addition to amenities for motorized users, campers, hikers…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Kevin Overbay

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the next step in finalizing the county’s updated Shoreline Master Program and land transfers in the Stemilt Basin. The county and the Stemilt Partnership have been working for a decade to secure some 5,000 acres in the Stemilt Basin…

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Stemilt Basin Recreation Plan Meeting Tonight In Malaga

El Sendero Backcountry Ski & Snowshoe Club, along with other outdoor groups, has been working with the State Departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife to designate about 5.5 miles of motor-free terrain in the Stemilt Basin. A meeting tonight at the Malaga Fire Station will present options and locations for motorized and non-motorized…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about his recent trip to the other Washington to meet with federal officials about forest health and water issues in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, as well as the National Association of Counties Conference. Goehner also talks about flooding issues in…

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Outdoor Report – WenatcheeOutdoors.org

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Andy Dappen of WenatcheeOutdoors.org about moving into spring by enjoying both skiing and mountain biking, how the river rafting season is shaping up, a meeting tonight in Malaga on a county recreation plan for the Stemilt Basin, upcoming events and more.  

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Two Stemilt Basin Parcels Will Transfer from DNR to Fish & Wildlife

The state Board of Natural Resources authorized the transfer of 1,275 acres of mixed forest and grassland in Chelan County to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Tuesday. Located about 10 miles south of Wenatchee in the Stemilt Basin, the acreage is a popular spot for year-round outdoor recreation including snowmobiling, hiking and hunting.…

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