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Chelan County Residents ‘Overwhelmingly’ Against Grizzly Bear Repopulation, Commissioner Says

Should grizzly bears come back to the North Cascade Mountains? Should the Federal Fish & Wildlife Service translocate bears themselves? Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay, as well as Commissioners Bob Bugert and Doug England, say No.

Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the latest on a proposal from the Nation Park Service to reintroduce grizzlies into the North Cascades and the public comments the county has received.…

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Chelan PUD Crafting New Strategic Plan With Eye On Facilities

A five-year strategic plan, a new service center, rehabbing downtown facilities, dam repairs – big plans are ahead for Chelan County’s power provider. Marcus Bellissimo has this update.

A mock-up of the Chelan PUD’s proposed headquarters to be located in Olds Station.
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Chelan PUD Asking For Input On Proposed Service Center, 5-Year Strategic Plan

It’s a busy time at the Chelan County Public Utility District – developing a five-year strategic plan, building about a dozen substations over the coming years and a proposed combined Service Center in Olds Station – with open houses this week.

Chelan PUD Board President Garry Arseneault joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how Chelan County residents can weigh in on these plans and others.…

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East Wenatchee City Councilman Tim Detering Announces Mayoral Race

The Gateway Project gets off the ground, road construction design work and a strategic planning initiative – those projects and more are on the docket for the city of East Wenatchee in 2019.

There will also be a mayoral race, with long-time Mayor Steve Lacey not running for re-election. Two-term councilman Tim Detering announces his candidacy for mayor on the KOHO Morning Show.…

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2018 ‘Very Good Year’ For Chelan PUD, GM Steve Wright Says

2018 was a positive year for the Chelan County PUD, said their General Manager Steve Wright. And he said they have more than 70 initiatives to tackled this year.

Wright joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studios to recap last year and look ahead. He said they’ll be developing a new strategic plan for 2020-2024, plus considering options for a combined Service/Operations Center in Olds Station, and looking for public comment on those and other issues.…

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