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Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Bringing Additional Traffic To US 2

What started as a quaint, once-a-season, ceremonial holiday event, has grown into a full-blown, three-weekend event. We’re talking about Leavenworth’s Christmas Lighting Festival. Marcus Bellissimo reports on plans to mitigate the massive crowds arriving in the Upper Wenatchee Valley this month. …

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Busiest Weekend Of Year, Memorial Day Travel Requires Planning Ahead

The Memorial Day travel weekend is here. Considered one of the busiest travel times of the year, nearly 43 million Americans will have a weekend getaway, according to AAA.

The group is forecasting the second-highest travel volume on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel volumes in 2000, trailing only 2005.…

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Confluence Parkway Opportunity For Environmental Improvements, City Development Director Says

Last week we talked with Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz about Confluence Parkway. Now the city’s Economic Development Director Steve King stops by the KOHO studios to talk about the project from an environmental and economic development standpoint.

King said he sees the new bridge over the Wenatchee River as not only a way to ease traffic congestion, but reconfigure the Apple Capital Loop Trail away from the railroad tracks near Hawley Street and provide more separation for campers and recreators at Confluence State Park from traffic noise.…

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Leavenworth Planning Commission to Tackle Parking, Traffic, Housing in 2019

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about a packed house at last night’s city council meeting, with about two dozen residents getting up to voice concerns about peak traffic woes, especially during festivals. Farivar said the city, county and State Dept. of Transportation will spend 2019 studying traffic volumes to come up with solutions.…

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