Skip to content

UV MEND Helping Find ‘Place To Say, Food In Their Bellies’ During Holidays

The holidays aren’t always filled with peace and joy for some families in the Wenatchee Valley.

Upper Valley MEND helps hundreds of families from Peshastin and Dryden to Leavenworth and Plain with money for housing, food and more.

Their Executive Director Kaylin Bettinger and Community Cupboard food bank Manager Bob Mark join KOHO to talk about those services during the holiday season and how you can help.…

Read More

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. …

Read More

MEND Providing ‘Support and Good Cheer’ To Upper Valley Families During Holidays

MEND stands for Meeting Each Need with Dignity. And that is especially true for the holiday season for those in need in the Upper Wenatchee Valley.

Upper Valley MEND’s Executive Director Kaylin Bettinger joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about getting geared up for Thanksgiving food baskets, the need for donations and volunteers and a recent survey breaking down Upper Valley demographics.…

Read More

New Transfer Station, Park-N-Ride Coming To Leavenworth July 1

Whether you’re commuting from or headed to an event in Leavenworth, navigating traffic in the Bavarian Village isn’t always easy. But it’s about to get a little easier.

Link Transit’s new park and ride in Leavenworth will open behind Safeway soon. Marcus Bellissimo reports.…

Read More

Leavenworth Planned Burn Today, Pine St. Rebuild Goes To Bid

The City of Leavenworth will conduct a controlled burn today on city-owned land adjacent to Mountain View Cemetery. The material for burning is green waste collected by the city as required by the Dept. of Agriculture because of Apple Maggot Quarantine restrictions in western Chelan County.

The burn is permitted under the Dept.…

Read More

Cascade Medical Adds 3D Mammography, Exceeding New Federal Rules

Mammography exams at Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth have gone high-tech. In late March, the facility brought online a new three-dimensional mammography scanner.

Radiology Director Scott Mitchell said the new technology is designed to provide a clearer image of the breast, which allows radiologists to diagnose cancer at its earliest stages.…

Read More