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Douglas County Fire District No. 2 Fire Marshal Kurt Blanchard talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the outlook for the 2020 wildfire season and what locals officials are doing to prepare for issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the importance of tackling wildfires and improving forest health. Hawkins was at State Public Lands Commission Hilary Franz’s unveiling last week of the 10-year Wildland Fire Protection Strategic Plan. He…

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With snow sticking around the upper elevations and heavy rainfall across the state the last couple weeks, fire season may seem like a ways away. But Washington state agencies are preparing now for this year’s wildfire season, which officially began April 15. KOHO’s Chris Hansen reports on what that means for the Department of Natural Resources…

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Each Thursday we’re joined by officials from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office here on KOHO. Today we’re talking about emergency management preparations for spring and summer, as well as Search & Rescues this winter, which were down from the winter before. Dan Langager sat down with Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Emergency Management division Kent…

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Allison Williams, Executive Services Director for the City of Wenatchee, joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the upcoming auction of the Federal Building on Yakima Ave. and the city’s plan to bid on it, road construction project planning for Western Ave. and North Wenatchee Ave., grant money for wildfire season preparations and more.

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