With the Chiwaukum and Carlton Complex Fires receiving national attention, and getting incorrectly dubbed "The Leavenworth Fire," the Bavarian Village has seen a drop in tourists during one of their busiest months of the year. Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Nancy Smith joins Dan to talk about a new radio campaign underway to change those misperceptions.
Director of Sports Tourism with the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Matt Kearny joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about sports revenue in the first half of 2014, the big ticket events, the effects of smoke and fires on sports tourism and some upcoming events.
With the recent devastating fire disaster in Okanogan County, an event that is unimaginable to many of us, it raises the question – what would you take with you if you had minutes to evacuate your home? Wenatchee Fire Chief Stan Smoke has some tips and ideas on what you can do to be prepared and Icicle Broadcasting’s Randy Roadz sat down with him to get the details.
City of Wenatchee Code Enforcement Officer Stacey Burts and Building Official Cliff Burdick swing by the KOHO studio to talk about the city's Vegetation Guide and keeping both your home and city streets and sidewalks safe and up to city code.