The Washington State Apple Commission hosted a delegation of importers from China here in Wenatchee over the last few days, showing off local orchards, warehouses and processing facilities. The Commission's President Todd Fryhover gives the details.
Yesterday we got an update on the runway extension project at the Pangborn Memorial Airport. But Pangborn isn’t the only local airport about to sport a new tarmac. The Chelan Municipal Airport plans to not extend their runway, but move 350 of feet it to the northeast.
Pangborn Memorial Airport Director Trent Moyers and Business Development Director for the Chelan County Port Craig Larsen join Clint to talk about the runway extension project, numbers from the extra August flight and adding more destinations in the future.
A state accountability audit found the Washington Department of Natural Resources overpaid a private contractor to fight the Carlton Complex fires in July last year. The audit shows the contractor did repay the $9,000. DNR spokesperson Sandra Kaiser tells KOHO the emergency contract cited by the audit was signed in "dire circumstances."
Scott Parsons, your Garden Guru here on KOHO, gives the dirt today on chives and Italian parsley, starting to recap this year's growing season, water conservation and tilling up the garden sections done for the year.
The Town Toyota Center was a-buzz this Saturday, with local entrepreneurs, inventors and tech-gurus showing off their works at the Wenatchee valley’s first-ever Maker Faire. The faire featured inventions and crafts from locals of all ages. Organizers estimate over 600 people attended. Our own Dan Langager was one of them.
Students from both Wenatchee and Eastmont High Schools will march to raise awareness and show support for students struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide. Wenatchee School District's alcohol and drug counselor Amy McCubbin and WHS Media Adviser Dave Riggs join Clint in the KOHO studio.