Fire investigators analyzing the cause of the Sleepy Hollow Fire from last June got a big break in the case Wednesday when a man confessed to starting the fire. 37-year-old Jeremy J. Kendall was booked into Chelan County Jail with a First Degree Arson charge.
12th District Senator Linda Evans-Parlette joins Dan to talk about budget negotiations in Olympia right now as lawmakers wrap a second week of an overtime special session. Parlette said they could finalize the budget by the middle of next week.
Wenatchee MayorFrank Kuntz swings by the KOHO studio to talk about the annexation of the Olds Station Business Park and how the city will likely take over services in June, as well as street projects, parks and more.
Yesterday afternoon Chelan County Sheriff's Office detectives booked 37-year-old Jeremy J. Kendall into the Chelan County Jail for Arson in the First Degree related to the Sleepy Hollow Fire near Wenatchee last June.
Allison Williams, Executive Services Director for the city of Wenatchee, joins Clint to talk about the Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program, an initiative to improve land use planning and reduce wildfire risk in western-state cities.
One of the most sought-after places for overnight backpacking in the North Cascades is the Enchantments area. The annual permit application period closed March 2 and the Forest Service received a record number of applications, over 19,000.