Last weekend, the Greater Wenatchee area played host to the 26th annual Washington Winter Special Olympics. Athletes from around the state converged here to compete. Sarah Fitzgerald with Wenatchee Parks and Rec. stopped by the studios to recap the event.
Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar and City Administrator Joel Walinski join Clint to talk about discussions at last night's city council meeting related to the Meadowlark Affordable Housing Development and what the city can do to assist in getting it built.
The deadline is fast approaching to apply for Stronger Schools Grants through the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. Each $5,000 award goes to individual schools or teachers in Pre-K to 12th grade public schools. Dan Langager has more.
In this week's KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan chats with Travis Hornby of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance to talk about which trails are open and closed this time of year, keeping an eye out for muddy trails, Squilchuck Park trail building and other trail projects.
Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about his office's involvement with Special Olympics, taking spring-time precautions with rain and flooding, a driver sending his car into the Columbia River, police body cameras and more.
Last month, Mary Small, a 30-year veteran at the Chelan-Douglas Health District, announced her retirement as their public information officer. The District has brought on a new community outreach director, a Leavenworth local, Christal Eshelman.
Recovery efforts continue in Okanogan and Chelan Counties following last summer’s devastating wildfires. Phase one saw the completion of 14 new homes built, and phase two will soon be underway. But the group needs some help in making that happen.