We all know North Central Washington is a hot spot for tourists from other parts of the state and the Pacific Northwest, but a burgeoning industry is bringing more here than ever before – in their electric cars. Yesterday kicked off the 2015 EV tourism season with a big event at the Pybus Public Market, with Gov. Jay Inslee in attendance.
Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Clint to talk land preservation in the Stemilt and Squilchuck Basins, housing for migrant farm workers and a watershed bill for the Upper Wenatchee Valley sponsored by Sen. Parlette.
In this week's KOHO Outdoor Report, Andy Dappen talks mountain biking in the Sage Hills, proper dog etiquette when bringing fido with you, trail work parties, a 56-mile bike ride up Tronson Ridge and the emergence of mosquitoes.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about the legal precedent of the McCleary education decision, city voting districts, making legal opinions, student debt and more.
As the 2015 fire season picks up, we’re reminded of the 2014 fire season and the Carlton Complex wildfires that tore through Okanogan County close to one year ago. The cleanup efforts continue and a team of Americorps volunteers recently arrived to assist. Hayli Libby-Thompson with sister station KOZI reports they’ve come from all over the country.
As the merger of the Wenatchee fire department and Chelan County Fire District 1 moves forward, Wenatchee Fire Chief Stan Smoke heads into early retirement. Smoke joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about his three decades of service, the merger and what he looks forward to in retirement.