Recently re-elected Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about searching for a new Public Works director, hotel development along the riverfront, the 2016 budget and his thoughts on Alcoa.
When talking employment, obviously the big news this week comes from Alcoa, with word they’ll curtail the Wenatchee Works Smelter early next year. Around 420 employees likely out of work. We also have the latest employment numbers for Chelan and Douglas Counties. Dan Langager chats with NCW Labor Economist Don Meseck.
Lisa Parks, director of the Port of Douglas County, and Alan Walker, director of Chelan-Douglas United Way, swing by the KOHO studio to talk about the latest with the Our Valley, What's Next initiative, a recent survey and the next steps.
Detective Carlos Rodriguez and Administrative Specialist April Moore from the Chelan County Sheriff's Office join Dan in the KOHO studio to pull back the curtain on the county's Registered Sex Offender Program.
12th District Senator Linda Evans-Parlette and Representatives Cary Condotta and Brad Hawkins talk about the economic hit from Alcoa's Wenatchee plant idling, state election results, the Tri-Commission meeting yesterday and the 2016 legislative session.
Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Clint to provide his thoughts on Alcoa's idling of the Wenatchee Works Smelter, a hearing on the current marijuana business moratorium and infrastructure deficiencies in rural cities.