It’s been 20 months since Washington approved recreational marijuana through Initiative 502, including a majority of East Wenatchee voters. Now adults 21 and over can legally purchase the green at the city’s first pot shop, located on Rock Island Road. The Happy Crop Shoppe opened at 8 a.m. yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Dan Langager was there for the grand opening.
Washington State Labor & Industries wants those who would like to farm to get the ag experience they need. A program known as the Farm Internship Project is now underway here in Chelan County, and 15 other counties. Project Manager Kelly Kane joins us to provide the details.
Chelan County PUD Fish Biologist Thad Mosey swings by the KOHO studio to talk about the record number of salmon swimming upstream this year, work to extend their dams' fish ladders and projections for next year.
The Wenatchee and East Wenatchee city councils got somewhat of a surprise last week when 11-year-old Hope Schooley of East Wenatchee told them it's time to end fireworks within city limits. She did the work all on her own and is ready to take her concerns all the way to the state level. KOHO News Intern Bryce Newberry sat down with her to talk about her big plans for the community.
Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Shiloh Schauer joins us for her monthly chat to talk tourism during the second quarter, her involvement in the Governor's Parks and Outdoor Recreation Task Force and a program called Leadership Wenatchee Valley.