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Appealing FEMA Aid, Or Lack Thereof   

August 21, 2014
After President Obama declared federal dollars for infrastructure building in Okanogan County, but not for individuals who were affected, Washington delegates sent a letter to FEMA appealing and asking to include individual and small business aid money. U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert spoke with our sister station KOZI news director Jay Witherbee about the appeal.


Fireworks Ban Discussed at City Hall   

August 21, 2014
There's no denying the potential danger fireworks pose during our hot, dry annual fire season. One young East Wenatchee girl’s concerns of fireworks causing too much harm in our area went one step further at a public meeting yesterday in Wenatchee. While no decision was reached, local officials met and discussed ideas to make the Wenatchee Valley safer during the 4th of July. KOHO News Intern Bryce Newberry filed this report.


Pet of the Week   

August 21, 2014
Timmy is your Pet of the Week this week and Kathie, a volunteer with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society, swings by the studio to show him off.


August 21 What Happened Today   

August 21, 2014
Relive history in today's edition of What Happened Today.


We Can Be Thespians    

August 20, 2014
The Icicle Creek Center for the Arts' production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is looking for community members to join in the fun and be a part of the cast. The play's director Henry Hettick swings by the KOHO studio to talk about the production and the opportunity for you to get involved.


Chelan County PUD Update   

August 20, 2014
Chelan PUD Commissioner Ann Congdon and Customer Utilities Managing Director John Stoll join Clint for our weekly PUD chat to talk grid efficiency, power outages, strategic planning and McNeil Canyon.


Outdoor Report   

August 20, 2014
In this week's KOHO Outdoor Report, Andy Dappen with wenatcheeoutdoors.org joins Clint to talk about okanoganoutdoors.org, beautiful weather this week, white water and paddling and some upcoming events.


August 20 What Happened Today   

August 20, 2014
Relive history in today's edition of What Happened Today.


Mills Canyon Fire Burn Assessment Complete   

August 19, 2014
It was the first major fire of our history-making season this year and started in early July, long before our fire season typically begins. Since then, the Mills Canyon Fire outside of Entiat has been fully contained, allowing teams with the Central Washington Burned Area Emergency Response, or BAER, to assess the damage and recommend plans for rehabilitation. For the details on the Mills Canyon assessment, Dan Langager filed this report.


Community Foundation Sends $100,000 to Fire Relief   

August 19, 2014
The Community Foundation of NCW has invested $100,000 from its general fund towards long-term recovery efforts for fire relief victims in Okanogan County. Director of Community Philanthropy with the Foundation Denise Sorom joins Clint in the studio to talk about the funds, accompanied by Allison Williams with the city of Wenatchee to talk about ending the cycle of poverty in our community.


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