The catastrophic eruption of Mount St. Helens 26 years ago today not only caused massive destruction and loss of life, but also became a catalyst for a new era of unprecedented scientific discovery, technology development and community awareness. May is also Volcano Preparedness Month in Washington.
Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Clint to talk about road issues for orchardists in Malaga following landslide damage, contentions over water supply and security in the Icicle Creek watershed, an energy grant to the county and more.
In this week's KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan chats with Sarah Shaffer of Wenatchee Outdoors about mountain biking up Horse Lake and Twin Peaks, climbing near Vantage, a new campaign called The Goathead Warrior Project and upcoming events.
Cascade School Superintendent Bill Motsenbocker tells KOHO it is not the responsibility of the school district to build a new skate park once the current park near Cascade High is torn down to make room for a new academic wing. The city of Leavenworth is now withholding building permits until the impasse is resolved.
The Washington Department of Transportation deemed 25 acres of Columbia River shoreline by the Odabashian Bridge in Douglas County surplus, and so the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust and Chelan PUD want to preserve it for wildlife habitat and recreation.
Chelan County PUD Board Commission President Randy Smith joins Clint in the KOHO studio to talk about the purchase of 25 acres of Columbia River shoreline from the WSDOT near the Odabashian Bridge, the fast melt-off of the decent winter snowpack and the River Ramble this Saturday.