Yesterday at the Numerica Performing Arts Center, the Wildfires and Us Summit presented ideas on what communities can do to mitigate fire risk and how forest officials can improve forest health. Dan Langager reports on some of the summit’s highlights.
Washington Wild coordinated the effort to send a letter to the U.S. Army challenging their proposal to conduct high-elevation flight training in areas of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Clint chats with Wild's Conservation Director Tom Uniak.
The public comment period wrapped last week for the U.S. Army’s proposal to conduct high-elevation training on national forest sites in Chelan and Okanogan Counties. Dan Langager takes a look at some locals' concerns and the comments submitted to the Army.
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.