Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins us for his weekly visit to the KOHO studio to talk budget season, contract issues with the city's Executive Services Director and street striping projects across the city.
Award-winning author Terry Persun is coming to the Write on the River writing conference Oct. 5 at Wenatchee Valley College. He joins us on KOHO to talk about the creative process and his upcoming workshop at the conference.
It's a heated issue not just here in North Central Washington, but around the country. Government officials want low-income residents to be prepared for a reduction in food-assistance benefits – some $4 billion starting in 2014. That works out to a loss of $114 million here in Washington over the next year. How could these cuts affect people on food stamps here in our region? Our own Dan Langager filed a report.
Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar and City Administrator Joel Walinski join us for an update on the Meadowlark Affordable Housing Development, a Community Development Block Grant and several upcoming events.
Leavenworth's 50th annual Autumn Leaf Festival is coming to town this weekend and joining us in studio to talk about it are Heidi Forchemer, the 2013 Royal Lady, and Kathy and Rick Leal, officers with the festival.
The Community Foundation of North Central Washington's Executive Director Beth Stipe drops by the KOHO studio along with Denise Sorom, the foundation's new Director of Community Philanthropy, to talk about their expanding grant programs and how to fill needs within the region.