[3/30/20] Manson librarian finds treasure trove of masks to donate to healthcare professionals

Posted in Education, Feature, Health

Listen to librarian Cindy Simmons tell KOZI about uncovering a stash of personal protective equipment after listening to the 2nd cup morning show last week. AUDIO: 1:40 Photo from North Central Regional Library website

[3/26/20] Chelan teachers found a way to brighten students’ day while still keeping their distance

Posted in Education, Feature, Health

Standing on the otherwise quiet corner next to the Chelan Safeway Wednesday afternoon, you couldn’t miss the hullabaloo coming down the road. Second grade teacher Jen Polley tells KOZI about the honking parade of cars driving through the community yesterday.

[3/25/20] Matt Charlton will leave Manson School District this summer

Posted in Education

Manson superintendent Matt Charlton tells KOZI about his decision to take a new position in the Eastmont school district.

[3/19/20] THRIVE Chelan Valley using a creative approach to help keep kids healthy

Posted in Education, Health

Thrive Chelan Valley executive director Kayla Helleson tells KOZI how their organization is partnering with the Lake Chelan and Manson School Districts to help feed school-aged students during the temporary school closures associated with COVID-19. AUDIO: 2 minutes

[3/15/20] Governor orders all Washington state schools to close to stop spread of coronavirus

Posted in Education, Health

Lake Chelan and Manson school superintendents tell KOZI their response to the state school closures that begin next Tuesday.

[3/12/20] Introducing the 2020 Miss Lake Chelan

Posted in Education, Feature

  Queen Adelyn Gueller tells KOZI what it felt like to be crowned Miss Lake Chelan. Pictured with her princess Charlize Clementson. AUDIO: 2 minutes Photo credit to Ruth Keys, Lake Chelan Mirror

[3/3/20] Local news about the Coronavirus infection from healthcare organizations and schools

Posted in Education, Health

As the number of deaths due to the Coronavirus infection increase in western Washington, regional healthcare organizations are taking proactive steps. Clint Strand from Confluence Health and Agustin Benegas from Lake Chelan Community Hospital share what’s happening within their organizations, as well as give instructions about what to do if you think you have symptoms, […]

[2/12/20] Most school districts in north central Washington pass their levies

Posted in Education, Local Government & Meetings

Chelan Schools Superintendent tells KOZI about the results of the district’s tWo levies, and Omak waits to hear updates after the initial vote results in a one-vote loss.

[2/7/20] Plug your nose and take a deep dive into the life of the humble stink bug

Posted in Agriculture, Education, Environment

Listen to entomologist  Jim Hepler divulge the secrets of the humble stink bug to KOZI. He’ll be giving a free educational presentation this evening in Tonasket.

[2/6/20] Chelan teacher Shelley Charlton honored for her work with students

Posted in Education

Listen to Chelan High School teacher Shelley Charlton tell KOZI about her award-winning work teaching students computer science.