[7/7/20] Chelan’s school district prepping for unconventional start to school

Posted in Education, Health

Listen to Lake Chelan Schools Superintendent Barry DePaoli tell KOZI about challenges associated with starting the school year during a pandemic. AUDIO 1:58

[7/7/20] County commissioner reports on CARES grants

Posted in Business & Economy, Health

Listen to Chelan County Commissioner Doug England tell KOZI about funds earmarked to help businesses struggling from COVID-19. AUDIO 2:00

[6/30/20] Lake Chelan Chamber asks people to please wear masks

Posted in Business & Economy, Health

Listen to Lake Chelan Chamber Executive Director and state representative Mike Steele tell KOZI how masking up will help keep local businesses open. AUDIO: 1:29

[6/16/20] County commissioners navigate the transition through Safe Start phases

Posted in Business & Economy, Health

As Chelan and Douglas counties transition into phase 1.5 with anticipation of moving into a full-fledged phase two, county commissioners continue to navigate the complicated situation. Listen to commissioner Doug England tell KOZI about their plans and limitations. AUDIO: 1:50

[6/12/20] Trends in local COVID-19 cases point to continuing challenges in the agricultural industry

Posted in Agriculture, Health

Listen to Laura Schmidt tell KOZI about testing results from the Chelan Columbia Valley Community Health clinic, including a new cluster in Chelan Falls.  Douglas County commissioner Mark Straub tells KOZI about plans to earmark funds for temporary agriculture housing.

[6/5/20] Manson schools requesting volunteers to help plan for 2020-21 school year

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Listen to Manson Schools Superintendent Matt Charlton tell KOZI about the new committee the district is forming to help plan for what school will look like in the fall. AUDIO: 1:29

[5/27/20] Hospital board members debate planning processes for new facility

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Listen to Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics’ commissioners discuss the Board Facilities Committee and processes regarding the new hospital facility planning during this week’s regular Board meeting. AUDIO 3:20

[5/26/20] Sanctuary at the Lake recognized as first in nation for limiting short-term readmissions

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Listen to Sanctuary at the Lake director Jane Jedwabny tell KOZI about the local addiction recovery unit that was recently recognized as the best in the nation in helping patients not get readmitted within the first 30 days after discharge.

[5/18/20] EQPD in Twisp transitions from bag-making to mask-making

Posted in Business & Economy, Feature, Health, Recreation

Listen to business owner Jonathon Baker tell KOZI how his small design company became a mask-making factory that now supplies thousands of masks to organizations across Okanogan County.