[6/19/20] Slidewaters gets green light to open this weekend

Posted in Business & Economy, Recreation

Listen to co-owner Robert Bordner tell KOZI about getting permission to open Chelan’s popular waterslide park Saturday.

[6/18/20] Lake Chelan Boat Company expands Stehekin service

Posted in Business & Economy, Recreation

Listen to Krissa Jester of the Lake Chelan Boat Company tell KOZI about new, faster options that allow for longer layovers in Stehekin. AUDIO 1:26

[6/16/20] A proposal for pooches; local leader submits his idea for a dog park to PUD

Posted in Recreation

Listen to Parks commissioner Steve Milner tell KOZI about the dog park proposal he recently submitted to the Chelan County PUD. AUDIO:  1:20

[6/11/20] News from the city of Chelan

Posted in Business & Economy, Recreation

Listen to Chelan planning director Craig Gildroy tell KOZI about a proposed ordinance to implement a bill that could divert sales tax revenue to local needs. Mayor Bob Goedde also tells KOZI details about opening the city’s RV park.

[6/5/20] Manson Fireworks to go off as scheduled on Independence Day

Posted in Feature, Recreation

Listen to Jason Morin, Fourth of July chairperson for the Manson Chamber, tell KOZI what’s planned for the July holiday. AUDIO: 1:33 LINK TO ONLINE FIREWORKS AUCTION

[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.

[5/14/20] Owners of Slidewaters hope to open waterpark by mid-June

Posted in Business & Economy, Health, Recreation

Listen to Robert Bordner, co-owner of Slidewaters, tell KOZI about their hopes and plans for opening next month.

[4/7/20] Manson Apple Blossom centennial festival cancelled for 2020

Posted in Agriculture, Business & Economy, Feature, Recreation

After initially deciding last weekend to postpone the 100th Manson Apple Blossom Festival to July fourth, festival co-chair Launie Buck announced Monday afternoon that the centennial event would be canceled instead. Buck says it was a heartbreaking decision. LAUNIE BUCK.   :42        Buck says this year’s royalty will travel to other festival’s […]

[2/20/20] Hopes for a Chelan community center and more affordable housing got a boost this week

Posted in Feature, Health, Recreation

Three local groups recently coordinated their efforts and came up with a creative twist that may help bring two major projects to fruition. Ben Williams tells KOZI exciting news about the both a community center and affordable housing in Chelan. Residents interested in learning more about the community center effort can visit or

[1/31/20] City approves new Chelan River Trail

Posted in Recreation

Guy Evans from the Lake Chelan Trails Alliance tells KOZI about a new walking/hiking/biking trail that will be built this spring, just minutes from downtown Chelan.