CBS documentary looks at Wenatchee’s cryptocurrency industry

by Nevonne McDaniels

Aug. 30, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

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WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley’s cryptocurrency industry is the focus of a CBSNews documentary that aired Sunday.

The 20-minute piece, “Mining Bitcoin: Inside a cryptocurrency mining epicenter, and the fight for a small town’s future,” includes interviews with a mix of the large and small Bitcoin miners.

That includes GigaWatt CEO David Carlson and Malachi Salcido of Salcido Enterprises. It also includes interviews with Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright who provides some context on what the demand for power means. See the report at