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Power production stopped at Rock Island
Wanapum Dam has the ability to generate some 700 megawatts this time of year. The drawdown, which dropped the level of the reservoir by 26 feet, has reduced generation to 360 megawatts.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rain and warm temperatures cause minor slides and flooding in Chelan County
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Lake Chelan Mirror
Firemen hold annual awards banquet
Chelan Fire and Rescue held its 2013 Awards Dinner at Campbell's Resort Feb. 15, to recognize those members that distinguished themselves throughout the 2013 calendar year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Fire forces evacuation of assisted living home
Five residents of an assisted living home up Pitcher Canyon were displaced for a night after fire broke out in the chimney of the home.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lake Chelan Mirror
Manson man arrested as robbery, kidnapping suspect
Last week, Feb. 17, Chelan County Detectives arrested Russell Lester as a suspect in a 2012 robbery which occurred at the Apple Inn in Chelan.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Cashmere businessman, former port employee vie for commission post
Longtime Cashmere hardware store owner John Clifford and former port employee Ron Johnston-Rodriguez are vying for the long vacant spot on the Port of Chelan County commission.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Driver accused of intimidating ski customer with gun
Chelan County sheriff's deputies arrested a Sedro-Woolley man late Friday on suspicion of pointing a gun in a crowded parking lot at the Stevens Pass ski resort to force another motorist out of his way.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Sheriff: 2 Killed In Chelan County
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CHELAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Sheriff Brian Burnett reports two individuals were located deceased near their wrecked vehicle off of a USFS Road in the Derby Canyon area of west Chelan County Thursday morning.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Chelan County: 2 die in Forest Service road crash
Sheriff Brian Burnett said Thursday that 50-year-old Ronald Schober of Peshastin told relatives he was going for a drive in the area on Wednesday.
Common Ground | Burnett reflects on his first three years in office
Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett remembers during the heated campaign four years ago when then-sheriff Mike Harum criticized him for being inexperienced and out of his depth.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Chelan County rescues snowed-in family of 6
The Chelan County, Wash., sheriff says rescuers used a tracked vehicle called a snow cat to rescue a family of six who found themselves snowed in at a cabin after more than two feet of snow fell in recent days.
Housing Authority plans to buy two senior-living facilities
The local Housing Authority hopes to keep 85 rental units for low-income seniors in Wenatchee available for federal subsidies.
Commissioners say day-use fees unlikely
Chelan County PUD parks, which include long stretches of the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail, have become as much a part of the identity of the Wenatchee Valley as Saddle Rock or the Apple Blossom Festival.
Disposal fees going up March 1
Chelan County Commissioners signed a resolution last week approving the fee hike due to increased costs of operating the transfer station.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Man In His 30's Killed After Hitting Rocks While Skiing
The Gold Bar Fire Department says a skier has died at Stevens Pass. Lt. Brandon Vargas tells The Seattle Times that the man in his 30s appears to have hit rocks while skiing Monday morning.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Beating case reinaugurated in court
A three-year-old assault case formally bounced back to Chelan County criminal court with the defendant's rearraignment Wednesday.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Assault charges leveled in 2013 arson attack
An East Wenatchee man faces multiple assault charges after his arrest in a Wenatchee firebombing that went unsolved for nearly a year.