3 hrs ago
Planning group splits up after 20 years
A regional planning group is disbanding after more than 20 years of drawing together officials from Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties to talk about transportation needs.
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8 hrs ago
Temporary generator fixes at Rocky Reach cost $3.8 million
Analysis and work to get four defective turbine/generator units working again at Rocky Reach Dam has cost $3.8 million, so far, officials say.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Boat ramps to close for flow tests above Rock Island Dam
All boat ramps on the Columbia River between Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams could close between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, while the Chelan County PUD reduces river flow for testing.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Smoke detector saves men from house fire
A smoke detector is being credited with saving the lives of two men living in a three-story rental house that caught on fire Sunday morning.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Orondo boat launch reopens amid higher flows
The boat launch at the foot of Orondo Avenue is open again as spring runoff has increased Columbia River flows, the Chelan County PUD announced Friday in a news release.
NCW residents help out at Oso landslide
The sound of an air horn will always remind Mike Asher of the mudslide in Oso that killed at least 39 people on March 22. For two weeks, starting March 28, the longtime fire chief of Chelan County Fire District 8 in Entiat was in charge of field operations for the recovery efforts there.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Preston Burnett serves as page in state House
Preston Burnett worked as a page in the state House of Representatives in Olympia during the last week of February Burnett, a homeschooled student from Wenatchee and the son of Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett, was sponsored by 12th District Rep. Brad Hawkins.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Outbuildings damaged when wind fans burn pile
An early-morning fire here today destroyed one outbuilding and damaged another as flames sparked by a burn pile spread across two properties.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Chelan County sues bank over $600,000 cybertheft
Chelan County is suing its former bank, Bank of America, over $600,000 in losses from an international cybertheft last year.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
To darken the skies
We are such wasteful creatures. We have electricity at such reasonable costs that we feel the need to shine our light everywhere, and turn night to day, even to the point of blotting out the night sky.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Moving spring chinook past drawdowns to cost $7 million
The thousands of spring chinook already headed up the Columbia River have no idea the amount of work they've mobilized at Rock Island and Wanapum dams.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Chelan County sues Bank of America over cyberheist losses
The county claims Bank of America processed more than $1 million in fraudulent transactions logged by online pirates, who'd stolen password information from Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth.
Suspected Getaway Driver In Doug Carlile Murder Arrested
Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have made another arrest in connection to the murder of Doug Carlile on December 15, 2013.
The first half property taxes in Spokane County are due by April 30th, 2014
Just a friendly reminder from Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase that the first half of property taxes are due by April 30th.
Authorities attempt to find dangerous dog in Dryden
On Friday, April 11, 2014 at approximately 1:00 A.M., Rivercom received a call from a Dryden resident in the 8000 block of Stine Hill Road reporting her farm animals were being killed by two dogs.
2 dogs kill goat, other farm animals at Dryden
Deputies and animal control officers in Chelan County are searching Friday for two dogs that attacked farm animals overnight at Dryden.
Lake Chelan Mirror
Deputies earn Medal of Honor
Sheriff Burnett is pleased to announce that two of his Chelan County Deputies have been chosen to receive the Washington State Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.
Lake Chelan Mirror
Fireman injured in aid call
On March 25 at about 11 p.m. Chelan Fire and Rescue and Lake Chelan EMS were dispatched to a 911 report, of a female in her 40s, in cardiac arrest at 20 Anderson Road.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Suspect arrested in URM robbery
A 44-year-old Wenatchee woman has been arrested in connection with the April 1 robbery at URM Cash & Carry at 3022 Ohme Road.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Chelan Co. prosecutor outs deputies for dishonesty
The Wenatchee World reports Shae named Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Harris and Deputy Bryan Jones as having been found to have lied following internal investigations.