Skyline Camera Nets Arrest in First Hour of Service

Have you ever gone fishing and got a catch on the first cast? Wenatchee police had a similar experience last week when they arrested four juveniles on drug charges after witnessing some suspicious activity, all by using a newly installed camera. The camera was online for less than an hour….


Judge Candidate Forum at Pybus on Thursday Night

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a forum for judicial candidates on Thursday night at the LocalTel Event Center in Pybus. Candidates from three races, Chelan County District Court Position 2 which is Kyle Mott and Allen Blackmon, Douglas County District Court Position 1 which is Eric Bigger…



Ballots Coming Soon to a Mailbox Near You!

As Washington inches closer to the November 6th elections, voters can begin to expect their ballots soon. Chelan County Auditor Skip Moore explained where the ballots are, and when they will be sent out. “The ballots will be at the post office on Wednesday and we expect them to be…


Rossi and Schrier to Debate at CWU Wednesday Evening

The candidates in the 8th Congressional District race will meet in their only scheduled debate on Wednesday evening in Ellensburg.   Candidates Dino Rossi (R) and Kim Schrier (D) will debate at Central Washington University’s McConnell Hall at 7 p.m.  The debate is hosted by the Washington State Debate Coalition and…


Good News For Ratepayers in 2019 Chelan PUD Budget Talks

Chelan County PUD commissioners met Monday to discuss, among other things, their budget for 2019. While the budget outline has yet to even make it to the draft stage, for commissioners the study session did act as a sort of bridge between previously discussed five-year business plans and what will…


Chelan Fire and Rescue Save Family Near Chelan Fruit

Chelan Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire Sunday while out on another call. Crews were clearing an earlier medical response and saw smoke and flames coming from near the Chelan Fruit area. Upon arrival, they saw a home with a garage and attached shop on fire. Firefighters from…


Priest Rapids Dam Operating Normally After Six Months

Grant PUD officials, working with the Federal Emergency Regulatory Commission, removed the non-failure emergency condition at Priest Rapids Dam earlier today. The dam had been operating under the non-failure emergency condition since March 28, when leaking water was discovered in the dam’s spillway monoliths during an investigational drilling program. Out…


Mail Thefts in Sunnyslope Area

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office had several reports of stolen mail on Monday in the Sunnyslope area.  A postal carrier also found mail littering the roadway along a route on Lower Sunnyslope Road, Easy Street, Sunset, Knowles Road, American Fruit Road, Viewmont, and Lovell Road. Deputies assisted in gathering mail…