19 Blasting Caps Destroyed After Being Found Near Chiwawa River Pines

From a CCSO Press Release: The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports that blasting caps found on private property near Plain, WA Friday were detonated by an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) team from Yakima.  A citizen cleaning up an estate on Pine Tree Road in the Chiwawa River Pines Community had…


UPDATE: Seattle Hiker Dies on Buck Mountain, Man ID’d

UPDATE: The 44-year-old Seattle man that died hiking Buck Mountain has been identified as James E. Rothwell. He recently moved from New York where he still has family who has been notified. The Chelan County Sheriffs Office says Rothwell was hiking with two others when he fell 50 feet while traversing…


Memorial Day Weekend Busy for Chelan County Sheriffs Office

Exact numbers from a busy Memorial Day weekend will not be available until later this week, but Sheriff Brian Burnett said it was very busy. “We ran some preliminary [numbers] that looked at Friday  through about midnight Sunday. We took about 290 calls in the county and about 244 of…


Chelan County Sheriffs K-9 Receives Armor

The Chelan County Sheriffs Office announced yesterday that Asa has received her bullet and stab protective vest. The vest was sponsored by fundraiser hosted by Alaska K9 Center, in North Pole, AK and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Alaska K9 Center”. The vests are made…