Suspicious Fire Threatens Structures In Soap Lake
Investigators in Grant County are looking into the cause of a suspicious fire in Soap Lake this week. The blaze occurred at around 8:45 p.m. on Monday near the corner of Division Street and State Route 28. The two-acre fire destroyed a power pole and threatened a commercial storage facility, as well as several residential structures...
Chelan County Receives $1 Million Grant for Behavioral Health Unit
The Chelan County Sheriff's Office Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) has received a Mental Health Field Response grant award in the amount of $1,005,423.28 from the Washington Association of Sheriff's & Police Chiefs. The grant is designed to assist local law enforcement agencies in establishing and expanding their capability to respond to calls for service involving those who are experiencing ment
Chelan Co. Commissioner Gering To Hold Public Meeting
Chelan County Commissioner Tiffany Gering is holding a community meeting in Chelan later this month. County spokesperson Jill FitzSimmons says Gering will be covering a number of issues at the event. "Some of the topics she'll be talking about will be the potential introduction of grizzly bears to the North Cascades, woody debris on Lake Chelan, comp(rehensive) plan amendments and an update o
Police Working With Gorge Amphitheater Owners To Reduce Gridlock
The Grant County Sheriff's Office is now working with the owners of The Gorge Amphitheater - Live Nation - on ways to prevent gridlock on the roads surrounding the venue. The action was prompted after hundreds of motorists who were trying to access the campground at the amphitheater in George became stuck in traffic for hours last Friday...
Chelan Co. Water Rescues Down This Season
After an active start to the 2023 season, it's turned out to be a calmer year for water rescues in Chelan County. The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says its rescue teams have responded to fifteen such incidents this year but a majority of them were several months ago during the springtime...
Man Arrested After Allegedly Head Butting Employee At Home Depot
A Grant County man is in jail after police say he assaulted an employee at the Home Depot store in Moses Lake last Saturday. Capt. Dave Sands with the Moses Lake Police Department says officers were called to location at around 6:30 p.m. "Officers contacted the employee, a forty-year-old Moses Lake resident, who advised he'd been helping out the suspect when the suspect suddenly accused him o
Annual “Fill The Boot” Fundraiser Happening Friday in E Wenatchee
The International Association of Firefighters Local 453 and the Wenatchee Valley Fire Department will be conducting their annual Fill The Boot fundraiser tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 8) in East Wenatchee. The 453's Kyle Bowles says he and fellow firefighters will be at the intersection of 9th Street Northeast and Valley Mall Parkway collecting donations...