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HAZMAT Training Exercise Scheduled for May 25, 2016

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 24, 2016

On Wednesday, May 25th between 12:00pm and 3:00pm, Chelan County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Cascade School District, City of Leavenworth, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Leavenworth Fire Department, Chelan County Fire District #6, Cascade Medical Center, Washington State Patrol and other local emergency response agencies will be conducting a functional training exercise in the City of Leavenworth. Read more ...

16C04949 Climbing Fatality

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 15, 2016

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the rock climber killed during a fall on Saturday afternoon in the Icicle River drainage area west of Leavenworth. Read more ...

16C04672 Injured Climber Snow Creek Wall

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 08, 2016

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports that on Sunday May 8th at 10:25am RIVERCOM dispatch was advised of an injured climber on the Snow Creek Wall above the Icicle River drainage southwest of Leavenworth, WA. Read more ...

16C04492 River Fatality

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 05, 2016

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a fatality this afternoon on the Wenatchee River near Dryden. A commercial raft occupied by an adult male in his 50’s a teenage girl, and the operator flipped over near Dryden at approximately 2:00 p.m. Read more ...

16C04359 Shooting - Reckless Endangerment

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 02, 2016

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on Saturday April 30th, shortly after 7:30 pm, Chelan County Deputies responded to a Wenatchee area home for a reported shooting. Read more ...

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