Latest News and Media Releases

17C07704 - Fatality Collision

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on July 13, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on July 12th, 2017 at approximately 1604 hours, Chelan County Deputies responded to an injury collision at approximately milepost 4.5 on Entiat River Road in Entiat, WA. Read more ...

17C06475 Updated Probable Drowning - Lake Chelan

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on July 05, 2017

At approximately 12:45pm on July 5th, 2017, a body believed to be that of 23-year-old Donghoon Lee of Seattle was recovered from Lake Chelan. Read more ...

17C06980 - Manson Death Investigation

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on July 01, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on June 30th, 2017 at approximately 1754 hours, deputies responded to a death investigation on Harris Avenue in Manson. Read more ...

17C05798 Glissading Accident - Update

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 25, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a glissading accident has likely claimed the life of a 19-year old Mercer Island, WA man Saturday afternoon. Read more ...

17C06553 - Missing Person

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 23, 2017

On Thursday June 22, 2017 at approximately 1230hrs, RIVERCOM dispatch received a report of an overdue person in the Chelan area. Read more ...

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