Latest News and Media Releases

Prohibition of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 30, 2016

Chelan County Prohibits Discharge of Fireworks Sheriff Brian Burnett reports the Board of County Commissioners has enacted a prohibition on the discharge of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County effective June 27, 2016, and until further notice. Read more ...

16C07249 Manson Shooting

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 30, 2016

On June 30, 2016 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an early morning shooting in Manson, Washington. Shortly after 3:00 a.m. this morning, Chelan County Deputies responded to a residence in Manson for a reported gunshot wound. Read more ...

Operation Dry Water Media Release

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 29, 2016

In anticipation of a safe and happy Independence Day Holiday, Sheriff Brian Burnett would like to share the following information regarding “Operation Dry Water” with the residents of and visitors to Chelan County: Read more ...

16C06908 - Edwards Peak Rescue

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

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports that four lost hikers were located this morning near Edwards Peak approximately 7 miles southwest of Leavenworth. Read more ...

C16-00862 Sheriff's Public Notice of Sale of Real Property

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 22, 2016

16C-00862 Sale of Real Property Read more ...

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