Douglas County

[8/9/17] First Hint Of A Break From The Smoke Could Come As Early As This Weekend

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An air quality alert, issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology, for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties, remains in effect through noon this Saturday.

[7/5/16] Douglas County Kicks Up AlertSense – Public Alert Warning System

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has launched their new Public Alert Warning System- that will not only alert citizens who sign up for the service, but also cell phones and landlines within a specific zone. Douglas County Sheriff, Harvey Gjesdal, says the Public Warning System is AlertSense… The second piece to Alert Sense, Gjesdal says, […]

[5/27/16] Rivercom Handles 12,000 Calls Monthly

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In July 2004- Rivercom 911 became operational after consolidating four jurisdictions: Chelan County, Douglas County, East Wenatchee and Wenatchee- each contributing funds to the project. Rivercom is a civilian staffed 911 center handling calls for both Chelan and Douglas counties.   Jim Fosse, Director of Rivercom Dispatch, says they provide public safety communications for more […]