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[3/20/19] Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed – Press Release

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A Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night.

[3/20/19] Harrassment and Arrest

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A New York State man has been arrested and charged with threatening two pre-teens in Chelan and Wenatchee.

[3/20/19] Chelan Speller Wins 2019 NCW Regional Spelling Bee

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Top spellers from Chelan and Manson competed Tuesday night in a field of 29 school champions representing schools from across the region. Olivia Strandberg, an eighth-grade student from Chelan Middle School, demonstrated cool composure as she methodically spelled her way to first place and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in the […]

[3/19/19] Bump Stock Buy-Back

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Washington State residents have another opportunity this weekend to get paid for turning in their bump stocks before federal law banning the devices takes effect next Tuesday March 26. Bump stocks replace the standard stock and grip of a semi-automatic firearm and allow the recoil of discharge to be used to fire the gun in […]

[3/18/19] Fire Mitigation Business

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 Wenatchee Valley College in partnership with Okanogan Conservation District and Okanogan County Economic Alliance, is hosting two free classes this month for local contractors to meet a growing demand for fire mitigation services. Forest managers say a lack of contractors is a common problem they hear from landowners who are trying to prepare their homes […]