Drowning

[7/8/19] Man Drowns Rescuing Pig

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A 45-year-old Monitor man, Ronald J. Ripper, drowned in the Wenatchee River yesterday. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man had been floating the river with his adult son and his pet pig near Monitor at about 6 o’clock last evening, each on their own tube. According to witnesses, the trio was around the […]

[4/15/19] Drowning in Lake Chelan

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sergeant Kent Sisson Incident #:19c03480 Drowning – Lake Chelan      Phone: 509.630.7506 Date: 04/15/2019      http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/sheriff   Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 36 year old male drowned in Lake Chelan on Saturday afternoon (04/13/2019) when an inflatable kayak he and another subject were in flipped over. Both subjects were […]