Law Enforcement / Public Safety

How Weather Impacts Fire – A Chat With Meteorologist Josh Clark

The Uno Peak Fire is burning in the steep slopes of the east shore of Lake Chelan northwest of Manson on lands managed by the US Forest Service. It is about 10% contained at 8,500 acres. The fire began on August 30th and the cause is under investigation. It is burning in timber, heavy downed…

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Sheriff Responds to County Staffer’s ‘Inappropriate’ Facebook Post

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office has apologized after a county emergency management worker posted a meme to the county’s Facebook account showing protesters being rammed by a vehicle. The employee posted the meme saying “All Lives Splatter” on the county’s Facebook account Monday morning. The employee, who has not been identified, included the note: “I…

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Morning Fire Update – Tuesday, Sept. 12

Dan Langager has the latest on our region’s wildfires – from the Uno Peak Fire near Manson claiming an 85-year-old cabin, the Diamond Creek Fire near Mazama crossing into Canada, moderate growth on the Jack Creek Fire and more.

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Douglas County Deputies to Carry Narcan – Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the opioid epidemic gripping the country, including North Central Washington, and how his office is equipping their patrol vehicles with Narcan – a nasal spray drug, also known as naloxone, that can reverse opioid overdoses and save lives. Gjesdal also…

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