Law Enforcement / Public Safety

Community Forum June 17 Tackles School Safety

How to make our schools safer is a critical question right now in NCW and across the country. This Monday, June 17, Wenatchee Valley College, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and the Criminal Justice Training Commission of Washington are hosting a free community forum at the Grove Recital Hall. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett said local…

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Cashmere City Councilman Seeking Re-Election Arrested

A felony conviction will bring to a halt any political aspirations you may have. Even if not convicted, being arrested for a potential felony conviction doesn’t help your career much either. Marcus Bellissimo reports on such a case in Cashmere.

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Senior Parties Busted In Cashmere, Burch Mnt.

With graduations taking place tomorrow and Saturday, senior party season is here too. Local law enforcement is on the look-out for parties with minors in possession of alcohol and marijuana, and have so far busted one in Cashmere and one up Burch Mountain, said Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett. Burnett said three dozen minors will…

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Cougar Attacks Remain Rare, Despite Recent Leavenworth Incident

A small boy had an encounter with a cougar in Leavenworth last weekend and thankfully, the boy only suffered minor injuries. But it sheds light on the fact that contact between humans and cougars in Washington state is actually pretty rare, about 20 recorded cases in total. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Child Attacked By Cougar At Leavenworth’s Enchantment Park

Boy Escaped Injury, Cougar Later Killed – A cougar tried to attack a child in Leavenworth Saturday night and was then killed by Fish & Wildlife agents the next morning. Washington State Patrol and Chelan County Sheriff’s officials responded to Enchantment Park around dusk on Saturday after reports of a cougar prowling the area. The…

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