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Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett was recently appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to the Board of Commissioners of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. Burnett said the Board develops and implements training standards and programs designed to upgrade criminal justice personnel and establishes standards relating to physical, mental, and moral fitness for recruiting criminal Justice…

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Last week, the Washington Mass Shootings Work Group met in Vancouver with educational administrators to discuss school safety and mass shooting prevention. The work group heard from a panel of administrators from rural and urban school districts in the state on what their districts are doing to keep kids safe in schools and where they believe work…

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A major local, state and federal law enforcement operation led to the arrest of 62 violent offenders with criminal histories in Chelan, Douglas and Grant Counties. Police also seized about 180 grams of methamphetamine and $2,000 in counterfeit money. The Pacific Northwest division of the U.S. Marshals Service led “Operation Hopscotch” over 10 days in…

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More details are coming out into a fatal hit-and-run in Manson June 17 and into the death of a hiker on Mt. Stuart June 24. 32-year-old Varun Sadavarte of Seattle died Sunday after falling several hundred feet while heading down from the summit of Mt. Stuart. His body was airlifted out by a Navy helicopter,…

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Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to recap this year’s Apple Blossom Festival, rising river levels from runoff and marine patrols getting underway, the reserve academy and 2nd annual Mia Ledbetter golf tournament fundraiser June 30.

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