Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Jail’

Chelan County Commissioners Tapping Reserves To Close 2019 Budget Gap

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about his final month as a commissioner. Goehner announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election to the county board, and instead seek office in the State House of Representatives – an election he won last month. Before he…

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Chelan County Still Battling Perception of Federal Non-Compliance

Last month, local media reported the Chelan County Regional Jail was not cooperating with Immigration and Customs Agents on detaining an inmate beyond his release date. The news stories county officials are refuting are based on Chelan County Jail being listed as Non-Cooperative according to a recent detainer report by ICE, at the request of the Trump Administration.…

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Stepped-Up Immigration Enforcement Concerning NCW Lawyers

Following up on our conversations yesterday with Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett and County Commissioner Kevin Overbay about detainer requests from federal immigration officials. Chelan County Jail was placed on a non-cooperative list by ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement – because the jail did not hold an inmate beyond his scheduled release date. He…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Kevin Overbay

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to weigh in on recent reports the Chelan County Regional Jail is refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Agents. The Chelan County Board of Commissioners last night issued a statement stating those reports are incorrect. KOHO also talked with Sheriff Brian Burnett. Overbay also…

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