Posts Tagged ‘East Wenatchee’

Douglas County Moving Forward With New Law & Justice Facility

Douglas County will soon have a new home for its sheriff’s office as well as several other county services. The 18,000-square-foot facility is just north of the new evidence storage building, adjacent to the Public Services Building on 19th Street in East Wenatchee. Construction should be done next spring and cost about $8 million. Douglas…

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New Roundabout Opens to Traffic in East Wenatchee

Roundabouts may be relatively new to our area but they’ve been in use for decades around the world, sometimes replacing traditional lighted intersection where traffic back-ups often went on for miles. The newest roundabout in East Wenatchee replaces a convoluted interchange that was the scene of many accidents, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Local Law Enforcement Running to Benefit Washington Special Olympics

Tomorrow in East Wenatchee it’s Run With The Cops – a 2K and 5K fun run for all ages to connect with local law enforcement and raise money for the Washington Special Olympics. Take off and return is from Fred Meyer onto the trail across the Pedestrian Bridge and back. Pre-registration is at SOWA.org. Joining…

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Douglas County Deputies Investigating Two Shootings in Three Days

An East Wenatchee man was arrested Sunday for firing a shotgun towards cars and a house. Douglas County Deputies and East Wenatchee Police Officers responded to the 10 block of North Nevada Ave at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to reports of gunshots. While waiting for additional personnel and the Sheriff’s Office armored car to arrive, the…

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East Wenatchee Girl Arrested for Attempted Arson

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Chris in the KOHO studio to talk about a 14-year-old East Wenatchee girl arrested for setting her family home on fire. A Washington State Patrol trooper found the girl when he noticed what he thought was a disabled car on state Route 28 Friday morning. The sheriff’s office says the…

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Teenager Struck, Killed Attempting to Cross SR 28 Near Hydro Park

Highway 28 just east of East Wenatchee was closed for several hours yesterday evening when two teenage pedestrians were struck while trying to cross the highway, killing one. 15-year-old Alejandro Pulido of East Wenatchee and 16-year-old James Delp both of East Wenatchee, attempted to cross SR 28 about four miles east of East Wenatchee around 5:30…

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