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Leave Christmas Lights At Home, State Patrol Says

It’s Christmas time, which means decorating the tree, your house and maybe slapping some reindeer antlers on Fido. But when it comes to your car, it’s best to leave the festive lights at home. Marcus Bellissimo has more from the Wash. State Patrol. …

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WSP Emphasis Patrols

The Washington State Patrol will be conducting emphasis patrols through the Thanksgiving holiday. KOHO Chris Hansen has the details…

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DUI Patrols Increase This Month During Leavenworth Oktoberfest

With Leavenworth’s annual Oktoberfest starting tomorrow, the Washington State Patrol, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Wenatchee Police Department are increasing DUI patrols up and down the Wenatchee Valley.

During the three-weekend event, the Patrol said its goal is to prevent serious injuries and fatal collisions. Extra patrols will be on-duty during the festivities, but they’re also asking citizens to report erratic driving, as impaired driving is a leading factor in traffic deaths.…

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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.…

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Busiest Weekend Of Year, Memorial Day Travel Requires Planning Ahead

The Memorial Day travel weekend is here. Considered one of the busiest travel times of the year, nearly 43 million Americans will have a weekend getaway, according to AAA.

The group is forecasting the second-highest travel volume on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel volumes in 2000, trailing only 2005.…

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