chelan county

Clockum Pass Fire Keeping Public at Bay
The Kittitas County Sheriff's Office is asking people to avoid recreation and travel in the Clockum Pass area as the Chelan County Fire, now estimated at 14,000 acres, has reached the northern border of Kittitas County.
Man Dies During Chelan County Arrest
The Chelan County sheriff's office is investigating the case of an agitated Central Washington man who died in custody after driving off in a patrol car, briefly dragging a Douglas County deputy, then struggling as he was arrested.
Wildfire May Drive Wildlife into Wenatchee
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Wildlife officials say Wenatchee residents may have some unexpected visitors this fall and winter as deer displaced by the wildfires come into their yards looking for food.
The Wenatchee World reports fires in the foothills have ravaged the mule deer's normal feedi…
More Wildfires in Yakima and Kittitas Counties
Nearly a thousand boots are on the ground fighting fires scattered across Yakima and Kittitas Counties. At this time, the largest one is only 10 percent contained. Poor air quality and heavy smoke is making life in Ellensburg a challenge...