Chelan County commissioners continue raising concerns about how federal health care laws are burdening the county's residents.
Commissioner Kevin Overbay says one of the biggest problems rests with the laws that govern Medicaid.
"Right now, if someone's booked into the jail just for being accused of a crime they lose their Medicaid coverage after the first thirty days in Washington State...
Employees at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center are mourning the loss of one of their corrections deputies.
Twenty-three-year-old Jesus Olivera was killed in motorcycle accident near Leavenworth last weekend.
Jail director Chris Sharp says Olivera, who had just celebrated his one-year anniversary at the justice center, will be remembered fondly...
A corrections officer who was the target of a vicious assault at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center last month has returned to work.
Jesus Olivera was attacked by two inmates at the jail, 24-year-old Benito Licea of Wenatchee and 28-year-old Javier Valdez of East Wenatchee, on May 1...
County commissioners have an agreement with the Chelan County Regional Justice Center (CCRJ) to have K9 Kait working in some area schools. Mostly in a PR or goodwill capacity but if needed to identify contraband on school property.
During the recent Chelan County Podcast, Commissioner Shon Smith said the agreement will serve an important public outreach opportunity for K9 Kait and her handler, Co
Detectives say Filiberto Santana and Emilee Stotts fled the scene in a stolen car last month from a weapons offense where a gun was pointed at a victim in the 800 block of North Baker Avenue in East Wenatchee.