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Heavy snow traps Tri-Cities family in cabin near Lake Wenatchee

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LAKE WENATCHEE — A heavy, unexpected snowfall of 26 inches trapped a Tri-Cities family of six in a cabin north of Lake Wenatchee from Saturday through midday Wednesday when Chelan County sheriff’s deputies rescued them.

The family was not injured or in extreme crisis, said Sgt. Kent Siss.

“They had plenty of firewood left and canned food, but not much more than another day’s worth for that many people,” he said. “They definitely had cabin fever.”

On Monday, one of…

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