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Council divided over adding speed cameras in school zones

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WENATCHEE — City council members couldn’t agree Thursday whether to install traffic cameras to nab speeders in school zones.

The council split 3-3 on moving forward with Wenatchee Police Chief Tom Robbins’ proposal to install the cameras at Lewis and Clark, John Newbery and Columbia elementary schools. Councilwoman Karen Rutherford was absent from the meeting.

“I just feel (the proposal) is really more of a revenue intent rather than for safety,” Councilman Bryan Campbell said. “I don’t think we have…

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