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Lineman Rodeo wraps it up with enduring legacy of scholarships

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WENATCHEE — Fueled by horror and adrenaline, frantic reports came in by radio and telephone the day Chelan County PUD lineman Andrew York was fatally struck by a drunken driver while on the job in Sunnyslope.

Daryn Klinginsmith was at the dispatch center that day. He heard the anguish and urgency in the voices of York’s crewmates; their frantic demands for an ambulance. That was July 25, 2000.

“It wasn’t funny, but you were wishing it was a joke,” Klinginsmith…

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