The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Hi38° Chance Rain/Snow then Chance Rain


Lo26° Mostly Cloudy


Hi37° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Wednesday Night

Lo21° Partly Cloudy


Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo20° Partly Cloudy


Hi33° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy


Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo23° Partly Cloudy

Pilot DUI program put on hold to consider constitutionality

Send to Kindle
Print This

WENATCHEE — Participation by Chelan County in a DUI pilot program has been put on hold.

The concern is whether the program was constitutional because it would have sanctioned a suspected offender before he or she was convicted, said Chelan County Prosecutor Doug Shae.

“We would be putting ourselves in a uniquely bad situation,” Shae said. “If somebody else wants to make that fight, that’s fine.”

Late last year, Sheriff Brian Burnett announced that the county would be participating…

View my options or Sign in