WENATCHEE — A significant portion of RiverCom Dispatch’s funding is set to expire at the end of the year. The 911 call center is asking voters to renew its cut of local sales and use taxes so it can continue to pay for repairs and improvements.

The man was floating on a tube with his adult son and a pig when the pig fell into the river midway between Monitor and the Sleepy Hollow Bridge.

EAST WENATCHEE — Officer Tye Sheats was fired Thursday from the East Wenatchee Police Department, according to his union representative.

WENATCHEE — More than a dozen people are expected to be cited for minor in possession of alcohol after police broke up a party early Saturday morning outside Wenatchee.

WENATCHEE — Police are looking for the driver of an SUV that struck the outside of a Wenatchee convenience store and damaged merchandise inside.

WATERVILLE — Elaine A. Hurd, once charged with manslaughter in the death of her 2-year-old son, pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge that could lead to a six-month jail sentence.

WENATCHEE — Seven of the area’s top law enforcement officers were recognized Wednesday at an annual ceremony.

WENATCHEE — Bed-day rates in Washington state jails are on the rise. It’s a trend that the Chelan County Regional Justice Center would like to follow.

Environment, county and health reporter

WENATCHEE — Police believe a 36-year-old man stole another man’s computer tablet and a bag of possessions and then tried to hit him with a stick.

EPHRATA — Authorities arrested a Grant County man Wednesday after he assaulted a courthouse security guard and evaded capture the previous day.

WENATCHEE — Once a rowdy celebration notorious for hundreds of cruising-related arrests, the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival is now just business as usual, as far as police are concerned.

CASHMERE — City employees cleaned the water ponds Monday working to keep the city’s reputation as having the best-tasting water in the Pacific Northwest.

Environment, county and health reporter

WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee man is jailed on theft and forgery charges after a forged check was cashed for more than $10,000 at a Wenatchee bank.