Highway 97A

[10/21/19] Thursday Car Chase Ends Safely

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Chelan County Sheriff Deputies found themselves in pursuit of a stolen truck Thursday evening.  Chief Jason Reinfeld says the suspect had been stopped by a deputy just south of Chelan on Highway 97A, when the suspect fled the scene southbound, then turning northbound on Navarre Coulee Road.  As speeds were topping out around 70 miles […]

[7/3/19] Flash Floods, Mud Slides and Closed Roads

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Heavy rains caused mudslides over local roadways yesterday. A portion of Highway 97A is closed from milepost 218 at Earthquake Point, just north of Entiat, to milepost 223 at SR 971 Navarre Coulee Road, nine miles south of Chelan. Mud several feet deep covered the roadway for a 30-40 yard stretch. Both a dump truck […]

[10/25/18] Hwy 97A Motor Home Fire

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A motor home is burning on Highway 97A.

[7/12/16] WARNING: Up to 20 Minute Delays Between Entiat & Wenatchee

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Washington State Department of Transportation is warning travelers to expect delays of up to 20 minutes with flaggers at multiple locations on Highway 97A between Entiat and Wenatchee this week. Jeff Adamson is a spokesperson for Washington State Department of Transportation. He says they are still weeks away from the actual chip-seal portion of the […]