An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies: Colville confederated tribes Washington department of ecology in Spokane Washington department of ecology in Yakima Washington counties within the air quality alert include: Chelan Ferry Okanogan ...Air quality alert until Tuesday... Unhealthy air will be common due to the large wildfires currently burning in the region. Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician. In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is expected to turn northerly Sunday night into Monday and bring additional smoke from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air quality at unhealthy levels. For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You may also contact your local air quality agency. 922 am PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies: Washington department of ecology in Spokane Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston Washington department of ecology in Yakima Idaho department of environmental quality in Coeur D'Alene Nez Perce tribe Spokane tribe kalispel Indian community Coeur D'Alene tribe Spokane regional clean air agency Kootenai tribe of Idaho Washington counties within the air quality alert include: Adams Asotin Douglas Stevens Pend Oreille Garfield Grant Lincoln Spokane Whitman Idaho counties within the air quality alert include: Boundary Bonner Kootenai Shoshone Benewah Latah Nez Perce Lewis Clearwater Idaho ...Air quality alert until Tuesday... Unhealthy air will be common at times across eastern Washington and north Idaho due to the large wildfires currently burning around the region. Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician. Some improvement in ventilation will be possible over the weekend, potentially allowing the air quality to oscillate between unhealthy and moderate to good for a brief spell, however with wind expected to turn northerly Sunday night into Monday smoke from ongoing fires in British Columbia is likely to drift into Washington and Idaho and cause a more pronounced and prolonged return to unhealthy levels. For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You may also contact your local air quality agency. Additional information for health recommendations, air quality, and wildfire information for Idaho can be found on the Idaho smoke information blog at http://idsmoke.Blogspot.Com/ 922 am PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies: Colville confederated tribes Washington department of ecology in Spokane Washington department of ecology in Yakima Washington counties within the air quality alert include: Chelan Ferry Okanogan ...Air quality alert until Tuesday... Unhealthy air will be common due to the large wildfires currently burning in the region. Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician. In addition to smoke from local fires in the area the wind is expected to turn northerly Sunday night into Monday and bring additional smoke from ongoing fires into Washington which will continue to keep air quality at unhealthy levels. For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You may also contact your local air quality agency. 922 am PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 An air quality alert has been issued by the following agencies: Washington department of ecology in Spokane Idaho department of environmental quality in Lewiston Washington department of ecology in Yakima Idaho department of environmental quality in Coeur D'Alene Nez Perce tribe Spokane tribe kalispel Indian community Coeur D'Alene tribe Spokane regional clean air agency Kootenai tribe of Idaho Washington counties within the air quality alert include: Adams Asotin Douglas Stevens Pend Oreille Garfield Grant Lincoln Spokane Whitman Idaho counties within the air quality alert include: Boundary Bonner Kootenai Shoshone Benewah Latah Nez Perce Lewis Clearwater Idaho ...Air quality alert until Tuesday... Unhealthy air will be common at times across eastern Washington and north Idaho due to the large wildfires currently burning around the region. Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory distress, you should speak with your physician. Some improvement in ventilation will be possible over the weekend, potentially allowing the air quality to oscillate between unhealthy and moderate to good for a brief spell, however with wind expected to turn northerly Sunday night into Monday smoke from ongoing fires in British Columbia is likely to drift into Washington and Idaho and cause a more pronounced and prolonged return to unhealthy levels. For additional information on wildland fire smoke impacting Washington visit the Washington smoke blog at http://wasmoke.Blogspot.Com and for current Washington air quality levels, visit https://fortress.WA.Gov/ecy/enviwa/ or airnow.Gov. You may also contact your local air quality agency. Additional information for health recommendations, air quality, and wildfire information for Idaho can be found on the Idaho smoke information blog at http://idsmoke.Blogspot.Com/

Alerts and Notices

Announcement - The Community Development Office will be closed the fourth Wednesday of the month July - September

Community Development - Posted 07/09/2018 08:00 AM

News and Current Events

2018 Wildfire Road Closures Latest News

2018 Wildfire Road Closures

  •  Public Works
  • |
  • August 14, 2018

During wildfire season, steer clear of road closures so firefighters and emergency responders can work. (Photo by USFS)

Save the Ox! News

Save the Ox!

  •  Ohme Gardens
  • |
  • August 09, 2018

The Ox Lodge at Ohme Gardens has a serious lean to it - so serious that visitors are no longer permitted inside the unique, 80-year-old structure for fear it might collapse.

Call for Bids: Moderate Risk Waste Facility News

Call for Bids: Moderate Risk Waste Facility

  •  Public Works
  • |
  • August 08, 2018

Bids on the Clean Solutions project, a moderate risk waste collection facility, are due by 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2018.

Event Photo Upcoming Events

Aug

21

Public Meeting: Certify Election
Hosted By: Elections

The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the ...
Read More

Aug

22

Aug

22

Closed All Day for Training
Hosted By: District Court Probation

Closed All Day for Training
Read More

Aug

22

In-Service Day
Hosted By: Community Development

Aug

24

Washington State Horseman Games Division
Hosted By: Chelan County Expo Center

SEE ALL EVENTS
New Ohme Gardens Director Appointed News

New Ohme Gardens Director Appointed

  •  Ohme Gardens
  • |
  • July 02, 2018

Nena Howell, a long-time community leader in Central Washington, officially took over the reins as Executive Director of Ohme Gardens on July 2, following in the steps of retiring director Mike Short.

Weekly Road Maintenance Update: Aug. 20 News

Weekly Road Maintenance Update: Aug. 20

  •  Public Works
  • |
  • June 25, 2018

Learn what our five road maintenance districts are up to this week and where there may be traffic impacts.

West Cashmere Bridge awarded $3 million News

West Cashmere Bridge awarded $3 million

  •  Public Works
  • |
  • June 12, 2018

The Washington State Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board has awarded Chelan County $3 million for its West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project.

Learn what county roads will be chip sealed this year News

Learn what county roads will be chip sealed this year

  •  Public Works
  • |
  • May 07, 2018

The roads in the 2018 Preservation Program were previously identified based on a rating system that defines what state the pavement is in and what fix is required.

Online Property Mapping

Geographic Information System (GIS) of Chelan County

Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunities with Chelan County

Jail Registry

Chelan County Jail Roster in pursuant to RCW 70.48.100