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New movement occurring on Whispering Ridge News

New movement occurring on Whispering Ridge

  •  Public Works
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  • April 14, 2017

A geotechnical firm retained by Chelan County is picking up some increasing movement in the Whispering Ridge slide area in Wenatchee.

Whispering Ridge - Increased Slope Movement Detected

  •  Sheriff's Office
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  • April 14, 2017

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office, as a precautionary measure, has advised two property owners in the Whispering Ridge slide area to leave their homes. The recommendation is based on the most current readings from surface monitoring points at the slide area, which continue to show increasing movement in the slope. Both homes are on Squilchuck Road southwest of Wenatchee, WA.

Chumstick Highway safety project to begin May 1 News

Chumstick Highway safety project to begin May 1

  •  Public Works
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  • April 07, 2017

Work begins May 1 on the installation of more than 300 new roadway safety signs along Chumstick Highway. Motorists should expect one-lane, flagger-controlled traffic in the area where crews will be working each day. Motorists may experience minor delays of up to 15 minutes

Response to Inaccurate Information on Immigration News

Response to Inaccurate Information on Immigration

  •  Sheriff's Office
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  • April 04, 2017

In the last several months, there has been a fair amount of inaccurate information on the topic of immigration involving, local, state and federal agencies.

17C02831 - Anna Lane Burglary

  •  Sheriff's Office
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  • March 30, 2017

On March 30, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports two juvenile males were arrested in connection with a residential burglary and theft from an Eagle Rock residence.

There have been recent reports that the Chelan County Regional Jail is refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Agents (ICE). News

There have been recent reports that the Chelan County Regional Jail is refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Agents (ICE).

  •  Board Of Commissioners
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  • March 22, 2017

These reports are incorrect. Chelan County has in the past and continues to honor ICE requests to notify their office in advance of the release of individuals deemed of interest to ICE.

The Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, in accordance with RCW 17.10.190 reminds land owners that the noxious weed survey season will begin again April 1. News

The Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, in accordance with RCW 17.10.190 reminds land owners that the noxious weed survey season will begin again April 1.

  •  Noxious Weed Board
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  • March 15, 2017

The Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, in accordance with RCW 17.10.190 reminds land owners that the noxious weed survey season will begin again April 1. It is the obligation of all land owners under RCW 17.10.140 to eradicate all Class A noxious weeds and control and prevent the spread of all Class B and Class C noxious weeds listed on the Chelan County Noxious Weed List.

Sandbags available at county public works shops News

Sandbags available at county public works shops

  •  Public Works
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  • March 14, 2017

Sandbag materials are now available for Chelan County residents at county-owned public works maintenance shops. Residents who have an immediate need for sandbags because of high runoff or snowmelt issues can call the public works maintenance district of which they reside to set up a time to fill and pick up the sandbags.

Draft Transportation Element expected to be finished in June News

Draft Transportation Element expected to be finished in June

  •  Public Works
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  • March 14, 2017

A Draft Transportation Element, an important piece of the county's Comprehensive Plan update, is now available for review. The public comment period is closed.

82C03711 Arrest Made In Connection With 1982 Disappearance of Cashmere Resident

  •  Sheriff's Office
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  • March 04, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on March 3, 2017 detectives arrested 60 year old Bernard Swaim in connection with the 1982 disappearance of Cashmere resident Stephen E. Smith. Bernard Swaim is currently a resident of Sultan, Washington. Mr. Swaim was charged with First Degree Murder.

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