Chelan County News Archive

Fona Sugg Awarded Court Manager of the Year

Fona Sugg Awarded Court Manager of the Year

Des Moines Municipal Court Administrator Jennefer Johnson and Chelan County Superior Court Administrator Fona Sugg were both named as the 2019 Court Manager of the Year at the BJA/CMC joint meeting on November 15. The award, established in 1987, honors an outstanding court manager for their exemplary contributions to the administration of justice in our courts.

I-976 Changes to Vehicle Licensing Fees

I-976 Changes to Vehicle Licensing Fees

Originally scheduled for a 12/5/19 effective date, the initiative has been the target of more than one lawsuit. An injunction gives parties the opportunity to challenge or defend the validity of I-976. The current fee structure must remain in place unless a judge rules otherwise.

19C12709 Climber Located After Fall

19C12709 Climber Located After Fall

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a Seattle man was rescued on Tuesday evening (11/05/2019) after suffering a significant fall on Sunday while descending Cannon Mountain.

19C12572 Aasgard Pass Fatality

19C12572 Aasgard Pass Fatality

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 60-year-old Dallas, Texas resident – Robert Jake Colburn - was killed in a climbing accident while descending Aasgard Pass approximately 15 miles southwest of Leavenworth.

Work to replace South Wenatchee stormwater pipe begins Oct. 21

Work to replace South Wenatchee stormwater pipe begins Oct. 21

A contractor for Chelan County begins work on Monday, Oct. 21, replacing a failing stormwater pipe on South Wenatchee Avenue, near Boodry Street. About 650 feet of stormwater pipe will be replaced. Heavy rains this summer caused sinkholes to form along the deteriorated pipe, exposing the problem.

Road Alert: South Wenatchee Avenue

Road Alert: South Wenatchee Avenue

A road closure on South Wenatchee Avenue – just before the bridge between Boodry and Beuzer streets – will remain in place for the unforeseeable future while Chelan County Public Works, in coordination with the county’s Surface and Stormwater Management Utility, evaluates how best to address a large sinkhole in the roadway.

Free shredded wood chips available

Free shredded wood chips available

Free shredded wood chips are available at the county’s Leavenworth brush drop-off site for application within the Apple Maggot Quarantine Area of Chelan County.

June 27 Open House: West Malaga Road Intersections

June 27 Open House: West Malaga Road Intersections

Chelan County Public Works invites the public to an open house on June 27 that will provide information about the West Malaga Road Intersections project. The open house is 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Malaga Fire Station, 3760 W. Malaga Road.

Check out new FCZD newsletter

Check out new FCZD newsletter

The Chelan County Flood Control Zone District recently released its first newsletter. The goal of the annual newsletter is to not only update you on the FCZD and its projects but also pass along important safety reminders, information about ongoing projects and local resources.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 15
    Jan 2020
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - January 15, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 14
    Jan 2020
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Voluntary Stewardship Program: Quarterly Work Group Meeting

    Posted by: Natural Resources

    Confluence Technology Center
  • 01
    Jan 2020
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - January 1, 2020 - Cancelled

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 31
    Dec 2019
    01:00 AM - 11:30 PM

    Office Hours Reduced 8 AM -12 PM

    Posted by: Community Development

    Office Hours

    Office Hours Reduced - New Years Eve
  • 24
    Dec 2019
    05:30 AM - 11:45 PM

    Office Hours Reduced 8 AM -12 PM

    Posted by: Community Development

    Office Hours

    Office Hours Reduced - Christmas Eve