Chelan County News Archive

21C07968 - Stolen School Bus Incident

21C07968 - Stolen School Bus Incident

Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett today provided a summary of an incident over the weekend related to a stolen school bus vehicle and how law enforcement’s response was dictated by new Washington state police reform policies

Constitutional Statement From Sheriff Burnett

Constitutional Statement From Sheriff Burnett

On July 15, 2021 Sheriff Burnett, who is also the Vice President on the Washington State Sheriff’ Association board, joined 36 other Sheriffs by signing a statement supporting and safeguarding Washingtonian’s constitutional rights.

21C07432 Red Apple Fire

21C07432 Red Apple Fire

7-13-2021- At 1855 hours, Rivercom dispatch center received a report of a grass/brush fire in the area of the 3300 Block of Red Apple Road, located between Monitor and Cashmere, WA.

Cooling centers welcome people out of heatwave

Cooling centers welcome people out of heatwave

Cooling centers, or air-conditioned places where the public can visit to cool off, are available to people who don’t have air conditioning in their homes. In Wenatchee, the Town Toyota Center, 1300 Walla Walla Ave., is serving as a cooling center. It will be open during the ongoing heatwave for 24 hours a day beginning on Saturday, June 26.

Chelan County buildings are now open

Chelan County buildings are now open

Buildings across the Chelan County campus in Wenatchee are now open to the public. When visiting a County building, wearing a mask is not required if you are vaccinated. The County encourages unvaccinated people to continue wearing a mask while in all its buildings.

2021 Newsletter: FCZD steps into new era

2021 Newsletter: FCZD steps into new era

The Chelan County Flood Control Zone District recently published its 2021 e-newsletter. Read the newsletter for updates on the district's capital projects, federal changes to flood insurance policies, flood preparation tips and more.

Open Burning

Open Burning

If you need to burn natural debris on your property, remember that last year’s grass is very flammable.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 01
    Sep 2021
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - September 1, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 18
    Aug 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - August 18, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 17
    Aug 2021
    09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County 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 Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 17
    Aug 2021
    01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

    Public Meeting: Certify Election

    Posted by: Chelan County 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 Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 14
    Aug 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    August Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Washington State University Extension