UPDATE 8/12/20: Project crews will work a night shift (1 p.m. to midnight) the week of Aug. 17. The temporary schedule change is so Selland Construction can install six culverts across the roadway while avoiding peak traffic times on the road.
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UPDATE: Chip sealing will start July 29. Crews were set back a day because they continue to work to get homeowners to remove vehicles parked on the roadway. Cars, RVs and trailers must be removed from those roadways scheduled for chip sealing.
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The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs have released the 2018 Crime In Washington Annual Report.
WENATCHEE, WA - Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an injured hiker was rescued Sunday after suffering a fall while hiking in steep terrain above Ingalls Creek on Saturday afternoon. Tristan Parrish (22yoa) of Leavenworth, WA is in serious but stable condition at Central Washington Hospital.
This news item has been updated. The West Cashmere Bridge's “in-water window,” or the time allowed for Chelan County’s contractor to complete work in the Wenatchee River, begins on July 15 and runs through Sept. 30.
In our ongoing efforts to improve on customer service within the Chelan County Community Development Department, back in August of 2019 we had previously provided some basic information on snow load criteria information that had been recently added to the Chelan County general GIS map that the public has access to.
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an injured climber was rescued from Mount Stuart late Tuesday evening.
On July 6, Chelan County road crews will be chip sealing portions of Chumstick Highway. Traffic impacts include flaggers, one-lane traffic, a pilot car leading vehicles, and a reduced speed limit to 35 mph.
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, a statewide mandatory face covering order goes into effect in Washington beginning June 26.
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Chelan County road crews have been busy prepping roadways scheduled for chip sealing this year. Read where you can find out if road crews will be chip sealing in your area this summer.
The FCZD was awarded $180,000 from a federal post-fire grant program that supports wildfire recovery. The money will be used to up size three culverts on Antoine Creek Road, helping to minimize future post-fire flooding.
The Chelan County FCZD publishes an e-newsletter once a year. The 2020 newsletter is now online.
Beginning on Monday June 1, 2020, open burning will be closed through September 30, 2020 . This includes natural vegetation and yard debris.
From June 1 through June 10, the Dryden Transfer Station will be closed to all customers so a contractor can make needed repairs. The facility will re-open on June 11.
Commissioners on April 28 approved a call for bids on a brush grinding contract for the brush sites at the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations as well as at the Leavenworth site.
POSTED APRIL 24, 2020: With the governor’s recent announcement that low-risk private construction will be allowed to re-start, Chelan County Public Works will re-open its office to the general public by appointment only.
The Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project will begin Aug. 10, 2020, and take about 60 working days.
COVID-19 and the safeguards we are implementing have brought several changes to our solid waste facilities. Read our update for news on these changes in hours and usage at the county's transfer stations and drop-off brush sites.
The West Cashmere Bridge will be closed beginning May 4, 2020. The bridge will not be re-opened until fall 2021 when a new bridge is in place.
We’ve made several changes to our solid waste programs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you to everyone who has weathered these temporary changes with us. We look forward to the time in the near future when we can return to our normal hours. We do not have a date established for that time.
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The Chelan-Douglas Health District, Chelan County and Douglas County have formed a unified Emergency Operations Center. The goal of the unified response is to provide the most efficient regional response to the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19...