Chelan County News Archive

Current fire hazard designation and restrictions

Current fire hazard designation and restrictions

Chelan County uses a system of fire danger ratings and fire restrictions to inform the public of both conditions and restrictions during fire season, which is typically June 1 to Oct. 1. Read more to learn what rating has been designated and what restrictions are being enforced.

24C04516 Water Rescue

24C04516 Water Rescue

Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reports, on 05/22/2024, at approximately 0837 hours, Chelan County Deputies responded to a report of a male subject who fell into the Wenatchee River near Black Bird Island in Leavenworth, WA.

24C04348 Stayman Flats Shooting

24C04348 Stayman Flats Shooting

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 17th, 2024 at 0458 hours, Rivercom received a 911 call reporting gun shots in the area of Stayman Flats Road and Summer Camp Road in Chelan, WA.

Phone Scam Public Notice

Phone Scam Public Notice

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a phone scam that has been targeting local school employees.

24C03168 Burglary Suspect Arrested - DePaz

24C03168 Burglary Suspect Arrested - DePaz

Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reports, on 4/12/24, at approximately 2:06 pm, Chelan County Deputies responded to 5501 Sunset Hwy, Cashmere Mill District Storage, in Cashmere, WA. for a burglary report.

24C03764 - Cutthroat Peak Rescue

24C03764 - Cutthroat Peak Rescue

Sheriff Mike Morrison reports, on 4/28/24 at approximately 2000 hours, Rivercom Dispatch received an Inreach activation near Cutthroat Peak located in northern Chelan County. The message advised one climber had fallen and sustained a broken leg.

24C03326 Arson Arrest

24C03326 Arson Arrest

Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reports, on 4/16/24, at approximately 1539 hours, Chelan County Deputies responded to an arson call in the 10 block of Cloud Cap Ln in Wenatchee, WA.

Ohme Gardens opens on April 15

Ohme Gardens opens on April 15

Chelan County's Ohme Gardens is open for the 2024 season. The gardens are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, with the last admission at 5:15 p.m.

Chelan County buys property for $1.8 million

Chelan County buys property for $1.8 million

Chelan County commissioners approved the purchase of 2.75 acres on Ohme Garden Road in Wenatchee for the future relocation of several county departments, including Emergency Management, the coroner and the county's motor pool.

24C02785 - Fatality Collision

24C02785 - Fatality Collision

Sheriff Morrison advises on March 31, 2024 around 8:00 pm a 2 vehicle, fatality collision occurred in Chelan, WA on SR 150 near Shop Road.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 25
    Jun 2024
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Official Logic and Accuracy Test of Voting System and Accessible Voting Unit (AVU) Demonstration

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 21
    Jun 2024
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Ballots mailed for military, overseas and out of state voters

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Ballots mailed for Military, Overseas and Out of State voters

  • 19
    Jun 2024
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 19, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 667-6518 ******HOLIDAY***********
  • 05
    Jun 2024
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on June 5, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, ES Conference Room.
  • 05
    Jun 2024
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - June 5, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 509-667-6518