Sheriff Brian Burnett reports three residences were damaged during a storm event Sunday evening in the south Wenatchee area. Residents had to be rescued from one home, but no one was injured.
Chelan County News Archive
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a climber was rescued from the south aspect of Dragontail Peak on Sunday morning.
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.
Chelan County Public Works will hold an open house 5 to 6:30 p.m. on August 8 for people looking to learn more about the Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project. Construction on the project is planned for summer 2020.
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.
The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs have released the 2018 Crime In Washington Annual Report.
Construction begins on July 8 on the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement project, which will remove two damaged culverts on Stevens Road and replace them with a single-span bridge. A detour route will be in place for local traffic only when Stevens Road is closed for construction.
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.
Community Development has an opening for a full-time Permit Clerk
Updated Shoreline Master Program to take effect on June 6, 2019
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.
Skip Moore, Chelan County Auditor, announces several offices had a void in candidacy. The offices listed below had no candidate file. A Special 3 Day Filing period will begin at 9:00 AM the 29th of May and will end at 5:00 PM May 31st, in the office of the County Auditor, located in the County Courthouse, 350 Orondo Ave. Suite 306 Level 3, Wenatchee WA. Only filings for offices with a void in candidacy will be accepted.
Please welcome David Spencer to Chelan County as our new Building Official
The Chelan County 2019 Road Preservation Program is underway. Read which county roads are scheduled for chip sealing this summer.
Beginning June 1, a variety of rates are increasing at the Chelan and Dryden transfer stations to cover increasing operating and disposal costs.
The Chelan County Department of Community Development would be honored to have your participation in our Customer Experience Survey. Please click the link below to share your experience with us, your feedback is truly appreciated.
Chelan County emergency management officials remind mushroom hunters headed into areas burned by the Cougar Creek Fire to be vigilant about keeping up-to-date on weather forecasts and having a pre-planned escape route in the event of seasonal rain showers.
UPDATE: Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a permitted burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn will happen on Tuesday, April 16.
Request for Proposals for the Assistance in the Management of Vacation/Short Term Rentals
The Chelan County commissioners passed a resolution allowing for the extension of seasonal road closures on Burch Mountain and Horselake roads in Wenatchee, Oklahoma Gulch Road in Entiat and Mountain Home Road in Leavenworth.
Chelan County Community Development is seeking Statements of Qualifications for On-call Commercial and Residential Building Plan Review
Road crews across the county have been working to keep up on the snow systems that have been hitting our area for the past several days. Take a look at the Leavenworth Crew at work on Feb. 12, 2019.
Professional Planning and Environmental Services are desired in the areas of Current and Long Range Planning with the expertise and experience necessary to provide review and recommendations for routine County Planning related items and to provide guidance and strategy in assisting the County in planning for future growth and development.