Chelan County News Archive

Judge Mott to step down from District Court in December

Judge Mott to step down from District Court in December

Chelan County District Court Judge Kyle Mott has announced he is stepping down from his position in early December. With his resignation, the Board of County Commissioners is now calling for the resumes of those potential appointees interested in replacing Mott.

County extends fire restrictions through Oct. 15

County extends fire restrictions through Oct. 15

On the recommendation of partner agencies and fire chiefs, the Chelan County fire marshal is temporarily extending current fire ratings and restrictions through at least Oct. 15, or until wildfire conditions ease. Recreational fires and outdoor burning remain banned.

22C10765 Deceased Hiker Aasgard Pass

22C10765 Deceased Hiker Aasgard Pass

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on Saturday September 24th, 41-year-old Swaminathan Sundaram of Redmond died while hiking Aasgard Pass south of Leavenworth, WA.

22C10661 Death Investigation

22C10661 Death Investigation

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on September 23, 2022 at approximately 11PM, Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 100 Block of Aplets Way in Cashmere for a single victim with gunshot wounds resulting in a fatality.

Join Make a Difference Day at Ohme Gardens

Join Make a Difference Day at Ohme Gardens

Ohme Gardens will be donating wood from trees that needed to be removed to the Wenatchee Rescue Mission, which in turn uses the wood to keep its shelter warm during the winter. Gardens and mission staff need help collecting, cutting and loading the firewood on Oct. 22.

Summer School at Chelan County Juvenile Center

Summer School at Chelan County Juvenile Center

Summer school at the Chelan County Juvenile Center wrapped up in mid-August. Youths housed at the facility attend summer school, which is offered for eight weeks each year. Summer school is another opportunity for teachers and staff to have a positive impact on the kids while giving them something to look forward to five days a week.

Commissioners declare Herb Gardner Day

Commissioners declare Herb Gardner Day

For his longtime dedication to building a stronger Malaga community, Herb Gardner was honored by Chelan County commissioners, who proclaimed a day in his honor. Herb Gardner Day will be celebrated on May 10, 2023.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 02
    Nov 2022
    03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Observer Training

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

  • 31
    Oct 2022
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Registration deadline for new voters or address updates by mail, online, email or over the phone.

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Registration deadline for new voters or address updates by mail, online, email or over the phone.

  • 31
    Oct 2022
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Second half property tax deadline

    Posted by: Chelan County Treasurer

    Second half property tax deadline

  • 26
    Oct 2022
    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - October 26, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 22
    Oct 2022
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Make a Difference Day at Ohme Gardens

    Posted by: Ohme Gardens

    Ohme Gardens