Bids are due on Feb. 25 for the construction of a second tipping floor at the Dryden Transfer Station.
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Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on January 11th, 2020 at approximately 2:05 am, a female called RiverCom dispatch from the 400 block of Pioneer Avenue in Cashmere, WA. The caller, a 70 year old Cashmere woman later identified as Anita Jones said she had just killed her mother.
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on January 6, 2020 shortly after 7:00 a.m., a Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an injury collision in the 17000 block of Highway US 97A just North of Entiat.
Clean Harbors Environmental Services of Kent, a contractor with Chelan County Public Works, will be visiting the area about once a month to pick up hazardous material from businesses at the county’s new Moderate Risk Waste Facility. Appointments for pick-up must be scheduled with Clean Harbors.
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Building changes have been approved by the Chelan County Commissioners, to take effect January 1, 2020. Resolution 2019-128 displays all changes approved by the Board of County Commissioners.
Des Moines Municipal Court Administrator Jennefer Johnson and Chelan County Superior Court Administrator Fona Sugg were both named as the 2019 Court Manager of the Year at the BJA/CMC joint meeting on November 15. The award, established in 1987, honors an outstanding court manager for their exemplary contributions to the administration of justice in our courts.
The Board of Chelan County Commissioners on Tuesday called for bids to be received on the West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project, the largest project the county’s road department has ever undertaken. Bids are due Jan. 21.
The new Moderate Risk Waste Facility is open year round to all Chelan County residents.
Originally scheduled for a 12/5/19 effective date, the initiative has been the target of more than one lawsuit. An injunction gives parties the opportunity to challenge or defend the validity of I-976. The current fee structure must remain in place unless a judge rules otherwise.
A contractor for Chelan County begins work on Monday, Oct. 21, replacing a failing stormwater pipe on South Wenatchee Avenue, near Boodry Street. About 650 feet of stormwater pipe will be replaced. Heavy rains this summer caused sinkholes to form along the deteriorated pipe, exposing the problem.
Please do your part in keeping motorists – and snowplow drivers – safe this winter season by removing vehicles parked along the shoulder of the county road.
The fees charged at the Chelan County brush drop-off site in Leavenworth will increase beginning Oct. 11.
Chelan County Public Works will replace about 1,000 feet of stormwater pipe in the South Wenatchee area after a second sinkhole in two months formed on South Wenatchee Avenue near Boodry Street. A steel plate has been placed over the sinkhole for the time being.
A contractor for Chelan County begins work on Monday, Sept. 16, on South Lakeshore Road at Lake Chelan, removing debris from the catch basin and channels at Slide Ridge.
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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.