Chelan County News Archive

Sandbags available at county public works shops

Sandbags available at county public works shops

Sandbag materials are available for Chelan County residents at county-owned public works maintenance shops. Residents who have an immediate need for sandbags because of high runoff or snowmelt issues can call the public works maintenance district of which they reside to set up a time to fill and pick up the sandbags.

Give Snowplows Room to Groom

Give Snowplows Room to Groom

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.

Request for Statement of Qualifications

Request for Statement of Qualifications

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.

County brooms Mission Ridge Road after reports of some tar on vehicles

County brooms Mission Ridge Road after reports of some tar on vehicles

Chelan County Public Works began brooming this week on Mission Ridge Road after receiving reports from drivers who have found a tar-like substance on their vehicles after traveling on the road. The reports come a year after the county received similar reports from the public. However, investigations this past week show the issue is less severe than last year’s event. (Posted Jan. 24, 2019)

Residents invited to Dec. 15 post-wildfire meeting

Residents invited to Dec. 15 post-wildfire meeting

Local agencies are hosting a community meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, for property owners in the Mad River watershed area and other interested parties impacted by this summer’s Cougar Creek Fire. The meeting is at the Entiat Fire Hall, 2200 Entiat Way.

Donation Fund

Donation Fund

The Sheriff’s Office works diligently to stretch the value of our budget by deploying personnel and equipment for the greatest benefit to our County and its citizens. Donations in the past have helped to fund purchasing a new K9, Chief for a Day uniforms, Search & Rescue supplies and other items that are critical resources necessary for local law enforcement but are not included in our county budget.

Public survey aims to help plan for natural hazards

Public survey aims to help plan for natural hazards

A newly formed steering committee is spearheading the updating of the 2011 Chelan County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The committee is asking the public to complete a short survey. The results then will be used to identify and plan for natural disasters in Chelan County.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 23
    Apr 2019
    09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Election Day

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Election Day

    Please see Ballot Drop Locations
  • 24
    Apr 2019
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission Meeting - April 24, 2019

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 24
    Apr 2019
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    4-H Demonstration Day

    Posted by: Chelan County Expo Center

    This year there are two dates from which to choose a time to do your demonstration. They are July 16 and August 4. Demonstrations will be scheduled between 6 pm and 9 pm each day. They will be held at the Chelan County Fairgrounds.

    Chelan County Expo Center
  • 26
    Apr 2019
    09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 27
    Apr 2019
    10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Two Rivers Medieval Faire

    Posted by: Chelan County Expo Center

    Go back in time to the Ireland of 1363 at the Two Rivers Medieval Faire. Watch Jousting, meet Knights & Ladies, talk to Ogres & Fairies, shop the Medieval Market, try your hand at Archery and enjoy Musicians, Dancers & Storytellers. Don't forget the Pirates! Family fun for all ages! New location and new name, formerly the Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire.

    Chelan County Expo Center