Chelan County News Archive

Meeting Materials: Pedoi and Harris one-way discussion in Manson

Meeting Materials: Pedoi and Harris one-way discussion in Manson

On Feb. 29, Chelan County Public Works Director/County Engineer Eric Pierson and County Commissioner Tiffany Gering met with the Manson community to discuss potential options to traffic and parking issues in the downtown Manson area. The presentation is available for download.

County's hazard mitigation planning process kicks off March 6

County's hazard mitigation planning process kicks off March 6

On March 6, local government stakeholders in the Chelan County planning area will meet to participate in the first round of Steering Committee meetings to update the Chelan County Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection plans, two important plans used to identify natural hazards and their risks to the area. The public is invited to attend.

Commissioners, county directors plan March community meetings

Commissioners, county directors plan March community meetings

In March, Chelan County commissioners and a variety of department directors will hold a series of community-led discussions in each of the three districts commissioners represent. Watch for the county to be in Leavenworth on March 6, in Chelan on March 13 and in Wenatchee on March 20. Details are in the story.

24C01553 Mo Ridge Snowmobile Accident

24C01553 Mo Ridge Snowmobile Accident

Sheriff Mike Morrison reports On January 22nd, 2024 at approximately 2:00 pm RiverCom dispatch received a report of an injured snowmobiler in the Mo Ridge area.

Winter brings seasonal road closures

Winter brings seasonal road closures

Burch Mountain Road near Wenatchee is among those roads closed annually to avoid damages to the roadway that come with freezing and thawing. The road is closed Feb. 15 to April 1.

24C01068 Eluding - Cashmere Area

24C01068 Eluding - Cashmere Area

Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reports, on 2/5/24, at approximately 12:46 pm, Deputies were advised of a stolen vehicle being followed by the registered owner’s friend.

Point in Time shows increase in unsheltered count

Point in Time shows increase in unsheltered count

Results of the recent Homeless Point in Time Count indicate a 16.5 percent increase over last year in the number of people living unsheltered – out of doors or in a place not meant for habitation – and a nearly 8 percent decrease in the number of people living in shelters or temporary housing. Read more to get the details on the information collected.

24C00666 Chelan Area Burglaries

24C00666 Chelan Area Burglaries

Sheriff Mike Morrison reports on 2/1/2024 at approximately 6:13 am Chelan Area Deputies received a report of a vehicle prowl in progress in the area of Beebe Bridge Rd in Chelan Falls.

Seasonal weight restrictions now on county roads

Seasonal weight restrictions now on county roads

Temporary weight restrictions are in place in all county road districts. For an update on where seasonal weight restrictions are being enforced, go to the Public Works Traffic Alerts and Restrictions page.

Visits to county’s MRWF continue to grow

Visits to county’s MRWF continue to grow

A new record was set in 2023 at the Chelan County Moderate Risk Waste Facility. The facility took in its greatest amount of household hazardous waste yet – more than 74.3 tons.

County to conduct Point in Time Count on Jan. 25

County to conduct Point in Time Count on Jan. 25

Chelan County and community partners will conduct the annual Homeless Point in Time Count from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Lighthouse Christian Ministries in Wenatchee, 410 Columbia St.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 27
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Planning Commission - March 27, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 27
    Mar 2024
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Assessor's Office Community Meeting: Cashmere, South Wenatchee and Malaga

    Posted by: Chelan County Assessor

    Chelan County Assessor Wes Cornelius invites property owners and all interested parties to attend one of four community meetings scheduled this spring throughout the county.

    Wenatchee High School (new commons area)
  • 20
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Connect with Chelan County: District 1 Meeting

    Posted by: Board Of County Commissioners

    The Chelan County team is coming to a community near you. In March commissioners and a variety of department directors will hold a series of community-led discussions in each of the three districts the commissioners represent.

    Wenatchee High School (new commons area)
  • 13
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Connect with Chelan County: District 3 Meeting

    Posted by: Board Of County Commissioners

    The Chelan County team is coming to a community near you. In March, Chelan County commissioners and a variety of department directors will hold a series of community-led discussions in each of the three districts commissioners represent.

    Chelan City Hall
  • 09
    Mar 2024
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    March Parenting Class - English and Spanish

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Chelan County Administration Building - Enter building from Douglas Street