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.
Chelan County News Archive
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.
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a Seattle man was rescued on Tuesday evening (11/05/2019) after suffering a significant fall on Sunday while descending Cannon Mountain.
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 60-year-old Dallas, Texas resident – Robert Jake Colburn - was killed in a climbing accident while descending Aasgard Pass approximately 15 miles southwest of Leavenworth.
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.
Critical Areas Brochure
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.
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.