UPDATE: Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a permitted burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn will happen on Tuesday, April 16.
Chelan County News Archive
Request for Proposals for the Assistance in the Management of Vacation/Short Term Rentals
The Chelan County commissioners passed a resolution allowing for the extension of seasonal road closures on Burch Mountain and Horselake roads in Wenatchee, Oklahoma Gulch Road in Entiat and Mountain Home Road in Leavenworth.
Chelan County Community Development is seeking Statements of Qualifications for On-call Commercial and Residential Building Plan Review
Seasonal weight restrictions are now in effect on some Chelan County roads. Due to heavy snowmelt, several county roads are being monitored for weight restrictions.
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.
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.
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.
Read the 2018 FCZD Annual Progress Report to learn what the district has accomplished this past year and what projects are underway.
Chelan County has funding available to assist in the promotion of tourism activities. We are committed to supporting existing projects and events and developing new initiatives that make an economic difference.
Chelan County commissioners in January awarded construction contracts for both the High Street Drainage and the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement projects, which will be completed this year.
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)
K9s and Wines Fundraiser Saturday, April 13, 2019 2PM to 5PM - Pybus LocalTel Event Center
Beginning Jan. 15, the Dryden Transfer Station switches to its winter hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Boy Scout Troop 7 of Wenatchee will be recycling Christmas trees on Jan. 5 at the Stemilt Organic Recycling Center in Wenatchee.
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.
Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn is highly weather dependent.
Chelan County commissioners have awarded a $1.1 million contract to a Moses Lake company for the construction of a facility that will allow residents to safely dispose of common household chemicals on a year-round basis. The facility should be completed in summer 2019.
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.
A Pre-Ad meeting on the Yodelin Creek Bridge Project, which is expected to be advertised for bids by early next year, will be held on site at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25. A Pre- Ad showing period will run through Oct. 31.
Join Chelan County Public Works at a community meeting on Sept. 18 to get an update on the progress of the West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project. The meeting will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Cashmere's Riverside Center.
Beginning Sept. 4, Chelan County's survey crew will be working in the Number 1 Canyon drainage way for about three weeks. Learn more about the Number 1 Canyon Needs Assessment.
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.