Chelan County News Archive

New flat fee starts May 1 at Leavenworth brush site

New flat fee starts May 1 at Leavenworth brush site

Fees are typically based on cubic yards at the site, which serves only those people living in the Apple Maggot Quarantine area of Chelan County. However, a flat fee system was put in place in response to COVID-19 precautions.

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 20

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 20

COVID-19 and the safeguards we are implementing have brought several changes to our solid waste facilities. Read our update for news on these changes in hours and usage at the county's transfer stations and drop-off brush sites.

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 15

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 15

We’ve made several changes to our solid waste programs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you to everyone who has weathered these temporary changes with us. We look forward to the time in the near future when we can return to our normal hours. We do not have a date established for that time.

Mission Ridge - Notice of Amended Application Comment Period Deadline Extended

Mission Ridge - Notice of Amended Application Comment Period Deadline Extended

A Master Planned Resort and Development Agreement was received by Chelan County on April 23, 2018 and deemed complete on June 29, 2018. Chelan County issued a notice of application for the project on September 19, 2018. After a 30-day comment period, comments were collected and forwarded to the applicant. Subsequently, the applicant submitted a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) on March 1, 2019.

A resolution in a matter of emergency declaration for COVID 19 response

A resolution in a matter of emergency declaration for COVID 19 response

This morning the Chelan County Board of Commissioners have taken the step of signing an Emergency Declaration Resolution in regards to the COVID 19 virus. Chelan County now has two confirmed cases of the COVID 19 virus in our County, and the precautionary measures put in place by the Governor and the Federal Government have impacted our community. By signing this resolution local businesses and non-profits will now have access to potential State and Federal assistance. The Chelan County Commissioners are encouraging residents to remain cautious and aware and to do everything possible to help one another during this difficult time.

Dryden, Chelan transfer stations to reduce public hours

Dryden, Chelan transfer stations to reduce public hours

UPDATED 3/26/20: Out of an abundance of caution over COVID-19, hours and services at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations have been reduced for the general public. Brush yards are closed to the general public at the two facilities.

Backyard Fruit Tree Removal Program

Backyard Fruit Tree Removal Program

The Chelan-Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Department will be kicking off our free Backyard Fruit Tree Removal Program on March 9th, 2020. The program runs from March through October each year in both Chelan and Douglas Counties.

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 01
    Jul 2020
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - July 1, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 24
    Jun 2020
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - June 24, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 17
    Jun 2020
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 17, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 09
    Jun 2020
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Chelan County Noxious Weed Board Meeting - 2nd Quarter

    Posted by: Noxious Weed Control Board

    Chelan County Noxious Weed Board Meeting

    Noxious Weed Conference Room
  • 06
    Jun 2020
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    June 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.

    Washington State University Extension