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County project receives governor’s Smart Communities Award

County project receives governor’s Smart Communities Award

The Governor's Office recently announced the 11 Smart Communities Award winners for 2020-21. Among the winners are Chelan County and the cities of Chelan County, who are recognized for their partnership in building the Moderate Risk Waste Facility, a year-round community resource that safely disposes of household hazardous wastes.

Posted: October 06, 2021

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Register now for small business hazardous waste collection event

Register now for small business hazardous waste collection event

Chelan County Public Works in March will host a Small Quantity Generator collection event for small businesses looking to safely dispose of hazardous wastes. Businesses must pre-register by Feb. 24.

Posted: February 05, 2021

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How do I dispose of latex paint?

How do I dispose of latex paint?

Watch our video on how to dispose of latex and water-based paints. You'll see just how easy it is!

Posted: October 10, 2020

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More people using new MRWF than expected

More people using new MRWF than expected

More than 26 tons of household hazardous waste has been collected since the beginning of the year at the new Chelan County Moderate Risk Waste Facility.

Posted: August 31, 2020

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Dryden Transfer Station to close 10 days for repairs

Dryden Transfer Station to close 10 days for repairs

From June 1 through June 10, the Dryden Transfer Station will be closed to all customers so a contractor can make needed repairs. The facility will re-open on June 11.

Posted: May 15, 2020

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Commissioners call for bids on brush grinding contract

Commissioners call for bids on brush grinding contract

Commissioners on April 28 approved a call for bids on a brush grinding contract for the brush sites at the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations as well as at the Leavenworth site.

Posted: April 30, 2020

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County brush yards now closed to general public

County brush yards now closed to general public

Drop-off brush yards at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations are now closed to the general public in response to social distancing policies that have been mandated by the governor.

Posted: March 26, 2020

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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.

Posted: March 17, 2020

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County to build second tipping floor at Dryden Transfer Station

County to build second tipping floor at Dryden Transfer Station

Bids are due on Feb. 25 for the construction of a second tipping floor at the Dryden Transfer Station.

Posted: January 22, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 15
    Dec 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 15, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 15
    Dec 2021
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Boundary Review Board

    Posted by: Board Of County Commissioners

    The newly formed Chelan County Boundary Review Board meets on Dec. 15.

    By Zoom video conference
  • 11
    Dec 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    December Parenting Class - English Only

    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
  • 01
    Dec 2021
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 1, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference