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County declares state of emergency in response to Lake Chelan area wildfire

In response to a wildfire burning on Lake Chelan's north shore, a state of emergency has been declared in Chelan County. The declaration affords county commissioners the ability to use local resources without going through typical government bidding processes.

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It's the start of the active summer recreation season, and Sgt. Jason Reinfeld of Chelan County Emergency Management returns to remind us that anyone recreating in the outdoors needs to be well prepared. Chelan County had 70 search-and-rescue calls last year, making us one of the busiest counties in the state for SAR responses. Don't be one of them this year! Listen in with Sgt. Reinfeld as he talks about those mistakes people make, the efforts behind a SAR response, the hidden dangers of our cold waterways and what you can do to help out our busy EM office. Make a Chelan County Connection! @ChelanCountyGov

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Jail staff honored at May recognition event

Jail staff honored at May recognition event

The Chelan County Regional Justice Center’s 2023 Deputy of the Year and 2023 Support Staff of the Year were among those honored in May at the Wenatchee Valley Law Enforcement Recognition Ceremony. From the left are Deputy Marco Urrutia, Vetta Inabnit and Greg Bull.

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County assessor to host four spring community meetings

Chelan County Assessor Wes Cornelius invites property owners and all interested citizens to attend a community meetings scheduled throughout the county this spring. The next meeting is June 26 at Chelan City Hall.

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 19
    Jul 2024
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Ballots will be mailed to voters

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Ballots will be mailed to voters

  • 19
    Jul 2024
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - July 17, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street or via Zoom
  • 10
    Jul 2024
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on July 10, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, Conference Room 1
  • 03
    Jul 2024
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - July 03, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 667-6225
  • 26
    Jun 2024
    06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - June 26,2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street