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Pierson named 2022 County Engineer of the Year

Pierson named 2022 County Engineer of the Year

Eric Pierson, Chelan County Public Works director and county engineer, was recently named the 2022 County Engineer of the Year by the Washington State County Road Administration Board.

Posted: June 15, 2022

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River recreationists need to be cautious near Cashmere bridge project

River recreationists need to be cautious near Cashmere bridge project

The new West Cashmere Bridge is expected to be open in July. River recreationists are cautioned that the wooden work trestle that was built over the river at the site of the new bridge will remain in the river until then.

Posted: April 04, 2022

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Seasonal weight restrictions now on some county roads

Seasonal weight restrictions now on some county roads

Seasonal weight restrictions are now in effect in some county road districts. Due to heavy snowmelt, several county roads are being monitored for weight restrictions.

Posted: February 14, 2022

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Chumstick Highway closed near Plain through at least Wednesday

Chumstick Highway closed near Plain through at least Wednesday

UPDATE: The closure area re-opens at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16.

Posted: February 14, 2022

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Winter brings seasonal road closures

Winter brings seasonal road closures

Horse Lake Road in Wenatchee and Oklahoma Gulch Road near Entiat are among three seasonal road closures in Chelan County.

Posted: November 29, 2021

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Post-wildfire safety measures being put in place at 25-Mile Creek

Post-wildfire safety measures being put in place at 25-Mile Creek

While the wildland firefighters are now gone, that doesn’t mean work on the Twenty-Five Mile Fire is over. Chelan County has been not only evaluating the wildfire damages to public infrastructure but also putting some safeguards in place for potential impacts that may last long into the future.

Posted: November 24, 2021

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Stormwater project to impact South Wenatchee, Boodry Street

Stormwater project to impact South Wenatchee, Boodry Street

Update: This project is complete. Chelan County’s Surface and Stormwater Management Utility has completed on a project on South Wenatchee Avenue and Boodry Street.

Posted: November 10, 2021

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Do your part: Remove vehicles parked along shoulder of county roads

Do your part: Remove vehicles parked along shoulder of county roads

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.

Posted: November 08, 2021

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Online open house Nov. 4 for Knowles Road Improvement Project

Online open house Nov. 4 for Knowles Road Improvement Project

Chelan County Public Works will host an online open house on Nov. 4 for the Knowles Road improvement project, which is scheduled to begin construction this spring.

Posted: October 12, 2021

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 07
    Sep 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - September 7, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 24
    Aug 2022
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - August 24, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 17
    Aug 2022
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - August 17, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 16
    Aug 2022
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 16
    Aug 2022
    01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

    Public Meeting: Certify Election

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office