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New Sunnyslope development will bring road improvements

New Sunnyslope development will bring road improvements

A new apartment complex being built at the intersection of Easy and School streets will require road improvements along School Street and will add traffic to the intersection of School and Easy streets, an area Chelan County has had its eye on for a future road project.

Posted: September 08, 2021

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Horselake Road closed because of fire danger

Horselake Road closed because of fire danger

Horse Lake Road in Wenatchee, which leads to the popular Horse Lake Reserve trails, has been closed because of the area’s extreme hot and dry conditions that are conducive to wildfires.

Posted: August 10, 2021

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County adds no parking signs to Day, Anderson Canyon roads

County adds no parking signs to Day, Anderson Canyon roads

In response to recent parking issues at local trailheads, Chelan County commissioners on May 11 passed separate resolutions allowing for the creation of no parking areas on Day and Anderson Canyon roads.

Posted: May 12, 2021

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Crunch Pak contributes $150,000 to West Cashmere Bridge project

Crunch Pak contributes $150,000 to West Cashmere Bridge project

Crunch Pak, one of the largest employers in Chelan County, recently contributed $150,000 to the construction of the new West Cashmere Bridge. Crunch Pak has been a proponent of the project, pledging its financial support as well as speaking to legislators about the importance of the project.

Posted: April 06, 2021

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Signage at West Cashmere Bridge directs river recreationists through construction site

Signage at West Cashmere Bridge directs river recreationists through construction site

With construction of the new West Cashmere Bridge entering its second season, river recreationists on the Wenatchee River near Cashmere are reminded to follow directional signs at the work site in order to pass safely under the project's temporary work trestle.

Posted: April 01, 2021

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Knowles Road: Share your comments with us

Knowles Road: Share your comments with us

Join us in a Zoom meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11, to learn more about the project.

Posted: February 01, 2021

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County plow operators prepare for snow, ice and COVID

County plow operators prepare for snow, ice and COVID

Before the snow flies, Chelan County Public Works is cautioning the public that while the department’s snowplow operators will be hard at work this winter, impacts from COVID-19 may get in the way of snow and ice control at times. And if that happens, snowplowing efforts may be hindered.

Posted: November 08, 2020

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It's time to start thinking ahead to snow season

It's time to start thinking ahead to snow season

During the winter months, Chelan County Public Works crews are focused on keeping roads clear of snow and ice for the safety of travelers. But there are three common misconceptions about the County’s snow removal process that seem to hit with every first snowfall.

Posted: October 16, 2020

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Wenatchee Heights Road project begins Aug. 10

Wenatchee Heights Road project begins Aug. 10

UPDATE 9/29/20: Paving on Wenatchee Heights Road starts Sept. 29 and is expected to go into early the following week.

Posted: August 03, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 16
    Oct 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    October 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
  • 06
    Oct 2021
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - October 6, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 22
    Sep 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - September 22, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 18
    Sep 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    September 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