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Roads identified for 2019 chip sealing season

Roads identified for 2019 chip sealing season

The Chelan County 2019 Road Preservation Program is underway. Read which county roads are scheduled for chip sealing this summer.

Posted: May 13, 2019

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Rates to increase June 1 at transfer stations

Rates to increase June 1 at transfer stations

Beginning June 1, a variety of rates are increasing at the Chelan and Dryden transfer stations to cover increasing operating and disposal costs.

Posted: May 09, 2019

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Chelan County to conduct burn week of April 15 in Leavenworth

Chelan County to conduct burn week of April 15 in Leavenworth

UPDATE: Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a permitted burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn will happen on Tuesday, April 16.

Posted: April 11, 2019

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Seasonal road closures extended on Horselake, Burch Mountain roads

Seasonal road closures extended on Horselake, Burch Mountain roads

The Chelan County commissioners passed a resolution allowing for the extension of seasonal road closures on Burch Mountain and Horselake roads in Wenatchee, Oklahoma Gulch Road in Entiat and Mountain Home Road in Leavenworth.

Posted: March 26, 2019

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Give Snowplows Room to Groom

Give Snowplows Room to Groom

Road crews across the county have been working to keep up on the snow systems that have been hitting our area for the past several days. Take a look at the Leavenworth Crew at work on Feb. 12, 2019.

Posted: February 12, 2019

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Commissioners award contracts on two construction projects

Commissioners award contracts on two construction projects

Chelan County commissioners in January awarded construction contracts for both the High Street Drainage and the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement projects, which will be completed this year.

Posted: January 30, 2019

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County brooms Mission Ridge Road after reports of some tar on vehicles

County brooms Mission Ridge Road after reports of some tar on vehicles

Chelan County Public Works began brooming this week on Mission Ridge Road after receiving reports from drivers who have found a tar-like substance on their vehicles after traveling on the road. The reports come a year after the county received similar reports from the public. However, investigations this past week show the issue is less severe than last year’s event. (Posted Jan. 24, 2019)

Posted: January 24, 2019

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Winter hours start Jan. 15 at Dryden Transfer Station

Winter hours start Jan. 15 at Dryden Transfer Station

Beginning Jan. 15, the Dryden Transfer Station switches to its winter hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Posted: January 08, 2019

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Scouts recycling Christmas trees on Jan. 5 in new location

Scouts recycling Christmas trees on Jan. 5 in new location

Boy Scout Troop 7 of Wenatchee will be recycling Christmas trees on Jan. 5 at the Stemilt Organic Recycling Center in Wenatchee.

Posted: December 19, 2018

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 19
    Jun 2019
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 19, 2019

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 26
    Jun 2019
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission Meeting - June 26, 2019

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 28
    Jun 2019
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Goldwing Touring Association Rally

    Posted by: Chelan County Expo Center

    Chelan County Expo Center
  • 03
    Jul 2019
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - July 3, 2019

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 11
    Jul 2019
    03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

    Chelan County Water Conservancy Board Meeting

    Posted by: Natural Resources

    Confluence Technology Center