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Regional Justice Center hosts K-9 training day

Regional Justice Center hosts K-9 training day

The narcotics-detecting team of Corrections Deputy Jacob Lewis and K-9 Kait hosted a training event for their peers on March 15 at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center.

Posted: March 16, 2022

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Public safety testing March 25 for corrections candidates

Public safety testing March 25 for corrections candidates

Chelan County on March 25 will sponsor a Public Safety Testing event for people interested in working in corrections. Candidates must pre-register for the testing event.

Posted: March 14, 2022

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Lewis, Eggers honored by CCRJC for their outstanding performance in 2021

Lewis, Eggers honored by CCRJC for their outstanding performance in 2021

The Chelan County Regional Justice Center recently honored Deputy Jacob Lewis as the 2021 Deputy of the Year and Sara Eggers as the 2021 Support Staff of the Year.

Posted: February 15, 2022

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Jail is not the place for the mentally ill

Jail is not the place for the mentally ill

Sara Eggers is a registered nurse and mental health professional working in the Chelan County Regional Justice Center. She recently wrote a guest editorial that appeared in the Wenatchee World about the rise of mental illness in our community and its impacts on the jail.

Posted: February 01, 2022

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Mental health issues, drug abuse are the new norm at your county jail

Mental health issues, drug abuse are the new norm at your county jail

Billye Tollackson is a registered nurse and the health care manager at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center. She recently wrote a guest editorial for the Wenatchee World about the serious and complicated medical issues many incarcerated adults now have.

Posted: January 19, 2022

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Corporal awarded Combat First Aid patch for quick actions

Corporal awarded Combat First Aid patch for quick actions

Corporal Jason Nieman of the Chelan County Regional Justice Center recently was awarded a “Combat First Aid” patch for initiating life-saving measures on a woman who was incarcerated in the jail.

Posted: December 22, 2021

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Listen to the Christmas classic as read by Chelan County first responders.

Posted: December 21, 2021

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In-custody death investigation is ongoing at Chelan County jail

In-custody death investigation is ongoing at Chelan County jail

The Chelan County Regional Justice Center reports an incarcerated woman was found deceased Sunday, Nov. 22, by corrections deputies while they were serving the dinner meal. The investigation of the incident has been turned over to the North Central Washington Special Investigation Unit.

Posted: November 22, 2021

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Jail’s K9 program kicks off month-long fundraising event

Jail’s K9 program kicks off month-long fundraising event

K9 Kait and her handler, Corrections Deputy Jacob Lewis, are about to celebrate their first anniversary as a team. Supporters of the drug-detecting duo have kicked off a fund-raising campaign for the month of November.

Posted: November 02, 2021

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 17
    Jun 2022
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Ballots mailed for military, overseas and out of state voters

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Ballots mailed for Military, Overseas and Out of State voters

  • 15
    Jun 2022
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 15, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 11
    Jun 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    June 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.

    Chelan County Administration Building - Enter building from Douglas Street
  • 01
    Jun 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 1, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 01
    Jun 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 1, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference