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Free shredded wood chips available

Free shredded wood chips available

Free shredded wood chips are available at the county’s Dryden and Chelan transfer stations as well as at the Leavenworth brush drop-off site. Wood chips from the Leavenworth site are only for application within the Apple Maggot Quarantine Area of Chelan County.

Posted: April 05, 2022

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Christmas tree recycling

Christmas tree recycling

Ready to take down that Christmas tree? We share some options for how to recycle your tree. This post has been updated.

Posted: December 27, 2021

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Register now for small business hazardous waste collection event

Register now for small business hazardous waste collection event

Chelan County Public Works in March will host a Small Quantity Generator collection event for small businesses looking to safely dispose of hazardous wastes. Businesses must pre-register by Feb. 25.

Posted: December 22, 2021

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County project receives governor’s Smart Communities Award

County project receives governor’s Smart Communities Award

The Governor's Office recently announced the 11 Smart Communities Award winners for 2020-21. Among the winners are Chelan County and the cities of Chelan County, who are recognized for their partnership in building the Moderate Risk Waste Facility, a year-round community resource that safely disposes of household hazardous wastes.

Posted: October 06, 2021

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How do I dispose of latex paint?

How do I dispose of latex paint?

Watch our video on how to dispose of latex and water-based paints. You'll see just how easy it is!

Posted: October 10, 2020

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More people using new MRWF than expected

More people using new MRWF than expected

More than 26 tons of household hazardous waste has been collected since the beginning of the year at the new Chelan County Moderate Risk Waste Facility.

Posted: August 31, 2020

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Dryden Transfer Station to close 10 days for repairs

Dryden Transfer Station to close 10 days for repairs

From June 1 through June 10, the Dryden Transfer Station will be closed to all customers so a contractor can make needed repairs. The facility will re-open on June 11.

Posted: May 15, 2020

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Commissioners call for bids on brush grinding contract

Commissioners call for bids on brush grinding contract

Commissioners on April 28 approved a call for bids on a brush grinding contract for the brush sites at the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations as well as at the Leavenworth site.

Posted: April 30, 2020

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County brush yards now closed to general public

County brush yards now closed to general public

Drop-off brush yards at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations are now closed to the general public in response to social distancing policies that have been mandated by the governor.

Posted: March 26, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 22
    Jun 2022
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - June 22,2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 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