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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. 24.

Posted: February 05, 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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Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 20

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 20

COVID-19 and the safeguards we are implementing have brought several changes to our solid waste facilities. Read our update for news on these changes in hours and usage at the county's transfer stations and drop-off brush sites.

Posted: April 20, 2020

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Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 15

Solid Waste Facility Updates: April 15

We’ve made several changes to our solid waste programs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you to everyone who has weathered these temporary changes with us. We look forward to the time in the near future when we can return to our normal hours. We do not have a date established for that time.

Posted: April 15, 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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Dryden, Chelan transfer stations to reduce public hours

Dryden, Chelan transfer stations to reduce public hours

UPDATED 3/26/20: Out of an abundance of caution over COVID-19, hours and services at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations have been reduced for the general public. Brush yards are closed to the general public at the two facilities.

Posted: March 17, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 19
    May 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - May 19, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 17
    May 2021
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Elections: Candidate Filing Week

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Candidate filing week.

  • 13
    May 2021
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    May Parenting Class - English Only 13

    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
  • 11
    May 2021
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    May Parenting Class - English Only 11

    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
  • 07
    May 2021
    09:30 AM - 11:00 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