Chelan County


Photo Source: Chelan County Pathways Plan Graph of the Pathway Corridors. Corridors include: Leavenworth to Lake Wenatchee West, Leavenworth to Lake Wenatchee East, Icicle & Leavenworth Roads, Leavenworth to Wenatchee, South of Wenatchee, Wenatchee to Lake Chelan, Shores of Lake Chelan.
Chelan County's proposed Multimodal Pathway Plan gains traction as they brainstorm new routes that could connect neighboring communities to Chelan, Leavenworth, Cashmere, and Wenatchee. On Feb. 9, Chelan County Natural Resources Director Mike Kaputa presented to the Chelan County Transportation...

Bob Bugert
At the beginning of his term, Commissioner Bob Bugert stated that he would only serve a max of two terms. Now Bugert has announced that he will step down from his seat as District 2 Chelan County Commissioner at the end of December. "I'm at the age where I would like to focus some of my energy on...
Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center (WVDRC) is pleased to welcome David Garcia and Billie Bohannon to the organization’s Board of Directors.    David Garcia is an assistant principal for Eastmont School district and serves on the Eastmont Foundation Board.  He grew up in the Wenatchee Valley...

Jim Brown
Community Development Director Jim Brown handed in his resignation Monday to Chelan County Commissioners.   Brown, who was hired to lead the county’s planning department in April 2020, gave commissioners notice that his last day will be Jan. 31. He is leaving the county for a new position with...
WENATCHEE -- The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office has finalized contracts with the four schools that utilize school resource officers via its office. The contracts begin Nov. 1 with the Cashmere and Cascade school districts and Dec. 1 with the Chelan and Manson school districts. Chelan County...
Chelan County Community Development reminds existing owners of vacation rentals that time is slipping away for any pre-existing short-term rentals to apply to operate legally in the county. The department opened up the application period for existing short-term rentals on Sept. 27. That application...

Misty Viebrock, the Deputy Director for RiverCom 911.
At the Wenatchee Convention Center, Misty Viebrock waits in anticipation for one person to show up to her booth at the Wenatchee Job Fair. She looks at the crowd, in search of potential dispatchers to help fill her chronically understaffed Rivercom 911 Call Center. "We did get to talk to, I would...

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