Chelan County

[9/27/16] County Agencies Work On Emergency Contingency Plans

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England says about half of the facilities are ready to go at a moment’s notice, the other half are being located and allocated now.

[7/1/16] Understanding Chelan County’s Fireworks Ban

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  This week Chelan County Commissioners enacted an emergency fireworks ban for this weekend’s Independence Day holiday. By designating all unincorporated areas of the county as a fire danger zone, it is now illegal to light off fireworks of any kind in the county, except incorporated cities that have not banned them, which only Wenatchee […]

[5/27/16] Rivercom Handles 12,000 Calls Monthly

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In July 2004- Rivercom 911 became operational after consolidating four jurisdictions: Chelan County, Douglas County, East Wenatchee and Wenatchee- each contributing funds to the project. Rivercom is a civilian staffed 911 center handling calls for both Chelan and Douglas counties.   Jim Fosse, Director of Rivercom Dispatch, says they provide public safety communications for more […]