Community Snapshot

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington state at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. As a public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of the PUD operations offers a unique mix of challenges and opportunities for employees.

Wenatchee is rated by National Geographic as one of the top 10 mountain towns in the U.S., and is an outdoor recreation paradise. Enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and golf. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The natural beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its diversified economy, where the quality of life is high, and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons and about 200 days of sunshine a year. It’s the best of the Northwest – without the rain.  

Check out The City of Wenatchee Washington’s website for more information, click here!

Explore the Wenatchee Valley

Pybus Public Market, Performing Arts Center, Town Toyota Center, Festivals, Museum, Golfing and more!

Celebrate the magic, the wonder and the beauty of live entertainment at the 490 seat Performing Arts Center or join a lively family of diverse individuals dedicated to sharing the joy of live theater with our community at Music Theatre of Wenatchee.

Town Toyota Center is the area’s 4,300-seat events center hosting events such as Grammy-winner Leann Rimes, Disney Live, indoor ice skating and the Wenatchee Wild, a Tier II Junior A ice hockey team.

Explore North Central Washington’s heritage from the Ice Age to the present day in our historic Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Discover the rich diversity of the region’s arts, sciences and people through exhibits and programs. 

One of the amazing privileges of living in the Wenatchee Valley is the love for everything outdoors. Wenatchee has some of the best views from trails and hikes around the valley. The river provides ample opportunity for all water adventures you may seek. Mission Ridge offers great skiing and other snow sports for those that like to hit the slopes. The mountain biking and trail riding scene is growing each year. If you love seeking picturesque views and challenging outdoor adventures, check out what Wenatchee has to offer. For more on all things Wenatchee click on, Visit Wenatchee!

There are a number of golf courses in the Valley; Highlander Golf Course located in East Wenatchee; Wenatchee Gold and Country Club also located in East Wenatchee; Rock Island Golf Course located just east of East Wenatchee in Rock Island; and Mt. Cashmere Golf Course located just north of Wenatchee in the quaint town of Cashmere, just to name a few.


Chelan PUD believes in living our values. Stewardship is providing amazing parks for our community; we own and maintain 17 parks covering over 700 acres. Please click on our link to learn more about, Our Parks!


The Wenatchee Valley offers parents a range of educational opportunities for their children including public, private, and church schools. View demographics, test scores and other information from the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.  

Higher education opportunities include a two-year community college and four-year distance learning programs. Wenatchee Valley College offers high-quality transferable, liberal arts, technical/professional, basic skills, and continuing education for all students.

Wine Country

Washington’s wine country is the fastest-growing cultural sector in the state, producing more wine grapes than any other state in the U.S., except California. Vineyards located in our east side of the Cascades region grow 99 percent of Washington wine grapes