Making way for WVC’s new Wells Hall

Artist's rendering of the planned new Wells Hall at WVC.

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College will break ground next Tuesday on its 37 million-dollar Wells Hall replacement building.

The groundbreaking ceremony takes place at 5 p.m., with a reception to follow in the Music and Art Center. Construction of the new 70,000-square-foot building will begin next month, and is expected to be completed in the fall of 2021.

In addition to classrooms, the building will house the Chelan County Emergency Operations Center and a conference center available for public use. Demolition of the old Wells Hall will begin Nov. 4t.