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Filing for elective offices must be completed this week

Filing for elective offices must be completed this week

By Marcy Stamper Anyone interested in running for political office has until the end of this week to file with the county auditor. Here is …

Transit measure approved; Filer, Northcott win council seats

Okanogan County voters handily approved a proposed sales tax increase to support a countywide bus system in last week’s general election. Proposition 1 drew 5,134 “yes” votes, or about 56 percent, compared to 4,002 “no” votes among the ballots counted by Friday, Nov. 8. The measure will add an additional four-tenths of 1 percent to...
Winthrop & Twisp candidates in upcoming election

Winthrop & Twisp candidates in upcoming election

By Laurelle Walsh and Ann McCreary
Three Winthrop offices – only one contested – and one uncontested Twisp council position on the November ballot

Twisp, Winthrop each has one council race

BY LAURELLE WALSH & ANN McCREARY Four of Winthrop’s almost 400 residents filed for local office in time for the May 17 deadline: current council member Sue Langdalen for mayor, incumbent Rick Northcott and newcomers Vern Herrst and Mike Strulic for positions on the town council. Langdalen will be running unopposed for mayor at the...

Not many contested slots in local elections

BY DON NELSON Only a couple of local elections will be contested after filing ended last Friday (May 17) unless write-in candidates emerge. Openings were available for town council positions in Twisp and Winthrop, and for the boards or commissions of the Methow Valley School District, Okanogan County Fire District 6, Cemetery Districts 1 and...