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Brown brings ‘Big Table Tour’ to Okanogan County in campaign for 4th District seat

Brown brings ‘Big Table Tour’ to Okanogan County in campaign for 4th District seat

Christine Brown, a Democrat challenging Rep. Dan Newhouse to be the representative for the 4th Congressional District, launched her “Big Table Tour” in Okanogan County last week, with stops in Mazama and in Twisp, where she spoke to potential voters at a town hall meeting. Brown said she held the Big Table Tour to …
Election 2018 notes

Election 2018 notes

• Another District 12 candidate JD Greening, a former congressional staffer and Navy veteran, has entered the state representative race in Legislative District 12. Greening, a Republican who lives in Wenatchee, is the fourth announced candidate to fill the position being vacated by Cary Condotta, who recently announced that he will not seek re-election after serving...
Condotta won’t seek re-election in 12th District

Condotta won’t seek re-election in 12th District

Rep. Cary Condotta (R-Wenatchee) has announced he will not seek re-election in November to the 12th District seat in the state House of Representatives. Condotta was first elected to office in 2002. In announcing his decision not to …
November elections promise full ballots

November elections promise full ballots

2018 is a big election year, with many local and state long-term office-holders up for re-election. On the county level, Okanogan County Commissioner Jim DeTro is seeking a third six-year term. DeTro, a Republican, already has one opponent, independent Salley Bull of Oroville.
State voting law puts burden on counties

State voting law puts burden on counties

Okanogan County, bigger than Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware — and with a population density of fewer than eight people per square mile — is anticipating a financial burden from a new state law that requires a ballot box in every city, town and census-designated place with an official U.S. post office. The law requires 12 boxes in addition...
Other elections on Nov. 7 ballot

Other elections on Nov. 7 ballot

Two positions on the Twisp Town Council are on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, with incumbents running unopposed for the four-year terms. Alan Caswell is seeking election to council position 3, which he has held since January of 2016, when he was appointed to fill the seat after Traci Day resigned. Aaron Studen is...
Former mayor seeks open seat in Winthrop Town Council election

Former mayor seeks open seat in Winthrop Town Council election

Faces current council member for position 1 By Don Nelson Anne Acheson is ready for the obvious question: Why — after serving on the Winthrop Town Council, then being appointed mayor, and then resigning as mayor after the public dust-up over her firing of former Marshal Hal Henning — would she want to run for a seat on the...
Winthrop mayoral candidates campaign on priorities

Winthrop mayoral candidates campaign on priorities

Mayoral candidates Bob DeHart and Sally Ranzau share some common concerns about issues facing the Town of Winthrop — for instance, stablizing law enforcement and creating better relationships between the town and local businesses. And both tout their public management experience.
Voter registration deadlines

Voter registration deadlines

An election reminder: Oct. 9 is the deadline for mailed or online new voter registrations, and for updates of voter information such as physical address, for the Nov. 7 general election. Oct. 30 is the last day for in-person registration at the county auditor’s office in Okanogan. Oct. 20 will be the beginning of 18-day...
Three local races will be contested; others have just one candidate

Three local races will be contested; others have just one candidate

Voters will have a choice in three local elections — for Winthrop mayor, a seat on the Winthrop town council, and a school board director — this November. Bob DeHart and Sally Ranzau have filed to run for Winthrop mayor. Anne Acheson, currently serving as …