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Rodriguez, Furman prevail in county races; District 6 levy rejected

Rodriguez, Furman prevail in county races; District 6 levy rejected

After a third round of ballot-counting by the Okanogan County auditor’s office was completed on Monday (Nov. 10), a proposed levy increase to support construction of a new fire station in Winthrop for Okanogan County Fire District 6 was still being defeated, by 999 no votes (54 percent) to 851 yes votes (46 percent). The...

UPDATE: District 6 levy proposal still trails

After a second round of ballot-counting by the Okanogan County auditor’s office was completed on Friday (Nov. 7), a proposed levy increase to support construction of a new fire station in Winthrop for Okanogan County Fire District 6 was still being defeated, by 883 no votes (55 percent) to 725 yes votes (45 percent). The...

District 6 levy proposal trails
in early returns

In early returns from the Okanogan County auditor’s office on Tuesday (Nov. 4), a proposed levy increase to support construction of a new fire station in Winthrop for Okanogan County Fire District 6 was being defeated by 593 no votes (54 percent) to 505 yes votes (46 percent). The auditor’s office reported that 6,618 ballots...
Only two county government offices contested on upcoming ballot

Only two county government offices contested on upcoming ballot

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General election ballots go out this week

General election ballots go out this week

Ballots for the Nov. 4 general election will be mailed this week in Okanogan County, and most will arrive by Friday (Oct. 17). Candidates for local, regional, statewide and national offices will fill the ballots along with local and statewide measures or levy requests. Okanogan is an all-mail ballot county. Ballots must be postmarked by...
Final primary results put Rodriguez, Reams in general election race

Final primary results put Rodriguez, Reams in general election race

Final returns from the Aug. 5 primary election show Methow Valley resident Dave Rodriguez, chief criminal deputy for the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, with a substantial lead in the race for county coroner going into the November general election. Tallies from the county auditor’s office show Rodriguez with 3,758 votes (62 percent) in one of...
Rodriguez has big lead in coroner race

Rodriguez has big lead in coroner race

In the first returns from Tuesday’s primary election, Methow Valley resident Dave Rodriguez, chief criminal deputy for the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, drew 2,074 votes (59 percent) in the race for county coroner and will advance to the November general election. In one of the few contested races affecting Okanogan County, Rodriguez is polling well...
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 …
Rec district ballots due by Tuesday

Rec district ballots due by Tuesday

Voters have until Tuesday (April 22) to return their ballots in a special election proposing the creation of a Methow Valley Recreation District and election of commissioners to govern the district. Proposition 1 on the ballot asks voters to approve or reject “formation of a metropolitan park district under chapter 35.61 RCW (to) create a...

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...