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Final county primary election returns show Hawley, Brown facing off for sheriff’s job

Final county primary election returns show Hawley, Brown facing off for sheriff’s job

With all Okanogan County primary election ballots counted as of Friday (Aug. 17), County Sheriff candidates Anthony Hawley and Steve Brown appear to have emerged as the top two among six contenders and will advance to the November general election. The County Auditor’s Office reported that Hawley, of Okanogan, drew 2,865 votes ...
Diamond, Goehner appear headed to 12th District showdown

Diamond, Goehner appear headed to 12th District showdown

In the latest returns from the Aug. 7 primary election, independent Ann Diamond of Winthrop was winning the Okanogan County vote in the race among four candidates hoping to replace retiring 12th Legislative District Rep. Cary Condotta for Position 1. But Republican Keith …
Early primary returns: Diamond and Goehner appear headed to 12th District showdown; county sheriff’s race remains close

Early primary returns: Diamond and Goehner appear headed to 12th District showdown; county sheriff’s race remains close

independent Ann Diamond of Winthrop was winning Okanogan County in the primary election race among four candidates hoping to replace retiring 12th Legislative District Rep. Cary Condotta for Position 1 in early returns Tuesday (Aug. 7). But Republican Keith Goehner of Leavenworth was leading overall in the multi-county race.
Candidates’ forums for sheriff, District 12, county commission

Candidates’ forums for sheriff, District 12, county commission

Voters will have opportunities to hear from candidates for a variety of local positions in the coming week. Scheduled are: County sheriff The Twisp Valley Grange will host a forum for Okanogan County sheriff candidates next Tuesday (July 17) from 6:30-8 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. All...
Candidate filings have closed for primary elections

Candidate filings have closed for primary elections

Filings have closed for the Aug. 7 primary elections for state and local offices. In Okanogan County, at least three county positions will be filled by newcomers. Sheriff Frank Rogers said earlier that he was retiring. Six people have filed for the position: Michael Blake of Okanogan (prefers Republican); Kevin Newport of Omak (prefers Republican);...
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...