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Winthrop mayor won’t seek re-election

Winthrop mayor won’t seek re-election

Winthrop Mayor Anne Acheson said this week that she will not seek re-election in the November general election. The mayor has been the target of criticism, and calls for her resignation, by some Winthrop residents and some Town Council members since she fired former Marshal Hal Henning
Winthrop finally OKs police services contract with Twisp

Winthrop finally OKs police services contract with Twisp

By the narrowest of margins, the Winthrop Town Council agreed last week to a contract under which the Town of Twisp will temporarily provide police services in Winthrop. Because the contract bounced back and forth between Winthrop and Twisp town councils for review and approval over …
Winthrop approves police services contract with Twisp

Winthrop approves police services contract with Twisp

The Town of Winthrop has agreed to a three-month contract under which the Twisp Police Department will provide temporary law enforcement coverage in Winthrop. The Winthrop Town Council approved the agreement at its meeting last week.
Winthrop Town Council schedules special workshop for May 17

Winthrop Town Council schedules special workshop for May 17

The Winthrop Town Council will meet in a special workshop to discuss issues facing the town, and possible approaches to solving them, on May 17 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Hen House room at the Winthrop Barn. The workshop, which will precede the regular 7 p.m. council meeting, is open to the public. Topics...
Calls for calm at Winthrop Town Council meeting

Calls for calm at Winthrop Town Council meeting

The aftershocks of Winthrop Mayor Anne Acheson’s firing of Marshal Hal Henning continued to rumble through last week’s town council meeting, even though the issue wasn’t specifically on the agenda. Acheson fired Henning on Feb. 22, setting off a spirited …
Supporters praise Henning, but former marshal’s firing stands

Supporters praise Henning, but former marshal’s firing stands

Supporters of fired Winthrop Marshal Hal Henning jammed the Winthrop Town Council’s small meeting space last week to praise Henning and protest his dismissal, ask for more information about why it happened, and demand that Mayor Anne Acheson be “fired” or …
Wide range of factors are related to marshal’s firing and aftermath

Wide range of factors are related to marshal’s firing and aftermath

By Anne Acheson I ran for Winthrop Town Council position 5 after serving several years on the planning commission because I wanted to have a voice in a broader range of issues facing the Town of Winthrop. When I was elected in November 2015 I never had any intention of serving as mayor. In September...
Henning out as marshal in Winthrop

Henning out as marshal in Winthrop

Winthrop Marshal Hal Henning has been let go from his position as the town’s only full-time law enforcement officer. Henning was fired during a meeting Wednesday morning (Feb. 22) with Winthrop Mayor Anne Acheson. The decision was effective immediately. Henning and Acheson have had some …
ATV issue rolls back onto streets of Winthrop

ATV issue rolls back onto streets of Winthrop

Okanogan County Commissioner Jim DeTro’s recent recreational all-terrain vehicle trip from Conconully to Winthrop with a bunch of friends has sparked renewed debate over how the town of Winthrop views ATVs. Although apparently in violation of the town’s…
Winthrop agrees to salary increases for police officers

Winthrop agrees to salary increases for police officers

The Winthrop Town Council has agreed to pay raises for the town’s marshal and deputies to help recruit better candidates for its police positions. At last week’s meeting, the council adopted a revised pay schedule proposed by Marshal Hal Henning. The salary figures in the proposal approved last week were less than those in an earlier...