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Town Council appoints Acheson to fill mayor’s position in Winthrop

Town Council appoints Acheson to fill mayor’s position in Winthrop

Winthrop Town Council member Anne Acheson has been appointed to fill the position of mayor, replacing Sue Langdalen. Langdalen announced recently that she and her husband, Jim, are moving out of the community. Her resignation is effective Sept. 1. At last week’s council meeting, council member …
Langdalen announces resignation

Langdalen announces resignation

Winthrop Mayor Sue Langdalen announced last week that she will be resigning from her position as of Sept. 1 because she and her husband, Jim, are moving out of the Methow Valley. Langdalen ran unopposed in 2013 to fill the mayoral post. This is her second round in the mayor’s chair; her first term was...
State to appeal FEMA’s denial of help for individuals with fire losses

State to appeal FEMA’s denial of help for individuals with fire losses

By Marcy Stamper Just days after committing federal funds to help rebuild public infrastructure destroyed in the wildfire, President Obama denied a separate request for assistance to individuals who lost homes and property in the fires. Gov. Jay Inslee intends to appeal the president’s denial of a major disaster declaration for individual assistance under Federal...
Winthrop Council will consider permitting for marijuana sales; new town marshal sworn in

Winthrop Council will consider permitting for marijuana sales; new town marshal sworn in

The Winthrop Town Council decided Wednesday (May 21) to consider creating a conditional use permit process that could allow the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area. The council directed town planner Rocklynn Culp to come up with proposed language that would permit a retail marijuana outlet in what is now a light...
Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

By Marcy Stamper
After a public hearing, testimony from neighbors and a discussion, the Winthrop Town Council granted a conditional-use permit to an excavating and gravel business on Horizon Flats Road.
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