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Fresh Greens quietly opens its doors

Fresh Greens quietly opens its doors

By Laurelle Walsh
Fresh Greens, the Methow Valley’s first marijuana retailer, is up and running despite some unplanned downtime on its opening week, according to owner Austin Lott. The store had a “quiet opening” on July 17 after receiving its first …
Local marijuana hopefuls face regulatory hurdles, concerns from neighbors

Local marijuana hopefuls face regulatory hurdles, concerns from neighbors

By Marcy Stamper
Ed Rhinehart expects to receive a license this week to grow marijuana in Winthrop, but that achievement will do little to compensate for his frustrations with delays and changes from the state’s licensing body that reduced his crop to a quarter of what he had planned and caused him to miss...
Winthrop issues conditional use permit to town’s first marijuana retailer

Winthrop issues conditional use permit to town’s first marijuana retailer

By Laurelle Walsh
The Winthrop Town Council approved a conditional use permit (CUP) for the town’s first retail marijuana store, Fresh Greens, at its meeting last Wednesday (July 2). At a public hearing prior to …
Winthrop to set conditions on first marijuana retail store

Winthrop to set conditions on first marijuana retail store

By Laurelle Walsh
A public hearing will be held at the Winthrop Town Council meeting tonight (July 2) on a conditional use permit that would allow Austin Lott to …
Twisp man charged in home assault, robbery

Twisp man charged in home assault, robbery

By Don Nelson

James Ryan Jones of Twisp has been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with first-degree assault and first-degree …

Winthrop will allow conditional use permit for retail marijuana sales

Winthrop will allow conditional use permit for retail marijuana sales

By Don Nelson

Retail sales of marijuana may be allowed as a conditional use in the industrially zoned Horizon Flats area, under an amendment…

Suspect arrested in connection with beating, robbery of Twisp man in his home

Suspect arrested in connection with beating, robbery of Twisp man in his home

By Don Nelson
Twisp police have one suspect in custody and have identified another person of interest in connection with the beating …
Editorials: June 4, 2014

Editorials: June 4, 2014

Catching up on picking up Most people probably don’t realize that whatever they pay for having garbage picked up, the company doing the collecting doesn’t set its own prices. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), among its other regulatory and oversight dealings, sets the rates for garbage haulers. To raise rates, a garbage hauler...
Winthrop will consider conditional use permit for marijuana sales

Winthrop will consider conditional use permit for marijuana sales

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council has decided to consider creating a conditional use permit process that could allow the retail sale of marijuana in the …
Council schedules hearing on marijuana sales

Council schedules hearing on marijuana sales

The Winthrop Town Council will hold a public hearing on May 21 to take comments on the town’s marijuana retail sales zoning and policies. The hearing will be at the Winthrop Barn. Council meetings begin at 7 p.m. The hearing was postponed earlier while the council considered an appeal of the town planner’s decision to...