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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...
Four in the running for marijuana stores in the county, two in Winthrop

Four in the running for marijuana stores in the county, two in Winthrop

By Marcy Stamper
Four of the aspirants to sell marijuana in Okanogan County have passed the state’s pre-screening process, whittling down the initial list of applicants for a retail license in the county by seven. Since Okanogan County was allotted five stores …
Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

By Don Nelson

A divided Winthrop Town Council denied an appeal of the town planner’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area at its April 16 meeting. Austin Lott, who is seeking to operate a retail marijuana outlet at a Horizon Flats location, had appealed planner...

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

A divided Winthrop Town Council denied an appeal of the town planner’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana sales of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area at its meeting on Wednesday (April 16). Austin Lott, who is seeking to operate a retail marijuana outlet at Horizon Flats location, had appealed planner Rocklynn Culp’s...
Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council will hear an appeal of town planner Rocklynn Culp’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area. The appeal will be heard at the council’s April 16 meeting. As a result, a public hearing on the broader issue of …