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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 …
Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

  A Winthrop Town Council decision not to revise industrial zoning in the Horizon Flats area to allow retail marijuana sales has been appealed by Austin Lott, who had requested the zoning change. Lott hopes to open a marijuana retail outlet in Horizon Flats, but the council rejected the zoning change earlier this month because,...
Concerns about potential marijuana biz in Winthrop

Concerns about potential marijuana biz in Winthrop

By Laurelle Walsh
A Winthrop business owner has concerns about another person’s efforts to open a marijuana store in her building. Shannon Fharnham, owner of Mountain Paws, a pet supply store, and Fharnham …

Cities scrapping for share of state’s marijuana tax revenues

By Christopher Lopaze, WNPA Olympia News Bureau
OLYMPIA — A new economic forecast predicts recreational-marijuana businesses will bring millions in revenues to the state, and the fight is underway for how the proceeds will be spent, with cities vying for a share. Recreational-marijuana business is expected to bring in …

Liquor board limits size of marijuana crops to keep them ‘manageable’

By Marcy Stamper
The Washington State Liquor Control Board is limiting the size of marijuana crops during the first year of production to keep the amount of recreational marijuana it oversees “manageable.” Because the board received almost 3,000 license applications from …

State’s AG says cities and counties can ban pot businesses

By Marcy Stamper
Cities and counties may restrict—or ban outright—marijuana businesses through local regulations, according to an opinion issued by the state attorney general on Thursday (Jan. 16). After a review of …
Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

By Laurelle Walsh
The Winthrop Town Council has directed the town’s Planning Commission to consider a zoning code amendment which would allow a retail marijuana…