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News of Record: February 15, 2017

News of Record: February 15, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 7 BURGLAR ALARM: A burglar alarm was set off at a location on Highway 20 between Mazama and Winthrop. Feb. 8 ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported at Highway 153 and Ross Road, Twisp. Feb. 11 ASSAULT: An assault was reported at a location on Twisp-Carlton Road. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY:...
News of Record: January 25, 2017

News of Record: January 25, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff Jan. 18 ACCIDENT: Non-injury accident at Highway 20 and Old Twisp Highway; abandoned vehicle partially blocking road. Jan. 19 ACCIDENT: Non-injury accident on French Creek Road, Methow — a snowplow backed into another vehicle. ANIMAL NOISE: Caller on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road reported a person who has dogs in the back of their pickup truck...
County administrator salary dispute can proceed to trial, judge says

County administrator salary dispute can proceed to trial, judge says

The judge hearing the lawsuit brought against Okanogan County by Superior Court administrator Dennis Rabidou, who contends that the county commissioners interfered with payment of his full salary, has…
News of Record: January 4, 2017

News of Record: January 4, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 27 CHECK ON PERSONAL WELFARE: A check on the personal welfare was requested for a location on Surface Lane, Twisp. ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at Lower Beaver Creek Road and Finley Canyon Road. Dec. 28 ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop. TRAFFIC HAZARD:...
News of Record: Dec. 21, 2016

News of Record: Dec. 21, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 14 POWER OUTAGE: A power outage was reported in parts of the Methow Valley. ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at Highway 153 and Benson Creek Drive, Twisp. Dec. 15 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Littell Road, Mazama, reported that their ex-spouse was still getting the caller’s mail, opening it and...
Arguments heard in dispute between county and juvenile administrator, Superior Court judges

Arguments heard in dispute between county and juvenile administrator, Superior Court judges

In oral arguments last week, attorneys for Okanogan County argued that the county commissioners have the sole authority to set salaries for county staff. At the same time, lawyers for the county’s superior court and juvenile department administrator asserted that…
News of Record: November 30, 2016

News of Record: November 30, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 19 STRAY ANIMALS: Caller on Balky Hill Road, Twisp, reported that about 15 cattle were roaming around on his property. Nov. 21 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller on Highway 153, Twisp, reported a suspicious vehicle driving in the area. SUSPICION OF DRUG USAGE: The Washington State Patrol requested a K-9 dog to...
New date for Superior Court lawsuit

New date for Superior Court lawsuit

Oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by an Okanogan County Superior Court administrator against the Okanogan County and its commissioners over salary have been rescheduled for next month. Also at issue is whether authority to determine compensation for staff rests with the Superior Court judges or the county commissioners. Dennis Rabidou, Okanogan County’s superior court...
News of Record: November 2, 2016

News of Record: November 2, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 24 THEFT: It was reported that three game cameras were stolen from a location on Witte Road, Winthrop. STRAY ANIMAL: Caller on East Bonner Lake Road, Twisp, reported recurring problem with stray cattle. WEAPONS OFFENSE: Caller reported that someone at the gun range on Bear Creek Road, Winthrop, was shooting...
News of Record: Oct. 26, 2016

News of Record: Oct. 26, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 17 BURGLARY: Caller on Murphy Road, Methow, reported a home break-in and the loss of an AR-15 and a cash jar. ANIMAL PROBLEM: A goat was reported in the roadway on Ross Road, Twisp. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A hunter was reported overdue near the Harts Pass campground. ABANDONED VEHICLE: An...