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Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

The resignation of Winthrop Marshal Rikki Schwab, which again leaves the town with only one law enforcement officer, is prompting another discussion about whether the Twisp and Winthrop police departments should merge their operations. Schwab, who became marshal in May 2014, confirmed at last week’s Town Council meeting that she is resigning effective Friday (July 24)....
Firearms safety is always an important lesson for children

Firearms safety is always an important lesson for children

It is the time of year when we are going full force into summer activities. There is so much to do with our families and friends. It is important to remember to not …
Why police wear all that gear as part of their uniform

Why police wear all that gear as part of their uniform

In the last several months I have discussed all sorts of issues that are faced by law enforcement, but also involve situations experienced by the citizens. An aspect of police work is that a lot of people question how we handle situations, our uniform attire, or even …
The value of being open to other cultures

The value of being open to other cultures

When trying to decide what to write about this month, I decided to go with culture. I have studied multi-cultural psychology for several years, and have studied culture at all levels of my education. It is amazing how different cultures view holidays, communication, relationships, family, etc. It is so important to have an open mind, especially...
Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop Deputy Marshal Mark Harreus made another appearance before the Winthrop Town Council at its meeting last week, posing questions about the operation of the Marshal’s Office and other town policies and procedures.
Make sure your kids make smart decisions about drinking

Make sure your kids make smart decisions about drinking

By Rikki Schwab, Winthrop Town Marshal
They say to drink and be merry — after all, it is the holidays. However, drinking can lead to mistakes. The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility reports that in 2012, in the state of Washington there were 146 fatalities involving alcohol — of those, 16 were under age 21.
Remember those who struggle

Remember those who struggle

By Rikki Schwab, Winthrop Marshal
As we go into the holiday season it is important to remember that not everyone is thankful for their personal situations. As we give thanks for the many things we have this month, it’s important to remember that there are …

Lock your homes, vehicles

Lock your homes, vehicles

By Rikki Schwab

Winthrop Town Marshal

As human beings we often fight change. This is because we get into routines that are familiar and comfortable. As our bodies adjust we continue moving forward in this stage of comfort that when disrupted can cause us stress.

Winthrop near hiring deputies

Winthrop near hiring deputies

>By Don Nelson
The Town of Winthrop has made employment offers to fill two deputy marshal positions, and one of the new hires may look familiar. Deputy Ken Bajema had submitted his resignation from the marshal’s office in June but then …
Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials have decided to reinstate an agreement that authorizes police officers from Winthrop to enforce laws within Twisp …