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Twisp re-captures the (crossing) flags

Twisp re-captures the (crossing) flags

After hearing reports from Twisp residents about near misses with vehicles while crossing Highway 20 in town, Twisp officials have installed new bright orange flags at four locations in town for pedestrians to carry while crossing the road. The flags are intended to make pedestrians more visible to motorists and increase pedestrian safety.
Twisp transportation benefit district on Aug. 2 ballot

Twisp transportation benefit district on Aug. 2 ballot

A proposition asking Twisp voters to authorize a new sales tax of .2 percent to fund a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) appears on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot. The district is a special taxing entity created by the Twisp Council, as authorized by state law, to pay for street maintenance and improvements within Twisp.
Community contemplates a revitalized Twisp

Community contemplates a revitalized Twisp

Concepts for revitalizing downtown Twisp were presented to the community for feedback last week during an open house at TwispWorks. Prominent archways at intersections leading to the downtown area, wide sidewalks, pedestrian malls, landscaping, and a traffic roundabout on Highway 20 near Glover Street were among the ideas presented by ...
Construction begins on commercial/residential, 2-story building in Twisp

Construction begins on commercial/residential, 2-story building in Twisp

Preserving two large trees was a key goal in plans for a new commercial/residential building on property next to the River Bank building on Glover Street in Twisp. Construction is underway on a small, two-story building that will have a business on the ground floor and an apartment on the upper floor.
Five entry-level applicants for Twisp’s officer opening

Five entry-level applicants for Twisp’s officer opening

The Town of Twisp has received applications from five candidates for an entry-level police officer position in the Twisp Police Department. Each candidate has passed written and physical testing and indicated they want to work in Twisp, said Civil Service Commission secretary Jackie Moriarty.
High and dry

High and dry

As renovations of Twisp’s public swimming pool got underway last month, new problems with the pool have come to light and the town is facing a dilemma about the best way to move forward. Not surprisingly, the biggest issue facing the town is lack of adequate funding to do the needed work on the Wagner Memorial...
Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp residents will be asked this year to approve a local sales tax increase of .2 percent to fund street maintenance and repair projects in town. The Twisp Council voted unanimously last week to place a proposition on the August election ballot seeking the increase in sales taxes. Revenue from the sales tax will support...
Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp residents will be asked this year to approve a local sales tax increase of .2 percent to fund street maintenance and repair projects in town. The Twisp Council voted unanimously last week to place a proposition on the August election ballot seeking the increase in sales taxes. Revenue …
Visualizing Twisp

Visualizing Twisp

What might a “revitalized” Twisp need to look like in order to boost the town’s tourism economy? That was the broad topic at a meeting last week hosted by the Twisp Chamber of Commerce, where local business and organizational leaders heard some ideas about how…
State funds allotted to help Twisp build new civic center

State funds allotted to help Twisp build new civic center

The Town of Twisp will be able to move ahead with plans to construct a new civic building and emergency operations center after the state Legislature appropriated $500,000 for the project in the capital budget. “This enables us to phase in the work now,” said Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody, who has pushed for funding to replace...