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Alan Caswell appointed to fill seat on Twisp Town Council

Alan Caswell appointed to fill seat on Twisp Town Council

The Twisp Town Council has a new member, Alan Caswell, who was appointed last week to fill a seat left vacant when council member Traci Day resigned. A full-time resident of Twisp for a little over four years, Caswell said he and his wife vacationed frequently in the Methow Valley for 15 years before retiring here....
Twisp waits for response from Lloyd family about donation

Twisp waits for response from Lloyd family about donation

Twisp town officials are still waiting for a response from Lloyd Holdco LLC regarding an in-kind donation to compensate the town for the Lloyd family’s decision to withdraw a donation of riverfront property for a community trail. In response to a question from Mayor Soo Ing-Moody at the Jan. 12 council meeting, council member Bob Lloyd...
Twisp considers vehicle fee to pay for overdue street repairs

Twisp considers vehicle fee to pay for overdue street repairs

Twisp town officials are contemplating a new way to raise money to fix the town’s deteriorating streets through a fee on vehicles registered in Twisp, but they want to hear the public’s opinion about the idea first. The town council is considering creating a “transportation benefit district” that would allow the town to levy an additional...
Twisp adopts 2016 budget that adds a third police officer

Twisp adopts 2016 budget that adds a third police officer

Anticipating a generally healthy financial outlook for the town in 2016, Twisp council members approved a budget that provides money for an additional police officer and includes increases in water and sewer rates. After debating how much to increase sewer rates, the council …
Twisp bestows public service awards on Budrow, Denham

Twisp bestows public service awards on Budrow, Denham

Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody honored two town employees — Police Chief Paul Budrow and Public Works Director Andrew Denham — for their outstanding service to the community during last summer’s wildfires. Ing-Moody presented Outstanding Community …
Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

A revised Twisp town ordinance means that property owners who permit excessive water loss due to leaky faucets, toilets or other plumbing fixtures will only be eligible for a reduction in their billing if the malfunction happens during winter, when water meters are not regularly read. Town water customers are required to repair problems in...
Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Anacortes artist Jennifer McGill submitted the winning design for a “Twisp T-shirt” in a project coordinated by the Town of Twisp and Methow Arts. McGill used images of various vegetables to create an American flag design, with the inscription “Twisp, Wa.” A local selection panel reviewed many submitted design proposals, said Methow Arts Executive Director...
State grant will help Twisp plan revitalization project

State grant will help Twisp plan revitalization project

The Town of Twisp has received a $50,000 grant to plan a revitalization project aimed at improving the visibility of Twisp businesses, encouraging economic development, and attracting tourism. The funding will allow the town to hire an urban planning consultant to create the plan, which will identify improvements that support the …
Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

With two years left in a five-year fire protection contract with Okanogan County Fire District 6, Twisp town officials want to meet with the district to begin discussing a future contract and potential costs. In a letter to be sent to the fire …
Twisp adopts 2015 budget with sewer, water rate hikes

Twisp adopts 2015 budget with sewer, water rate hikes

By Ann McCreary
An increase in water and sewer rates, the first rate hike in two years, is included in a 2015 Twisp town budget that otherwise includes minor changes in spending. The town council approved a budget on Dec. 9 that includes a 12-percent increase in water rates and a …