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Winthrop honors volunteer contributions

Winthrop honors volunteer contributions

The Town of Winthrop honored local citizens, businesses and organizations that made exemplary volunteer efforts in the community during the past year at an event on Nov. 13. Certificates of appreciation were awarded to: • Individuals: Anne Acheson, Scott Alexander, Dave Allen, Ardis Bynum, Vicki Caldwell, Jill Calvert, Art Campbell, Hazel Culpsmith, Ruby Culpsmith, Curtis...
WSDOT still pondering where to put electronic sign in Winthrop

WSDOT still pondering where to put electronic sign in Winthrop

By Don Nelson
The “saga of the sign” continues in Winthrop, with more uncertainty about Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to install a permanent electronic reader board at the town’s western border. WSDOT had earlier sought and received the Town Council’s go-ahead to install the electronic sign atop the wood-frame sign...
Resistance to electronic WSDOT sign persists in Winthrop

Resistance to electronic WSDOT sign persists in Winthrop

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council so far appears unwilling to reconsider a decision to allow the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to install an electronic sign at Winthrop’s western border, despite an appeal from the town’s Westernization Architectural …
Winthrop council OKs digital highway sign at town entrance

Winthrop council OKs digital highway sign at town entrance

By Don Nelson

Just how “western” can a flashing digital-readout warning sign be? Not even a little bit, say critics of a plan by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to install such a device on the wood-framed sign in Winthrop that sends …

Winthrop responds to state auditor’s report on municipal court problems

Winthrop responds to state auditor’s report on municipal court problems

By Don Nelson

The Washington State Auditor’s Office’s latest “report on accountability” for the Town of Winthrop found that, because of procedural problems, the town may have accumulated $150,000 or more in uncollected fines, citations and fee that were processed through its municipal court. Town Clerk Michelle Gaines and municipal Judge David...

Winthrop council OKs part-time help for town marshal’s office

Winthrop council OKs part-time help for town marshal’s office

By Don Nelson
Winthrop’s lone police officer may soon get some part-time help. At its meeting last week, the Winthrop Town Council approved …
Winthrop building official is off to his ‘next adventure’

Winthrop building official is off to his ‘next adventure’

By Laurelle Walsh
Building Official Dave Sandoz is finishing up his duties this week after 5 ½ years of issuing building permits, conducting inspections and …
Town of Winthrop sells Riverside Avenue building

Town of Winthrop sells Riverside Avenue building

The Town of Winthrop has agreed to sell what’s been called the old town hall building – now occupied by Inside Out Home & Garden – to the business’ owner, Theresa Price. The building, at 168 Riverside Ave., sold for $155,000 in a purchase agreement approved last week by the Winthrop Town Council. The deal...