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News of Record: May 25, 2016

News of Record: May 25, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office May 16 BURGLARY: A burglary was reported on Misty Circle, Mazama. ACCIDENT: A driver backed into the parked vehicle of a county deputy on Lost River Road, Mazama. May 18 WANTED PERSON: A male subject was being sought in the area of Methow Street, Twisp. POSSIBLE SUICIDE: Caller reported that a...
Pub fire investigation, insurance settlement in waiting mode

Pub fire investigation, insurance settlement in waiting mode

Twisp River Pub owner Aaron Studen said he is in waiting mode while his insurance company completes its fire investigation and obtains bids for reconstruction of the pub, which was severely damaged by an arson fire on Feb. 29. “It works at a snail’s pace,” Studen said this week. The insurance company, Mutual of Enumclaw,...
Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

After three days of heavy rain from spring storms, the Methow Valley is experiencing widespread and severe flooding. Mudslides are reported throughout the valley, blocking more than a dozen roads near steep drainages with mud, debris and water. The valley is …
News of Record: May 4, 2016

News of Record: May 4, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office April 25 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Something suspicious was reported on Highway 20 in Winthrop, and later on Vintin Road in Carlton. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Suspicious activity was reported at a construction site on Foster Loop Road, Winthrop. April 26 VIOLATION OF ORDER: Violation of a non-contact order was reported on Harrier Hill Road,...
News of Record: April 13, 2016

News of Record: April 13, 2016

Okanogan County Superior Court Brandon Matthew Herz, 29, of Twisp: • pleaded guilty to violation of a no-contact order. He was sentenced to 30 days of confinement and 30 days of community custody and fined a total of $700. • pleaded guilty to violation of a no-contact order and fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to...
Editorials: March 23, 2016

Editorials: March 23, 2016

Take a deep breath The rapid development of a marijuana industry in Washington state has created both opportunities and problems. Marketplace forces and entrepreneurial energy pretty much guaranteed that the businesses of growing, processing, distributing and selling marijuana would evolve quickly along traditional capitalistic lines: round up financing, make something the public wants, sell it...
News of Record: March 9, 2016

News of Record: March 9, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office March 1 DISABLED VEHICLE: A disabled vehicle was reported blocking the road at Highway 153 and Benson Creek. BURGLAR ALARM: A burglar alarm was reported on Wintergreen Road, Winthrop; apparently it was set off by mistake. INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Highway 153 near Twisp. March 4 ANIMAL...
Investigation of Twisp River Pub fire continues; more evidence sought 

Investigation of Twisp River Pub fire continues; more evidence sought 

Investigators were continuing to look for evidence this week in connection with a fire at the Twisp River Pub that Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow said was almost certainly arson. “I’m 90 percent sure it’s arson,” Budrow said Tuesday (March 8). “I’m going with the belief it is arson.” Budrow said he would begin interviews...
Landline phone service only working for local calls in Methow Valley

Landline phone service only working for local calls in Methow Valley

People in the Methow Valley can make phone calls on landlines only to other landlines in the Methow Valley and can also only get incoming calls from other landlines in the valley. Because the outage affects long-distance calls, it means people cannot call 911 …
Sifting through  the ashes

Sifting through the ashes

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been asked to assist in the investigation of a fire that caused extensive damage to the Twisp River Pub early Monday morning (Feb. 29). Brian Brett, a fire investigator from Douglas County, conducted…