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Twisp signs contract to finance water purchase

Twisp signs contract to finance water purchase

Moving another step closer to resolving its longstanding water shortage problem, the town of Twisp has signed a contract with the state Department of Ecology to finance the purchase of water from the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID). Twisp Council members have approved a contract that provides $276,000 from Ecology’s Office of…
Twisp delays town council appointment

Twisp delays town council appointment

The Twisp Town Council will wait until January to select a new council member to fill the seat held by Traci Day, who recently resigned from the board. A replacement would only fill the remaining two months of Day’s term, which expires at the end of this year. The council would then have to reappoint...

News briefs: Oct. 28, 2015

Twisp OKs variance for subdivision streets The Twisp Town Council has approved a variance that allows streets in the Isabella Ridge subdivision to be narrower than required by town ordinances. The council last week approved a Planning Commission recommendation that streets in the subdivision be only 28 feet wide, rather than 36 feet wide as...
Traci Day resigns from Twisp Town Council after six years

Traci Day resigns from Twisp Town Council after six years

Traci Day has resigned from the Twisp Town Council after six years as a council member, although her name appears on the November general election ballot running unopposed for her council seat. “I feel my personal life has become too busy, and I can’t devote the time required to be effective,” Day said this week....
Twisp approves 2015 tax levies

Twisp approves 2015 tax levies

The Twisp Town Council has approved 1-percent increases in the property tax levies for the Town of Twisp and for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) district. Aero Methow Rescue Service contracts with the EMS district to provide emergency medical care in Twisp. The EMS levy generated $43,882 in revenue this year. The dollar amount of...
Aaron Studen selected to fill Twisp Council vacancy

Aaron Studen selected to fill Twisp Council vacancy

By Ann McCreary

Aaron Studen, owner of the Twisp River Pub, has been selected by the Twisp Town Council to fill a council seat previously held by Clint Estes. The position has been vacant since Estes resigned in July. The term runs through December 2017, and Studen will be required to run...

Estes steps down from Twisp Town Council

Estes steps down from Twisp Town Council

By Ann McCreary

After serving more than eight years and two full terms, Clint Estes has resigned from the Twisp Town Council. Mayor Soo Ing-Moody informed the …

Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials are considering whether to provide an exception to the town’s longstanding moratorium on well drilling to allow …

Project will re-create a historic Methow River channel

Project will re-create a historic Methow River channel

By Ann McCreary A project designed to restore salmon habitat by re-creating a historic side channel of the Methow River northwest of Twisp is expected to get underway this summer. The “1890s Side Channel Restoration” project will restore a channel that once carried water along the valley wall parallel to Highway 20 north of Twisp....
Twisp will wait to fill council vacancy

Twisp will wait to fill council vacancy

By Ann McCreary
A vacant seat on the Twisp Town Council won’t be filled until after the November election, the Town Council decided last week.