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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...
Winthrop mourns death of Town Council member Mort Banasky 

Winthrop mourns death of Town Council member Mort Banasky 

By Don Nelson

Mort Banasky, a Winthrop Town Council member and former mayor who devoted much of her 30 years in the Methow Valley to civic service, died at her home last week. She was 73. Banasky was also a long-time fire tower lookout for the U.S. Forest Service — a job she loved and...

Winthrop Council will consider permitting for marijuana sales; new town marshal sworn in

Winthrop Council will consider permitting for marijuana sales; new town marshal sworn in

The Winthrop Town Council decided Wednesday (May 21) to consider creating a conditional use permit process that could allow the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area. The council directed town planner Rocklynn Culp to come up with proposed language that would permit a retail marijuana outlet in what is now a light...
Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

By Laurelle Walsh
The Winthrop Town Council has directed the town’s Planning Commission to consider a zoning code amendment which would allow a retail marijuana…
Accusations fired at Winthrop councilman, building inspector

Accusations fired at Winthrop councilman, building inspector

By Laurelle Walsh
Temperatures rose at the Winthrop Town Council meeting when Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe proprietor Doug Mohre accused council member Rick Northcott and building official Dave Sandoz of “abuse of power.”