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Winthrop’s new police vehicles have arrived

Winthrop’s new police vehicles have arrived

By Don Nelson

Winthrop’s new police vehicles — and they are new, not used — will be in town this week, according to Marshal Rikki Schwab. The marshal had earlier told the …

Marshal says Winthrop can get new, not used, police vehicles

Marshal says Winthrop can get new, not used, police vehicles

Winthrop will be able to buy two new police vehicles, rather than used ones, to replace the aging, unreliable SUVs the department now has, Marshal Rikki Schwab told the town council Wednesday (June 18). Schwab said she had done more research into the kinds of vehicles available, and found more money in her current budget,...
Winthrop to get new police vehicles

Winthrop to get new police vehicles

By Don Nelson
They don’t start. Even if they start, they often break down. They smell. The light bar on one of them starts flashing randomly, all by itself.
Winthrop’s new marshal brings big-city experience, small-town focus

Winthrop’s new marshal brings big-city experience, small-town focus

By Don Nelson

Rikki Schwab, Winthrop’s new town marshal, has done some of the most challenging police work imaginable in her 15-year law-enforcement career: Patrol officer. Criminal investigator. Forensics specialist. …

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 names woman to be town marshal

Winthrop names woman to be town marshal

By Don Nelson

Winthrop Mayor Sue Langdalen announced Wednesday (May 7) at the Town Council meeting that the town’s next marshal is a woman: Rikki Schwab, currently …

News of Record: April 30, 2014

News of Record: April 30, 2014

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office April 11 ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Highway 20 in Winthrop. April 12 TRAFFIC HAZARD: It was reported that two dogs were in the roadway on a sharp, blind curve on Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road. April 14 THEFT: The theft of three mountain bikes was reported at a location...
Winthrop makes progress on hiring new police officers

Winthrop makes progress on hiring new police officers

Winthrop may soon be able to boost its police force from one officer to three. Mayor Sue Langdalen said at last week’s town council meeting that she was interviewing three candidates for two openings, including town marshal. Any recommendations Langdalen makes must be processed by the town’s civil service commission. Langdalen said she hopes to...
Dahlstrom resigns as Winthrop’s marshal, resumes military career

Dahlstrom resigns as Winthrop’s marshal, resumes military career

By Don Nelson
Winthrop Town Marshal David Dahlstrom announced on Nov. 26 that he is resigning because of a military obligation that will keep him deployed in Korea for at least the next year.