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Winthrop council reviewing police salaries

Winthrop council reviewing police salaries

The Winthrop Town Council, concerned about short- and long-term budgetary consequences, wants more time to think about a proposal by Marshal Hal Henning to increase police officer salaries.
News of Record: July 27, 2016

News of Record: July 27, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office July 18 CIVIL PROBLEM: An ongoing neighborhood dispute was reported on Crab Apple Road, Winthrop. July 19 DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Caller on Yellowjacket Road, Twisp, reported that a vehicle drove by with its horn honking and the driver yelling what sounded like a call for help. ACCIDENT: A vehicle went down an...
New Winthrop marshal relishes challenges in rebuilding police force

New Winthrop marshal relishes challenges in rebuilding police force

Small-town law enforcement is comfortable territory for Marshal Hal Henning, who took over as the top cop in Winthrop about a month ago. Henning’s career has been grounded in smaller communities where he developed a deliberate approach to dealing with their challenges. He’s not afraid to …
Traffic safety tops Winthrop council discussion

Traffic safety tops Winthrop council discussion

After a busy Fourth of July weekend, traffic and safety were once again major topics of conversation at the Winthrop Town Council meeting last week. Hal Henning, recently hired as town marshal, talked to the council about several traffic-related and policing issues, most of them familiar to council members and residents alike.
News of Record: June 29, 2016

News of Record: June 29, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office June 20 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Caller on Lost River Road, Mazama, reported a suspicious vehicle driving through the neighborhood. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A man was injured after he fell from a climbing wall on Lost River Road, Mazama. June 22 TRESPASSING: A possible trespassing incident was reported on Twisp River Road. DOMESTIC...
News of Record: June 22, 2016

News of Record: June 22, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department June 15 ANIMAL ABUSE: A possible case of animal abuse was reported on Ross Road, Twisp. June 16 WARRANT ARREST: A warrant arrest was conducted on East Methow Valley Highway, Twisp. Twisp Police Department June 14 ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported at South Methow Valley Highway and East Fifth Avenue....
Motorists may have to mosey through Winthrop

Motorists may have to mosey through Winthrop

Thirty-five miles an hour could go the way of the horse and buggy in Winthrop, where some residents and town council members support lowering the municipal speed limit to slow motorists down. The idea of reducing the speed limit to 25 miles per hour throughout Winthrop drew strong support at last week’s council meeting.
News of Record: June 15, 2016

News of Record: June 15, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office June 7 ACCIDENT: A single-vehicle, non-injury accident was reported on Goat Creek Road, caused by the driver swerving to miss a dog. ERRATIC DRIVING: An erratic vehicle was reported swerving all over the road on Twin Lakes Road near Liberty Bell High School. DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Caller on Twin Lakes Road, Winthrop,...
Winthrop hires a new marshal, at last

Winthrop hires a new marshal, at last

The Town of Winthrop is about to again have a police force — although still not fully staffed. Mayor Sue Langdalen announced at last week’s council meeting that the town has hired Hal Henning, the police chief in Seldovia, Alaska, to …
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...