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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...
Back to beginning in officer search

Back to beginning in officer search

The Town of Winthrop’s search for a marshal and deputy marshal is going to take a little longer. At last week’s town council meeting, Mayor Sue Langdalen said that background checks on two candidates who were finalists for the positions were unsatisfactory. That means the town will continue to be without its …
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...
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 …
News of Record: March 2, 2016

News of Record: March 2, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 24 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Lower Beaver Creek Road, Twisp, reported that someone has been piling up debris on the caller’s access road. LOST PROPERTY: Caller reported that they lost a wallet while skiing in the Mazama area. Feb. 25 ANIMAL PROBLEM: A problem with Rottweilers was reported on Benson...
News of Record: Feb. 10, 2016

News of Record: Feb. 10, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 2 INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Highway 20 near Winthrop. BURGLARY: A burglary was reported at a location on West Chewuch Road, Winthrop. Feb. 4 WANTED PERSON: Officers were attempting to locate a possible warrant suspect on Raven Ridge Road, Twisp. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A snowmobile accident...
News of Record: Feb. 3, 2016

News of Record: Feb. 3, 2016

Okanogan County Superior Court Bobbie Jo Day, 47, of Winthrop, pleaded guilty to possessing a controlled substance and use of drug paraphernalia. Day was sentenced to 30 days on count one and 90 days with 60 days suspended on count two; and was fined a total of $1,860. The court found probable cause to charge...
Winthrop begins reviewing marshal’s office applicants

Winthrop begins reviewing marshal’s office applicants

By Don Nelson The Town of Winthrop’s civil service commission has begun to interview candidates for two police officer vacancies in the marshal’s office, Mayor Sue Langdalen told the town council last week. Currently the town has no officers. Acting Marshal Ken Bajema recently resigned. The marshal’s office has had three full-time officers in the...
News of Record: Jan. 6, 2016

News of Record: Jan. 6, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 29 ASSAULT: It was reported that a person assaulted the caller and punched a hole through the radiator of the caller’s truck with a ski pole because of a dispute about the caller’s vehicle being parked on a ski trail along Highway 20. ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on...