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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...
News of Record: May 4, 2016

News of Record: May 4, 2016

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office April 25 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Something suspicious was reported on Highway 20 in Winthrop, and later on Vintin Road in Carlton. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Suspicious activity was reported at a construction site on Foster Loop Road, Winthrop. April 26 VIOLATION OF ORDER: Violation of a non-contact order was reported on Harrier Hill Road,...
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...