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News of record: June 4, 2014

News of record: June 4, 2014

Compiled by Don Nelson Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office May 6 PROPERTY DAMAGE: Property damage was reported at a location on Highway 20, Twisp. ASSAULT: Caller reported that someone had assaulted their daughter at a location on North Lincoln Avenue, Twisp. May 7 TRAFFIC HAZARD: Two horses were reported to be in the roadway on West...
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 Town Council backs law to prevent animal abuse

Winthrop Town Council backs law to prevent animal abuse

By Don Nelson
It’s enough to cause a “small riot,” acting Marshal Ken Bajema told the Winthrop Town Council last week: someone leaves a dog locked in a parked vehicle with the windows closed …
News of record: May 7, 2014

News of record: May 7, 2014

Compiled by Don Nelson Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office April 25 POSSIBLE THREAT: Caller reported that a man with a history of forcing himself on women was parked near Liberty Bell High School. April 27 BURGLARY: A burglary was reported on Red Dog Road, Winthrop. Liquor and a safe containing several firearms were taken. THEFT: Caller...
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...
ATV access: What does it mean?

ATV access: What does it mean?

By Marcy Stamper
Although more than 240 people — 29 in Okanogan County — have obtained the state’s new license for riding specially equipped all-terrain vehicles on roads, confusion persists about where people can legally operate their ATVs. Recent decisions by …
News of record: April 2, 2014

News of record: April 2, 2014

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office March 24 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVTY: Caller on Old Carlton Road reported finding foot-high letters in red paint on their gravel driveway, with the letters NPUO. The caller did not know who painted the letters or what they meant. WILDLAND FIRE: A grass fire was reported on Highway 153 near Twisp. March 25...