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Winthrop to review proposal for merged police departments

Winthrop to review proposal for merged police departments

The Town of Twisp has developed a proposal for merging its police department with the Winthrop Marshal’s Office, an idea that the towns have contemplated in the past. Twisp’s proposal will be discussed at the Winthrop Town Council meeting on Wednesday (Oct. 21), which begins at 7 p.m. in the Hen House room of the Winthrop...
Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

Marshal’s resignation leaves Winthrop looking for options

The resignation of Winthrop Marshal Rikki Schwab, which again leaves the town with only one law enforcement officer, is prompting another discussion about whether the Twisp and Winthrop police departments should merge their operations. Schwab, who became marshal in May 2014, confirmed at last week’s Town Council meeting that she is resigning effective Friday (July 24)....
Winthrop council discusses fireworks, fire protection

Winthrop council discusses fireworks, fire protection

Fireworks, fire protection and police coverage were among the topics discussed at the July 1 meeting of the Winthrop Town Council. During public comments, Winthrop Marketing Director Kristen Smith strongly …
‘Purple police car’ on the auction block

‘Purple police car’ on the auction block

In its own weird way, Winthrop’s “purple police car” has a place in the town’s history. If owning a bit of history — or what many consider a classic auto collector’s item — is appealing, the town is willing to sell it to you. The 1977 Pontiac Trans-Am 400 hardtop coupe — also known as the “DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)...
Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop Deputy Marshal Mark Harreus made another appearance before the Winthrop Town Council at its meeting last week, posing questions about the operation of the Marshal’s Office and other town policies and procedures.
Make sure your kids make smart decisions about drinking

Make sure your kids make smart decisions about drinking

By Rikki Schwab, Winthrop Town Marshal
They say to drink and be merry — after all, it is the holidays. However, drinking can lead to mistakes. The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility reports that in 2012, in the state of Washington there were 146 fatalities involving alcohol — of those, 16 were under age 21.
New Winthrop deputy has experience in Alaska, Washington

New Winthrop deputy has experience in Alaska, Washington

By Don Nelson
The valley’s patch of wintry weather is isn’t likely to faze Winthrop’s newest deputy marshal. Mark Harreus comes to the Methow directly from Alaska, where he worked for about nine years in various law enforcement jobs including one at the remote village of Unalakleet.
Winthrop near hiring deputies

Winthrop near hiring deputies

The Town of Winthrop has made employment offers to fill two deputy marshal positions, and one of the new hires may look familiar. Deputy Ken Bajema had submitted his resignation from the marshal’s office in June but then …
Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials have decided to reinstate an agreement that authorizes police officers from Winthrop to enforce laws within Twisp …

Bajema leaving Marshal’s Office

Bajema leaving Marshal’s Office

By Don Nelson

The Winthrop Marshal’s Office will see a complete turnover in personnel in less than a year by the time it fills new vacancies that …