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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...
News of Record: Dec. 30, 2015

News of Record: Dec. 30, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 17 SEARCH AND RESCUE: Two people required search-and-rescue assistance on McClure Mountain. Dec. 18 ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Highway 20, Winthrop. Dec. 19 ACCIDENT: A non-injury accident was reported on Castle Avenue, Winthrop. DOMESTIC DISPUTE: A domestic dispute was reported on Gold Creek Road, Carlton. Dec. 20...
Editorials: Dec. 23, 2015

Editorials: Dec. 23, 2015

Healthy outlook It’s been a good year for sustainable health care access in the Methow Valley. Family Health Centers took over Methow Valley Family Practice in Twisp earlier this year, and also opened a dental clinic in Twisp. Last week, it was announced that Confluence Health of Wenatchee will partner with the Country Clinic in...
Suspects charged in Winthrop marijuana heist

Suspects charged in Winthrop marijuana heist

One Twisp resident remained in jail and another was released on bail after being arrested for allegedly stealing about 60 pounds of marijuana from a licensed growing operation on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop. A third suspect is being sought in the pot heist, which occurred Dec. 10 at the Methow Valley Nursery, which grows...
Winthrop’s oversight of police department questioned

Winthrop’s oversight of police department questioned

A longtime Winthrop business owner told Town Council members last week that he was concerned about what he described as a “yo-yo effect” in employment in the town marshal’s office. “I shake my head every time I see someone come and go,” said Bart Bradshaw, owner of Pardner’s Mini Market and Bart Bradshaw CPA. Bradshaw said...
News of Record: Dec. 16, 2015

News of Record: Dec. 16, 2015

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 7 UTILITY PROBLEM: A tree fell on a power line on Twisp-Carlton Road. DISABLED VEHICLE: A school bus was reported to be blocking the road at Bear Creek Road and Davis Lake Road; a tow truck was summoned. THEFT: Mail was reported stolen from a location on Highway 20, Twisp....
Bajema’s resignation leaves Winthrop without police force

Bajema’s resignation leaves Winthrop without police force

The Winthrop Marshal’s Office, which had a full complement of three full-time officers at the beginning of the year, will end 2015 with none. Acting Marshal Ken Bajema, the sole remaining officer on the Winthrop force, recently sent a letter of resignation to the town, effective Dec. 22.