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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...
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...