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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.
Editorials: June 4, 2014

Editorials: June 4, 2014

Catching up on picking up Most people probably don’t realize that whatever they pay for having garbage picked up, the company doing the collecting doesn’t set its own prices. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), among its other regulatory and oversight dealings, sets the rates for garbage haulers. To raise rates, a garbage hauler...
Winthrop will consider conditional use permit for marijuana sales

Winthrop will consider conditional use permit for marijuana sales

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council has decided to consider creating a conditional use permit process that could allow the retail sale of marijuana in the …
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 …
Council schedules hearing on marijuana sales

Council schedules hearing on marijuana sales

The Winthrop Town Council will hold a public hearing on May 21 to take comments on the town’s marijuana retail sales zoning and policies. The hearing will be at the Winthrop Barn. Council meetings begin at 7 p.m. The hearing was postponed earlier while the council considered an appeal of the town planner’s decision to...
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 …

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

By Don Nelson

A divided Winthrop Town Council denied an appeal of the town planner’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area at its April 16 meeting. Austin Lott, who is seeking to operate a retail marijuana outlet at a Horizon Flats location, had appealed planner...

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

A divided Winthrop Town Council denied an appeal of the town planner’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana sales of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area at its meeting on Wednesday (April 16). Austin Lott, who is seeking to operate a retail marijuana outlet at Horizon Flats location, had appealed planner Rocklynn Culp’s...
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 …