Pennywise terrorizes Twisp Town Hall before being brought to justice By Don Nelson The gruesome scenario was right out of an episode of “CSI.” Yellow crime scene streamers barred intruders from contaminating the area. The “vic,” his body outlined in white tape, sprawled face down on the floor of Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow’s office, arms […]
Nineteen people participated in a three-day Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted by Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow on May 29, 30 and 31. It was the first in a series of trainings that will lead to the eventual formation of a Twisp CERT team, according to Budrow. “At this point [in the process], trained people can survive emergencies,” Budrow said.
An early morning fire on Monday (June 8) destroyed a mobile home at River’s Edge Mobile Home Park in Twisp, as well as a car and boat parked next to the mobile home. Firefighters from Okanogan County Fire District 6 responded to a call at about 1 a.m. and arrived at the trailer park to […]
The Twisp Police Department has been working hard to reduce drug crime in the community, so much so that several of the worst offenders have moved out of his jurisdiction, according to Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow. “They know we’re hitting them hard,” so drug users and dealers have moved out of Twisp and …
Budrow speaking at roundtable Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow will talk about the state of law enforcement in the town at the Community Roundtable on Friday (May 8) at 10 a.m. at the Twisp Valley Grange. The event is free. For more information, call 997-0227. DamNation screening in Mazama The documentary film DamNation will be […]
Sometimes they arrive in the middle of the night, frightened and disoriented. Sometimes they stay for only 24 hours, sometimes for a year or longer. And some will never leave. For the past six years, Aimee Budrow has been taking foster children into …
By Laurelle Walsh
To prepare for future large-scale emergencies, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow says his community needs to be able to survive for three days before outside agencies come in with assistance. Last summer’s fires “brought the issue into the forefront,” Budrow said.
Liberty Bell High School sophomore Cole Darwood, left, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow, and LBHS seniors Dwight Treise and Ashley Watson show off the new police department sign that the students created as part of their community service requirements. Darwood and Treise put the sign’s metal components together in Barry Stromberger’s welding class. Watson, a […]
By Ann McCreary
Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow got a surprise on July 29 when he checked the glove compartment of a truck that was left overnight in a parking lot next to the Methow Valley Family Practice clinic. When he opened the door to the glove compartment to look for …
By Ann McCreary
Twisp officials have decided to reinstate an agreement that authorizes police officers from Winthrop to enforce laws within Twisp …