Rep. Cary Condotta (R-Wenatchee) has announced he will not seek re-election in November to the 12th District seat in the state House of Representatives.
Condotta was first elected to office in 2002. In announcing his decision not to …
Okanogan County, bigger than Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware — and with a population density of fewer than eight people per square mile — is anticipating a financial burden from a new state law that requires a ballot box in every city, town and census-designated place with an official U.S. post office. The law requires 12 boxes in addition to the four already in place.
Two positions on the Twisp Town Council are on the Nov. 7 general election ballot, with incumbents running unopposed for the four-year terms. Alan Caswell is seeking election to council position 3, which he has held since January of 2016, when he was appointed to fill the seat after Traci Day resigned. Aaron Studen is […]
Faces current council member for position 1 By Don Nelson Anne Acheson is ready for the obvious question: Why — after serving on the Winthrop Town Council, then being appointed mayor, and then resigning as mayor after the public dust-up over her firing of former Marshal Hal Henning — would she want to run for a seat on the […]
An election reminder: Oct. 9 is the deadline for mailed or online new voter registrations, and for updates of voter information such as physical address, for the Nov. 7 general election. Oct. 30 is the last day for in-person registration at the county auditor’s office in Okanogan. Oct. 20 will be the beginning of 18-day […]
The filing period for candidates who want to appear on the Aug. 1 primary ballot begins Monday (May 15) and continues through May 19. All declaration-of-candidacy forms must be at the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on May 19. For non-partisan offices that draw no candidates, there will be a special extended three-day […]
Ben Nelson, co-owner of Riverside Printing and the Rendezvous Huts, has been chosen to fill a vacant seat on the Winthrop Town Council. He replaces Gaile Bryant-Cannon, who resigned recently after 25 years on the council. Nelson was selected by other council members at the council’s April 19 meeting. Nelson had applied for an earlier […]