Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 17 BURGLARY: Caller on Murphy Road, Methow, reported a home break-in and the loss of an AR-15 and a cash jar. ANIMAL PROBLEM: A goat was reported in the roadway on Ross Road, Twisp. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A hunter was reported overdue near the Harts Pass campground. ABANDONED VEHICLE: An […]
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Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 10 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Mountain Valley Road, Winthrop, reported that he had mailed a check for some firewood and the wood was never delivered. Oct. 12 DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Caller on Old Carlton Road reported having a verbal dispute with their grandson. Oct. 13 BURGLARY: A burglary was reported on […]
An Okanogan County Superior Court administrator — who sued the county and its commissioners in a salary dispute — and lawyers for the county have been exchanging motions in court in preparation for oral arguments next month.
Dennis Rabidou, Okanogan County’s superior court administrator and
OKANOGAN — A 32-year-old Twisp man was arraigned Monday (Oct. 10) in Okanogan County Superior Court on charges stemming from an alleged robbery late last month. Christopher Brian Durgin stood before Judge Christopher E. Culp and heard charges of attempted first-degree robbery, resisting arrest and four counts of harassment (threats to kill) — including alleged threats against two Omak […]
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 4 CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Lost River Road, Mazama, reported shooting at some dogs on her property with a BB gun. TRESPASSING: Caller on Ayer’s Road, Twisp, reported that two women were driving four-wheelers across the caller’s property and substation property, and also on Highway 20. Oct. 6 ACCIDENT: A […]
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 28 ABANDONED VEHICLE: A pickup was reported abandoned on property near Carlton. ACCIDENT: An accident was reported on Twisp-Carlton Road, involving a vehicle that apparently rolled over and was blocking a lane. Sept. 30 THREATENING BEHAVIOR: Caller reported being run off of an orchard on Twisp-Carlton Road by a man […]
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 19 ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported on Twin Lakes Drive, Winthrop. Sept. 20 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller on Benson Creek reported that a truck had been stuck in a ditch for about an hour, and the caller believed the driver might be an “ex” that the caller had a […]
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 12 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Caller on Twisp River Road reported that people were in the woods nearby, attempting to steal things from houses and tractors. Sept. 14 INJURED ANIMAL: An injured deer was reported on Old Twisp Highway. Sept. 15 ASSAULT: Caller on Old Carlton Road reported they were assaulted. MISSING […]
Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 22 MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: Caller reported an ongoing problem with a gate being pushed open at property on Goat Creek Road. CIVIL MATTER: Caller on Gold Creek Road reported receiving a threatening letter. CITIZEN ASSISTANCE: It was reported that a man who was incarcerated was in need of prescribed drugs that […]
The Yakama Nation has filed a lawsuit against Okanogan County, claiming that the county’s new zoning code threatens the tribe’s fishing rights because it fails to protect the quality and quantity of groundwater.
The lawsuit also asserts that the environmental review the county conducted on the zoning…