The Twisp Town Council is considering whether to install solar arrays at three city-owned properties. Solar panels installed near the wastewater treatment plant and the town’s two water wells would power those facilities and reduce the town’s electricity costs. Council learned details of the proposal on Sept. 24 from representatives of the energy consulting firm […]
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Machine shop owner claims inconsistencies Twisp residents anticipating the long-awaited new rules establishing minimum house sizes will need to keep waiting. Town leaders have been working for the past year to set lower limits on house sizes and change minimum lot sizes, in order to accommodate more affordable housing in ways that aren’t too displeasing […]
The Twisp Town Council has named Hannah Cordes, a Twisp resident for the past three-and-a-half years, to fill a vacant seat on the council. Cordes owns Aspen Grove, a kitchenware store in Winthrop, and said she wants to apply her experience as a small business owner to try to encourage growth of businesses in Twisp. […]
The scrappy sports field south of the Twisp Municipal Airport will be renovated this summer to create a new soccer field and a new softball/baseball field as the first phase of a larger Twisp sports complex. The Twisp Town Council last week approved a contract with a landscape architect to develop plans and complete the […]
Ashley Thrasher, who was appointed to the Twisp Town Council in February, has resigned from the council because she has moved outside of Twisp town boundaries. Thrasher was appointed to a seat previously held by Josh Thomson, who chose to leave the council due to work and family demands. The Town Council will need to […]
By Ann McCreary A revision of the Twisp subdivision code has been completed by the Twisp Planning Commission and forwarded to the Town Council for approval. The council received the updated code at its meeting on July 24 but delayed any action to provide more time for citizens to review the document, which is posted […]
People who want to speak during the public comment period at Twisp Town Council meetings will have to adhere to a new policy that prohibits personal verbal attacks or insults.
Mayor Soo Ing-Moody said she established the policy after a citizen “was verbally abusive and insulting to the council” during public …
Ashley Thrasher, a former smokejumper and candidate for the Okanogan County Commission, has been named to a vacant seat on the Twisp Town Council.
After interviewing three Twisp residents who applied for the position, the council voted last week to appoint Thrasher to the seat previously …
The Town of Twisp will advertise for applicants to fill a seat held by Josh Thomson, who chose not to seek election to the position. Thomson was appointed to the council in December 2016, and would have had to seek and win election last November to remain on the board. He said he chose not […]
The Twisp Town Council has approved a 2018 budget that projects only a small increase in spending over this year’s levels.
The general fund budget, which pays for most town services such as police, public works, fire protection …