Weston County Clerk

It is time to replace them   To the Editor: It is time to recall how you felt when you learned your Weston County Commissioners and the county clerk had held a secret vote to replace Hans Hunt. (Was that the only secret vote they had held?)  The reason for the secret vote was the commissioners...

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Gillian Sears reads a prepared statement to the Weston County Commissioners on April 5 during the commissioners’ regular meeting. In her statement she said she was expressing concerns that echo the opinions of many concerned citizens about what she believes are illegal activities of Weston County Clerk Becky Hadlock regarding bond issues and meeting minutes. Also pictured is Sears’ husband, Chad, and daughter, Laynie, along with a full courtroom of other attendees.

Earlier this month Weston County resident Gillian Sears raised concerns regarding what she claims are potential illegal activities of Weston County Clerk Becky Hadlock. Hadlock was not in attendance at the April 5 regular meeting of the Weston County Commissioners when the accusations were made,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   In the general election race that probably drew the most interest in Newcastle in 2020, Mayor-elect Pam Gualtieri (823) was able to edge out Newcastle City Council President Don Steveson (550). Steveson lost election to former mayor Deb Piana in 2016, but has led the...

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Newly appointed Weston County Clerk of District Court Tina Cote swears in Monday morning in the Weston County Commissioners’ room at the Weston County Courthouse. Cote has worked in the office of the Clerk of District Court for the last 12 years and was the deputy under former clerk Gidget Macke, who passed away in late October. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   On Friday, Nov. 22, the Weston County Commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Weston County’s Deputy Clerk of District Court Tina Cote to fulfill the unexpired term left by the passing of Clerk Gidget Macke last month, but not without fanfare.  Prior to beginning...

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