Going Fourth

Going Fourth

Fourth of July in these parts revolves around Twisp — big stuff for a little community. This year, “the heart of the Methow Valley” has a day of festivities planned that will satisfy everyone in the family.
Climbers, USFS combine to build trail

Climbers, USFS combine to build trail

A recent trail-building event hosted by the Methow Valley Ranger District brought together volunteers to construct a sustainable access trail to a newly popular climbing area known as The Matrix. Dozens of volunteers from the local area, and as far away as Leavenworth and Seattle, joined forces to construct the...
Ice rink expansion underway, volunteers needed

Ice rink expansion underway, volunteers needed

A small crew of intrepid volunteers, led by project superintendent Marc Robertson, donned their tool belts, braved last weekend’s heat, and began framing an addition to the Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink (WISR) building. “We got about half of the interior walls framed,” said Robertson. “This week we’ll …