Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

By Marcy Stamper
As their teacher and design professionals watched, two Liberty Bell High School students spun a wooden warehouse around on their computer monitors, extended the …
No state money to repair Twisp Town Hall this year

No state money to repair Twisp Town Hall this year

By Ann McCreary
Efforts to acquire state funding to repair Twisp Town Hall are on hold, probably until next year, according to Mayor Soo Ing-Moody. A request for funding to replace the current town hall building was included in the Legislature’s capital budget, but that budget was …...
ATV access: What does it mean?

ATV access: What does it mean?

By Marcy Stamper
Although more than 240 people — 29 in Okanogan County — have obtained the state’s new license for riding specially equipped all-terrain vehicles on roads, confusion persists about where people can legally operate their ATVs. Recent decisions by …
Farmers Market opens new season

Farmers Market opens new season

By Laurelle Walsh
The first Methow Valley Farmers Market of the 2014 season opens on Saturday (April 12) at 9 a.m. The valley’s longest-running weekly market is based at the Methow Valley Community Center parking lot off Highway 20 in the heart of Twisp …
WSDOT makes progress on clearing Highway 20

WSDOT makes progress on clearing Highway 20

Avalanche supervisor Mike Stanford said the snow is soft and the clearing is going quickly, according to the press release. At the Washington Pass summit, the snowpack had melted from 10 feet down to a little over 7 feet, WSDOT said. Clearing on Monday progressed to milepost 168 near Lone...
Where are they now? Founding girls launch soccer legacy

Where are they now? Founding girls launch soccer legacy

By Mike Maltais
Prominently displayed in the trophy case inside the entrance of Liberty Bell High School is a commemorative cup forever immortalizing the names of those girls who were the first on the field as the school’s inaugural Lady Lions’ varsity soccer team 12 years ago.

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Aspen Grove reopens with an emphasis on the home kitchen

Aspen Grove reopens with an emphasis on the home kitchen

By Laurelle Walsh
Downtown Winthrop’s home and gift store, Aspen Grove, has a renewed focus and a fresh outlook under the direction of new owner Hannah Cordes. After a short closure and a remodel that opened up the front windows, Aspen Grove celebrated its …