Lady Lions end sensational soccer season with second at state

Lady Lions end sensational soccer season with second at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team defied conventional odds this season when it leveraged a third-place ranking in the expanded Central Washington 2B league into the Lady Lions’ highest-ever finish — second place …
Burned bear transferred to Idaho to spend winter

Burned bear transferred to Idaho to spend winter

By Ann McCreary
Almost four months after she was discovered on French Creek, limping on badly burned paws, Cinder the bear has returned to the Northwest and will spend the winter at an Idaho rehabilitation center before …
LBHS grad helps Central American asylum seekers

LBHS grad helps Central American asylum seekers

By Marcy Stamper
As immigration is once again a major focus of public policy and debate, one Liberty Bell High School graduate is working directly with Central American asylum seekers to provide basic comforts and transportation.
Methow Masala blends locally made goods with exotic spices

Methow Masala blends locally made goods with exotic spices

By Laurelle Walsh
Methow Masala combines the name of a river valley in North Central Washington with a less-familiar word meaning a mixture of ground spices. Together they name a new shop opening in Winthrop, as well as the line of Indian …