Twisp recognized as ‘smart community’ for planning efforts

Twisp recognized as ‘smart community’ for planning efforts

By Ann McCreary The Town of Twisp’s economic planning efforts have been recognized as “pioneering and a model for other jurisdictions.” Twisp is one of a handful of Washington communities to receive the Governor’s 2018 Smart Communities Award, presented to town officials during a recent Twisp Council meeting. The award...
Fabulous Fall Follies to benefit Methow Valley Community Center

Fabulous Fall Follies to benefit Methow Valley Community Center

The Fabulous Fall Follies, the Methow Valley Community Center’s biennial fundraising event featuring local talent and much more, will be on Sept. 29 in the community center gym. Ten local artists will present music, dance and comedy. Headlining performers are Laura Love with Terry Hunt and T.R. Stewart. In addition...
PSFA enhances the local education experience

PSFA enhances the local education experience

Community support pours thousands of dollars into schools By Marcy Stamper Methow Valley schoolchildren and teachers would inhabit a very different world — one without Suzuki violin lessons, college and career counseling, and fewer science field trips — if it weren’t for the contributions of the Public School Funding Alliance (PSFA). PSFA started 15...
Methow River’s steady erosion threatens Community Covenant Church in Twisp

Methow River’s steady erosion threatens Community Covenant Church in Twisp

River bank has receded dramatically in past two years By Ann McCreary If the Methow River continues to erode the river bank by the Community Covenant Church at the same rate as the past two years, a church-owned gazebo that is 25 feet away from the riverbank could end up...