A patriotic hat trick. Photo by Sue Misao

A patriotic hat trick. Photos by Sue Misao

Front row seats. Photo by Sue Misao

Front row seats. Photo by Sue Misao

Deirdre Luvon & dancers. Photo by Sue Misao

Deirdre Luvon & dancers. Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Okanogan County Fire District 6 pays homage to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona. Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

At the end of the parade, firefighters spray the hot crowd with cool water. Photo by Sue Misao

At the end of the parade, firefighters spray the hot crowd with cool water. Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photo by Sue Misao

Photos from the Independence Day parade and the Methow Arts Festival in Twisp.

Officer Paul Budrow helps lead the parade. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Twisp police chief Paul Budrow. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Jumping for joy at the Twisp parade. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Jumping for joy at the Twisp parade. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

The mad scramble for candy along the parade route. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

 

Morgan Tate worked the sand mandala booth. Photo by Sue Misao

At the arts festival, Morgan Tate worked the sand mandala booth. Photo by Sue Misao

Musicians John Sinclair and Patti Watson perform on stage. Photo by Sue Misao

John Sinclair and Patti Watson performed Sinclair’s original music on stage. Photo by Sue Misao

Sunny Rickabaugh of Twisp decorates a lantern. Photo by Sue Misao

Sunny Rickabaugh of Twisp decorates a lantern. Photo by Sue Misao

Chloe Hamada paints a rhythm stick for the Community Sculpture. Photo by Sue Misao

Chloe Hamada paints a rhythm stick for the Community Sculpture. Photo by Sue Misao

Kids clapped along to the Irish fiddlers. Photo by Sue Misao

Kids clapped along to the Irish fiddlers. Photo by Sue Misao

 

Ashton Moore of Bridgeport is a friendly tiger. Photo by Sue Misao

Ashton Moore of Bridgeport is a friendly tiger. Photo by Sue Misao

Poetry Scramble. Photo by Sue Misao

Poetry Scramble. Photo by Sue Misao

Stella Gitchos writes a poem at the Poetry Scramble booth. Photo by Sue Misao

Stella Gitchos writes a poem at the Poetry Scramble booth. Photo by Sue Misao

 

Wyatt Ostlie inside the Bam Bam Wigwam Community Sculpture. Photo by Sue Misao