New manager for propane company

Tracy McCabe has been named manager of Okanogan County Energy Inc., the propane company operated by the Okanogan County Electric Co-op, replacing long-time manager Lynn Miller who is retiring this month.

McCabe is a native of Twisp and graduate of Liberty Bell High School. She earned a degree in business management at Eastern Washington University. She has worked for the propane company for three years.

Valley resident Tom Lovette also has been hired by the propane company, and will make deliveries.


Learn about Affordable Care 

Small business owners and nonprofit organizations are invited to an information session about the federal Affordable Care Act on Nov. 5 at the Twisp Valley Grange, from 2-3 p.m. The session will be facilitated by Room One, the Twisp-based nonprofit social services agency, and will focus on health insurance options and strategies. For more information, call 997-2050.


New bookkeeping business

Sandra Strieby, who has operated Mosaic Planning Studio in Twisp for the past four years, has added another business: Dollar Watch Bookkeeping.

Strieby said she is available to do general bookkeeping for businesses, nonprofits and individuals. She notes that she’s not an accountant so cannot provide tax advice.

Strieby, who named her company after Dollar Watch Mountain, is offering an introductory rate for new clients.

Strieby’s background is in land-use planning and she worked for other planning companies in the region before starting her own company. She can be reached at 997-2576 or