Fundraiser for Loup Loup Ski Area

“A Taste of Two Valleys,” the annual fundraising event sponsored by the Loup Loup Foundation, will be on Saturday (Oct. 19) at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex Building in Okanogan.

The foundation is a nonprofit organization that operates the Loup Loup Ski Area on Highway 20 east of Twisp.

Saturday’s events include an auction, dinner and dance party. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a social hour, silent auction and dinner. A live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. At 9 p.m., dancing begins to the music of the Randy Linder Band.

Tickets are $40 per person or $350 for a 10-person table. For information, call (509) 557-3401.


Nordic Team will meet Oct. 21

The Methow Valley Nordic Team will hold its registration meeting at 5 p.m. Monday (Oct. 21) in the multi-purpose room at Liberty Bell High School.

“Kids can sign up for the team, pick up their ski team jackets, meet their coaches and have an opportunity to win a raffle for $100 towards their ski rental package,” said program director Leslie Hall. “Anyone with interest in joining the team should attend this meeting.”

For more information contact or 996-6000.


XC fundraiser to use LBHS trails

Supporters of the Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country program will get a chance to run their colors at the XC fundraiser coming up at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at LBHS.

In exchange for a donation to the XC program, participants will get the opportunity to try the 1.5-kilometer or 5K runs on the trail system at the school.

More information about the event is available from XC coach Craig Herlihy at 996-8279 or email


Snowboard team to meet  Nov. 3

A pre-season meeting of the Loup Snowboard Team will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Loup Loup Ski Bowl ticket office.

“We will go over the team format and what the season looks like,” said coach Gene Shull. “Our focus is on advanced riding skills, freestyle, boarder cross, and alpine racing. We teach skills for riding all conditions and how to be responsible riders on the mountain.”

For more details contact Shull at (509) 429-3891 or email