Bid on the bowls

Room One’s annual Soup Dinner this Saturday (Oct. 26) is sold out, but there is still time to bid in the silent auction of bowls painted by local artists. The bowls are at Confluence Gallery and Peligro in Twisp, the Winthrop Gallery and Winthrop Glassworks. Final bidding will occur on the night of the event. For more information, call 997-2050.


Get after it in Tonasket

The third annual After Faire will be held Friday and Saturday (Oct. 25 and 26) at The View near Tonasket. The After Faire happens late in the fall, after all of the other festivals are finished for the year. It will feature drum circles, healing circles, creative conversation, fellowship, organized music with regional bands, “open mic” sessions (featuring local musicians), as well as camping, food and vendors.

The event begins Friday evening at sundown, and will end Sunday morning. Profits will go to assist those who have survived traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. Admission is $10 per day per person, or $40 per person for the weekend including a campsite. Tickets are available at and at For more information, call (509) 322-9747.


Outage planned this week

A planned five-hour power outage will affect all Okanogan County Electric Co-op and Okanogan County Public Utility District members in the Methow Valley, and the Loup Loup Ski area, from midnight to 5 a.m. on Friday (Oct. 25).

The PUD will be performing maintenance and making repairs to equipment on the Twisp transmission line and the Twisp substation.