Transfer station closed

The Twisp garbage transfer station will be closed Saturday (Feb. 15) in honor of Presidents Day.

Suicide intervention course

Mental-health and health-care providers, local social service providers, school district professionals, and interested community members are invited to take part in a free 90-minute training session in recognizing the signs of potential suicide and intervening to prevent it. Two sessions, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., are scheduled for Feb. 21 at Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp. The event is sponsored by Room One and Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare. Call 997-2050 to register.

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Lack of snow at the Winthrop Town Trailhead has forced cancellation of the annual Doggie Dash scheduled for Sunday (Feb. 16). The event will resume next year, weather permitting, according to the sponsoring Methow Valley Nordic Ski Education Foundation.