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Daily archive May 8, 2014
Lady Lions lose to Bridgeport, swat Hornets in two contests

Lady Lions lose to Bridgeport, swat Hornets in two contests

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity softball team found an improved Bridgeport team awaiting them on April 29, as the Fillies handed the Lady Lions a close 7-6 loss. But it was …
Annual Sunflower Marathon & Relay are May 10

Annual Sunflower Marathon & Relay are May 10

The 34th annual Sunflower Marathon & Relay hosted by the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association will leave the starting line at the Mazama Corral Trailhead at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday (May 10). The Sunflower is expected to draw over 600 runners in each of its individual and relay races, making the race the largest recreational...
Four in the running for marijuana stores in the county, two in Winthrop

Four in the running for marijuana stores in the county, two in Winthrop

By Marcy Stamper
Four of the aspirants to sell marijuana in Okanogan County have passed the state’s pre-screening process, whittling down the initial list of applicants for a retail license in the county by seven. Since Okanogan County was allotted five stores …

Hearing set for Trailside Planned Development in Mazama

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County has scheduled a public hearing later this month on the proposed Trailside Planned Development, which would create two lots and open space on eight-and-a-half acres near the Mazama junction. Permitted uses include residential units that could be utilized as nightly rentals. The project sponsor is seeking …
Zumiez returns to its Methow ‘roots’ for annual training session

Zumiez returns to its Methow ‘roots’ for annual training session

By Don Nelson
Zumiez is still growing — and still increasing the number of retailing whizzes it convenes in the Methow Valley every May for sales training and company-wide camaraderie. This week, the Lynnwood-based retailer of hip clothes and equipment for …
From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — May 5, 1994 40 years ago —  May 9, 1974 Chet Endrizzi “at it again” The renovation of Winthrop continues with Chet Endrizzi and Howard Weller busy touching up with paint different weathered areas in the old western mining town. Weller said that ranchers who have not yet had...
Kids combine play with fitness at Twisp Gym

Kids combine play with fitness at Twisp Gym

By Laurelle Walsh

In a narrow, 450-square-foot storefront on Glover Street, 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds are leaping, skipping, swinging from bars and shrieking with joy. The six youngsters got off the school bus …
Tarrie!

Tarrie!

Tim and Tarrie Darwood of Carlton welcomed Tarrie Ellenore Marie Darwood on Feb. 20, 2014, in Wenatchee. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19½ inches long at birth. She is welcomed by her older siblings Carter, Rian and Jacksen, grandparents Rose (Jerry) Darwood, Dolly and Eric Christensen and Bonnie and Bruce Vintin, plus...

Small business workshops

SCORE, the federal Small Business Administration’s educational service, is offering a series of “lunch and learn” workshops in Wenatchee: • May 15, “Are you ready to start a business?” • May 29, “Developing a business plan.” • June 12, “Obtaining financing.” • June 26, “Establishing a marketing plan.” The meetings will be held in the...
Harts Pass: May 7, 2014

Harts Pass: May 7, 2014