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Methow Trails system ready for skiing and more

Methow Trails system ready for skiing and more

The Methow Trails system is officially open for skiing, fat biking and snowshoeing. In a press release on Thursday (Dec. 13), Methow Trails said that about 50 percent of the trails are groomed and open, primarily in the Sun Mountain, Rendezvous and Mazama areas. Preliminary grooming will continue in other areas with an anticipated opening...
REALLY early deadlines are coming

REALLY early deadlines are coming

The final few issues of the Methow Valley News in 2018 will all have early deadlines to accommodate holiday scheduling. Advertisers and anyone submitting information to the paper should plan accordingly. We thank you in advance for your help. Here’s the schedule: • For the Dec. 19 issue, we will finish the paper on Monday,...
Nellie Jean!

Nellie Jean!

Beau and Jillian Stevie, of Twisp, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Nellie Jean Stevie. She was born Nov. 25, 2018, at Mid-Valley Hospital at 6:38 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs 9.5 ounces and 19.75 inches long at birth. Nellie is welcomed by her big sister, Penny; grandparents Wayne and Joni Stevie...
Senior News: December 12, 2018

Senior News: December 12, 2018

Well, it’s beginning to look like winter and a white Christmas. About time. The Christmas Sale is now $3 a bag, with a few exceptions. There are still lots of decorations, Christmas sweaters and shirts, and cards to choose from. The Senior Center is located next to the Methow Valley Community Center on Highway 20 in...
Hugh E. Glassburn1934–2018

Hugh E. Glassburn
1934–2018

Hugh E. Glassburn, age 84, of Winthrop, passed away on Nov. 30, 2018, in Omak. He was born on Feb. 26, 1934, in Des Moines, Iowa, to parents Hugh S. and Irene M. Glassburn. His family soon after moved to Seattle, where he was raised and graduated from Queen Anne High School. Later, he served...

Legal notices: September 12, 2018

LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Adoption – Ordinance #742 An Ordinance of the Town of Twisp, Washington, repealing Chapter 2.105 of the Twisp Municipal Code and adding a new Chapter 2.105 which establishes a Town Tree Board, sets forth the duties and responsibilities of such Town Tree Board, regulates street trees and park trees and other...
Methow Valley Biathlon Team opens strong at Canmore, Alberta, meet

Methow Valley Biathlon Team opens strong at Canmore, Alberta, meet

The Methow Valley Biathlon Team kicked off its season with competition at the NorAm/Calforex Cup meet in Canmore, Alberta, on Dec. 1-2, with a host of top-10 performances. Individual results follow. Saturday sprint race: • Eli Nielsen, 10th in junior men’s division, 10K. • Lazo Gitchos, 10th in youth men’s division, 7.5K • Eva Weymuller,...
MV Nordic team off to fast start

MV Nordic team off to fast start

The Methow Valley Nordic Team traveled to Sovereign Lake, B.C., on Dec. 8-9 for its first weekend of racing this season. “Excellent conditions and cold temperatures greeted us as we arrived on the scene of the Sovereign Nor-Am Super Tour, which is a race for all North Americans with 453 competitors,” Methow Valley coach Leslie...
Lady Lions launch league play with win, loss on the road; Brewster next

Lady Lions launch league play with win, loss on the road; Brewster next

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ basketball team bounced back from a tough loss at Waterville-Mansfield last week to claim a victory over Tonasket in two league games. On the Shockers’ home court, the Lady Lions fell by 45-42 in contest that was close all the way. The Lady Lions were led by freshman Jadyn...
Gutsy win over Waterville-Mansfield ends LBHS losing streak

Gutsy win over Waterville-Mansfield ends LBHS losing streak

By just enough, the Liberty Bell High School boys’ basketball team ended more than two seasons of frustration with a 46-44 win over Waterville-Mansfield last week. The dramatic come-from-behind victory on the Shockers’ home court was the first “W” for the Mountain Lions since February 2016. Between then and last week they lost 44 consecutive games...