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The Duhks bring a taste of neo-folk, world and blues music to the Barn

The Duhks bring a taste of neo-folk, world and blues music to the Barn

The diverse musical pedigree of The Duhks offers something for just about all music lovers — melodic and rhythmic influences from traditions including old-timey, French-Canadian and Celtic, blues and soul, and Cajun and Afro-Cuban. The award-winning Canadian band, with its distinctive vocalists and instruments including fiddle, steel guitar, bouzouki, banjo and percussion, is often described as neo-folk,...

Legislative work session on fire response

The House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee is holding a work session regarding state forest fire response and recovery through the lens of the Carlton Complex Fire. The session is Thursday (Jan. 29) from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The public can sit in but there is usually no public testimony at work sessions. The work...
Record number of species in Christmas bird count

Record number of species in Christmas bird count

The Methow Valley’s annual Christmas bird count on Dec.14 drew 43 observers who counted a total of 3,351 individual birds representing a record 72 species, including a never-before-seen trumpeter swan, according to organizer Juliet Rhodes. Rhodes said that all of the 19 species that have been observed every year since the first count in 1988...

Legal notices, January 28, 2015

LEGAL NOTICE Superior Court of Washington County of Okanogan No.  14-2-00342-2 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION THE DECEDENT’S TRUST CREATED UNDER THE FODOR FAMILY REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, U/A/D APRIL 15, 2002, Plaintiff, vs. HANNAH MORRILL WORTHEN, as her separate estate, and DAVID JONES, a bachelor, and the heirs and devises of HANNAH MORRILL WORTHEN, deceased, and the...
Mountain Lion boys finish demanding week with two wins, one loss

Mountain Lion boys finish demanding week with two wins, one loss

By Don Nelson
The Liberty Bell High School boys’ basketball team finished a busy week on three different floors to come away with two wins and a loss. The Mountain Lions beat Manson, 51-42, in a home game on …
Lady Lions get a win at home over Manson, drop two on road to Lake Roosevelt, Soap Lake

Lady Lions get a win at home over Manson, drop two on road to Lake Roosevelt, Soap Lake

By Don Nelson
The Liberty Bell High School girls’ basketball team matched the boys’ team with a home win over Manson, 51-38, on Jan. 13, but dropped two road games later in the week. Despite a strong effort, the Lady Lions lost at Lake Roosevelt, …
Liberty Bell team claims top spot in Knowledge Bowl tournament

Liberty Bell team claims top spot in Knowledge Bowl tournament

Liberty Bell High School’s Team 3 tied for first place with Tonasket in Knowledge Bowl competition on Jan. 12. The tournament matched five schools at Okanogan High School. The Mountain Lions’ Team 3 – captained by sophomore Sebastian Hogness and including junior Claire Waichler and freshman Noah Bastion – scored 80 points to claim the...
Sports briefs: January 21, 2015

Sports briefs: January 21, 2015

Ski club formed for ‘boomers’ Loup Loup Ski Bowl is coordinating activities with a newly formed senior ski club, the Loup Loup Boomers, open to anyone over 50 or turning 50 this year. The club hopes to attract skiers not only from the Methow but also from other communities in the region. The Boomers will...
Music, dance, cowboy poetry at Omak PAC’s 25th anniversary event

Music, dance, cowboy poetry at Omak PAC’s 25th anniversary event

The Omak Performing Arts Center is celebrating 25 years of live entertainment, reliving favorite moments of music, dance, and comedy with a special show on Jan. 31. The show will feature Omak native Heidi Brucker Morgan as emcee. Brucker Morgan has had a successful career as a clown, comic and stilt-walking princess on stages from...
Small ensembles featured in Cascadia concert

Small ensembles featured in Cascadia concert

Cascadia presents a concert highlighting six small classical and jazz ensembles featuring the talents of young — and not-quite-so-young — musicians, on Sunday (Jan. 25) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Classical selections include music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Robert Schumann played by a viola quintet. Another classical offering is the first movement of the Concerto in D Minor for...