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Legal advertising: March 25, 2015

LEGAL NOTICE METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT NOTICE OF PETITION FOR EXCLUSION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that petitions for exclusion of land have been filed with the Board of Directors of the Methow Valley Irrigation District. The name of the petitioners, together with the land descriptions identified by the Okanogan County Assessor parcel numbers, to be...
Soccer team takes two of first three, plays three more this week

Soccer team takes two of first three, plays three more this week

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team started the season with wins at Bridgeport and Tonasket before falling to Brewster. The Mountain Lions traveled to Bridgeport on March 17 and came away with a 5-1 win. Goals were scored by Charlie Thornton-White (two), Jorge Lara, Willy Duguay, and Bram Wathen. Assists came from Lara...
Liberty Bell wears out base paths in four easy victories

Liberty Bell wears out base paths in four easy victories

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team has been running up football-like scores in the early season, averaging almost 20 runs a game in bolting to a 4-0 record. The Mountain Lions topped non-league opponents Waterville, 12-0, and Omak, 12-5, to open the season. Last weekend, Liberty Bell routed Oroville, 24-0 and 30-2, in a...
Baldwin’s pitching helps Lady Lions sweep double-header

Baldwin’s pitching helps Lady Lions sweep double-header

Senior pitcher Kelsey Baldwin won both halves of a double-header at Oroville on Saturday (March 21) to give the Liberty Bell High School softball team a 2-0 record in early-season league play. The Lady Lions beat Oroville 6-2 in the first game and followed with a 6-1 victory in the second game. Baldwin struck out...
Sports Briefs: March 25, 2015

Sports Briefs: March 25, 2015

Loup Loup team finishes season The Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team battled tough competition and severe weather at the recent Buddy Werner Championships held at Schweitzer Mountain in Idaho. In the Super G race, Ali Palm finished 31st while Cailin Chandler had a ski come off about halfway down the course. In the GS, held in...
Tennis teams net mixed results

Tennis teams net mixed results

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ tennis team started its season with two wins, while the girls’ team dropped both of its matches. At Pateros on March 17, the boys won, 3-2, while the girls fell by a score of 4-1. Josh Frey, playing first singles for the Mountain Lions, lost to Enrique Rojas. Playing...
Track team shows good early-season form

Track team shows good early-season form

The Liberty Bell High School track team showed some early-season strengths at meets in Bridgeport and Ephrata last week. At the Bridgeport Jamboree on March 17, where eight teams competed, junior Micah Klemmeck took first place in the triple jump with a leap of 39 feet, 4 inches, that puts him seventh on the all-time...
College students use spring break to help with post-fire recovery efforts

College students use spring break to help with post-fire recovery efforts

About 85 college students from a Christian campus organization are spending their spring break helping with post-fire recovery in the Methow Valley and other areas impacted by the Carlton Complex Fire. Among them …
‘Strike team’ volunteers needed for fire recovery efforts

‘Strike team’ volunteers needed for fire recovery efforts

To provide support for the fire recovery effort and the many volunteers that will be coming to the area to help, “strike teams” made up of local residents are being organized by the …
Methow biathletes score at national championships

Methow biathletes score at national championships

This article is based on information provided by Wendy Sims. Several Methow Valley athletes competed in last weekend’s 2015 U.S. Winter Biathlon National Championships at Auburn Ski Club Training Center near Truckee, California. Continued unseasonably warm weather with frosty nights made for a challenging course on a combination of man-made and reworked snow. Friday’s race...