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Legal Ads: October 17, 2018

Town of Twisp Request for Statement of Qualifications The Town of Twisp solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil Engineering, Architectural Design and construction management. Consultants will be considered for the following project. PROJECT DESCRIPTION The work to be performed by the CONSULTANT consists of preparing preliminary architectural design, environmental, PS&E, construction management,...
Little Star dedicates new classroom with open house

Little Star dedicates new classroom with open house

Little Star Montessori School will dedicate its new classroom building in Winthrop during an open house on Sunday (Oct. 14) from 3 – 4 p.m. The community is invited to tour the new infant and toddler classrooms, expanded playground, and indoor activity space that are part of Little Star’s expansion.
Needed: cold cash

Needed: cold cash

The elders among us will remember that the late Sen. Everett Dirksen was said to have quipped, “a billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking real money.” His point was that unchecked government spending adds up quickly. On the local level, where elected and appointed officials handle much smaller sums, the principle still...
Letters to the editor: October 10, 2018

Letters to the editor: October 10, 2018

Support Hawley Dear Editor: The time is growing near for Okanogan County residents to choose their next sheriff. I want to take a moment to explain why I support Tony Hawley for sheriff. Many residents of the county know me and understand what my opinions are based on when it comes to this matter. For...
Renowned tenor Eduardo Villa performs Saturday

Renowned tenor Eduardo Villa performs Saturday

Tenor Eduardo Villa, who performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and around the world, brings his vocal artistry to the Methow Valley on Saturday (Oct. 13). With a varied repertoire that ranges from opera to art songs, Villa is one of the most sought-after singers on the world stage. He plans to...
Cirque Zuma Zuma offers whirlwind of African music, dance and more

Cirque Zuma Zuma offers whirlwind of African music, dance and more

Cirque Zuma Zuma, often described as an African style Cirque du Soleil, will perform Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Winthrop Red Barn. The show is filled with non-stop action and African culture, featuring a troupe of 15 artists. The performance will showcase African arts and culture including drumming, juggling, traditional dance, acrobatics, comedy, tumbling and...
Danbert Nobacon releases new music video with Kira Wood Cramer

Danbert Nobacon releases new music video with Kira Wood Cramer

Valley-based musician, author and actor Danbert Nobacon has teamed up with 2014 Liberty Bell High School graduate Kira Wood Cramer on a newly released music video, “Autonomic Stress (Extreme Fire Normal 2018).” The video, based on a song in Nobacon’s 2017 album “From Stardust to Darwinstuff” with the Axis of Dissent, was filmed around Twisp...
Music drives the drama of Merc’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Music drives the drama of Merc’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

It’s not entirely clear how cult classics are created, but there’s no question that the quirky drama “Little Shop of Horrors” is among the most revered. The original 1960s film is believed to be based on a 1932 story about a man-eating plant, but because the mythology surrounding flesh-eating botanicals dates back to the 1800s,...
Liberty Bell can’t keep up with Soap Lake in home field loss

Liberty Bell can’t keep up with Soap Lake in home field loss

Big plays by Soap Lake and an inconsistent offense stymied the Liberty Bell High School football team last Friday (Oct. 5) in a 34 – 8 loss to the visiting Eagles. It was the first of four consecutive home games for the Mountain Lions, who played their first five games on the road. The loss to Soap Lake...
LBHS falls just short in volleyball showdown

LBHS falls just short in volleyball showdown

The hard-fought volleyball match between Liberty Bell High School and Brewster last Thursday (Oct. 4) seemed destined to come down to the last surge. Unfortunately for the Lady Lions, it was the visiting Bears who made the final move to claim a 3 – 2 victory.