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Vintage Wheels

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Barns, boots & country roots

Barns, boots & country roots

The 67th-annual Okanogan County Fair lured exhibitors of pigs, cattle and goats; chickens, lop-eared bunnies and kittens; cookies and brownies; and quilts and pickles from around the county. The Methow Valley Cascaders 4-H Club attracted many new participants this year, who showed 16 pigs, chickens, rabbits, horses and a steer, according to leader Suellen White....
Improv theater taking root in the Methow Valley

Improv theater taking root in the Methow Valley

By Laurelle Walsh
A small group of improvisational theater enthusiasts has established twice-monthly practice sessions in the valley, and would like to encourage others to give it a try. Still without a formal name, the improv group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at …
Still crazy …

Still crazy …

The Methow’s own Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band — Jennifer Epps, left, Lauralee Northcott and Judy Coder — rocked Riverside Avenue in Winthrop last weekend to help raise money for fire and flood victims.
Fabulous Fall Follies coming soon

Fabulous Fall Follies coming soon

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. when the Methow Valley Community Center presents the return of the Fabulous Fall Follies. Kelly Donohue will emcee the variety show, which features local entertainers doing comedy, song, dance and instrumental music. The Fall Follies is a fundraiser for the Community Center, with all proceeds...
Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

This week: Cascadia Chorale rehearsals begin Sept. 15, Music scholarships for students available through Cascadia/Pipestone and Open Merc is back on Sept. 19
Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity football team overpowered the Soap Lake Eagles of the North Central Washington B League South Division, 54-15, in its first full game of the 2014 season in non-league play on the road last Friday (Sept. 5). But the game wasn’t as one-sided as it sounds....
Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

The third annual Liberty Bell Booster Club Mini Golf Tournament on the course at Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe in Winthrop will be held Sunday (Sept. 14) at 3 p.m., and teams have until the day of the tournament to register. The cost per team is $25. Entrants can find the form on the Liberty Bell Booster...
Hunter Ed classes start soon

Hunter Ed classes start soon

A free class for hunter education and firearms safety will begin Monday, Sept. 22. All hunters born after Jan. 1, 1972 are required to show proof of hunter education course completion according to information included on the Washington Department of Fish and Game web site. For more information contact Kenny at 996-3179.
Striding out

Striding out

Members of the Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country team include, front row, from left: Icel Sukovaty, Larkin Lucy, Sage Borgias, Lucy Cole, Shay Crandall, Lazo Gitchos, Logan Hall, Tanner Hall. Back row, from left: Josiah Klemmeck, Koharu Yonebayashi, Sam Neitlich, Garett Palm, Trent Skelton, Carter Dornfeld, Peter Aspholm, Willy Duguay, Emerson Worrell, Ben Klemmeck,...