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Pilots reassured about Twisp Airport project

Pilots reassured about Twisp Airport project

Local pilots who use the Twisp Municipal Airport were assured that the Twisp Council supports a project to build a new taxiway on the south side of the runway. About a dozen pilots attended the April 11 council meeting, apparently alarmed by rumors that a grant to fund the taxiway project was being held up or...
Chiliwist residents take Three Devils case to state Supreme Court

Chiliwist residents take Three Devils case to state Supreme Court

The Chiliwist residents who have been fighting to keep Three Devils Road open to the public have asked the state Supreme Court to hear their case. The Chiliwist Residents and Friends assert that lower courts used incorrect legal standards and precedents to assess whether the Okanogan County commissioners’ decision to close Three Devils …

Legal notices: April 19, 2017

CALL FOR BIDS. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will be accepting sealed bids for a 1,758 acre horse grazing permit located at T34N, R22EWM, Sec. 4, 5, 8, and 9 (Bowen Mountain) and T33N, R23EWM, Sec. 5, 6, 7 and 8 (Frazer Creek) within the Methow Wildlife Area. Minimum bonus bid is $1.00...

Newhouse unable to attend “listening  session,” but event will go on as scheduled

Congressman Dan Newhouse announced Wednesday (April 19) that he will not be able to attend a scheduled “listening session” in Brewster on Thursday (April 20) because of recent complications in his wife Carol’s treatment for cancer. The session will go on with staff from the 4th District congressman’s office in attendance. “There have been recent...
Methow Valley Fund grants $63,050 to local nonprofit organizations

Methow Valley Fund grants $63,050 to local nonprofit organizations

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $63,050 to 25 Methow Valley nonprofits through the Methow Valley Fund (MVF). Established in 2006, the MVF is funded by an anonymous donor and donations from the public to support programs that address community needs and enhancements for the Methow Valley, according to a Community Foundation press release....

Newhouse to hold listening session in Brewster on Thursday (April 20)

A listening session on Thursday (April 20) with Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Sunnyside) will be held at Brewster High School, 6-7 p.m. Constituents who plan to attend are advised to register in advance. Newhouse’s office announced the location Monday and provided a link on the congressman’s website for people to register for the event. The session...

Easter events

• The Twisp River Grange’s annual Easter egg hunt, co-sponsored by Winthrop Kiwanis and Ulrich’s Pharmacy, is at noon on Saturday (April 15) at Pearrygin Lake State Park north of Winthrop. Free pictures will be provided by Kiwanis, and Ulrich’s will provide a free lunch. Bring your own Easter basket. • There will be a...
B. Ann Jenkins (Beverly Ann Neff)

B. Ann Jenkins (Beverly Ann Neff)

B. Ann Jenkins (Beverly Ann Neff) passed away at her home in Carlton on April 3, 2017. She is survived by her brothers Tom Neff and Earl Neff, her nieces (Michele, Brooke, Kassandra and Shea), nephew Dean, grand-nephew Oliver, sister-in-law Jan (Neff) Lee, cats Mikey and Willie, and her daughter Lisa.  Born to George and...
Enid Pauline Shaw1916–2017

Enid Pauline Shaw
1916–2017

Enid Pauline Shaw, 100, of Carlton, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 15, 2017, with family by her side. She was born in Caldwell, Idaho, on Sept. 16, 1916, to James and Polly Gobat. They later moved to Pateros, where Enid spent her younger years growing up. Enid moved to the Methow Valley in...

Legal notices: April 12, 2017

Early Winters Acclimation Site Okanogan County, WA The Yakama Nation’s Mid-Columbia Coho Reintroduction Project (MCCRP) is requesting bids for construction of a juvenile salmon acclimation site to be installed on Early Winters Creek near Mazama, WA. Construction is scheduled to begin in July of 2017. The Yakama Nation will be hosting a pre-bid site visit...