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Gregg part of historic World Cup finish for U.S. women

Gregg part of historic World Cup finish for U.S. women

In a historic finish for American skiers, U.S. team members Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg finished second and third, respectively, in the 10-kilometer freestyle event at the recent 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden. Gregg is the wife of Methow Valley native Brian Gregg, who was a member of the U.S. Olympic...
As You Like It opens on Friday at The Merc

As You Like It opens on Friday at The Merc

By Laurelle Walsh Director Rod Molzahn and a cast of 19 Methow Valley youngsters present a Children’s Theater production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at The Merc Playhouse opening this Friday (March 6) and continuing through March 15. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m....
Open house at Keyser’s new Glover Street shop and studio

Open house at Keyser’s new Glover Street shop and studio

Artist Donna Keyser welcomes the community to an open house in her Glover Street storefront sign shop and art studio on Saturday (March 7) from 2 –  8 p.m. Keyser opened D*Signs at 109 B N. Glover Street, next to The Studio, in December. Her open house …
‘XX XY’ explores gender, biology and culture in Confluence exhibit

‘XX XY’ explores gender, biology and culture in Confluence exhibit

The four curators of Confluence Gallery’s new exhibit, “XX XY,” posed provocative questions in their call for art: Does a single chromosome really make that much of a difference between the sexes? Is there more to the obvious …
Harts Pass: March 4, 2015

Harts Pass: March 4, 2015

Liberty Bell Jr./Sr. High lists honor roll students

Liberty Bell Jr./Sr. High lists honor roll students

Liberty Bell Junior/Senior High School recently announced its first-semester honor roll. The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: William Duguay, Hannah Hogness Juniors: Monica Chavey, Aden Jones, Rowan Post, Brennen Quigley, KayDee Sims, Charles Thornton-White, Claire Waichler Sophomores: Taya Delong, Corinne Dietz, Nathaniel Hirsch, Danielle Mott Freshmen: Stella Gunnip Hunter, Camren Nielsen, Haley Post,...

Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday (March 8). Set all of your clocks one hour ahead to ensure you’re on the same schedule as everyone else.
Jupiter and Venus are the ‘stars’ of March evenings

Jupiter and Venus are the ‘stars’ of March evenings

By David Ward The two brightest planets rule the night sky in March: Jupiter in the east and Venus in the west, with all the bright stars of winter in between. The two planets are getting closer together and will continue to do so all spring. In June they will pair up in the west...
Large MVNT contingent scorches the trails in B.C. event

Large MVNT contingent scorches the trails in B.C. event

Editor’s note: this report about the Methow Valley Nordic Team is based on information provided by coach Leslie Hall. The Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) took 30 skiers to the BC Championships at Telemark Nordic Center in West Kelowna, B.C., last weekend for a three-day event that included classic mass start races on Friday, skate...
Education opportunity: equal but unequal?

Education opportunity: equal but unequal?

Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state’s McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample …