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Fire district nearing approval of levy request

Fire district nearing approval of levy request

By Ann McCreary

Fire district commissioners are expected to approve a resolution next week calling for increased property taxes to build a new fire station in Winthrop for Okanogan County Fire District 6.
Help wanted

Help wanted

By Ann McCreary

During any busy summer weekend in Winthrop, visitors swarm Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe like yellow jackets at a picnic. Chances are they’ll be served the ice cream cones and candy that are Sheri’s specialty by an employee from Europe. “Usually a quarter to a third of …
Honor roll

Honor roll

Connor Fisher and Alex Ulmer, both of Winthrop, have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 quarter at Eastern Washington University.
Summer Lunch Program menu 6/10–6/18

Summer Lunch Program menu 6/10–6/18

Thursday, July 10: Turkey sandwich on whole wheat, spinach salad, cucumbers, apples, milk. Friday, July 11: Tostada chips with salsa, cheese sticks, ham strips, carrots, Mandarin oranges, milk. Monday, July 14: Ham-and-cheese sandwich on whole wheat, lettuce/tomato, oranges, milk. Tuesday, July 15: Turkey sandwich on whole wheat, broccoli/carrots, cantaloupe, milk. Wednesday, July 16: Ham-and-Caesar wrap,...
Senior News: July 9, 2014

Senior News: July 9, 2014

By Susie Heller

Wasn’t the Fourth of July great? I wonder how many of you attended the parade, always a favorite of mine. I especially like the firefighters spraying the bystanders. Such a hometown offering. Love it.

Karen Filer Knapp1936–2014

Karen Filer Knapp
1936–2014

Karen Filer Knapp, 77, of Bridgeport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 3, 2014, after an extended battle with chronic kidney and heart disease. Karen was born on July 27, 1936, to Dwight and Marguerite Filer in Twisp. She married Paul Knapp on August 1, 1954, and they were married for...
William R. (Bill) Morgan 1932–2014

William R. (Bill) Morgan 
1932–2014

William R. (Bill) Morgan passed away on June 21, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital. He was 82. Bill was the youngest of five children born to Harry S. and Daisy (Lyon) Morgan on March 8, 1932. He was raised in Winthrop, where he graduated from Winthrop High School in 1950. He played baseball, basketball and...
Celebration of life: Peggy Lloyd Putnam 

Celebration of life: Peggy Lloyd Putnam 

Please join us as we celebrate Peggy, a life well-lived and a person well-loved. To celebrate a life that touched many hearts we will gather at 11 a.m. on July 20 at Beaver Creek Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp, from noon–3 p.m. Please bring your favorite side dish/dessert to...
Memorial service for Sandra K. Pease

Memorial service for Sandra K. Pease

A memorial service for Sandra K. Pease will be at the Methow Valley United Methodist Church on July 19 at 3 p.m.

Legal Notices — July 9, 2014

LEGAL NOTICE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY. Estate of ANNE MARIE SANBORN, Deceased. No. 14-4-00074-9. PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS, RCW 11.40.020, .030. RICHARD STEVEN SANBORN has been appointed as personal representative (“personal representative”) of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim...