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Arts briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Kingston is Confluence artist is residence Margaret Kingston is Confluence Gallery & Art Center’s artist in residence for three months through spring 2016, and will create a body of work that will be exhibited from April 23–May 4. Kingston, a Methow Valley resident, creates intricate oil paintings that might be mistaken for photographs. “Often featuring...
Lady Lions cruise to home-court win over Bridgeport

Lady Lions cruise to home-court win over Bridgeport

The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ basketball squad threw a first-quarter shutout at the visiting Bridgeport Fillies last Friday (Jan. 29) on the way to a 20-point victory, a strong comeback after the Lady Lions dropped a 60-29 loss to Brewster three days earlier.
Valley Teen Center open for activities

Valley Teen Center open for activities

The Valley Teen Center, relocated to the Bunkhouse on the TwispWorks campus, is open two days a week for activities. All the activities are free to participants. On Wednesdays, the center is open from 3:30 – 7 p.m. for individual academic support, a quiet place to work on personal projects and receive personal assistance accessing community resources...
Community briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Community briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Gaining insight An introductory workshop on the “Creative Insight Journey” will be offered on Friday (Feb. 5) at the Education Station at TwispWorks. The event begins at 7:30 p.m., and admission is by donation. The workshop introduces an upcoming course originally from Stanford University’s Business Program. For more information, call (360) 510‑7741 or email lesasevin@gmail.com. Learn...
Senior News: Feb. 3, 2016

Senior News: Feb. 3, 2016

 Notes Now that it has quit snowing for a while and we are caught up on snow shoveling, we can get the ice skates out as everything is a sheet of ice. So be careful walking. Thanks to Dennis Jones for snow-blowing our roof off and to Bob Lloyd for using his big front loader...
Grace Edna (Barcal) Boesel1925–2016

Grace Edna (Barcal) Boesel
1925–2016

Grace Barcal was born on May 18, 1925, and raised in Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 18 she met Charles Boesel on a cross-country train ride. They married four months later on Jan. 18, 1944, and started their family in Charles’ hometown, Winthrop. They moved to Lakewood, Washington, in 1951 where they settled down...

Legal notices: Feb. 3, 2016

LEGAL NOTICE IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY Case No.: 15-2-00441-9 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION LEYLAND WHITTAKER as his separate property, and THOMAS BIHN, as his separate property, Plaintiff, vs. L.D. HOLLOWAY and ETHEL HOLLOWAY, husband and wife, and the unknown successors and/or heirs of L.D. HOLLOWAY and ETHEL HOLLOWAY, if deceased, and...
Harts Pass: Jan. 27, 2016

Harts Pass: Jan. 27, 2016

Help with livestock feed for Okanogan ranchers affected by drought, fire

Help with livestock feed for Okanogan ranchers affected by drought, fire

Ranchers who need help feeding livestock because of losses connected with wildfire or drought may benefit from federal and state programs. Okanogan County ranchers who lost pasture when severe drought coincided with the normal grazing season are eligible for financial assistance through the federal Livestock Forage Program. Payments in the forage program are 60 percent...
Taxable business property lists due

Taxable business property lists due

The annual itemized list of personal property used in a business, ranch or farm is due to the Okanogan County assessor. State law requires all businesses to submit a list of all taxable personal property as of Jan. 1, including desks and chairs, computers, display cases, camera security systems, furniture used in nightly rentals, farm...