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Conservancy hosts holiday party, photo program on North America’s owls

Conservancy hosts holiday party, photo program on North America’s owls

The Methow Conservancy’s annual holiday party and Conservation Awards presentation on Tuesday (Dec. 6) at the Winthrop Barn will be followed by “Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls,” a presentation by award-winning wildlife photographer Paul Bannick. The free events begin with the party at 6 p.m., offering appetizers and drinks, the...
Trail’s End, PSFA team up for book project

Trail’s End, PSFA team up for book project

Trail’s End Bookstore and Public School Funding Alliance (PSFA) are collaborating this holiday season in a gift-giving project that is all about books for students. Methow Valley Elementary School library resources are being updated and expanded with funding from PSFA. Through the partnership between Trail’s End Bookstore and PSFA, community members can help the library...
Senior News: November 30, 2016

Senior News: November 30, 2016

On the countdown to December and still no snow or frozen ground — how great is that? This Saturday (Dec. 3) is our second big Christmas Sale, with lots of new items –Christmas trees, stands, lights and much more. It’s been a great sale so far. Come in and look around. There are still lots of new...

Dale Roland Yockey
1927–2016

Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Pateros, passed away Nov. 22, 2016, in Sunnyside. A service will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Sullivan Cemetery in Winthrop. Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.

Legal Notices: November 30, 2016

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN In re the Matter of the Estate of: GEORGE JOSEPH COSTALES, DECEASED NO. 16-4-00119-9 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate.Persons having claims against the deceased must, prior...
Twisp: Nov. 30, 2016

Twisp: Nov. 30, 2016

By Sarah Schrock Last year, my entire immediate family of 22 came to the Methow, so naturally, it was our turn to go the distance, track the pass reports, and don some purple for the Apple Cup (sorry, Cougs). Despite the otherwise joyful family gathering, minus a day of a violent stomach bug, it always...
Busy December offers lots of entertainment, activities in the valley

Busy December offers lots of entertainment, activities in the valley

A planner’s guide to enjoying the holidays By Ann McCreary December delivers an abundance of music, theater, art, community gatherings and shopping to celebrate winter and the holidays in the Methow Valley. To help plan for the busy month ahead, following is a roundup of December diversions. Music Saturday (Dec. 4): Liberty Bell High School...
Headwaters Campaign focused on administrative act

Headwaters Campaign focused on administrative act

One big question was on a lot minds last weekend when leaders of the Methow Headwaters Campaign hosted an informational meeting at the Twisp River Grange: How might the incoming Trump administration, with …
Galleries shift into seasonal mode with new art shows, holiday gifts

Galleries shift into seasonal mode with new art shows, holiday gifts

It’s often noted that the best things in life come in small packages. Local galleries and artists are taking that notion to heart, offering small works of art that are perfect for gift-giving, stocking stuffers or a cold-weather indulgence for yourself. Confluence Gallery is featuring “One Foot 3: Thinking …
New weather reporting system now accessible at Methow Valley State Airport

New weather reporting system now accessible at Methow Valley State Airport

Pilots traveling in the Winthrop area can now access a new weather reporting system — also known as an automated weather observing system (AWOS) — at www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/AllStateAirports/Winthrop_MethowValleyState.htm. The newly installed AWOS is currently active and broadcasting weather conditions such as wind, rain and visibility to pilots in the area. The Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Aviation Division activated...