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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...
Mazama: April 5, 2017

Mazama: April 5, 2017

By Mandi Donohue The idea of the “All-American Kid” has a tendency to make my eye twitch. While typically a comforting connotation, it can come across to me like artificial sweetener.  Faux integrity, chemical character and filler accomplishment can be a superficial box we stuff our kids into for the sake of college applications and a...
Winthrop: April 5, 2017

Winthrop: April 5, 2017

By Ashley Lodato Do you check your license plates before you get in your car? No, neither do I. But I might start to now, after hearing about Winthrop- native Remington Rohrer’s recent experience, and you might too. Remington was headed to dinner with friends in Kirkland last week and he stopped at Fred Meyer...
Twisp: April 5, 2017

Twisp: April 5, 2017

By Sarah Schrock It’s a funny paradox of migrations at spring break. As the birds make their way back up north, people fly south. Families from Mazama to Carlton have taken flight to Hawaii, Baja, Texas, Florida and southern California while those of us who are sticking around are welcoming flocks of feathered friends to...

Harts Pass: April 5, 2017

Beyond words

Beyond words

By Don Nelson When does a longtime local event become “traditional?” When does an institution become “historic?” Or “venerable?” When does a single person in a community become “beloved” or “iconic?” What does it mean to call someone “heroic?” These are convenient descriptors for newspaper writers, because they are easily bestowed and widely understood. But...