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Harts Pass: April 16, 2014

Harts Pass: April 16, 2014

Douglas D. Heuslein1943–2014

Douglas D. Heuslein
1943–2014

In loving memory of Douglas D. Heuslein. Sunrise: July 16, 1943. Sunset: March 31, 2014. Our Lord and Savior called him home, releasing him from his pain, after an admirable and courageous fight with cancer. God blessed him with specific and unique qualities that made us all feel warm and welcome. He dedicated his entire...
Richard Edwin Wrangle1933–2014

Richard Edwin Wrangle
1933–2014

Richard Edwin Wrangle was born Feb. 14, 1933, in Bartlesville, Okla., to Edwin S. and Virginia Vensel Wrangle, and died peacefully at home on April 7, 2014, wonderfully cared for by family, friends and hospice. He graduated from Wewoka High School in Oklahoma (1951), Southern Methodist University in Dallas (1955), and Vanderbilt Divinity School in...
Prescribed burn planned west of Winthrop

Prescribed burn planned west of Winthrop

The U.S. Forest Service plans to do a prescribed burn on 20 acres near Edelweiss on Thursday (April 17), conditions permitting. The burn will be on the Lucky 2 Timber Sale unit, about 10 miles west of Winthrop and about one-fourth of a mile from Edelweiss. The Forest Service said that other burn units in...

Got plastic? You can recycle more of it now

Methow Recycles and WasteWise are now able to recycle a much wider variety of plastic products as well as milk, juice and soup boxes. “The most frequently heard question from Methow Recycles’ customers is, ‘why can’t I recycle my yogurt tubs, lettuce boxes and milk cartons,’” said Susan Ernsdorff, plant manager for Methow Recycles. Now...
Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

By Marcy Stamper
As their teacher and design professionals watched, two Liberty Bell High School students spun a wooden warehouse around on their computer monitors, extended the …
No state money to repair Twisp Town Hall this year

No state money to repair Twisp Town Hall this year

By Ann McCreary
Efforts to acquire state funding to repair Twisp Town Hall are on hold, probably until next year, according to Mayor Soo Ing-Moody. A request for funding to replace the current town hall building was included in the Legislature’s capital budget, but that budget was …
ATV access: What does it mean?

ATV access: What does it mean?

By Marcy Stamper
Although more than 240 people — 29 in Okanogan County — have obtained the state’s new license for riding specially equipped all-terrain vehicles on roads, confusion persists about where people can legally operate their ATVs. Recent decisions by …
Farmers Market opens new season

Farmers Market opens new season

By Laurelle Walsh
The first Methow Valley Farmers Market of the 2014 season opens on Saturday (April 12) at 9 a.m. The valley’s longest-running weekly market is based at the Methow Valley Community Center parking lot off Highway 20 in the heart of Twisp …
Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council will hear an appeal of town planner Rocklynn Culp’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area. The appeal will be heard at the council’s April 16 meeting. As a result, a public hearing on the broader issue of …