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Methow Valley Ciderhouse opens at new Winthrop location on Hwy. 20

Methow Valley Ciderhouse opens at new Winthrop location on Hwy. 20

By Don Nelson The Methow Valley Ciderhouse has moved from a bucolic, out-of-the-way spot in the middle of an apple orchard to an expansive new location at Winthrop’s front door. After extensive renovation, the ciderhouse recently relocated to a former real estate office right next door to Lost River Winery’s tasting room on Highway 20,...
Senior News: June 15, 2016

Senior News: June 15, 2016

The Thrift Store is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and Saturday during the Farmers Market. The Senior Center is 

located next to the 
Methow Valley Community Center on Highway 20 in Twisp. Lunch is served at noon by the Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition Program on Monday, Thursday and Friday. The...
Twisp: June 15, 2016

Twisp: June 15, 2016

By Sarah Schrock Here’s something you didn’t know: 840,000 people. That’s roughly how many people would be required to eat a Popsicle the size of a blue whale. This was a question posed to me by my 4-year-old: “What if we made a Popsicle the size of a blue whale?” It would take more than...
Winthrop: June 15, 2016

Winthrop: June 15, 2016

By Ashley Lodato A small but dedicated crowd gathered for a candlelight vigil at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop on Sunday evening, in the wake of Sunday morning’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Although the vigil was lightly attended compared to those taking place in urban areas all over the country, it...
Lower Valley: June 15, 2016

Lower Valley: June 15, 2016

By Joanna Bastian In October 1886, Tom Robinson and his brother Jim first met Narcisse, a Methow Indian who lived below the stony bluffs at the mouth of the Methow River. Narcisse and his friends, seeing Tom’s blonde hair and blue eyes, nicknamed him “Hyas Pretty.” Narcisse saddled up horses for the two men and...

Legal notices: June 15, 2016

LEGAL NOTICE Methow Valley School District No. 350 will hold a public hearing on the budget for the 2016-2017 General Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Debt Service Fund and ASB Fund at the Board of Directors meeting in the district office at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Any person may appear...
A new life for ‘Living with Alzheimer’s’

A new life for ‘Living with Alzheimer’s’

By Don Nelson Don Reddington has graciously taken us along on a personal, often painful journey that he knows has a certain end. With humility, courage, humor and remarkable resiliency, Don has let us share his private confrontation with Alzheimer’s disease as it gradually erodes his cognitive essence. Don and his wife, Ginger, have never...
Letters to the editor: June 8, 2016

Letters to the editor: June 8, 2016

Supports Enloe decision Dear Editor: Considering the amount of negative input the Okanogan Public Utility District decision has received about restoring the Enloe Dam project, I feel compelled to provide positive support. Even though the cost today per kilowatt-hour may seem expensive, compared to purchasing power on the open market, at least that power generated...
Harts Pass: June 8, 2016

Harts Pass: June 8, 2016

LBHS Graduation 2016

LBHS Graduation 2016

See photo gallery below. The class of 2016 is: McKenna Barnes, Lake Erie College in Ohio Monica Chavey, Central Washington University Tyson Coleman, Walla Walla Community College Connor Cooley, Gonzaga University Dyson Oliver Curtis, gap year and working Asa Daniels, Shoreline Community College Cory Diamond, Claremont McKenna College Tara Dod, University of Washington Tacoma Oscar...