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Twisp woman charged with vehicular homicide in death of Arlington man

Twisp woman charged with vehicular homicide in death of Arlington man

A warrant has been issued in Okanogan County Superior Court for the arrest of Gloria Marie Mathyer, 51, of Twisp, who is charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and third-degree driving while license suspended or revoked, all related to a fatal accident on June 7, 2014. According to the warrant and earlier Washington State Patrols...
Young Lions, old Lions face off in basketball benefit

Young Lions, old Lions face off in basketball benefit

Former Liberty Bell High School basketball players will take on the Mountain Lions’ 2014-15 varsity basketball teams in a benefit event on Saturday (March 14) at the high school gym. The Liberty Bell Alumni Classic will feature the varsity girls’ team vs. the alumni women at 7 p.m., followed by the boys’ varsity taking on the...
State’s gray wolf population is on the rise

State’s gray wolf population is on the rise

Washington’s gray wolf population now numbers 68 wolves, an increase of 16 wolves during the past year, according to an annual survey conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Chapter 2: Possible preventative strategies

Chapter 2: Possible preventative strategies

Lifestyle choices related to diet, vitamin supplements and exercise have reduced the risk of many diseases. Could they also slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease? Research studies to identify factors that affect the risk of AD are …
Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop deputy continues to raise questions about town policies, procedures

Former Winthrop Deputy Marshal Mark Harreus made another appearance before the Winthrop Town Council at its meeting last week, posing questions about the operation of the Marshal’s Office and other town policies and procedures.
Memorial service for Mary Breed

Memorial service for Mary Breed

A celebration of life will be held for Mary Breed of Carlton on Sunday (March 15) at Methow Valley United Methodist Church, including a potluck meal, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane1924–2015

Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane
1924–2015

Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane, 91, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Hearthstone Cottage in East in Wenatchee. Walt was born on Feb. 23, 1924, to Thomas Newton and Mary Jane Boggs Sloane. The Sloane family were some of the first homesteaders in the Mazama area. Walt was raised on the family ranch in...
State health exchange extends enrollment period

State health exchange extends enrollment period

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is offering a special enrollment extension through April 17 for people who need to enroll in a qualified health plan to avoid a tax penalty or who encountered technical problems in trying to enroll.
Betty Lou Meyers1931 – 2015

Betty Lou Meyers
1931 – 2015

Betty Lou Meyers, of Winthrop, passed away peacefully at her home on March 5, 2015. She was born in Seattle on May 10, 1931. Betty and her husband, Chuck, established the KOA Campground in Winthrop in 1974, thereby gathering many friends over the years. She was a loving mother and a good friend. Betty was...
Karen Flagg1942 – 2015

Karen Flagg
1942 – 2015

Karen Flagg, of Twisp, passed away on March 5, 2015. Karen was born in Bellingham on Aug.31, 1942, to Ellis and Myrtle (Christensen) Duncan. She is survived by three sons: Scot Tanguy (Nikki) of Spokane, Steve Tanguy of Cathedral City, California, and Craig Tanguy of Spokane. Predeceased by her husband, Charles Flagg, of Spokane, and...