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Huck Steven Darwood born Jan. 4, 2017

Huck Steven Darwood born Jan. 4, 2017

Jess, Elyse and big sister Harper Darwood of Carlton welcomed their baby boy, Huck Steven Darwood, on Jan. 4 at 8:50 p.m. in Wenatchee. Huck weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20.25 inches long at birth. He is loved by proud grandparents, Rick and Jan Fulcher of Winthrop and Steve Darwood and Mindy Miller...
Senior News: February 15, 2017

Senior News: February 15, 2017

 The Thrift Store is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 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 suggested donation for lunch is $3.50...
Mina Picard1924 – 2017

Mina Picard
1924 – 2017

Mina Picard, 92, of Omak and formerly longtime resident of Twisp, passed from this life on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to join her parents, husband, son, many friends and relatives waiting for her on the other side. Mina was born June 15, 1924, in Waverly, Kansas to Erwin (Shakey) and Reta Conklin. The family traveled...
News of Record: February 15, 2017

News of Record: February 15, 2017

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 7 BURGLAR ALARM: A burglar alarm was set off at a location on Highway 20 between Mazama and Winthrop. Feb. 8 ABANDONED VEHICLE: An abandoned vehicle was reported at Highway 153 and Ross Road, Twisp. Feb. 11 ASSAULT: An assault was reported at a location on Twisp-Carlton Road. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY:...
A lasting legacy

A lasting legacy

By Don Nelson For more than a century, the Woods family name has been synonymous with excellent journalism, community service and civic involvement in north central Washington. Wilfred R. “Wilf” Woods, former editor and publisher of the family-owned Wenatchee World, died last week at the age of 97 — leaving an extraordinary personal and professional legacy to...
Letters to the editor: February 15, 2017

Letters to the editor: February 15, 2017

A great event Dear Editor: We recently attended and participated in the Ski for Light program in Mazama. A special thanks goes to Nancy Milsteadt of Winthrop, who organized and orchestrated the rewarding local event. The organization is for blind and mobility-impaired skiers. About 20 participants skied along with their guides. One skier came from...

Legal notices: February 15, 2017

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID TOWN OF TWISP – PUBLIC WORKS SHOP         Sealed bids will be received by the Public Works Director, Andrew Denham and staff of The Town of Twisp, in the Council Room located at 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp, WA 98856, for the construction of the new Town of Twisp – Public Works Shop. ...
Commenting period open on proposed nightly rental zoning

Commenting period open on proposed nightly rental zoning

A property owner on the Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road is applying to Okanogan County for a zoning change to allow an existing single-family residence to be used as a nightly rental. The 10-acre parcel is about 2-1/2 miles south of Winthrop, on the east side of Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road. If approved, the property would maintain 9-1/2...
Proposed annexation of Winthrop to District 6 winning by a large margin

Proposed annexation of Winthrop to District 6 winning by a large margin

Voters in both the Town of Winthrop and Okanogan County Fire District 6 are handily approving a proposed annexation of the town to the fire district, the first tally of special election votes indicated on Tuesday night (Feb. 14). According to Okanogan County Auditor’s Office results posted after 8 p.m. Tuesday, Winthrop voters were approving...
Lady Lions head into post-season play

Lady Lions head into post-season play

The Lady Lions overcame a sluggish start to romp past Bridgeport, 52-29, in a home-court game on Senior Night for the Liberty Bell High School girls’ basketball team last Thursday (Feb. 2). It was the final regular-regular season game for the Lady Lions, who finished fourth in the Central Washington 2B league with an 11-5...