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Sports briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Sports briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

LBHS football future discussed Liberty Bell High School will host a community discussion on Friday (Feb. 5) about whether the varsity football team should continue playing eight-man ball, or consider going back to 11-man competition. The Mountain Lions played a non-league schedule of eight-man football last season and had an 8-1 record. The switch to...
News briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

News briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Special election ballots due Mail-in ballots for the Feb. 9 special election most be postmarked by Election Day. Locally, the only ballot item is for the Methow Valley School District, which is seeking renewal of two property tax levies — one for maintenance and operation, and one for technological support. If you have not received your ballot,...
Arts briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Kingston is Confluence artist is residence Margaret Kingston is Confluence Gallery & Art Center’s artist in residence for three months through spring 2016, and will create a body of work that will be exhibited from April 23–May 4. Kingston, a Methow Valley resident, creates intricate oil paintings that might be mistaken for photographs. “Often featuring...
Community briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Community briefs: Feb. 3, 2016

Gaining insight An introductory workshop on the “Creative Insight Journey” will be offered on Friday (Feb. 5) at the Education Station at TwispWorks. The event begins at 7:30 p.m., and admission is by donation. The workshop introduces an upcoming course originally from Stanford University’s Business Program. For more information, call (360) 510‑7741 or email lesasevin@gmail.com. Learn...
Sports briefs: Jan. 20, 2016

Sports briefs: Jan. 20, 2016

Tune up for the Wolf Chase The annual Wolf Chase race will be on Feb. 6 and 7 at Loup Loup Ski Bowl, hosted by the Loup Loup Alpine Race Team. The event is expected to draws hundreds of out-of-town racers and their families for the weekend. The giant slalom race will be on Saturday and...
Arts briefs: Jan. 20, 2016

Arts briefs: Jan. 20, 2016

Merc offers pre-school dance classes The Merc Playhouse in Twisp is offering pre-school dance classes on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 4 p.m. through March 1 for kids ages 3 – 5. Cost is $5 per class on a drop-in basis. The classes will include introduction to a variety of dance styles. For more information, call 997‑7529. Enter Winthrop Gallery’s pet...
Community briefs: Jan. 20, 2015

Community briefs: Jan. 20, 2015

MV Elementary School hosts book fair Methow Valley Elementary School presents its annual Scholastic Book Fair on Jan. 25 – 28. Visit the school from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. to buy books from an affordable selection for every reading level. Proceeds will benefit school and classroom libraries. The event, “Feelin’ Groovy Book Fair: Peace-Love-Books,” is sponsored by the Public School...
Arts briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

Arts briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

‘Shadow and Light’ exhibit opens Confluence Gallery’s new exhibit, “Shadow and Light,” opens Saturday (Jan.16) with a reception from 4 – 8 p.m. Two dozen local artists will display their work in the exhibit, which continues through Feb. 27. For more information, call 997‑2787. Sing with Lauralee The Methow Valley Unitarian Fellowship will offer a free opportunity for...
Sports briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

Sports briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

Fatbike funfest this weekend NW Fatbike hosts its third annual winter meet-up in the Methow Valley this weekend (Jan. 16–17). Participants will gather at Methow Cycle & Sport in Winthrop at 8 a.m. on Saturday to organize car pools to the Pearrygin Lake area trails for a large group ride. This is an all ages/ability group...

Sports briefs: Jan. 6, 2016

Wrestlers host three-way meet; take on alums With nearly half the team dealing with injuries or illnesses, the Liberty Bell High School wrestling squad did not participate in the Schmunk Invite at Warden last weekend, coach Gunnar Doggett said this week. At the Royal Christmas Tourney on Dec. 29, Jacob McMillan took first place and...