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Community briefs: April 15, 2015

Community briefs: April 15, 2015

Bricks still available For a limited time, it will cost you only $40 (rather than $50) to order a brick to be installed in the community garden at the Methow Valley Community Center, as the fundraising effort enters its second phase. The first phase is completed and the bricks can be seen at the garden....
Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Work party at the Loup Loup Loup Ski Bowl is looking for volunteers to take part in a work party on Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to clear brush and other encumbrances from the Flat Loop Nordic trail, in preparation for the Ragnar trail running races scheduled for September. The Loup will host...
Sports Briefs: March 25, 2015

Sports Briefs: March 25, 2015

Loup Loup team finishes season The Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team battled tough competition and severe weather at the recent Buddy Werner Championships held at Schweitzer Mountain in Idaho. In the Super G race, Ali Palm finished 31st while Cailin Chandler had a ski come off about halfway down the course. In the GS, held in...
Arts Briefs: March 25, 2015

Arts Briefs: March 25, 2015

Wildfire art in Leavenworth “The Art of Wildfire,” an exhibit featuring several Methow Valley artists, will run from April 1 – 30 at the Blackbird Bistro in Leavenworth. The exhibit is presented by Confluence Gallery in Twisp in collaboration with the Chumstick Coalition as part of the Leavenworth Community Wildfire Preparedness Week. For more information, call 997-2787...
Community briefs: March 25, 2015

Community briefs: March 25, 2015

Easter breakfast The Methow Valley Eagles will host an Easter breakfast buffet on April 5 from 9 a.m. – noon, at the Eagles Hall in Twisp. The event is open to the public. Cost is $8. For more information, call 997-8133. Fundraiser for Edwards Judy Caputo, a member of the Twisp Eagles Aerie, is soliciting donations for...
Sports briefs: March 18, 2015

Sports briefs: March 18, 2015

Register for youth baseball Registration is open for Methow Valley Youth Baseball until Friday (March 20). Boys and girls age 5-12 are eligible. Approximate season dates are April 21-June 13. To register, go to methowvalleyyouthbaseball.baberuthonline.com. Registration is $40 for the first child; and $20 for each additional child. Lewis Butte hill-climb series Cascades Outdoor Store...
Informational meetings on grizzly bears

Informational meetings on grizzly bears

The National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host several open houses in March to provide information about the potential for restoring grizzly bears in the North Cascades. The meetings are part of the Grizzly Bear Restoration Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process. The purpose of the EIS is to determine whether the...
Arts briefs: Feb. 11, 2015

Arts briefs: Feb. 11, 2015

Chamber music concert sold out The Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival’s Valentine’s Day concert at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp is sold out, according to Liz Johnson, the festival’s interim executive director. This year’s Chamber Music Festival will be at Signal Hill Ranch, between Twisp and Winthrop, from July 25 – Aug. 1. Last year’s event was...
Arts briefs

Arts briefs

Winning dog and cat pics A reception for the winning entries in the Winthrop Gallery’s annual Dog & Cat Photo Contest will be held on Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 996-3925. A visit with The Bard The Merc Playhouse in Twisp will present Rod Molzahn in...
Community briefs: Feb. 4, 2015

Community briefs: Feb. 4, 2015

International Baccalaureate discussion Parents, students and interested members of the public are invited to a meeting to learn about the International Baccalaureate program under consideration by the Methow Valley School District. The district is looking at two levels — the primary-years program for first through sixth grade and a middle-years program for seventh through 10th grade. The...