Today is Thursday, Jul. 30, 2015

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Arts briefs

Arts briefs

Campbell exhibit at The Merc The Merc Playhouse in Twisp will host an exhibit of oil paintings by Caryl Campbell beginning Friday (July 24) and continuing through Oct. 30. The exhibit, titled “The Wilderness Journal,” is presented by Confluence Gallery. Campbell is a long-time Methow Valley resident and an amateur naturalist. Her work can be...
News briefs: July 22, 2015

News briefs: July 22, 2015

Meeting on helicopter training plan A community meeting to discuss the U.S. Army’s proposal to train helicopter pilots in a large region that includes the Methow Valley will be held Friday (July 24) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, from 7 – 9 p.m. The meeting was organized by concerned citizens and not by the Army or any other...
Business briefs: July 15, 2015

Business briefs: July 15, 2015

Celebrate with Mazama Country Inn The Mazama Country Inn will celebrate its 30th anniversary on August 8 with a barbecue plus musical performances by the Copacetics and Laura Love and the Family Dog. Families are welcome to the free event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 996-2681. Lost River closing Seattle tasting...
Arts briefs: July 15, 2015

Arts briefs: July 15, 2015

  Malotte part of Port Townsend exhibit A photograph by local artist Sherry Malotte has been selected to be included in the 17th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Exhibition, “Expressions Northwest,” which will be held from July 31 to Aug. 30. Juror Kathleen Moles, an independent art curator, writer, and editor based in the...
Sports briefs: July 15, 2015

Sports briefs: July 15, 2015

Trail work with Methow Trails Methow Trails is holding its July trail-work session at the Patterson Lake Trail on Tuesday (July 21) from 8 a.m.-noon. Trails Manager Jon Albright will instruct volunteers in trail maintenance basics at the Patterson Lake Cabins before turning teams loose to perform tread, slope and brush work on the popular...
Community briefs: July 15, 2015

Community briefs: July 15, 2015

Help The Cove communicate The Cove is asking for the community’s help in updating its database so it can more effectively communicate with local residents, especially via email. Call 997-0227 or email thecovecares@gmail.com if you are willing to share your email address. The Cove is also asking for your names and phone numbers. All information...
Community news briefs: July 8, 2015

Community news briefs: July 8, 2015

Primitive skills class offered Primitive skills instructor Lynx Vilden and Living Wild are offering a summertime basic skills class July 17–23. Located at a camp 12 miles up Twisp River Road, the Living Wild Basic Skills class will cover the fundamentals of primitive living skills such as edible wild plants, fire by friction, shelter building,...
Arts briefs: July 8, 2015

Arts briefs: July 8, 2015

Confluence to open new show Confluence Gallery in Twisp will host an opening-day reception for its next exhibit, “Hardscapes,” on July 18 from 4–8 p.m. The exhibit runs through Aug. 22. Confluence invited artists to “take a deeper look at how humans invent, design, and engineer structures and systems that alter the natural world around...
Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

Arts briefs: July 1, 2015

McCollum exhibit at Methow Gallery The Methow Gallery at TwispWorks is exhibiting works by local artist Mary Lou McCollum. The gallery is open Thursday and Friday from noon–5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Visitors can also see and purchase the work of Methow Valley artists Terry Hunt, Donna Keyser, Laura Karcher and Matthew...
Community news briefs: July 1, 2015

Community news briefs: July 1, 2015

Help out at the rink The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink is looking for skilled carpenters to volunteer their expertise this week to help with framing the new buildings under construction at the rink. Volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. through Friday (July 3). For more information, call (509) 341-4400. Refrigeration equipment and other amenities are...