Today is Friday, May. 22, 2015

BRIEFS
Arts briefs: May 20, 2015

Arts briefs: May 20, 2015

Trivia at the ciderhouse Keep your mind active on Sunday afternoons by taking part in trivia competition at the Methow Valley Ciderhouse near Winthrop, which will host teams of up to five from 3–5 p.m., starting this weekend. Cost is $3 person. For more information, call (509) 341-4354 or email methowcider@gmail.com. Confluence exhibits ‘Fireworks’ Confluence...
Community briefs: May 20, 2015

Community briefs: May 20, 2015

Cruise-In rolls into Twisp Cruise-In 2015, hosted by Methow Valley Motorheads, launches tonight (May 20) at Twisp Town Park beginning at 5:30 p.m. The free event features antique and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. For more information, call (509) 341-4255 or (509) 860-1610. Other Cruise-Ins will be held on June 17 at River Bend RV...
Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Arts briefs: May 13, 205

Art class postponed The experiential drawing and painting class “Immerse Yourself in the Process,” originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17), has been postponed until fall, according to Confluence Gallery. For more information, call 997- 2787. Life drawing classes offered Four sessions of life drawing classes with Robin Nelson-Wicks will begin May 28 and...
Community briefs: May 13, 2015

Community briefs: May 13, 2015

Eat and shop in Mazama Bring your appetite and shopper’s sharp eye to the Mazama Community Club’s pancake breakfast and flea market on May 23 from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost of the breakfast is $6, or free for children 5 and under. For information about the breakfast or to volunteer as a helper, call 996-7897. If...
Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Small business workshops The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering several business workshops by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) in Wenatchee over the next few months: May 12 — “Developing Your Marketing Plan” May 19 — “Marketing for the Internet” June 9 — “How to Buy or Sell a Business” June 23 — “How to Choose and Buy the Right...
Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Arts briefs: May 6, 2015

Book reading in Wenatchee Portland-based author Molly Gloss will discuss her new book, Falling from Horses, at the Wenatchee Public Library on Thursday (May 7). The free event begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Gloss is the author of five novels. For more information, call (509) 662-5021. Senior project...
Community briefs: May 6, 2015

Community briefs: May 6, 2015

Budrow speaking at roundtable Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow will talk about the state of law enforcement in the town at the Community Roundtable on Friday (May 8) at 10 a.m. at the Twisp Valley Grange. The event is free. For more information, call 997-0227. DamNation screening in Mazama The documentary film DamNation will be...
Community briefs: April 29, 2015

Community briefs: April 29, 2015

Metal drive this weekend Bring your unwanted metal junk to the annual Methow Recycles metal drive on Saturday and Sunday (May 2 and 3) at Cascade Concrete, on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. each day. Old metal appliances, motorized equipment, wire, cable, pipe, chain, scrap steel and iron, and non-ferrous metals...
News briefs: April 22, 2015

News briefs: April 22, 2015

Property taxes due next week Okanogan County property tax payments and irrigation assessments are due to the county treasurer this month, and must be postmarked by April 30. Taxpayers paying in two installments must pay the first half by April 30 and the second half by Oct. 31. Payments can be made in person or...
Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Arts briefs: April 22, 2015

Pipestone student recital Sunday Students of Pam Hunt at the Pipestone School of Music will hold their annual studio recital in the Methow Valley Community Center gym on Sunday (April 26) at 3 p.m. Students from age 5 to 23 will perform solo and group pieces on violin, viola and cello. The event is free but...