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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...
Arts briefs: Jan. 6, 2016

Arts briefs: Jan. 6, 2016

Artist-to-Artist begins Confluence Gallery will launch a new artist networking/education program, “Artist to Artist,” on Saturday (Jan. 9) from 5 – 7 p.m. at Weagant Studios, 62 Old Twisp Highway. Each quarterly gathering will be hosted by a Methow Valley artist in their working studio. Resident artists will share something about themselves and their work at the free events....
News briefs: Dec. 30, 2015

News briefs: Dec. 30, 2015

Outdoor burn ban imposed in county A stage 1 burn ban was imposed Tuesday (Dec. 29) in Okanogan, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Asotin and Walla Walla counties, the state Department of Ecology (DOE) announced. The ban will continue through at least 10 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 4), DOE said. DOE said it...
Arts briefs: Dec. 30, 2015

Arts briefs: Dec. 30, 2015

Movie night opens at Confluence The End of the Tour, the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, will be the first feature in Confluence Gallery’s series of movie nights on Tuesday (Jan. 5) at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5; beer and wine will be...
Sports briefs: Dec. 24, 2015

Sports briefs: Dec. 24, 2015

Ice rink update Change of plans at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR): because refrigeration equipment for the new rink surface hasn’t arrived yet, rink operators will resort to the old-fashioned way — covering the surface with water and waiting for it to freeze. Jill Calvert, president of the WISR board, said that may happen later...
Arts briefs: Dec. 23, 2015

Arts briefs: Dec. 23, 2015

Jazz night benefits MVCC The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop will host a night of jazz on Dec. 30 to benefit the Methow Valley Citizens Council (MVCC). Julliard graduate and founder of the Westerlies, Riley Mulherkar, and his brother Andrew, a New England Conservatory graduate, will be joined by local talent for a night of...
Arts briefs: Dec. 16, 2015

Arts briefs: Dec. 16, 2015

High school concert on Thursday The Liberty Bell High School band and choir will present their fall concert at 6 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 16) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Admission is by donation. Arctic adventures with Lynx Primitive living skills instructor Lynx Vilden will present a slide show and readings as part of...
Community briefs: Dec. 16, 2015

Community briefs: Dec. 16, 2015

Celebrate with the Community Center The Methow Valley Community Center will host a free Christmas celebration at the tree sale tent in the Hank’s Harvest Foods parking lot on Saturday (Dec. 19) from noon – 3 p.m. to thank the community and volunteers for supporting the tree sales effort, which benefits the community center. Mrs. Claus will...