Today is Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

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Loup goes to weekends only; Community Challenge still on The Loup Loup Ski Bowl is now operating weekends only, General Manager C.P. Grosenick said this week. Grosenick said the spring season pass sale continues. As of earlier this week, the Loup Community Challenge — a team relay race that includes Alpine skiing, tubing and Nordic skiing segments — was...
Arts briefs: March 9, 2016

Arts briefs: March 9, 2016

Arabic, Turkish music at Confluence Confluence Gallery in Twisp presents a World Music concert featuring Arabic and Turkish Music with members of the Seattle-based House of Tarab Ensemble on Saturday (March 12) beginning at 6:30 p.m. House of Tarab specializes in the “Golden Era” music of Egyptian Cinema, according to a Confluence press release. Tarab refers...
News briefs: March 9, 2016

News briefs: March 9, 2016

Weather system installation delayed at airport Winter weather delays have moved the installation date for a new weather reporting system at Methow Valley State Airport to late spring 2016. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) previously estimated that the weather reporting system — also known as an Automated Weather Observing System — would be operational by February 2016....
Arts briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

‘Last Salmon’ opens at The Merc  “The Last Salmon,” a story-telling musical based on a book by local author Phil Davis and told through music composed by award-winning songwriter Casey James, opens on Friday (Feb. 26) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. The show tells the story of a wild salmon, Buck, who travels with...
Community briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

Community briefs: Feb. 24, 2016

Father-daughter dance Twisp Valley Grange will host a father-daughter dance on Saturday (Feb. 27) from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance and can be purchased at Hometown Pizza in Twisp or Robins Egg Bleu in Winthrop; or $10 at the door. The theme is “When We Were Young — ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.” For more information, email...
Sports briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Sports briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Have an adventure with Hanz Hanz’s Big Adventure, a trials-format race for all ages, will be staged Saturday (Feb. 20) at the McCabe Trails at Liberty Bell High School. Guess how long it will take you to do your chosen course and enter your time here when you register. Course distances are 1, 2.5, or...
News briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

News briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Twisp mayor to serve on AWC board Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody has been appointed to serve on the board of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Ing-Moody will represent AWC board District 3, which includes 37 cities and towns in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties. “I believe in AWC to represent the interests of...
Community briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Community briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

MVES student qualifies for state chess tournament Alexander Nicolazzo, a sixth-grade student at Methow Valley Elementary School, took first place in the sixth-grade category on Feb. 6 at the Groundhog Chess Tournament in Spokane. He qualified for the state tournament at the Tacoma Convention Center on April 16. Film about dying Speaking of Dying, a...
Arts briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Arts briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

OVOC family concert this weekend The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus present their family concert on Sunday (Feb. 21). Admission is free. The concert is at 3 p.m. at the Omak Performing Arts Center. The choir will perform songs from Broadway shows — including Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Gondoliers,” “All I Ask of You” from The Phantom of the...
Sports briefs: Feb. 10, 2016

Sports briefs: Feb. 10, 2016

Snowshoe sluggers Teams from around the region will be strap on their snowshoes Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 13 – 14) for the annual snowshoe softball tournament at the Winthrop ball field. Games will be played all day each day and spectating is free. For more information, call (888) 463‑8469. Time for the Tour Ski all there is...