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VALLEY LIFE
April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

Mazama By Bob Spiwak The weather forecast for this morning (April 7) offered a day with sunshine and a high of 62. What we have is overcast and it’s very much on the cool side, 42 degrees. Not too conducive for a comfortable golf outing planned for tomorrow. Even without golf there is plenty of...
April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Twisp By Sally Gracie A male rufous hummingbird arrived first. I saw him last Tuesday at 7:40 a.m., and I like to think he is “my” bird, the one who has traveled a great distance for the third year to the back porch feeder. His more-timid mate followed soon after. The hummers have settled in...
April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Winthrop By Ashley Lodato Sly Andrew Nelson sneaked away from the valley for his 50th birthday on Saturday. Instead of having a cadre of local friends make jokes about aging at a traditional birthday party, Andrew chose to spend his half-century birthday running a half marathon near Bellingham. Sponsored by the Bellingham Trail Running Series,...
April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

Methow By Joanna Bastian As a homeowner who lives on forested land, I am interested in learning how to take care of the surrounding forest. After all, we do regular maintenance on the house and the garden — what can we do to keep the forest healthy too? A Forest Stewardship Plan, created by a professional forester,...
April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

On the water: Recollecting my days on the Green River “It’s instant death to run Cataract Canyon in an open boat,” said our van driver as he zoomed past a semi in a whiteout on Interstate 70. He was speaking to Jeff Sandine, Craig Nelson and me, and referring to our three canoes on...
Be the voice of Carlton

Be the voice of Carlton

The News is looking for a correspondent for the unique community of Carlton. If you are interested, send a letter and writing samples to P.O. Box 97, Twisp, WA 98856 or email to editor@methowvalleynews.com. Applicants must live in or near enough to Carlton to call it their home base.   PREVIOUS CARLTONS   Back to...