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Work up your appetite for another Bite of the Methow

Work up your appetite for another Bite of the Methow

The Bite Of the Methow, the annual community fundraiser hosted by the Winthrop Kiwanis, takes over the Winthrop Barn on Saturday (March 18), offering an array of foods prepared by local restaurants and providers. There will also be silent and live auctions to help raise funds for the community projects that Kiwanis supports. Steve Mitzner returns...
State Dept. of Ecology has summer jobs for high school students

State Dept. of Ecology has summer jobs for high school students

Want summer job? The state Department of Ecology is hiring 72 youths, ages 14 to 17, for six litter abatement crews in south-central Washington. Youth crews develop job skills, teamwork experience and safety awareness, and also receive environmental education. Candidates must be able to work outdoors and do physical labor, including walking 3 to 10...
Upcoming programs at the libraries

Upcoming programs at the libraries

Libraries are generally thought of as indoor spaces, but the North Central Regional Library is sponsoring a series of programs about the outdoors this spring. Wenatchee Valley College sociology professor Rich Brinkman will talk about life on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) at the Twisp library on March 30 at 6 p.m. Brinkman spent 150...
News from TwispWorks: new board member, tenants

News from TwispWorks: new board member, tenants

Ken Young has joined the TwispWorks Foundation’s board of directors. Young and his wife, Loy, recently moved to the valley full-time and have been volunteering at TwispWorks for the past year. His background is in education, leadership and training. Young grew up in the Gold Country of California where he was a special education teacher,...
LBHS lists first-semester honor roll

LBHS lists first-semester honor roll

Liberty Bell High School has released its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Corinne Dietz, Nathaniel Hirsch, Sebastion Hogness, Danielle Mott, Bram Wathen Juniors: Finlay Holston, Haley Post Sophomores: Peter Aspholm, Henry Jones, Jacqueline Larsen, Ava Mott, Michael Mott, Sam Neitlich,...
LBHS lists first-semester honor roll

LBHS lists first-semester honor roll

Liberty Bell High School has released its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Corinne Dietz, Nathaniel Hirsch, Sebastion Hogness, Danielle Mott, Bram Wathen Juniors: Finlay Holston, Haley Post Sophomores: Peter Aspholm, Henry Jones, Jacqueline Larsen, Ava Mott, Michael Mott, Sam Neitlich,...
Boyces celebrate 50 years

Boyces celebrate 50 years

Bob and Janet Boyce of Winthrop are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 4, 1967, in the Lutheran Church in Kirkland, Washington. They have two grown children, Tiffany Scott and Robbie Boyce, and four grandchildren, Wyatt and Mackenzie Scott, also of Winthrop, and Shayla and Brodie Boyce of Purcell, Oklahoma.
Floyd and Bobbie Jean

Floyd and Bobbie Jean

Floyd “Mont” Holbrook and Bobbie Jean Holbrook, both members of the band Honey and the Killer Beez, were married at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2017. On behalf of her family and friends Elvis, The King of Rock-n-Roll, gave the bride away while singing “Love me Tender.”
Get your fill at annual Bite of the Methow on March 18

Get your fill at annual Bite of the Methow on March 18

If thinking about the Winthrop Kiwanis club’s annual Bite of the Methow whets your appetite, mark your calendar now for the March 18 event at the Winthrop Barn. The Bite will once again feature a mouth-watering array of foods freshly prepared by the valley’s best chefs and providers. There will also be silent and live...
Reddingtons plan motorcycle trip for Alzheimer’s awareness

Reddingtons plan motorcycle trip for Alzheimer’s awareness

Donni Reddington, the daughter of Don and Ginger Reddington, is planning a 10-day motorcycle trip around Washington state with her dad this summer to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, and she’s looking for help with expenses. Donni Reddington has created a gofundme.com account — www.gofundme.com/ride4alzheimers — to help support the trip. Don Reddington was the subject of “Living With...