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Vintage wheels rolling into Winthrop

Vintage wheels rolling into Winthrop

Get ready to roll, and maybe rock a little too. Winthrop’s 39th annual Vintage Wheels Show will be back in town Friday and Saturday (Sept. 5 – 6), with dozens of antique and unusual conveyances, motorized or otherwise, on display. Classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, travel trailers, pedal cars and bicycles will be part of the mix...
A walk in the wild

A walk in the wild

Last weekend was perfect for a backpacking trip that included kids full of curiosity. Near Dagger Lake, an unidentified amphibian draws the attention of Leki Albright, left, Amelia Bondi peeking in from behind, Wyatt Albright and Evan Canan. Below, Stiletto Peak looms in the background as Emmet Bondi traipses over Twisp Pass.
Community briefs: August 27, 2014

Community briefs: August 27, 2014

This week: Marbeled murrelet topic of talk on Sept. 2 and No Duck Race this year
Vintage Wheels roll into Winthrop on Sept. 6

Vintage Wheels roll into Winthrop on Sept. 6

The 39th annual Winthrop Vintage Wheels show will once again put on a display of classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, travel trailers, pedal cars and bicycles on Sept. 6. All of the wheeled conveyances are, ironically perhaps, within easy walking distance of each other at the free event. The cars, trucks, motorcycles and bicycles will...
The Labor Day lineup

The Labor Day lineup

Labor Day weekend in the Methow Valley offers a variety of entertainment and events. Here’s a list of things to do. For more information about individual events, see the calendar of events on page A8. Friday • Winthrop Market, offering local crafts and produce, at Mack Lloyd Park, 4 – 7 p.m. • Music by Emele Clothier...
2014-2015 School bus schedules

2014-2015 School bus schedules

Note: Routes 2 and 3 may not operate on this schedule until roads are fully open. There will be two buses for route 2 — one will use the Twisp-Carlton Road to pick up riders in Carlton and on Ross Road, another will go down Highway 153 as far as the closure. Route 3’s schedule...
Flagg Mountain cabin trial continues this week

Flagg Mountain cabin trial continues this week

The trial over the legality of a small cabin built atop Flagg Mountain in 2012 is running longer than originally expected, and was continuing this week in Okanogan County Superior Court before Judge Chris Culp. The trial was scheduled to last four days last week, but observers and interested parties said they expected that at...
A welcome sign

A welcome sign

Liberty Bell High School sophomore Cole Darwood, left, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow, and LBHS seniors Dwight Treise and Ashley Watson show off the new police department sign that the students created as part of their community service requirements. Darwood and Treise put the sign’s metal components together in Barry Stromberger’s welding class. Watson, a...
Honor Roll

Honor Roll

Libby Michaela Anderson of Winthrop graduated from the University of Washington in June with a bachelor of arts degree in international studies.
Recycle metal scrap from fires

Recycle metal scrap from fires

Methow Recycles is teaming up with Cascade Concrete and local contractors to help residents who lost their homes to fire deal with metal material left in the ashes, such as roofing, appliances, farm equipment, vehicles or other metal that has value. Homeowners can receive payment for the metal, or can direct the proceeds to Methow...