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COMMUNITY NEWS
Packing up the Community School

Packing up the Community School

By Laurelle Walsh

Parents, board members and community volunteers packed up books and classroom materials and moved furniture into a rented semi trailer at …
Community briefs: June 25, 2014

Community briefs: June 25, 2014

This week: Help with ‘Friday Food Program’ because kids eat on weekends, too, Charley family DVD at Interpretive Center June 29, learn All about mushrooms, Get your berries and Livestock deadline extended
Student briefs

Student briefs

Bryan Michael Putnam, of Twisp, was awarded a Master of Fine Arts degree by the University of Oregon during the spring term. Claire LeDuc, of Mazama, was named to the spring semester honor roll at Montana State University in Bozeman.
Liebl awarded scholarship

Liebl awarded scholarship

Heidi Liebl of Winthrop has been awarded a $500 scholarship to study nursing at Wenatchee Valley College/Omak, through the Omak Foundation. The foundation awarded nine scholarships totaling $5,000.
Community briefs: June 18, 2014

Community briefs: June 18, 2014

This week: Primitive skills for kids starts June 23, Spaghetti feed to benefit Wagner pool happens June 28, also on June 28 there's a Snake awareness for dogs class and Get a fresh start on June 20.

Rivers focus of discussion at Confluence Gallery

In conjunction with its current exhibit “Our River,” Confluence Gallery & Art Center in Twisp will host a panel discussion on Friday (June 13) about local rivers and what they mean to us as a community. The informal discussion begins at 6 p.m. and will be facilitated by Derek Van Marter, executive director of the...

Community briefs: June 11, 2014

This week: Ham radio club needs support for field exercise and Farm to Table dinner coming in August
Proposed new fire station is topic of public meetings

Proposed new fire station is topic of public meetings

By Ann McCreary
A proposal to increase the Okanogan County Fire District 6 tax levy to build a new fire station in Winthrop will be the topic of two public meetings hosted by the …
Community briefs: June 4, 2014

Community briefs: June 4, 2014

This week: ‘Weed-a-thon’ fundraiser for LBHS students on Thursday, June 5, Metal drive continues Saturday and Vacation Bible school in July.
Sinlahekin celebrating 75 years of protecting wildlife

Sinlahekin celebrating 75 years of protecting wildlife

The lakes, wetlands, meadows and shrub-steppe around Loomis, in northern Okanogan County, were deemed of such importance to mule deer that Washington state created its first wildlife area there 75 years ago. Today the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area contains 14,314 acres in a deep glaciated valley, plus another 8,500 acres in two other units. To celebrate...