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Summer lunch menu

Summer lunch menu

THURSDAY, JUNE 25: Chicken salad on whole wheat bread, tostitos with salsa, celery sticks, apple, milk. FRIDAY, JUNE 26: Deli turkey sandwich, lettuce, carrots, grapes, milk. MONDAY, JUNE 29: BLT wrap, cucumbers, Mandarin oranges, milk. TUESDAY, JUNE 30: Peanut butter and jelly on whole wheat bread, cheese stick, apple, carrots, milk. Lunch is free for...
TwispWorks begins work on community gathering space in campus parking lot

TwispWorks begins work on community gathering space in campus parking lot

A new information kiosk under construction in the sprawling TwispWorks parking lot is the first of several new features that will transform the space into a community gathering place, Executive Director Amy Stork said this week. “A number of things will happen there to develop it into a public plaza to be used by TwispWorks...
Winthrop’s comp plan update moves on to town council

Winthrop’s comp plan update moves on to town council

By Don Nelson The Winthrop Planning Commission has completed work on an update of the town’s comprehensive plan and sent it to the Town Council for review. No one attended a final planning commission public hearing on the plan last week, although one written comment supporting the commission’s effort was received. The recommended plan is...
Winthrop adopts six-year street improvement plan

Winthrop adopts six-year street improvement plan

The Winthrop Town Council adopted the town’s six-year transportation improvement plan — a list of funded projects, hoped-for projects and dreamed-of projects to improve Winthrop’s streets — at its meeting last week.
Banquet supports mule deer and their habitat

Banquet supports mule deer and their habitat

There’s still time to get tickets for the Mule Deer Foundation Banquet this Saturday (June 20). This is the second annual event for the Okanogan Trails chapter. Last year’s event raised money to replant mule deer habitat that burned in the Carlton Complex Fire. It also helped with two ongoing projects — providing financial and volunteer assistance...

County election supervisor gets state award

Mila Jury, the chief deputy auditor and election supervisor for Okanogan County, was recognized as county election employee of the year by Secretary of State Kim Wyman last week. Jury, who has 40 years of experience working in elections, was honored for providing leadership for her peers and offering feedback on election issues. The secretary...
Lathrop's celebrate 50th anniversary

Lathrop’s celebrate 50th anniversary

A reception to honor Earl and Janice Lathrop on their 50th wedding anniversary will be held on Saturday (June 20) at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp from 1–3 p.m. Refreshments will served. No gifts, please.
Summer lunch menu

Summer lunch menu

MONDAY, JUNE 22: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat, yogurt, orange, carrots, milk. TUESDAY, JUNE 23: Deli ham sandwich, lettuce, cucumbers, peaches, milk. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24: Pizza wrap, broccoli, applesauce, milk. THURSDAY, JUNE 25: Chicken salad on whole wheat bread, tostitos with salsa, celery sticks, apple, milk. FRIDAY, JUNE 26: Deli turkey sandwich,...
Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Outdoor learning at Basecamp A series of free outdoor adventure and education programs at North Cascades Basecamp near Mazama begins on Monday (June 22). Julie Grialou of the Methow Conservancy will discuss restoration of the landscape after the Carlton Complex Fire at 7 p.m. On Tuesday (June 23), Kim Romain-Bondi will lead an “owl prowl” beginning...
Winthrop will get help keeping town’s public toilets clean

Winthrop will get help keeping town’s public toilets clean

The pre-summer rush of tourists is taking its toll on Winthrop’s public bathrooms. At last week’s Town Council meeting, Town Clerk Michelle Gaines told council members that Winthrop has fallen behind on keeping its public facilities clean and welcoming — and there have been complaints. The town’s public toilets include those at …