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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 …
Community briefs: June 10, 2015

Community briefs: June 10, 2015

  U.S. at war, and path to peace Dana Visalli offers a free talk and PowerPoint presentation titled “America at War and the Path to Peace: Lessons from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan,” on Friday (June 12) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp beginning at 7 p.m. Visalli has visited Iraq and Afghanistan four times each since...
Kids’ summer reading programs start this week at Twisp, Winthrop libraries

Kids’ summer reading programs start this week at Twisp, Winthrop libraries

By Laurelle Walsh North Central Regional Library’s (NCRL) Summer Reading Program begins tomorrow (June 11) as soon as school lets out for the summer. Kids of any age may participate. Prizes are awarded for hours spent reading, or being read to, and raffles will be held throughout the summer and at the program’s end. Sign...
Home Depot Foundation gift goes to American Legion

Home Depot Foundation gift goes to American Legion

Methow Valley American Legion Post 143 has been awarded a $5,000 gift card from The Home Depot Foundation. The Community Impact Grant award will go toward purchasing materials for renovations at the Twisp American Legion Hall, according to Post Adjutant/Finance Officer Tristan Gilbert. “We appreciate the services your organization is providing within the community,” wrote...
Comments sought on review of Mazama development

Comments sought on review of Mazama development

Developers are seeking to rezone part of the Chechaquo Ranch/Pasayten Peak planned development in the Mazama core to accommodate future development including retail, tourist-residential units and expanded and reconfigured parking for Methow Trails. The property, along Goat Creek Road across …
PUD warns of another computer scam targeting customers

PUD warns of another computer scam targeting customers

The Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) — and its customers — continue to be hit by computer scams. The two latest efforts to ensnare PUD customers are both messages that pop up on people’s personal computers. One notifies people that they are the PUD’s “lucky visitor” and that they have an unclaimed prize, and tell the people to...
Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Graduating Liberty Bell High School senior Tabitha Bergevin-Krumme has been awarded the Al Green Fisheries Enhancement Scholarship by the Methow Valley Fly Fishers. The $2,000 scholarship was created to encourage Methow Valley students to pursue careers in fisheries, aquatic studies, fisheries ecology or related studies. The Fly Fishers organization is dedicated to improving local lakes,...