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Catch the peak of hawk migration at this weekend’s festival

Catch the peak of hawk migration at this weekend’s festival

By Laurelle Walsh
The fifth annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival takes place this weekend with field trips and bird-oriented programs at Memorial Park in Pateros, at North Cascades Basecamp in Mazama, …
Community briefs: September 10, 2014

Community briefs: September 10, 2014

This week: Check your child’s car seat, Learn first aid, Get ready for cider squeeze, Community potluck at TwispWorks, Food drive at football game, Fire recovery workshop, and Watch out for phone scam
Field trip to study Carlton Complex Fire burn area

Field trip to study Carlton Complex Fire burn area

Staff from the Winthrop-based Pacific Biodiversity Institute will lead a field trip on Saturday (Sept. 13) covering parts of the Carlton Complex Fire burn area to explore wildlife responses and ecosystem recovery. A car pool for the free trip will leave the Hank’s Harvest Foods parking lot in Twisp at 10 a.m. The trip is...
Business casual clothing donated to fire, flood victims 

Business casual clothing donated to fire, flood victims 

Women who lost their homes in the Carlton Complex Fire or the ensuing floods and mudslides may receive new designer clothing courtesy of the Heart of CAbi (Carol Anderson by Invitation) Foundation. On Saturday (Sept. 13) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Cindy Oliver, CAbi consultant and co-owner of the Three Bears Inn in Winthrop, will...
Thank you cards

Thank you cards

Sixth graders from Burlington, Washington sent more than 40 handmade thank-you cards to Methow Valley firefighters last month, care of Fire District 6 Assistant Chief Cody Acord. A letter on City of Burlington stationery that accompanied the cards stated, “Please help to pass out the cards to the Methow Fire Department and area volunteers,” but...
Eiffert gearheads triple-shift the Vintage Wheels Show

Eiffert gearheads triple-shift the Vintage Wheels Show

By Mike Maltais
If you take a close look at the promotional poster advertising this year’s Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show on Saturday (Sept. 6), you will see 2013’s Best of Show winner, an eye-catching tangelo pearl-colored 1936 Dodge “Humpback” sedan delivery. What you might not know is that the classic car is the pampered...
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...