Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

HISTORY
From Back Issues: April 2, 2014

From Back Issues: April 2, 2014

20 years ago the county contemplated replacing 1950s-vintage trucks. 40 years ago Loup Loup, tennis, and Good Friday were hot topics. 60 years ago snow depth and military service were in The News, 80 years ago there was a $9 Ford for sale as well as gardening and Ladies Aid, and 100 years ago baseball,...
From back issues: Feb. 26, 2014

From back issues: Feb. 26, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago — February 24, 1994   40 years ago — February 28, 1974  Civic Center seen in Twisp A committee to “Save Our School” was organized Monday night after discussion with Hazel Stevens Burnett of the Community Action Council who told of possible ways this could be done and funds that may be available...
From Back Issues: Feb. 12, 2014

From Back Issues: Feb. 12, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — February 10, 1994  40 years ago – February 14, 1974 Bright meteor drops into Methow Valley – by Jack Stoner About 7:40 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, rancher Ray Walsh coaxed his car westward up a snow-packed hill near his Methow Valley home. Suddenly, a blinding white light soared...
From Back Issues: Feb. 5, 2014

From Back Issues: Feb. 5, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago — February 7, 1994 40 years ago — February 7, 1974 Women hoopsters continue to win Methow Valley’s women’s basketball team ran their season record to 6–0 and winning streak to 16 straight wins with a pair of victories last week. The women easily defeated Omak 54-32 and then had...
From Back Issues: Jan. 1, 2014

From Back Issues: Jan. 1, 2014

20 years ago — January 8, 1994 Pearl’s going for the 11th race January 22 is the date for the 11th Annual Freeze Yer Buns Run featuring 90-year old participant Pearl Clark who is expecting to pick up the pineapple prize for being the oldest runner. All participants receive a t-shirt and are eligible for the grand...
From back issues: Dec. 11, 2013

From back issues: Dec. 11, 2013

20 years ago – December 9, 1993 From 3-point land. Brooke Bourn and the Lady Lions bombed the Bridgeport Fillies from the outside as the Liberty Bell cage teams swept the non-league opponents.   40 years ago – December 13, 1973 BLACKOUT HITS BIG AREA The area of the Methow Valley covered electrically by the...
From Back Issues: Oct. 30, 2013

From Back Issues: Oct. 30, 2013

20 years ago  – October 28, 1993 Winners of the Methow Valley News creative pumpkin decorating contest.     40 Years Ago – October 25, 1973   Christian Business Venture Introduces “Portable” Sawmill in Methow Valley The sound of a sawmill operating in the Methow Valley is a familiar one, and much has been written...
From Back Issues: Oct. 2, 2013

From Back Issues: Oct. 2, 2013

  20 years ago  – September 30, 1993 BALL DOWN A strong ground game accompanied Liberty Bell’s excellent passing efforts during last Friday evening’s match-up with Lake Roosevelt.   40 Years Ago – September 27, 1973   Square Dancers Plan Activities Methow Valley Promenaders square dance lessons will begin Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m....
From Back Issues: August 28, 2013

From Back Issues: August 28, 2013

20 years ago – August 26, 1933 WHO’S ON FIRST? Dale Hutson (left) and Sheila White wait for the long ball in center field at last Saturday’s Donkey baseball game. The contest between Winthrop and Twisp firefighters drew an appreciative audience which heleped raise money for the Winthrop Fire Department. The firefighters from Winthrop were...
From Back Issues: Aug. 14, 2013

From Back Issues: Aug. 14, 2013

20 years ago – August 12, 1993 Easy putt – Al Heitman lines up a putt on the 17th hole, while Jeff Brown (left rear) and Al Bell look on and Martha Cram studies her options at the Parker Smith Semi Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament last Saturday.     40 Years Ago – August 16,...