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From Back Issues: December 31, 2014

From Back Issues: December 31, 2014

20 years ago, Jan. 5, 1995 50 years ago, Jan. 7, 1965 Snow Brings Fun, Work and Spills Out by Davis Lake, near Winthrop, a 400 yard tubing hill is being whipped into shape. It has been on the slick side but since the new snow storm as the snow becomes packed from use it...
From Back Issues: December 24, 2014

From Back Issues: December 24, 2014

20 years ago, Dec. 22, 1994 40 years ago, Dec. 19, 1974 Exxon Searches Valley For Mineral Deposits Exxon is one of three corporations in the process of drilling for ore on Okanogan National Forest land, according to deputy forest Supt. Bill McLaughlin. McLaughlin, speaking Dec. 9 to the Okanogan chamber of commerce, said the...
From Back Issues: Dec. 10, 2014

From Back Issues: Dec. 10, 2014

20 years ago, Dec. 8, 1994 40 years ago, December 12, 1974 CLASS TO PRESENT ‘HILLBILLY WEDDIN’ “Hillbilly Weddin,” a popular spoof of mountain marrying is the first dramatic effort of the junior class of Liberty Bell High School. Some valley residents remember the play from 1968, when it was produced at Twisp High School....
From Back Issues: October 15, 2014

From Back Issues: October 15, 2014

20 years ago — Oct. 20, 1994 40 years ago, Oct. 17, 1974 Forest Land Use Planning May Determine Future of Resort Project Development of a major four-seasons ski resort near Mazama depends on the outcome of an environmental impact statement now being prepared by the Okanogan National Forest, according to Early Winters Project Director Jerry Blann...
From Back Issues:  September 10, 2014

From Back Issues: September 10, 2014

20 years ago — Sept. 8, 1994  40 years ago — Sept. 12, 1974 MAZAMA 4-Hers WIN FAIR RIBBONS Mazama Cascaders 4-H Club winners at the County Fair are: Aaron Lee Burkhart, reserve champion on fitting and showing senior class, & reserve champion in round robin in fitting and showing. He won a blue ribbon on his steer and...
From back issues: July 2, 2014

From back issues:
July 2, 2014

Compiled by Laurelle Walsh 20 years ago — June 30, 1994 40 years ago — June 27, 1974 Swimming Pool Opens in Twisp The Ernst O. Wagner Memorial Pool and Bathhouse in the Twisp park officially opened Monday, June 24 following renovation work which delayed the regular season opening by about three weeks. Dan Nohel is the lifeguard and swim...
From back issues: June 4, 2014

From back issues:
June 4, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – May 19, 1994  40 years ago – May , 1974 Large crowd attends first Liberty Bell High graduation The candlelight ceremony was attended by a capacity crowd who witnessed the first graduation of a senior class in the consolidated district. The 50 member class had chosen the...
From back issues: May 21, 2014

From back issues:
May 21, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – May 19, 1994  40 years ago – May , 1974 Welcome to Winthrop ’49er Days – Coronation Friday night opens gala weekend The Coronation Program and Variety Show, which will start off the 29th annual ’49er Days festivities, will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, May 24 at...
From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — May 5, 1994 40 years ago —  May 9, 1974 Chet Endrizzi “at it again” The renovation of Winthrop continues with Chet Endrizzi and Howard Weller busy touching up with paint different weathered areas in the old western mining town. Weller said that ranchers who have not yet had...
From Back Issues

From Back Issues

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – April 28, 1994 40 years ago – May 2, 1974 Gasoline is plentiful in the Methow Valley Fishermen and other visitors to the Methow Valley will be able to find ample gasoline according to local officials. George Dibble, mayor of Winthrop, and Jack Abrams, county commissioner, said...