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Cancio-Bello joins Community School

Cancio-Bello joins Community School

Tara Cancio-Bello has joined Methow Valley Community School as a crew leader for the 2014-15 school year. Cancio-Bello, who with her partner and 8-year-old son is relocating to Twisp from Wallingford, Vermont, brings 12 years of experience in elementary school education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in horticultural science from the University of Florida, and...
Family Health Centers opens new Omak facility

Family Health Centers opens new Omak facility

Family Health Centers of Okanogan County (FHC) will hold a grand opening celebration for its new facility at 1003 Koala Drive in Omak on Tuesday (Aug. 12) at 10 a.m. The event will include a free community health fair beginning at 11 a.m.  in conjunction with National Health Center Week. The celebration will begin with...
Fresh Greens quietly opens its doors

Fresh Greens quietly opens its doors

By Laurelle Walsh
Fresh Greens, the Methow Valley’s first marijuana retailer, is up and running despite some unplanned downtime on its opening week, according to owner Austin Lott. The store had a “quiet opening” on July 17 after receiving its first …
Winthrop to set conditions on first marijuana retail store

Winthrop to set conditions on first marijuana retail store

By Laurelle Walsh
A public hearing will be held at the Winthrop Town Council meeting tonight (July 2) on a conditional use permit that would allow Austin Lott to …
News briefs: July 2, 2014

News briefs: July 2, 2014

This week: DNR imposes burn ban on eastern Washington lands and Shoreline restrictions near Wanapum Dam extended
News adds two staff members

News adds two staff members

The Methow Valley News has added two new staff members. Rebecca Walker is the newspaper’s new office manager, replacing Marilyn Bardin, who retired. Walker most recently worked as a licensed life and health insurance agent at McDonald Zaring Insurance in Walla Walla. She also has been an assistant office manager and administrative assistant for State...
Business briefs: July 2, 2014

Business briefs: July 2, 2014

This week: Summer evenings in the courtyard in Mazama, there's News at Valley Veterinary and a New release at Lost River Winery
Old Schoolhouse Brewery in transition, will stay small 

Old Schoolhouse Brewery in transition, will stay small 

By Laurelle Walsh

Old Schoolhouse Brewery (OSB) has made the decision to stay small and focus on quality, said co-owner Casey Ruud. “Our next step would be …

Entrepreneur comes ‘eqpd’ to launch new business in Twisp

Entrepreneur comes ‘eqpd’ to launch new business in Twisp

By Ann McCreary
Launching a manufacturing business in a place as remote as Twisp has its challenges, Jonathan Baker acknowledges. “But the challenges are …
Wine ‘growlers’ now allowed at winery tasting rooms

Wine ‘growlers’ now allowed at winery tasting rooms

Beginning Thursday (June 12), a new state law will allow family wineries in Washington state to fill wine “growlers” — customer-owned, reusable and re-sealable bottles — at tasting rooms that are separate from wineries. To celebrate, Lost River Winery will host an event at its Seattle tasting room near the Pike Place Market, from 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., with free...