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Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

By Ann McCreary

Twisp’s law prohibiting new wells in town will be amended to allow Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) to drill four …

Winthrop restaurant in compliance after paying fine, getting approval

Winthrop restaurant in compliance after paying fine, getting approval

By Laurelle Walsh

East 20 Pizza is now in compliance with Winthrop’s Westernization code, according to Westernization Architectural Committee (WAC) administrator Cindy Hicks.

School facilities upgrades will get one more review

School facilities upgrades will get one more review

By Marcy Stamper

Staff and community members who have been working on a list of recommended upgrades to school facilities and the district’s transportation fleet …

County hearing examiner weighs Walking D zone change

County hearing examiner weighs Walking D zone change

By Marcy Stamper

Okanogan County hearing examiner Dan Beardslee took testimony last week from two representatives of the Walking D Corporation and one neighbor on a proposal to …

School district budget nixes most course fees, adds counselor for 2014-15 

School district budget nixes most course fees, adds counselor for 2014-15 

By Marcy Stamper 

The Methow Valley School Board directors adopted a $7 million budget for the 2014-15 school year that includes five full days of kindergarten, a …

Summer program offers free lunch for youth at Twisp park

Summer program offers free lunch for youth at Twisp park

By Laurelle Walsh
Kids 18 years old and younger are invited to have lunch — for free — at the Twisp Town Park this summer, Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

Twisp reinstates police agreement with Winthrop

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials have decided to reinstate an agreement that authorizes police officers from Winthrop to enforce laws within Twisp …

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
Celebrate the Twisp airport’s birthday at its annual Fly-In

Celebrate the Twisp airport’s birthday at its annual Fly-In

By Laurelle Walsh
Twisp Municipal Airport’s 19th annual Fly-In this Saturday (July 5) recognizes the anniversary of the airport’s opening 69 years ago on July 4, 1945. All are invited to share in the celebration, enjoy a pancake breakfast, and take a look at some painstakingly restored vintage airplanes and …

DNR imposes burn ban on eastern Washington lands

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will imposed a burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades beginning Tuesday (July 1), and is expected to last through Sept. 30. The burn ban is currently limited to eastern Washington. It may eventually be extended to western Washington as conditions warrant, the DNR said....