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Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus1916–2018

Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus
1916–2018

Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus, affectionately known as Mikki most of her life, passed away April 30, 2018, at the age of 102. Mikki was born March 26, 1916, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Harry and Rose Jones. The family moved west in 1922, eventually settling in Bellingham. She attended local schools, including Whatcom High School, but...

Legal notices: May 9, 2018

TOWN OF TWISP April 19, 2018 Notice of Application NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Joe Marver of Twisp, Washington has submitted an application for the Joe Marvelous Short Plat No.TWPSP18-01 to the Town of Twisp. The proposal entails division of Parcel No. 2610010101 into two lots, Lot 1 being 7,142 square feet and Lot 2...
Harts Pass: April 18, 2018

Harts Pass: April 18, 2018

No housing shortage for bluebirds in the valley   

No housing shortage for bluebirds in the valley   

As the days grow longer and temperatures rise, Western and mountain bluebirds are migrating back to the Methow Valley, and they’re finding new homes when they arrive. Local residents volunteered time on a recent Saturday morning to install more than 40 bluebird nesting boxes at several sites …
Copper Glance ownership starts ‘new journey’ for Methow Valley couple

Copper Glance ownership starts ‘new journey’ for Methow Valley couple

By Ashley Lodato When Methow Valley residents Chris Hoffer and Mike Baerveldt recently took ownership of Winthrop’s Copper Glance craft cocktail bar, it was “a bit of a dream come true,” according to Hoffer. The business itself, its niche in the community, and the very timing of the purchase were all great fits for Baerveldt...
District 6 commissioners still mulling two fire station sites

District 6 commissioners still mulling two fire station sites

Commissioners are continuing deliberations over the best location for a proposed new fire station for Okanogan County Fire District 6 in Winthrop, focusing on two potential sites. One is a 5-acre property the district already owns on Horizon Flats, and…