Today is Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016


Memorial for Jananne Lovett

A memorial service for Jananne Lovett will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 3 p.m. at the Twisp River Suites. It will be a celebration of her the life with music, a video presentation and beverages and light food fare. For information call (509) 429-9593.
Jack L. Boesel 1934–2016

Jack L. Boesel

Jack L. Boesel, 81, of Boise, Idaho, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Jack was born in Okanogan on Nov. 13, 1934, to Floyd and Agnes Boesel. He grew up near Winthrop on the Boesel family ranch. He graduated from Winthrop High School in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army for two years...
Bill Oakford 1954–2016

Bill Oakford

Bill Oakford, 62, born Jan. 21, 1954, passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in Twisp after a three-year battle with cancer. Bill came to the Methow Valley after retiring from the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Evelyn; his daughters Kim and Jessica; brothers Tom, Dave and...
Ruby D. Burns1932—2016

Ruby D. Burns

Ruby D. Burns, 84, of Cave City, Arkansas, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016. She was born in Twisp on April 3, 1932, to Leslie Harlan Ames and Sadie Belle (Hemenway) Ames. Ruby was her own person and she was a member of the Humane Society of Independence County. Survivors include her husband of 37 years,...
Memorial for Don Mendro

Memorial for Don Mendro

A memorial service for Don Mendro will be held on Saturday, July 23, at the Twisp Valley Grange beginning at 5 p.m. After the service there will be a potluck dinner and music by Laura Love and the Family Dog. For information call 997-6070.
Memorial for Richard (Dick) Brown

Memorial for Richard (Dick) Brown

Join the family of Richard (Dick) Brown to celebrate his life at Brown’s Farm, 887 Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop, on Saturday, July 30, at 3 p.m.
Michael David Hobby1950–2016

Michael David Hobby

Michael David Hobby, 65, born Oct. 1, 1950, went home to be with the Lord on June 22, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Mike served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran and later went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. Mike was the pastor of Isaiah...
Celebration of life for Jerry Bristol

Celebration of life for Jerry Bristol

There will be a service of remembrance for Jerry Bristol (July 27, 1939  – Dec. 18, 2015) on Tuesday (June 28) at 11 a.m. at the Methow Valley United Methodist Church. Please join us in celebrating Jerry’s life.
Don Mendro1945-2016

Don Mendro

Don Mendro, born Feb. 11, 1945, died in his sleep in the Philippines on May 28, 2016. He lived in Twisp from 1973-75 and worked for Ayers Surveying. He lived here again from 2011?14 and worked at Ace Hardware and at the Do-It Center. He played the drums with the Hottell Ragtime Band and the...
Kjell R. Lester1966–2016

Kjell R. Lester

Kjell Ray Lester, 50, nearly a lifelong Winthrop resident and businessman, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. His passing marks the end of 51 years of a retail business in downtown Winthrop for the Lester family. He was born on May 13, 1966, to John and Carol (Gatewood)...