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PHOTO GALLERIES
July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018

Click on any of the square, thumbnail-sized images to launch a slideshow. 
New old good times

New old good times

The visiting New Old Time Chautauqua troupe, augmented by local talent, entertained both outdoors and indoors in Twisp on Saturday. Activities included a parade that started at the Methow Valley Community Center after the farmers market, interactive workshops on the TwispWorks campus, and a “Really Big Show” in the community center gym in the evening....
Hometown hero

Hometown hero

Two-time Olympic Winter Games participant Sadie Bjornsen, a Methow Valley native who competes in Nordic skiing, returned home last week for a parade through Winthrop, followed by a gathering at Mack Lloyd Park. She was cheered and greeted by family, friends and fans. Bjornsen received a key to the town of Winthrop, a lifetime pass...
Strictly ornamental

Strictly ornamental

Hood ornaments used to be a detail of distinction on cars and trucks. Some were stylized works of art, simple or elaborate. Others — such as the round glass gauges that warned of an overheated engine — were also functional. If you knew your makes and models, you could identify a vehicle strictly by the...
Killer Whales off to fast start at season-opening meet

Killer Whales off to fast start at season-opening meet

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team opened its 2017 competitive season with a strong showing in its home pool on Saturday (July 24), claiming 27 first-place finishes among the 60 boys’ and girls’ events. The meet, called the Methow Pentathlon because each swimmer …
Halloween 2016

Halloween 2016

Methow Valley kids (and many of their parents) got all dressed up with somewhere to go on Halloween. While Burgar Street and other Twisp sites drew the usual crowds, dozens of trick-or-treaters toured Riverside Avenue in Winthrop, which was lined with trunk-or-treat opportunities. Others gathered at the Mazama Store for a group foray into the...
July 4, 2016 in Twisp

July 4, 2016 in Twisp

Twisp’s annual Fourth of July parade brought out the usual eclectic group of participants, as well as  appreciative spectators who lined Glover Street to enjoy the spectacle and connect with friends and neighbors.  Later in the day, the Methow Arts Festival was pretty much a play day for every age group. Musical entertainment, face-painting, hands-on...
LBHS Graduation 2016

LBHS Graduation 2016

See photo gallery below. The class of 2016 is: McKenna Barnes, Lake Erie College in Ohio Monica Chavey, Central Washington University Tyson Coleman, Walla Walla Community College Connor Cooley, Gonzaga University Dyson Oliver Curtis, gap year and working Asa Daniels, Shoreline Community College Cory Diamond, Claremont McKenna College Tara Dod, University of Washington Tacoma Oscar...
Nothin' could be finer than a parade for '49ers

Nothin’ could be finer than a parade for ’49ers

Saturday was a day made for parading, and the ’49er Days lineup did not disappoint. An electic collection of entrants moved down Riverside Avenue by  hoof, wheel or on foot, often stopping to interact with an enthusiastic crowd. The parade launched a full day of activities downtown and at Mack Lloyd Park.
Ruff & tumble racing

Ruff & tumble racing

A photo gallery featuring the 2016 Doggy Dash that took place in Winthrop on Feb. 14. Click on any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view a slideshow from the event. G A L L E R Y