Today is Friday, Jul. 3, 2015

PHOTO GALLERIES
An un-bearable situation

An un-bearable situation

A young black bear was trapped in a cage, darted with an immobilizing drug, fitted with a yellow plastic ear tag, transported up a rough mountain road, and shot at with loud cracker shells and paint balls after …
Nothing could be finer than a parade for ‘49ers

Nothing could be finer than a parade for ‘49ers

Saturday (May 9) saw beautiful weather for the ’49er Days parade in Winthrop. The parade featured all sorts of critters, both two- and four-legged, in their finest parade gear.
Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Smiles ruled the day at the Easter egg hunt held on the lawn of the day-use area at Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday. The free event was hosted by Winthrop Kiwanis and the Twisp Valley Grange, with help from Liberty Bell High School Key Club members, and burgers by BS Barbecue. Little Star Montessori...
Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2015

Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2015

Prime conditions drew more than a dozen aeronauts from around the Northwest – as well as local photographers and onlookers – to Winthrop’s 19th-annual Balloon Festival this past weekend. G A L L E R Y Click any square thumbnail-sized image to start the slide show.
Ready, set, woof … Doggie dash returns to Winthrop

Ready, set, woof … Doggie dash returns to Winthrop

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113 and still counting!

113 and still counting!

Saturday night, January 31, a variety show was staged at the Methow Valley Community Center to honor the Methow Valley News’ 113th year. See Headlines and Headliners, published last week, for a complete description of the show. G A L L E R Y  
A good effort …

A good effort …

Methow Valley Elementary School third graders are learning to cross country ski with the help of many volunteers and generous contributions from the valley’s ski shops. The kids had their first lesson Jan. 9.    
A legendary performance

A legendary performance

Students at the Methow Valley Community School — with help from two students at the Independent Learning Center — were transformed into coyotes, eagles, mountain lions, turtles and other denizens of the natural world to tell the story of “How Coyote Stole Fire” in their holiday performance at The Merc last week. G A L L...
Cold day, hot pace

Cold day, hot pace

Honoring vets

Honoring vets