Today is Thursday, May. 26, 2016
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.
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
The annual Ski for Women event at Mazama on Sunday drew a well-costumed group of competitors on a nearly flawless Methow winter day. Photos by Don Nelson G A L L E R Y Click on any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view all photos as a slideshow.
Click on any of the square, thumbnail-sized images below to view all of the kids’ art in a slideshow format.
The fields and streets around Little Star Montessori School came alive last week with fairies, firemen, frogs, tigers, princesses, super-heroes and an assortment of other colorful characters searching for Halloween candy. G A L L E R Y (click any of the square, thumbnail-sized images to see a full-sized slide show)
It was mostly play and just a wee bit of work on the apple press at the Methow Conservancy’s annual Cider Squeeze last weekend. G A L L E R Y (Click any one of the square thumbnail-sized images for a slide show of full-sized images)
It’s an open secret that many people only lock their cars during zucchini season, but Methow Valley Elementary second graders found a novel use for the garden bounty that didn’t make it into ratatouille or zucchini bread. Second-grade teacher Jonathan Stratman organized the friendly competition, which lured parents and other race fans to the improvised...
The memorial for Tom Zbyszewski, who died at age 20 fighting the Twisp River Fire, drew 1,000 people to Liberty Bell High School in the Methow Valley to honor his memory and celebrate his life. Friends, relatives and teachers remembered Tom as a thinker and a leader who had great empathy for others at the...
Spontaneous, heartfelt salutes to firefighters and other first responders sprung up all over the valley the past couple of weeks. Here are just a few of them. Photos by Ann McCreary and Marcy Stamper Click any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view images as a full-sized slideshow.