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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

Happy Halloween from Burgar Street 2014

Happy Halloween from Burgar Street 2014

The Burgar Street corridor was full of Halloween spirits again this year as kids brought parents from up and down the Methow Valley to survey the decorations, chat in the street and do a little trick-or-treating.
New rodeo royalty

New rodeo royalty

Makhala Fox has been crowned Methow Valley Rodeo queen 2015 and Mihayla Phillips will serve as princess. Three girls — 18-year- old Fox from Carlton, 15-year-old Phillips of Twisp, and 14-year-old Bailey Flagg of Benton City — tried out for the title in the chilly rain at the rodeo arena on Saturday. The girls rode a predetermined pattern for...
Phoenix Festival 2014

Phoenix Festival 2014

Two music stages, art installations, a beer garden, food vendors and a paint catapult kept attendees busy and entertained at the Phoenix Festival held at TwispWorks this past Saturday (Oct. 18). Proceeds from the festival will go toward fire and flood recovery. G A L L E R Y

Mountain Lions lose Homecoming heart-stopper

By Mike Maltais
There were no early departures at the Homecoming varsity football game last Friday evening between the host Liberty Bell Mountain Lions and visiting Bridgeport Mustangs, because the final outcome wasn’t decided until the closing seconds of the contest.