Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

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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.
To market, to market …

To market, to market …

Fourth graders in Tiffany Surface’s class at Methow Valley Elementary ran their own student farmers market at the Classroom in Bloom garden on Thursday. Students displayed and labeled produce with cards that they had made, weighed squash, onions, kale, cabbage and tomatoes, calculated costs based on price per pound or item, took payment from customers...
Methow River Cleanup Oct. 3

Methow River Cleanup Oct. 3

On October 3, a group of volunteers led by guides from Globetrouters and Methow Fishing Adventures hauled nearly one ton of trash out of the Methow River that flashflooding in September had deposited there.
Having a field day

Having a field day

G A L L E R Y On Saturday (Oct. 27),  Hunter Safety instructors took over 20 students to the gun range near Pearrygin Lake to practice the skills they’ve been learning over the past week and test their practical skills.
Cider squeeze

Cider squeeze

G A L L E R Y To view full-sized photos , click on any square thumbnail image. Photos by Laurelle Walsh