Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

PHOTO GALLERIES
Barns, boots & country roots

Barns, boots & country roots

The 67th-annual Okanogan County Fair lured exhibitors of pigs, cattle and goats; chickens, lop-eared bunnies and kittens; cookies and brownies; and quilts and pickles from around the county. The Methow Valley Cascaders 4-H Club attracted many new participants this year, who showed 16 pigs, chickens, rabbits, horses and a steer, according to leader Suellen White....
Vintage Wheels

Vintage Wheels

Community pitches in to help owners of slide-damaged home

Community pitches in to help owners of slide-damaged home

By Don Nelson When they heard, they came. Several dozen friends and neighbors who responded to word-of-mouth networking swarmed through and around the home of Bob Elk and Janie Lewis on Friday afternoon (Aug. 22) to haul away belongings and shove thick, slimy mud out the back door one shovelful at a time. Volunteers toted...
The week in pictures (July 30 – Aug. 6)

The week in pictures (July 30 – Aug. 6)

It's been a harrowing week in the Methow Valley with wind storms, wildfires (both new and ongoing) and lightning storms. This gallery of photos by the Methow Valley News staff chronicles many of the significant moments.
2014 Art Fest Gallery

2014 Art Fest Gallery

The 2014 Methow Arts Festival had everything you need for a successful summer shindig — high temps, good food and a fun crowd. We hope you enjoy our gallery, the product of two staff photographers as well as community contributions.
Fourth of July parade 2014

Fourth of July parade 2014

July 4, 2014 was a great day for a parade. We hope you enjoy our gallery, the product of three staff photographers as well as community contributions.
Twisp Airport Fly In

Twisp Airport Fly In

Saturday Morning, July 5, was another beautiful Methow Valley summer day. Just the kind of day when eating pancakes and watching airplanes seems like the perfect thing to do.
Honing their skills

Honing their skills

Last weekend’s Methow Singletrack Solstice mountain bike festival drew fat-tire riders of all ages. Youngsters (and some oldsters) tested their abilities on the skills course at the festival’s base at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink on Saturday. G A L L E R Y
True colors

True colors

The Methow Valley’s third annual Pridefest was held last Sunday (June 15) in Winthrop, with a pride march through town, picnic in the park and “gender-bending freak-out fun and games for all the family.”
Fishing day

Fishing day

Saturday (June 14) was free fishing day for kids at the Winthrop National Fish Hatchery. Activities included fishing for big trout, a fish-cleaning station, and a live beaver on display.