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Easter 2014, Pearrygin Lake State Park

Easter 2014, Pearrygin Lake State Park

  Over 300 children took part in Saturday’s (April 19) Easter Egg hunt at Pearrygin Lake State Park. The event was sponsored by Twisp Valley Grange and Winthrop Kiwanis, with help from Key Club members. In the video above, the three- and four-year-old group gets off to a great start. Video by Laurelle Walsh
Mooo-ving day 2014

Mooo-ving day 2014

Saturday, April 19, was the date of the annual cattle drive through Twisp. With the help of several friends and the cooperation of  motorists, the cattle moved through town and onto their spring grazing area.
Where are they now? Founding girls launch soccer legacy

Where are they now? Founding girls launch soccer legacy

By Mike Maltais
Prominently displayed in the trophy case inside the entrance of Liberty Bell High School is a commemorative cup forever immortalizing the names of those girls who were the first on the field as the school’s inaugural Lady Lions’ varsity soccer team 12 years ago.

It reads: The Founder’s Cup, Liberty...
A fair amount of science

A fair amount of science

Thursday (March 27), Methow Valley Elementary students got a chance to show off their scientific side at the school’s annual science fair.
Loud and proud

Loud and proud

Last Friday (March 21), over 250 area junior high students performed in the Middle School Monster Festival 2014 Gala Concert held at Brewster High School. The festival drew students from middle schools in Brewster, Bridgeport, Pateros, Omak, Okanogan, Oroville, Tonasket, and Grand Coulee as well as 15 students from Liberty Bell Junior High School. Liberty...
Moose on the loose!

Moose on the loose!

There were several moose sightings in the Methow Valley this past weekend, from Twin Lakes Road to Twisp River Road. Kathie McMillen snapped some photos of this moose near Twin Lakes Road, not far from the school campus.
Readers' pics

Readers’ pics

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2014 Bite of the Methow

2014 Bite of the Methow

Well fed Hungry local gourmands jammed the Winthrop Barn last weekend for another successful Bite of the Methow. The sponsoring Winthrop Kiwanis raised more than $11,000 for its “Fund a Dream” project to replace the wrestling mats at Liberty Bell High School. A cruise raffle raised another $4,000. More than 400 tickets were sold for the...
Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Special edition documents historic visit
On Thursday, 16 students and 11 adults visited the Methow Valley News building to learn about how the newspaper is made. See story for a full photo gallery of their visit
Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2014

Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2014

Birthday balloon It isn’t unusual to get balloons for your birthday, but taking a ride in one is a unique way to celebrate. Madison Marsh got an unexpected thrill Saturday morning when she was invited to celebrate her 14th birthday by taking a ride in the Outer Limits hot air balloon, here from Newberg, Ore....