Today is Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

SPECIAL FEATURE
When the  Klan  came to  the Methow

When the Klan came to the Methow

The image is arresting: A photograph of 80 members of the Ku Klux Klan, most swaddled in sheets and hiding their identities behind white hoods, a few dressed in black and wearing white masks. It’s an image often associated with the Jim Crow South. But this …
Preserving the culture

Preserving the culture

Editor’s note: For more than 13,000 years, Native Americans have lived along the waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Columbia River tribes share the names of waterways they call home: the Entiats, the Wenatchiis, the Chelans, the Lakes, the Okanagans and the Methows. Members of the Miller family are the longest known continuous residents of the...
Preserving the legacy of land

Preserving the legacy of land

Miller family members are the last Methow tribe descendants to live on a Moses Allotment Editor’s note: For more than 13,000 years, Native Americans have lived along the waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Columbia River tribes share the names of waterways they call home: the Entiats, the Wenatchiis, the Chelans, the Lakes, the Okanagans and...
Preserving the Salish language

Preserving the Salish language

The Miller family helped revive interest in their native tongue Editor’s note: For more than 13,000 years, Native Americans have lived along the waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Columbia River tribes share the names of waterways they call home: the Entiats, the Wenatchiis, the Chelans, the Lakes, the Okanagans and the Methows. Members of the...
Preserving age-old weaving traditions

Preserving age-old weaving traditions

The Miller family, descended from the original Methow tribe, is determined to keep the art of basket weaving alive Editor’s note: For more than 13,000 years, Native Americans have lived along the waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Columbia River tribes share the names of waterways they call home: the Entiats, the Wenatchiis, the Chelans, the...
500 generations in the Methow Valley

500 generations in the Methow Valley

At a recent community meeting in Pateros, neighbors introduced themselves by sharing how long their family had lived in the area. Mark Miller stood, announced his name and quietly sat down. The meeting coordinator reminded him to share …