Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

SPORTS
Climb Lewis Butte on Wednesday evenings

Climb Lewis Butte on Wednesday evenings

An eight-week series of Wednesday afternoon hill climbs — running or just hiking — at Lewis Butte begins today (April 2) and runs through May 21. The climbs, sponsored by Cascades Outdoor Store in Winthrop, start at the Riser Lake parking lot, off of Gunn Ranch Road. Participants can take off between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and will be...
Get ready to dive in

Get ready to dive in

The Methow Valley Killer Whales will hold swim team registration from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 8) at the Methow Valley Elementary School. Registration information is also available online at www.mvkillerwhales.org. The Killer Whales are also looking for volunteers to fill coaching and team manager positions.
Soccer team scores league wins over Manson, Oroville

Soccer team scores league wins over Manson, Oroville

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ soccer team kept its undefeated streak alive this season and captured its first two league wins over defending league champion Manson, 7-2, and Oroville, 9-0, last week. Sophomore Charlie Thornton-White was all but unstoppable…
Knowledge Bowl team wins ninth place at state

Knowledge Bowl team wins ninth place at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl Team took ninth place and finished in the middle of the pack of 18 2B teams that competed in …
Track boys take second at Ray Cross Invitational

Track boys take second at Ray Cross Invitational

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ track and field team delivered an impressive second-place performance in its first major meet of …
Soccer boys kick off season with three wins

Soccer boys kick off season with three wins

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ soccer started its season in dramatic fashion with a come-from-behind 3-2 win over …
Steelhead fishing to close on local rivers

Steelhead fishing to close on local rivers

The Columbia River and tributaries above Rock Island Dam, including the Methow and Okanogan rivers, will be closed to fishing for steelhead one hour after sunset on Monday (March 31), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced. Other rivers that will be closed to steelhead fishing include the Wenatchee, Icicle and Similkameen rivers. The...
Hunter safety classes

Hunter safety classes

Young nimrods who need their mandatory Hunter Safety Education classes have until 6 p.m. Monday (March 31) to register online for the local classes that start that day. Go to www.register-ed.com, select “Washington,” click on “View Upcoming Events,” find Twisp Grange Hall among the list of Traditional Classroom Courses, and select “View Event” to get...
Sluggers split opening games

Sluggers split opening games

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ baseball team kicked off its 2014 season the same way as last year, with a …
Pearrygin Lake State Park readies for another busy season

Pearrygin Lake State Park readies for another busy season

By Laurelle Walsh
The staff and crew at Pearrygin Lake State Park are gearing up for an April 1 opening and a 2014 season full of activities, events and camping. “We’re cranking up to get open on April 1,” a goal that is …