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Think twice before lighting fireworks this weekend

Think twice before lighting fireworks this weekend

Okanogan County code prohibits fireworks in all unincorporated areas of the county. Winthrop and Twisp do not have ordinances prohibiting fireworks, but in light of the current extreme fire danger, town officials advise against using fireworks this year. Winthrop Marshal Rikki Schwab asks that people use only “safe-and-sane” fireworks within town limits if they do...
Going Fourth

Going Fourth

Fourth of July in these parts revolves around Twisp — big stuff for a little community. This year, “the heart of the Methow Valley” has a day of festivities planned that will satisfy everyone in the family.
From Back Issues: July 1, 2015

From Back Issues: July 1, 2015

20 years ago, June 29, 1995  30 years ago, June 27, 1985 Mining corp plans exploration on Flagg Mountain Quintana Minerals Corporation has filed their 1985 plan of operations with the Okanogan National Forest. They plan to continue ongoing exploration of their claims by drilling test holes for mineral values on Flagg Mountain in the...
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.
Celebrate the 4th in Twisp

Celebrate the 4th in Twisp

By Laurelle Walsh
The Fourth of July in Twisp offers a full day of celebration, patriotism, entertainment and art for the entire family. The fun starts at 11 a.m. with the traditional hometown parade down Glover Street, complete with police on horseback …
July Fourth: Be careful

July Fourth: Be careful

The long Fourth of July weekend should be fun, but it also should be safe and sane for grown-ups, kids and pets. Here are a few things to keep in mind. • The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds us all to be aware of fire restrictions around the state due to rising...
Arts briefs: June 25, 2014

Arts briefs: June 25, 2014

This week: Arts Festival back for the Fourth of July in Twisp and Summer reading for kids gets easier with radio recommendations from peers.
4th of July in Twisp: Parade & Arts Festival

4th of July in Twisp: Parade & Arts Festival

Photos from the Independence Day parade and the Methow Arts Festival in Twisp.      
A sparkling Fourth on tap in Twisp

A sparkling Fourth on tap in Twisp

File photo by Sue Misao   Fourth of July activities will take over Twisp on Thursday. Line dancers will be stepping lively at the intersection of Glover Street and Second Avenue before the traditional parade begins at 11 a.m., starting from the TwispWorks campus. Parade participants – and this is very broadly defined in Twisp...