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Preparedness is a community-wide project

Preparedness is a community-wide project

By Cindy Button Today as I step outside into the heat and smoke, I am taken back to July 16, 2014, when the Cougar Flats and Stokes Road fires gained momentum and roared into the record books as the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history. With fire season fully underway, many of us are asking ourselves...
Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Community News briefs: June 17, 2015

Outdoor learning at Basecamp A series of free outdoor adventure and education programs at North Cascades Basecamp near Mazama begins on Monday (June 22). Julie Grialou of the Methow Conservancy will discuss restoration of the landscape after the Carlton Complex Fire at 7 p.m. On Tuesday (June 23), Kim Romain-Bondi will lead an “owl prowl” beginning...
Initial training for Twisp CERT team completed

Initial training for Twisp CERT team completed

Nineteen people participated in a three-day Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted by Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow on May 29, 30 and 31. It was the first in a series of trainings that will lead to the eventual formation of a Twisp CERT team, according to Budrow. “At this point [in the process],...
Community news briefs: May 27, 2015

Community news briefs: May 27, 2015

Aero Methow honors Reiber Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp will host an open house on Saturday (May 30) to acknowledge Rob Reiber’s 26 years of volunteer service. The free event will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parking will be available at Cascade Bible Church. For more information, call 997-4013. Our treasured landscape The Methow Valley Interpretive...
New campaign aims to get the valley MethowReady for disasters

New campaign aims to get the valley MethowReady for disasters

With memories of last summer’s wildfire disaster still fresh, a campaign is getting underway to help residents of the Methow Valley prepare and protect themselves in an emergency. The campaign, called MethowReady, will launch this Saturday (May 23) with a “Preparedness Fair” …
Three Rivers, Aero Methow offer urgent care clinic this weekend

Three Rivers, Aero Methow offer urgent care clinic this weekend

Three Rivers Hospital and Aero Methow Rescue Service are partnering to host an urgent care clinic over Memorial Day weekend. The clinic will be led by Erica Hickson, ARNP. A Methow Valley resident, Hickson helped host the first two urgent care clinics last year, the first during …
Climber injured in fall at Mazama’s Fun Rock area

Climber injured in fall at Mazama’s Fun Rock area

A 25-year-old Seattle area woman sustained severe injuries when she fell while rock climbing near Mazama last Sunday (May 3). Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputy Ottis Buzzard said the woman was climbing at a popular site called Fun Rock in an upper area known as “A-Wall” when she fell 70 feet to a ledge.
Community briefs: April 15, 2015

Community briefs: April 15, 2015

Bricks still available For a limited time, it will cost you only $40 (rather than $50) to order a brick to be installed in the community garden at the Methow Valley Community Center, as the fundraising effort enters its second phase. The first phase is completed and the bricks can be seen at the garden....
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
Aero Methow buys parcel from Winthrop

Aero Methow buys parcel from Winthrop

The Town of Winthrop and Aero Methow Rescue Service are finally about to close a deal transferring ownership of town property on which Aero Methow now has an ambulance garage. Aero Methow will pay $130,000 for the 12,238-square-foot lot on Bluff Street, near the town shops. Various right-of-way, easement and technical details had to be...