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The right tools to recover

The right tools to recover

The all-volunteer Carlton Complex Assistance Network (CCAN) works to provide material assistance to people who had losses due to last summer’s fires and floods that were not covered by insurance or eligible for government assistance. CCAN’s biggest efforts so far have been the distribution of tools and building materials to people rebuilding …
Twisp: July 15, 2015

Twisp: July 15, 2015

By Sally Gracie Methow Valley News editor Don Nelson gave us suggestions for writing about last summer’s fires for this week’s anniversary issue. A fragrant bouquet of Bonnie Stephens’ flowers, purchased at the farmers market, helps reduce my anxiety as I recall “memories, thoughts, people — just general observations about how it felt and how it feels now.” As...
Community briefs: April 29, 2015

Community briefs: April 29, 2015

Metal drive this weekend Bring your unwanted metal junk to the annual Methow Recycles metal drive on Saturday and Sunday (May 2 and 3) at Cascade Concrete, on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. each day. Old metal appliances, motorized equipment, wire, cable, pipe, chain, scrap steel and iron, and non-ferrous metals...
Community briefs: October 15, 2014

Community briefs: October 15, 2014

This week: The whole dam story, Make a difference, Living in the North Cascades, and Tools for fire victims
Managing help for victims is a huge task

Managing help for victims is a huge task

By Marcy Stamper

Experts in managing emergencies such as a massive wildfire know they have to be prepared for collateral events that radiate out from the central crisis. “The donations are …