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Room One takes over disaster case management for county

Room One takes over disaster case management for county

Room One in Twisp will become the supervising agency for four disaster case managers, who have previously worked under Okanogan County Community Action Council in Okanogan. The case managers were hired last …
Proposed road closure pits local residents against private company

Proposed road closure pits local residents against private company

Chiliwist neighbors say road is an escape route and access to public lands By Marcy Stamper A request to the county to relinquish a road that connects the Chiliwist area with the Loup Loup summit has attracted concern from more than 100 people, who say that closing the road to the public would cut off...
Volunteers from around USA helping with Carlton Complex recovery

Volunteers from around USA helping with Carlton Complex recovery

Volunteers from around the country are continuing to arrive to help with clean-up and rebuilding after the Carlton Complex fires and mudslides. This month a group of Americorps volunteers, called the “Silver Team,” arrived to work throughout the disaster area until May 15, said Leslee Goodman, communications consultant for the Carlton Complex Long …
Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Life drawing class A four-week class in life drawing, with instructor Robin Nelson-Wicks, begins April 16 at Confluence Gallery in Twisp and continues for the following three Thursdays. The classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. Cost is $80 for the series. Live models will be part of the instruction. For more information and to register, call...
Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Egg hunt at Pearrygin Make sure you get to Pearrygin Lake State Park’s main campground before noon on Saturday (April 4), because that’s when the Twisp Valley Grange’s annual Easter egg hunt starts — and they don’t wait for dawdlers. The event is free, and no Discover Pass is needed to park. After the egg...
‘Strike team’ volunteers needed for fire recovery efforts

‘Strike team’ volunteers needed for fire recovery efforts

To provide support for the fire recovery effort and the many volunteers that will be coming to the area to help, “strike teams” made up of local residents are being organized by the …
Cinder out of hibernation in Idaho, making good recovery

Cinder out of hibernation in Idaho, making good recovery

Along with many of Washington’s black bears, Cinder has emerged from hibernation at an Idaho rehabilitation center where she spent the winter, preparing for her return to the Methow Valley.
Rebuilding begins on 42 homes lost in Carlton Complex Fire

Rebuilding begins on 42 homes lost in Carlton Complex Fire

A campaign to rebuild homes lost in the Carlton Complex Fire last summer is gathering momentum as reconstruction season gets underway. “We are in full swing,” said Carlene Anders, executive director of Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group (CCLTRG), the volunteer organization that is conducting the rebuilding campaign.
Okanogan County joins legal effort to guarantee salvage logging

Okanogan County joins legal effort to guarantee salvage logging

Argues that trees will lose commercial value if not cut By Marcy Stamper Okanogan County has taken legal action to ensure that a plan to log state land that burned in the Carlton Complex Fire is carried out this spring, so that trees are cut while they have commercial value. The county’s petition also says...
DNR investigation: improperly maintained trailer caused Rising Eagle Road Fire

DNR investigation: improperly maintained trailer caused Rising Eagle Road Fire

An investigation into the Rising Eagle Road Fire has concluded that the August 2014 fire was caused when a wheel on an improperly maintained utility trailer stopped rotating and dragged on the pavement, sending superheated metal flakes onto the …