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Conservation groups and Forest Service settle ATV lawsuit

Conservation groups and Forest Service settle ATV lawsuit

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will have to analyze the environmental impact of allowing wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to use forest roads before the roads can be opened to the vehicles. Three conservation groups and…
Local coalition forms to oppose long-term industrial mining in the Methow Valley

Local coalition forms to oppose long-term industrial mining in the Methow Valley

As the U.S. Forest Service nears a decision on permitting exploratory drilling for copper in Mazama, the possibility of “full-scale mining” has prompted local business owners to come together in a campaign opposing any future mining.
Community briefs: Aug. 13, 2014

Community briefs: Aug. 13, 2014

This week: Info for landowners, Helping kids with stress, Firewise workshop on Saturday, Pancakes at the Grange, Benefit buffet at Twisp River Suites next Tuesday, Summer Festival in Tonasket and Check those gauges

Conservancy’s annual conservation 
course starts in February

The Methow Conservancy’s 10th annual conservation course, “Botany — The Basics & Beyond,” will be held Monday evenings for six weeks beginning Feb. 10. Classes are at the Twisp River Pub from 6-8:30 p.m.; an optional dinner is served from 5:30-6 p.m. Class study will include the use of plant games, as well as dissecting microscopes and...