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Federal shutdown has ripple effects in regional economy

By Ann McCreary
The 16-day federal government shutdown that ended last week had wide-ranging local and regional impacts, on furloughed government workers, students, vacationers, restaurant and lodge employees, and teachers.
Buck numbers ‘best in decades’ for season opener

Buck numbers ‘best in decades’ for season opener

By Mike Maltais
The ratio of legal bucks is the best in decades, there are no local burn bans, and ammunition appears to be available in sufficient quantity for the statewide modern firearm deer season opener this Saturday (Oct. 12)
Small staff left to oversee shuttered USFS facilities

Small staff left to oversee shuttered USFS facilities

By Ann McCreary
With the arrival of hunting season this weekend, Methow Valley District Ranger Mike Liu said he would be patrolling national forest lands around the valley himself, unless the federal government has opened for business again.
Evaluation of test well remains on hold

Evaluation of test well remains on hold

By Ann McCreary
Plans to evaluate the capacity of a test well recently drilled by the Methow Valley Irrigation District remained on hold this week due to the partial shutdown of the federal government
Federal shutdown takes toll on agencies in valley

Federal shutdown takes toll on agencies in valley

By Ann McCreary
District Ranger Mike Liu was one of only a handful of people still working at the Methow Valley Ranger District headquarters in Winthrop Tuesday (Oct. 1) on the first day of a federal government shutdown.