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Twisp: September 14, 2016

Twisp: September 14, 2016

By Sarah Schrock Some of the mystery has been solved. Last week, I wrote about a business card depicting a parlor house run by a S. Virginia Moore in Twisp in the 1920s in hopes of information into this piece of history. Nora McCloy and Anita Lince-Maling contacted me to let me know that in...
Twisp: August 10, 2016

Twisp: August 10, 2016

By Sarah Schrock The 50th birthday party for the Wagner Memorial Pool drew supporters and pool patrons Sunday under the shade at Twisp Park. Attendees listened to live music by local favorites Fred Cooley with Lauralee Northcott, and Sky Kyss along with Noah Ashford, who supplied the sound system and DJ’d the event. Many others...
Reporting from Nebraska: Sally Gracie brings us up to date

Reporting from Nebraska: Sally Gracie brings us up to date

Terry and Jeanine say they thought they saw my car at Hank’s Harvest Foods and at the Twisp post office. I told them they were mistaken. I am in fact driving around Lincoln, Nebraska, learning to scoot between lanes and make confident U-turns to change direction. To all of you who have asked me “how are...
Twisp: June 8, 2016

Twisp: June 8, 2016

By Sarah Schrock It seems to me the last couple weeks of school are packed full of events: sports playoffs, field trips, spring concerts, writers’ workshops, science symposiums, and family picnics. All valuable in their own right, but it feels as though most of the classroom time has been written off. So why not write...
Twisp: May 25, 2016

Twisp: May 25, 2016

By Sarah Schrock May is National Bike Month. To celebrate two-wheeled transit, the annual Bike Rodeo at TwispWorks took place on Saturday. Thankfully, the rain lifted just in time for 25 eager riders to partake. The Bike Rodeo brings together a multitude of sponsoring partners including Aero Methow Rescue Service, Methow Trails, Methow Cycle and...
Twisp: May 11, 2016

Twisp: May 11, 2016

By Sarah Schrock The Merc Playhouse’s run of The Wind in the Willows brought nearly 30 kids to the stage as the first children’s performance in honor of Tommy Zbyszewski. Tom performed in numerous acts at The Merc before his life was taken while fighting the Twisp River Fire last summer. I remember Tom in...
Twisp: May 4, 2016

Twisp: May 4, 2016

By Sarah Schrock There’s a magical ephemeral period in the desert when an oasis emerges and life surges from the ground. Hidden from the surface awaiting the water to loosen the soil, to moisten the seeds, and to wet their skin, amphibious critters that have been dormant underground anticipate their emergence.  Here in the valley...
Twisp: April 13, 2016

Twisp: April 13, 2016

By Sarah Schrock If you’ve noticed a crew of young, unfamiliar faces around town, they are a group of AmeriCorps volunteers here to work with on variety of community service projects. Taking up residence at the TwispWorks bunkhouse for the third year in a row, AmeriCorps volunteers have helped build and beautify the community through...
Twisp: April 6, 2016

Twisp: April 6, 2016

By Sarah Schrock The law of unintended consequences is flowing through my neighborhood, causing minor detours and distress. It all started about 100 years ago, but I will get to that in bit. Conflict regarding water management in the Town of Twisp and within the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) is nothing original. A complex...
Twisp: March 30, 2016

Twisp: March 30, 2016

By Sarah Schrock It was brought to my attention last week that the cross on Mill Hill needed some TLC. Broken or burned out, missing lights on the upper half and left appendage gave the image of some kind of garbled Greek pi symbol (π). The holy symbol that sits atop town always stirs up...