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From Back Issues: April 2, 2014

From Back Issues: April 2, 2014

20 years ago the county contemplated replacing 1950s-vintage trucks. 40 years ago Loup Loup, tennis, and Good Friday were hot topics. 60 years ago snow depth and military service were in The News, 80 years ago there was a $9 Ford for sale as well as gardening and Ladies Aid, and 100 years ago baseball,...
From back issues: Feb. 26, 2014

From back issues: Feb. 26, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago — February 24, 1994   40 years ago — February 28, 1974  Civic Center seen in Twisp A committee to “Save Our School” was organized Monday night after discussion with Hazel Stevens Burnett of the Community Action Council who told of possible ways this could be done and funds that may be available...
From Back Issues: Feb. 12, 2014

From Back Issues: Feb. 12, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — February 10, 1994  40 years ago – February 14, 1974 Bright meteor drops into Methow Valley – by Jack Stoner About 7:40 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, rancher Ray Walsh coaxed his car westward up a snow-packed hill near his Methow Valley home. Suddenly, a blinding white light soared...
From Back Issues: Feb. 5, 2014

From Back Issues: Feb. 5, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago — February 7, 1994 40 years ago — February 7, 1974 Women hoopsters continue to win Methow Valley’s women’s basketball team ran their season record to 6–0 and winning streak to 16 straight wins with a pair of victories last week. The women easily defeated Omak 54-32 and then had...
From Back Issues: Aug. 7, 2013

From Back Issues: Aug. 7, 2013

20 years ago  – August 5, 1993 A Hat Race Winner – Jolie Reynaud is all smiles as she finishes a hat race, part of the fun-type riding games in a therapeutic riding clinic at the Golden Doe ranch south of Twisp. Volunteers from left are: Patty Sage, Judy Good Miller and Diane Costales.  ...
From Back Issues: July 31, 2013

From Back Issues: July 31, 2013

20 years ago  – July 22, 1993 REMEMBER THE DAYS – when Methow Valley residents enjoyed (or suffered) day after day of cloudless skies and hot weather? This July, however, a day at Pearrygin Lake is rare, and someone with the courage to go in is even rarer.     40 Years Ago -  July...
From Back Issues: July 3, 2013

From Back Issues: July 3, 2013

20 years ago  – July 1, 1993 Super Swimmers – Tom Clark and Misty Gage were just two of many on the Methow Valley Swim Team who helped win the Championship trophy at a Brewster Swim Meet last Saturday. But they were the only two swimmers to win all blue ribbons at the meet, competing...
From Back Issues: June 12, 2013

From Back Issues: June 12, 2013

20 years ago  – June 10, 1993 With moments to go – Lee Woody, Toby Pennock, Pat Fischer, Kjell Nykreim, Paul Schmekel, Bill McAdow and Don Waller wait nervously outside the gym for graduation.   40 Years Ago -  1973 Puts Methow Valley on Map – Mick Eiffert Thrills Racing Fans Twisp’s own Mick Eiffert...
From Back Issues: May 8, 2013

From Back Issues: May 8, 2013

20 years ago – May 6, 1993 B League champs – Both girls and boys on the varsity tennis team won the B League title this year. Pictured here, from left, back row – Jason Eliassen, assistant coach Dave Schulz, Linda Brown, Dawn Eliassen, Jill Driver, Erin Sharp, Arijana Moon, Andy Floyd, Paul Schmekel, Pete Paluck, Josh Westlund, Jovan Charlton, Bill McAdow, and coach Robin Eliassen. Front row – Nadja...
From Back Issues: April 10, 2013

From Back Issues: April 10, 2013

20 years ago – April 8, 1993 D.C. travelers – Eighth and ninth grade students traveled to Washington D.C. where they met with Jay Inslee. Pictured here in front of a statue of Marcus Whitman from left are: (back row) Bill Moody, Baynard Buzzard, Cindy Zutter, Jan Lathrop, Larry Yockey, Amanda Larby, Earl Lathrop, Lorin...