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Twisp family farm honored in state’s 125th-anniversary celebration

Twisp family farm honored in state’s 125th-anniversary celebration

By Marcy Stamper
Family farming is a tough way to make a living, but some 400 Washington families have succeeded at it for 125 years — including the Thurlows, who still operate their cattle ranch outside Twisp. This week those families got some official recognition as part of the state’s 125th-anniversary celebration. Twenty-five years ago,...
From Back Issues: October 15, 2014

From Back Issues: October 15, 2014

20 years ago — Oct. 20, 1994 40 years ago, Oct. 17, 1974 Forest Land Use Planning May Determine Future of Resort Project Development of a major four-seasons ski resort near Mazama depends on the outcome of an environmental impact statement now being prepared by the Okanogan National Forest, according to Early Winters Project Director Jerry Blann...
From back issues: July 2, 2014

From back issues:
July 2, 2014

Compiled by Laurelle Walsh 20 years ago — June 30, 1994 40 years ago — June 27, 1974 Swimming Pool Opens in Twisp The Ernst O. Wagner Memorial Pool and Bathhouse in the Twisp park officially opened Monday, June 24 following renovation work which delayed the regular season opening by about three weeks. Dan Nohel is the lifeguard and swim...
From back issues: June 4, 2014

From back issues:
June 4, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – May 19, 1994  40 years ago – May , 1974 Large crowd attends first Liberty Bell High graduation The candlelight ceremony was attended by a capacity crowd who witnessed the first graduation of a senior class in the consolidated district. The 50 member class had chosen the...
From back issues: May 21, 2014

From back issues:
May 21, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – May 19, 1994  40 years ago – May , 1974 Welcome to Winthrop ’49er Days – Coronation Friday night opens gala weekend The Coronation Program and Variety Show, which will start off the 29th annual ’49er Days festivities, will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, May 24 at...
From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — May 5, 1994 40 years ago —  May 9, 1974 Chet Endrizzi “at it again” The renovation of Winthrop continues with Chet Endrizzi and Howard Weller busy touching up with paint different weathered areas in the old western mining town. Weller said that ranchers who have not yet had...
From Back Issues

From Back Issues

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  – April 28, 1994 40 years ago – May 2, 1974 Gasoline is plentiful in the Methow Valley Fishermen and other visitors to the Methow Valley will be able to find ample gasoline according to local officials. George Dibble, mayor of Winthrop, and Jack Abrams, county commissioner, said...
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...