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Mazama: July 13, 2016

Mazama: July 13, 2016

By Mandi Donohue Mazamazonians 7:5-9 tells the story of the great Fourth of July exodus of Seattleites from the fertile Methow Valley that flows with Lisa’s Chocolates and Highway 20 Honey. Those who stayed behind found favor with the Lord due to their wisdom. They arrived after most of the other interlopers had left, found peace...
Mazama: July 6, 2016

Mazama: July 6, 2016

By Mandi Donohue For bakers, holidays are not our own. Christmas and Thanksgiving festivities are drowned in extra orders, special events and longer days. This week, however, in some act of the gods (the old and the new), my day off fell on the Fourth of July. I had to do a double take at the...
Mazama: June 29, 2016

Mazama: June 29, 2016

By Mandi Donohue Live from Lost River, it’s your new Mazama War Correspondent! Please join me in welcoming myself to the Methow Valley News. I’m blushing. You’re too kind. In my first act of hard-hitting journalism, I am here to report that the rumors are true — Don actually offered me the job on my wedding day. I...
Trails riders encounter wolf near Mazama

Trails riders encounter wolf near Mazama

A couple on horseback near Mazama, accompanied by their off-leash dog, recently encountered a wolf that bit the dog, according to a state wildlife official. The couple were trail riding near Mazama in late April when they spotted an animal in the woods, according to Donny Martorello, wolf policy lead for the Washington Department of...
Climber dies in fall from Goat Wall near Mazama

Climber dies in fall from Goat Wall near Mazama

One of the most popular climbing routes in the Methow Valley claimed the life of a 26-year-old Seattle man, who died last week after falling more than 100 feet while climbing Goat Wall near Mazama. It appears that the fall on May 3 resulted when a knot tying two climbing ropes together came undone, said Steve...
Projects to revamp parking, trailheads in Mazama may begin later this year

Projects to revamp parking, trailheads in Mazama may begin later this year

A series of recent developments has brought a plan – in the works for almost a decade – to reconfigure trailhead parking and provide more accommodations for businesses, residents and tourists in the Mazama core closer to reality.
Mazama: Feb. 24, 2016

Mazama: Feb. 24, 2016

By Bob Spiwak I finally had my turn slipping on the ice, landing simultaneously on my butt and head. My first thought was about the National Football League and the concussion protocols now in use. The last thing I need is more adverse goings-on in the brain, because it is getting less useable as I...
Mazama: Feb. 17, 2016

Mazama: Feb. 17, 2016

By Bob Spiwak It is a rainy, foggy, gloomy Monday morning. What were infrequent spells of rain have become a steady flow. The parking area here is becoming puddle-ized, and here and there where it has been plowed bare earth is beginning to show. Can this be the end of winter? I don’t think so — more...
Mazama: Feb. 10, 2016

Mazama: Feb. 10, 2016

By Bob Spiwak It was nice to see Lisa Picklesimer back at the counter of the Mazama Store this week. She has been working overtime on her wonderful chocolate creation business non-stop since November. Three years ago at the store, a gingerbread house was made for the Christmas decorations. It was a model of the...
Mazama: Feb. 3, 2016

Mazama: Feb. 3, 2016

By Bob Spiwak It’s a sunny Monday and despite weather forecasts to the contrary, one gets the feeling we are over the hump. If you refer to the Off the Wall column on this page, there is a bit of chilling history that may well put that feeling to the lie. For now we can...