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‘Seed mob’ helps heal fire’s wounds

‘Seed mob’ helps heal fire’s wounds

By Ann McCreary
A mob with a mission gathered on a chilly morning last Saturday (Nov. 8) in the park by the Barn in Winthrop. About 100 volunteers answered a call from the Methow Conservancy to head to fire-scarred areas around the valley to scatter native grass seeds to help heal the wounds...
Community briefs: October 15, 2014

Community briefs: October 15, 2014

This week: The whole dam story, Make a difference, Living in the North Cascades, and Tools for fire victims
Community briefs: Oct. 1, 2014

Community briefs: Oct. 1, 2014

New meeting location for Unitarians The Methow Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has a new meeting location — at the Methow Valley Community Center gym in Twisp. The group meets the first and third Sundays of every month at 10 a.m. Meetings include a speaker and the opportunity for discussion. This year’s speaker theme is “Different Paths to...
Cider squeeze

Cider squeeze

G A L L E R Y To view full-sized photos , click on any square thumbnail image. Photos by Laurelle Walsh
Conservancy launches campaign to boost spending at local businesses

Conservancy launches campaign to boost spending at local businesses

The Methow Conservancy has launched an online campaign called “Spend a Ben for the Methow Valley,” asking people to pledge to spend money in any local business (from Pateros to Mazama) to help the community recover from the effects of fires, floods and power outages this summer. A “Ben” is short for a Benjamin, or...
Community briefs: August 27, 2014

Community briefs: August 27, 2014

This week: Marbeled murrelet topic of talk on Sept. 2 and No Duck Race this year
Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

By Marcy Stamper
Although hundreds of people are still literally digging out from the devastation of the wildfire—and firefighters still working to control it—a network of individuals and organizations has begun building a network for longer-term recovery. Some 40 people from local social-service agencies, …
Community briefs: July 30, 2014

Community briefs: July 30, 2014

This week: Spaghetti feed benefit on Aug. 9, Free athletic physicals on Aug. 10, and Along the North Cascades Highway at Sun Mountain Lodge
Farmers, ranchers lose livestock, pastures, trees to fire

Farmers, ranchers lose livestock, pastures, trees to fire

By Marcy Stamper

Farmers and ranchers have been scrambling to bring cattle to safety and deal with fire that threatened fields and farm equipment, but it will be months—even years—before the full impact of the Carlton Complex Fire on …

Community briefs: June 25, 2014

Community briefs: June 25, 2014

This week: Help with ‘Friday Food Program’ because kids eat on weekends, too, Charley family DVD at Interpretive Center June 29, learn All about mushrooms, Get your berries and Livestock deadline extended