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Methow Recycles Metal Drive nearing

Methow Recycles Metal Drive nearing

Methow Recycles will host a two-day metal drive on April 28 and 29 at Cascade Concrete on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop. The event will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day. Most metal items can be dropped off for free, including washers, dryers, pressure tanks; things with engines such as old farm, garden, and...
Rethinking recycling: changing global markets have impact

Rethinking recycling: changing global markets have impact

Methow Valley  operators adjusting to differences in technology, demand By Marcy Stamper When you bring your recycling to the curb or take it to Methow Recycles in Twisp, where it goes next depends on technology in Seattle and Spokane, and on complex financial markets as far away as China. Some of these factors benefit local...
Methow Recycles lease extended

Methow Recycles lease extended

The Town of Winthrop has extended its lease agreement with Methow Recycles for use of a town-owned building on Horizon Flats on a month-to-month basis while the town attempts to sell the property. Methow Recycles has been using the town-owned site for 10 years. The existing lease expired Oct. 22. In other business at its...
Winthrop Town Council gives preliminary OK to 10-lot subdivision

Winthrop Town Council gives preliminary OK to 10-lot subdivision

Some concerns raised about access road, water service at site By Don Nelson The Winthrop Town Council gave preliminary approval to a proposed 10-lot housing subdivision adjacent to Cascade Condominiums at its meeting last week, while acknowledging that questions remain about access and water availability. The council acted on a recommendation by the Planning Commission...
Kvicala new outreach coordinator for Methow Recycles

Kvicala new outreach coordinator for Methow Recycles

Aspen Kvicala has been named outreach coordinator for Methow Recycles, the nonprofit recycling organization in Twisp. The northern California native has a deep appreciation for the outdoors, according to a Methow Recycles press release. “I learned at an early age that we have choices in the way we live our lives which can positively impact...
Don’t toss it — try 2Good2Toss instead

Don’t toss it — try 2Good2Toss instead

Okanogan County is now participating in a statewide reusable materials exchange called 2Good2Toss, an online reuse and donation center for all kinds of things you no longer use and don’t know how to get rid of. The site is accessible through Methow Recycles website, www.methowrecycles.org, or at www.2good2toss.com, which is administered by the state Department...
Community briefs: October 7, 2015

Community briefs: October 7, 2015

Tour the rink on Thursday The public is invited to join a tour of the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink on Thursday (Oct. 8) at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call (509) 429‑0234. Book reading at Winthrop library The Winthrop Library will host a discussion of the book The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills on...
Community briefs: August 12, 2015

Community briefs: August 12, 2015

Teen center sells bulbs The Valley Teen Center’s second annual fall flower bulb sale is underway through Sept. 15. The bulb sale supports teen center programs. A selection of tulips, daffodils and other winter-hardy bulbs are available to pre-order for delivery at planting time in October. Call YardFood at 997-0978 in Twisp for information, or...
Metal drive a big success for Methow Recycles

Metal drive a big success for Methow Recycles

Methow Recycles staged another successful metal drive last weekend, with 219 visitors donating 64 tons of recoverable scrap metal on Saturday and Sunday, according to Executive Director Betsy Cushman. Scrap metal brought to the drive will be sold and remade into new products, with proceeds helping fund Methow Recycles programs to promote waste reduction, materials...
Help clean up the valley during Earth Week 2015

Help clean up the valley during Earth Week 2015

Earth Day is coming up next week on April 22, so Methow Recycles has designated April 18 – 25 as “Earth Week” to encourage everyone to help clean up one little corner of the community.