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Methow River Cleanup Oct. 3

Methow River Cleanup Oct. 3

On October 3, a group of volunteers led by guides from Globetrouters and Methow Fishing Adventures hauled nearly one ton of trash out of the Methow River that flashflooding in September had deposited there.
Volunteers, agencies team up to clear slide debris from river

Volunteers, agencies team up to clear slide debris from river

By Marcy Stamper

Steve Taylor, a professional river guide who has logged hundreds of thousands of miles on local rivers, was concerned about the impact on the Methow River when a torrent of mud and water cascaded down hillsides last month, destroying a dozen houses.

With several of the damaged properties perched just...

Excavation begins on Methow River side channel restoration 

Excavation begins on Methow River side channel restoration 

By Ann McCreary Work is underway on restoring a historic side channel of the Methow River, which will provide salmon habitat when it is completed this fall. Crews have been excavating the lower end of the side channel to create a downstream connection to the Methow River.  The channel passes under a bridge over Highway...
Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials are considering whether to provide an exception to the town’s longstanding moratorium on well drilling to allow …

Now is prime time for floating the Methow’s whitewater 

Now is prime time for floating the Methow’s whitewater 

By Laurelle Walsh

Methow River Raft & Kayak, the valley’s only locally based river outfitter, is off to a good start in its fourth season running the …

Remains ID’d as Twisp man

Remains ID’d as Twisp man

By Don Nelson
Human bones found near Twisp in April have been positively identified as those of 21-year-old Nicholas A. Tortora, who was reported missing about two years ago.
Comment on Methow Valley river projects

Comment on Methow Valley river projects

Proposals for four river-restoration projects intended to improve conditions for endangered and threatened salmon in the Methow Valley have been submitted to Okanogan County for environmental review or permit exemptions. Yakama Nation Fisheries is working on a project that would enhance fish habitat on the Twisp River. The project involves the construction of three engineered...

Body found near Twisp believed to be man missing since 2012

By Don Nelson

Remains believed to be those of 21-year-old Nicholas A. Tortora of Twisp, who was reported missing nearly two years ago, were recovered Monday (April 21) after a dog found a human skull near the Methow River on property owned by Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow. Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department...

Remains believed to be missing Twisp man discovered

Remains believed to be those of 21-year-old Nicholas A. Tortora of Twisp, who was reported missing nearly two years ago, were recovered Monday (April 21) after a dog found a human skull near the Methow River on property owned by Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow. Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department investigators have found nothing that indicates...