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Native artifacts offer clues about the Methow’s human history

Native artifacts offer clues about the Methow’s human history

A variety of Native American artifacts — from projectile points to stone tools — are helping shed light on the Methow Valley’s earliest inhabitants through a research project launched a year ago by the Methow Valley Interpretive Center. Local archeologist Rich Davis has examined and photographed more than …
Contemporary Native American artists featured in Confluence Gallery exhibit opening Saturday

Contemporary Native American artists featured in Confluence Gallery exhibit opening Saturday

Confluence Gallery opens a new exhibit this week that features works by an array of contemporary Native American artists. “Snk’lip Nc’aps: Coyote Winked” opens with a free reception on Saturday (May 26) from 5-8 p.m. at the gallery in Twisp. Also opening on Saturday is a solo exhibit by artist Kalindi Kunis. “Inflorescence” will be...
Native rock images explored at Interpretive Center event

Native rock images explored at Interpretive Center event

Harold J. Cundy’s drawings and documentation from the 1930s will be featured when the Methow Valley Interpretive Center presents “Rock Images of the Columbia Plateau,” with speakers Bill Layman and Randy Lewis plus musician Arnold Cleveland, on Sunday (March 25) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Admission is by...
Project seeks artifacts of Methow Valley’s first inhabitants

Project seeks artifacts of Methow Valley’s first inhabitants

Photo exhibit planned at Interpretive Center in Twisp By Ann McCreary Evidence of the Methow Valley’s earliest inhabitants, such as arrowheads and stone tools, sheds light on who these people were and how they lived. A new research project launched at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center (MVIC) seeks to locate and document Native American artifacts...
Community news briefs: September 16, 2015

Community news briefs: September 16, 2015

Cascades archeology “Trade, Travel and Ancient Salish Crossings of the North Cascades” will be the topic of speaker Bob Mirendorf at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center on Sept. 27. The free event begins at 5 p.m. Mirendorf was the staff archeologist at North Cascades National Park from 1986-2013. His research interests include the pre-contact history...
Arts briefs: September 9, 2015

Arts briefs: September 9, 2015

Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information,...
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...
News briefs: July 22, 2015

News briefs: July 22, 2015

Meeting on helicopter training plan A community meeting to discuss the U.S. Army’s proposal to train helicopter pilots in a large region that includes the Methow Valley will be held Friday (July 24) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, from 7 – 9 p.m. The meeting was organized by concerned citizens and not by the Army or any other...
Community briefs: June 10, 2015

Community briefs: June 10, 2015

  U.S. at war, and path to peace Dana Visalli offers a free talk and PowerPoint presentation titled “America at War and the Path to Peace: Lessons from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan,” on Friday (June 12) at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp beginning at 7 p.m. Visalli has visited Iraq and Afghanistan four times each since...
Community news briefs: May 27, 2015

Community news briefs: May 27, 2015

Aero Methow honors Reiber Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp will host an open house on Saturday (May 30) to acknowledge Rob Reiber’s 26 years of volunteer service. The free event will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parking will be available at Cascade Bible Church. For more information, call 997-4013. Our treasured landscape The Methow Valley Interpretive...