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County legal notices to run in Methow Valley News starting in July

County legal notices to run in Methow Valley News starting in July

Ads will also run in Oroville Gazette-Tribune The Okanogan County commissioners reaffirmed their decision to award the contract for the official newspaper of record to the Methow Valley News and Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune after meeting with representatives from the two newspapers, who submitted a joint bid, and the Omak Chronicle. After reviewing the bids and...
Commissioners’ award of contract for official newspaper disputed by Chronicle

Commissioners’ award of contract for official newspaper disputed by Chronicle

County officials chose Methow Valley and Oroville papers By Marcy Stamper An annual process that is normally a formality became contested this month after the Okanogan County commissioners named the Methow Valley News and the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune as the county’s newspapers of record and the Omak Chronicle questioned what it called a discrepancy in...
Methow Valley News wins more than 30 awards at WNPA annual meeting

Methow Valley News wins more than 30 awards at WNPA annual meeting

The Methow Valley News collected 36 awards – including 14 first-place awards – for writing, photography, design, special publications, our website and social media coverage at the recent Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) annual convention in Everett. The contest time period was for newspapers and special publications published from April 2014 through March 2015. Awards...
News briefs: June 17, 2015

News briefs: June 17, 2015

Water shut-off in MVID next week The east side pipe serving Methow Valley Irrigation District members will be shut down for a day next Tuesday (June 23) to repair leaks and finish installing take-outs. The shutdown, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., will affect customers served by the new piped system from Mill Hill near...
News reporters win national award for coverage of fires

News reporters win national award for coverage of fires

Methow Valley News reporters Ann McCreary and Marcy Stamper have been named winners of a national Sigma Delta Chi Excellence in Journalism award for their reporting on the Carlton Complex Fire last summer. The News reporters won in the breaking news category for non-daily newspapers and wire services around the nation, for their story in...
Headlines and headliners

Headlines and headliners

By Marcy Stamper Leafing through the calendar listings in the Methow Valley News — a weekly ritual — got Lauralee Northcott musing about the value of newspapers, particularly in an increasingly digital world. For the local musician and veteran producer of Western vaudeville shows, it was a natural progression to think about the value of celebrating, so Northcott — completely on...
Methow Valley News wins general excellence award in statewide competition

Methow Valley News wins general excellence award in statewide competition

The Methow Valley News won the first-place award for general excellence among statewide newspapers of its size at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) annual convention last weekend in Chelan. Awards are presented in four circulation categories. The News is in category II (circulation of 2,500 to 5,000). Entrants in the general excellence category were...
News adds two staff members

News adds two staff members

The Methow Valley News has added two new staff members. Rebecca Walker is the newspaper’s new office manager, replacing Marilyn Bardin, who retired. Walker most recently worked as a licensed life and health insurance agent at McDonald Zaring Insurance in Walla Walla. She also has been an assistant office manager and administrative assistant for State...
Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Special edition documents historic visit
On Thursday, 16 students and 11 adults visited the Methow Valley News building to learn about how the newspaper is made. See story for a full photo gallery of their visit
Methow Made expands to include arts and crafts

Methow Made expands to include arts and crafts

TwispWorks is expanding its Methow Made campaign this year to include arts and craft products made and produced in the Methow Valley, as well as food, beverage and health and beauty products. Local producers are invited to apply to be part of the 2014 campaign. Methow Made began in 2013 as an agricultural marketing campaign...