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County commissioners reorganize county fair, recreation boards

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County commissioners are planning to reorganize the way the county handles the county fair, recreation, and capital projects such as building renovations, trailheads and parks. The commissioners met Thursday (March 27) with the county’s parks and recreation board to get their OK to dismantle the board and …...
Questions continue at rec district proponents’ public meeting

Questions continue at rec district proponents’ public meeting

By Ann McCreary
Proponents of creating a new recreation district in the Methow Valley fielded pointed questions and …

County commissioners to hold meeting about parks and rec board

By Ann McCreary
A special meeting to discuss Okanogan County’s Park and Recreation Board has been called by Okanogan County commissioners for Thursday (March 27) at 5 p.m. …

Rec district candidates to appear at public forum

Methow Valley residents will hear from all the candidates running for the Methow Valley Recreation District commission during a public forum Thursday (March 27) at the Twisp Valley Grange. The meeting, hosted by the Twisp and Winthrop chambers of commerce, begins at 6:30 p.m. Each candidate will answer a set of questions about their reasons...
Rec meeting draws supporters, skeptics

Rec meeting draws supporters, skeptics

By Ann McCreary
At a standing-room-only meeting last week about the proposed Methow Valley Recreation District, several speakers said they favored supporting recreation in the valley, but were leery of …

Okanogan water quality projects may get grant support

By Marcy Stamper Six projects to protect water quality in creeks and rivers in the Methow Valley and northern Okanogan County, primarily from problems associated with livestock, have been ranked high enough that there is a good chance they will receive grants and start work this summer. The projects, most on private property, would help...
North Cascades Highway clearing to start March 31

North Cascades Highway clearing to start March 31

Washington State Department of Transportation crews will begin clearing snow from the North Cascades Highway on March 31 if the weather cooperates, with goal of opening the road by mid-May, WSDOT said in a press release. Last year the clearing began March 25 and was complete in less than four weeks. “There’s twice as much...
Letters to the editor: March 12, 2014

Letters to the editor: March 12, 2014

Thanks from the Housers Dear Editor: The Houser family would like to say thank you to the Methow Valley Senior Center, the volunteers, those wonderful cooks and dessert makers, Hank’s Harvest Foods for providing the food, and to anyone else who helped with this unbelievable event. Wow. Our appreciation has no words that could even...
Letters to the editor: March 5, 2014

Letters to the editor: March 5, 2014

About control Dear Editor: Residents of the Methow Valley School District should take the time to inform themselves about the proposed Metropolitan Recreation District. There are a total of 16 metro districts in the state and only two are in eastern Washington; one in Eastmont and one in Pullman. All of these districts are considerably...

Proposed rec district draws full slate of board candidates

By Ann McCreary Thirteen local residents are candidates for the Methow Valley Recreation District commission, which will be established if voters approve formation of the proposed district in a special election on April 22. Candidates declared their intention to run for the district commission during a three-day filing period held by the Okanogan County auditor...