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Kids fish for prizes at Pearrygin on Saturday

Kids fish for prizes at Pearrygin on Saturday

Saturday (April 25) is opening day of fishing season, when the Methow Eagles holds its annual fishing derby at the East Campground boat launch at Pearrygin Lake State Park. “We’re looking forward to a great fishing season,” said Okanogan Highlands Area Manager Rick Lewis. Derby registration starts at 8 a.m. Prizes will be given in...
Pearrygin Lake State Park opens to another anticipated busy season

Pearrygin Lake State Park opens to another anticipated busy season

Pearrygin Lake State Park opened as scheduled on April 1, and experienced its first flood of visitors on Saturday (April 4) for the annual Easter egg hunt co-sponsored by Winthrop Kiwanis and the Twisp Valley Grange. Saturday was a “Discover Pass Free Day,” a date specifically requested by park rangers across the state so that users...
Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Egg hunt at Pearrygin Make sure you get to Pearrygin Lake State Park’s main campground before noon on Saturday (April 4), because that’s when the Twisp Valley Grange’s annual Easter egg hunt starts — and they don’t wait for dawdlers. The event is free, and no Discover Pass is needed to park. After the egg...
Pearrygin Lake State Park prepares for onset of winter

Pearrygin Lake State Park prepares for onset of winter

By Laurelle Walsh

Camping at Pearrygin Lake State Park ends for the season at noon on Oct. 27, when both campgrounds officially close for the winter; however, many opportunities remain for public access in the off season. Vehicles may still enter on the east entrance road and park in the contact station area,...

Community briefs: September 17, 2014

Community briefs: September 17, 2014

This week: Tool drive for fire and flood victims, Fire recovery workshop, Co-op celebrates 75 years, Free day at state parks, Soup Dinner tickets on sale soon, and Emergency planning meeting
Creek accommodations

Creek accommodations

Tim Evans, construction and maintenance project lead for Pearrygin, Conconully and Curlew state parks, excavates a 12-foot wide channel where Pearrygin Creek will flow under the road into Pearrygin Lake State Park’s now-closed west campground. The creek, which has been flowing over the road since the massive debris flow in 2011, will be back in...
Pearrygin recovers and re-opens after fires, storms

Pearrygin recovers and re-opens after fires, storms

By Laurelle Walsh
Pearrygin Lake State Park was expected to re-open today (Aug. 6), after the second fire-related closure in as many weeks, according to Park Manager Rick Lewis. Both campgrounds were evacuated and the park was closed on Friday (Aug. 1), when …
News briefs: July 20, 2014

News briefs: July 20, 2014

This week: ATVs not allowed in Winthrop says town's attorney, Winthrop Town Hall basement flooded by rain, Fire district levy on November ballot, and Pearrygin re-opens after fire though Alta Lake is still closed.
Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

This week: South American music at free concert Sunday at Pearrygin, Chamber Music Festival opens July 24, the Merc advises that you Git ready for Shakespeare, pardner, and Celebrate old-time music at the Shafer on Aug. 9
Arts briefs: July 2, 2014

Arts briefs: July 2, 2014

This week: New show at Winthrop Gallery opens July 9 and Free concert at Pearrygin Lake on July 13