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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...
Room One takes over disaster case management for county

Room One takes over disaster case management for county

Room One in Twisp will become the supervising agency for four disaster case managers, who have previously worked under Okanogan County Community Action Council in Okanogan. The case managers were hired last …
Resources available for domestic violence victims

Resources available for domestic violence victims

Expanding upon Marshal Rikki Schwab’s February article about domestic violence, we at Room One would like anyone affected by this very important issue to know there are resources available to help. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, involves more than just physical violence. Abuse is any behavior used with the intent to gain power...
Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Westernization revisited John Lester and Larry Higbee were there at the beginning, when Winthrop adopted its Westernization theme more than 40 years ago. Learn how it all came about at a free community meeting on Thursday (April 9) at the Winthrop Barn. Refreshments will be available at 6 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30...
Room One handles increase in family planning services

Room One handles increase in family planning services

By Ann McCreary Room One in Twisp has seen an increase in the number of people seeking family planning services after Okanogan Family Planning closed its doors about four months ago. Okanogan Family Planning, a private nonprofit organization, closed in November after 40 years, leaving a gap in family planning services in the Okanogan Valley...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
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...
First PEPS mothering group a success at Room One

First PEPS mothering group a success at Room One

By Laurelle Walsh

New moms Cara Godwin, Sara Steele, Sam Soodak, Talitha Parsons and Dani Golden met at Room One in Twisp on Friday (Feb. 13) for the final session of a 12-week mothering group based on the PEPS framework, or Program for Early Parent Support. The moms brought their …

Room One reports on fire-recovery money

Room One reports on fire-recovery money

By Marcy Stamper
Room One has received almost $204,000 in donations to its fire-recovery fund since last summer and has set aside more than half to fill unmet needs of survivors. As of Jan. 1, Room One had spent almost $33,000 …
Room One needs help with remodeling projects

Room One needs help with remodeling projects

Room One is looking for volunteers to help with interior remodeling during February and March at its building on Lincoln Street in Twisp. The remodeling is designed to create more spaces for staff to meet privately with clients, as well as offices for staff and better access to Room One services, said Adrianne Moore, outreach...