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Room One, Family Health Centers to offer contraceptive services

Room One, Family Health Centers to offer contraceptive services

When the Twisp Family Planning Clinic closed last year, access to low-cost reproductive services became more difficult for Methow Valley residents. Hosted at Room One for 15 years, the clinic was operated by Family Planning of North Central Washington. To fill the gap created when the clinic closed, Room One will …
Family Planning Clinic at Room One to close on Jan. 1

Family Planning Clinic at Room One to close on Jan. 1

After 15 years of providing family planning services in the Methow Valley, the Twisp Family Planning Clinic at Room One will close on Jan. 1, 2016. The clinic, administered by Family Planning of North Central Washington, has provided reproductive health exams, birth control, sexually transmitted disease testing and vaccinations, and sexual health education.
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...
Community briefs: September 9, 2015

Community briefs: September 9, 2015

Sale benefits Community School A yard sale to benefit the Methow Valley Community School will be held on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the school in Twisp, from 9 a.m. – noon. For more information, call 997-4447. Yoga for Room One “Methow Global Mala,” which will combine yoga, meditation, chanting and breathing exercises led by local yoga instructors,...
Room One to offer soup bowls made by ceramic artist

Room One to offer soup bowls made by ceramic artist

Supporters of Room One who look forward to the fall ritual of decorating soup bowls for the agency’s annual fundraising dinner — or adding a bowl painted by a community member to their collection — will find some changes this year. The Twisp social-service agency has commissioned Twisp ceramic artist Emily Post to handcraft almost 300 bowls for the...
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...