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Hank Cramer to head recovery organization; Room One fiscal sponsor

Hank Cramer to head recovery organization; Room One fiscal sponsor

By Marcy Stamper
Room One will offer temporary fiscal sponsorship of a new long-term recovery organization (LTRO) to address needs connected with recent wildfires. The Twisp-based social-service agency announced Wednesday, Aug. 6, that it would be the fiscal sponsor for a three-month period, with …
Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

Local groups begin making plans for long-term recovery

By Marcy Stamper
Although hundreds of people are still literally digging out from the devastation of the wildfire—and firefighters still working to control it—a network of individuals and organizations has begun building a network for longer-term recovery. Some 40 people from local social-service agencies, …
Managing help for victims is a huge task

Managing help for victims is a huge task

By Marcy Stamper

Experts in managing emergencies such as a massive wildfire know they have to be prepared for collateral events that radiate out from the central crisis. “The donations are …

Community briefs: July 2, 2014

Community briefs: July 2, 2014

This week: Garlic harvest, wine festival, farm camp, food preservation, wildfire readiness, bowl painting, exchange students, women outdoors, planned giving and naturalization info.
Get acquainted with TwispWorks and its partners

Get acquainted with TwispWorks and its partners

Open Studio Saturdays begin at TwispWorks this Saturday (May 24) from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Every Saturday through Aug. 30, visitors will be able to see Methow Made goods being created and visit with the artists, crafters and entrepreneurs that call TwispWorks home. Around 10 studios will be open each week, according to TwispWorks Entrepreneurship Coordinator...
News briefs: April 30, 2014

News briefs: April 30, 2014

This week: Cove’s food drive coming soon to a post office or mailbox near you, you can Help out Room One by donating on GiveBIG day, Volunteer at Shafer Museum on May 6 or read about how Snow clearing makes progress
Showing up for Room One

Showing up for Room One

Room One staffer Erin Flahive described her experiences in assisting Methow Valley residents to sign up for health care insurance during a gathering at the Lost River Winery tasting room in Seattle on March 27. Room One, the nonprofit social services agency in Twisp, hosted the event, which drew more than 40 “Methow friends and...
Job and Resource Fair to match employers with job-seekers

Job and Resource Fair to match employers with job-seekers

By Don Nelson
More than 20 local and regional employers, plus several organizations that can provide help for …
Donations allow Room One to buy its building

Donations allow Room One to buy its building

By Ann McCreary
Through donations from two long-time supporters, Room One has purchased its building at 315 Lincoln St. in Twisp and, for the first time in its 16-year history, …
Talking about suicide is first step in preventing it

Talking about suicide is first step in preventing it

By Adrianne Moore
In calm times, it is easy to stop talking about suicide. It can be a big, scary subject often full of personal connections and too many unknowns. To effectively prevent suicide in a rural community like ours …