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May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013

BY SALLY GRACIE Jeff Koma’s recent talk about researching the reproduction and nesting habits of white-headed woodpeckers made me wish I’d been an ornithologist. Their nests are holes drilled most frequently in decayed Ponderosa snags. Jeff showed how he uses a neat gizmo called a “tree top peeper,” a telescopic pole with a camera on...
May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013

BY SALLY GRACIE If you’ve ever been a teenager, raised a teenager, or taught one, you absolutely must attend the Friday (May 10) performance of Methow Voices: Teenspeak at the Twisp Valley Grange. There is a Thursday performance as well, and choosing between that and “Walking the Gobi” with Helen Thayer – even though I’m...
April 10, 2013

April 10, 2013

BY SALLY GRACIE Covered as they are in heavy clothing, when young and pregnant valley women carry their babies through the winter, I’ve often been surprised to see their infant progeny when spring comes. I happened to know that Heidi Bard was pregnant this last winter because I frequent the pub, and she waited tables...
March 27, 2013

March 27, 2013

March 27, 2013 BY SALLY GRACIE Last weekend was a bonanza for the arts: a dance performance, a musical, a Colombian folk music group, and an Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus concert. It’s not too surprising that some of us were confused about which event(s) to attend – and where. When the Methow Dance Collective...
Feb. 20, 2013

Feb. 20, 2013

BY SALLY GRACIE I was saddened to find notice of Mary Mattison’s death on the post office door. Her family had found a lovely photo of Mary, looking sweetly into the camera, cane in hand, in an outdoor setting. A service for Mary will be held on March 9, Saturday, at 2 p.m. at the...