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Traditional Native American pit house dedicated at Interpretive Center

Traditional Native American pit house dedicated at Interpretive Center

By Laurelle Walsh
Twenty Paschal Sherman Indian School students, plus faculty and guests, gathered last Wednesday (June 4) to celebrate the completion of …
Letters to the editor: May 28, 2014

Letters to the editor: May 28, 2014

Not so little Dear Editor: I attended the U.S. Forest Service meeting at the Winthrop Barn on May 19 to hear about the Blue River plans for drilling (on Flagg Mountain). I left thinking of Carl Sandberg’s poem about the fog: The fog slips in on little cat feet, It sits on silent haunches and...
Twisp-area dog escapes ‘scary’ wolf attack with injuries

Twisp-area dog escapes ‘scary’ wolf attack with injuries

By Ann McCreary
Mandy and Paul Schmekel say they’re keeping a close eye on their four young boys after two wolves attacked a family dog last week …
Seasonal hardships, benefit cuts make tough times tougher

Seasonal hardships, benefit cuts make tough times tougher

By Marcy Stamper
When times are rough, it can seem that all the hardships pile up at once — for some people, toppling an already fragile balance.
Letters to the editor: Oct. 23, 2013

Letters to the editor: Oct. 23, 2013

Support transit system Dear Editor: Thank you for the informative article about Proposition 1 and the Okanogan County transit system. We at The Cove Methow Valley Food Bank have seen first-hand the need of transportation for our seniors, low-income and conservation-minded patrons. For years, The Cove has been engaged in trying to provide transportation locally,...
Powwow highlights 11 years of reconciliation

Powwow highlights 11 years of reconciliation

By Marcy Stamper
More than a century after the native inhabitants of the Methow Valley were displaced, their ancestors, members of other tribes and current Methow residents are coming together for the 11th year in a row to celebrate reconciliation.