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Be the voice of Carlton

Be the voice of Carlton

The News is looking for a correspondent for the unique community of Carlton. If you are interested, send a letter and writing samples to P.O. Box 97, Twisp, WA 98856 or email to editor@methowvalleynews.com. Applicants must live in or near enough to Carlton to call it their home base.   PREVIOUS CARLTONS   Back to...
June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013

BY SUE MISAO It is a beautiful, perfect day in Carlton. According to my telephone, it’s 82 degrees out there and the sun is shining, there’s a slight breeze, butterflies are flitting about and flowers are absolutely glowing. All this from a phone. It is such a joy to sit indoors and type out that...
May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

BY SUE MISAO It was kind of a cool, buggy, muggy, rainy, warmish week in Carlton, good for pulling weeds and burning old tree parts that somehow got separated from their original bodies. Trees are just giant weeds that escaped the lawn mower enough times to become unmowable. Every plant, from the tiniest blade of...
May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013

BY SUE MISAO There’s a note on the Carlton Post Office door apologizing for the state of the flower garden. It’s true we have been spoiled by having such flowerful landscaping to tiptoe through on the path to our junk mail. According to the note, this will be solved as soon as the new gardener...
April 10, 2013

April 10, 2013

  BY SUE MISAO Carlton on poetry is Carlton indeed, and it’s all coming to a venue near you, right in the downtown corridor, specifically that building across the street from the store (call 341-9199 if you need directions) starting on Earth Day, April 22, in the form of a “Poetry Open House” with cookies...
April 3, 2013

April 3, 2013

BY SUE MISAO Is this your painting? Because if it is, I have it and am willing to sell it back to you for an outrageous sum of money. This bovinely inspired work of exquisite beauty, painted on a large piece of plywood, was hiding in an abandoned ice house somewhere on my property when...
March 27, 2013

March 27, 2013

BY SUE MISAO Hello from Carlton, again, down here near the bottom rung of the valley, where things always are what they seem not to be. Summer is coming, just as soon as we get this whole “spring” thing out of the way. Wow, it was only last week that spring was coming. Winter is...
Feb. 20, 2013

Feb. 20, 2013

BY SUE MISAO It turns out I am not so good at ping pong, but the real concern in Carlton these days is what if a meteor falls on us? The ongoing debate is whether it’s better to have a meteor fall on you, or simply near you. There are distinct disadvantages to either one,...