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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, …
Cove Classic golf tournament cancelled by wildfire 

Cove Classic golf tournament cancelled by wildfire 

The annual Cove Classic golf tournament, one of the fundraising cornerstones for The Cove Food Bank and its affiliated community service programs, was cancelled at the 11th hour after rampant wildfire prompted organizer Glenn Schmekel to pull the plug on the event late in the day on July 18 before the following morning’s tee-off time....
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: June 25, 2014

Community briefs: June 25, 2014

This week: Help with ‘Friday Food Program’ because kids eat on weekends, too, Charley family DVD at Interpretive Center June 29, learn All about mushrooms, Get your berries and Livestock deadline extended
Environmentalist, author, journalist Bill McKibben speaks this weekend in Winthrop

Environmentalist, author, journalist Bill McKibben speaks this weekend in Winthrop

By Laurelle Walsh
Rarely, but every so often, does a bona fide rock star make an appearance in our fair valley. On Sunday (May 18), Bill McKibben, a certifiable rock star of the …
Community briefs: May 7, 2014

Community briefs: May 7, 2014

Cove food drive bags mailed this week Plastic collection bags for The Cove Methow Valley Food Bank’s 15th annual food drive will be mailed to valley residents on Saturday (May 10). The drive will be conducted on May 15 with the help of post offices in Twisp, Winthrop, Carlton and Methow. Residents are asked to...
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
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 …

Community briefs: March 5, 2014

This week: Recycle some big metal, Beer and bikes and Options for long-term care
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.