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R&B Festival donations announced

R&B Festival donations announced

The Winthrop Music Association, the nonprofit organization that presents the annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, reported that it has made donations to several organizations from the festival’s 2016 proceeds. They include: • The Cove Food Bank in Twisp, $3,750. • The Washington Blues Society Musician Relief Program, $500. • The Methow Valley School District...
Celebrate with The Cove on their 18th anniversary

Celebrate with The Cove on their 18th anniversary

The Cove will celebrate its 18th anniversary with an open house on April 21, with free hot dogs and desserts at the food bank on Glover Street in Twisp. The event is from noon-4 p.m. “Come in for a free meal and say hello,” Executive Director Glenn Schmekel said. During its 18th year of operation,...
Community briefs: Oct. 28, 2015

Community briefs: Oct. 28, 2015

Haunted house benefits fire victims Washington state Department of Natural Resources firefighter Jessi Dowers will once again turn her family’s Pateros home into a haunted house for Halloween, this year with a Harry Potter theme, with proceeds going to Okanogan Long Term Recovery. The haunted house will be at 616 Riverside Drive, open from 7 – 9:30...
Community briefs: July 15, 2015

Community briefs: July 15, 2015

Help The Cove communicate The Cove is asking for the community’s help in updating its database so it can more effectively communicate with local residents, especially via email. Call 997-0227 or email thecovecares@gmail.com if you are willing to share your email address. The Cove is also asking for your names and phone numbers. All information...
News briefs: June 24, 2015

News briefs: June 24, 2015

Preschool sign-up underway Sign-up is available for the Methow Mentoring & Childcare Preschool, a program of The Cove, which begins July 13 at Methow Valley United Methodist Church on Highway 20 between Twisp and Winthrop. The preschool, for children ages 2½ to 6, will operate from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will use the Nurtured...
Celebrate 17 years with The Cove

Celebrate 17 years with The Cove

The Cove, the downtown Twisp institution that provides a food bank and so much more, will celebrate its 17 anniversary with an open house on April 30 from noon-4 p.m. Hot dogs and desserts will be served and everyone is invited, said Executive Director Glenn Schmekel. The Cove’s programs, in addition to its weekly food...
Learn about making neighboring even better

Learn about making neighboring even better

An organization that will match volunteers with people who need help with basic chores and services — such as meals, transportation or yard work — that help people stay in their own homes as they age has …
‘Divine timing’ for The Cove’s new space in Twisp

‘Divine timing’ for The Cove’s new space in Twisp

By Laurelle Walsh

Conditions have improved for everyone — clients, volunteers and coordinators — at The Cove since the food bank began moving stored food out of its original building on Glover Street in Twisp and into the organization’s new warehouse on Third Avenue. The new warehouse, known as Cove II or the annex, has opened up...

Fire and flood recovery group to tackle victims’ long-term needs

Fire and flood recovery group to tackle victims’ long-term needs

By Marcy Stamper
Recovery from the summer’s fires and floods—and being better prepared for future natural disasters—is a long-term project demanding long-term planning. The valley’s own group, Methow Valley Long-Term Recovery, has been launched, with Hank Cramer at the helm as executive director, and office space on Third Avenue in Twisp donated by The...
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, …