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Community plaza next phase of TwispWorks development

Community plaza next phase of TwispWorks development

A “community plaza” that provides a place for people to gather, relax on a grassy lawn, enjoy outdoor music and arts performances, and even splash in a water spray park on hot days is envisioned as the next phase of TwispWorks development. The proposed plaza would transform the expanse of vacant, paved area at the...
Community plaza next phase of TwispWorks development

Community plaza next phase of TwispWorks development

A “community plaza” that provides a place for people to gather, relax on a grassy lawn, enjoy outdoor music and arts performances, and even splash in a water spray park on hot days is envisioned as the next phase of TwispWorks development.
AmeriCorps crew settles in at TwispWorks

AmeriCorps crew settles in at TwispWorks

A dozen AmeriCorps members are hard at work at TwispWorks as part of an eight-week stay in Washington. Officially called an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team, the members come from all over the country and range from 18-25 years old. For most, it is their first time in Washington. The group is …
Community briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Community briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Christmas Bazaar at The Barn The Reason for the Season Christmas Bazaar, featuring local vendors and lots of holiday gift ideas, will be on Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. – noon at the Winthrop Barn. For more information, call (500) 322‑1427. Get in holiday spirit at TwispWorks TwispWorks is doing its part to help you “Gear Up for...
Karpenko explores ‘power of mountain solitude’ in Seattle gallery installation

Karpenko explores ‘power of mountain solitude’ in Seattle gallery installation

For Methow Valley artist Tori Karpenko, “the transformative power of mountain solitude” provided solace and healing after personal crisis, and he has chosen to share his experience through a new art exhibit. Karpenko’s art installation, “The Lookout,” opened last Thursday (Nov. 5) at the Traver Gallery in Seattle, culminating …
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...
New project aims for cleaner winter air in Methow Valley

New project aims for cleaner winter air in Methow Valley

Health concerns about burning prompt local response By Marcy Stamper With fall moisture and cooler temperatures, most summer burn bans have been lifted. But cool weather can prompt other bans on burning to protect air quality and public health — and those bans often go unnoticed. A new program called the Methow Valley Clean Air Project is...
TwispWorks board names new executive director

TwispWorks board names new executive director

Don Linnertz takes over for Amy Stork Don Linnertz will be the new executive director of TwispWorks, the organization’s board of directors announced this week. Linnertz will replace Amy Stork, who recently resigned after four years in the job to join a Portland-based consulting firm. TwispWorks, a nonprofit center for creative enterprise that houses more...
Celebrate authentic Carnaval at Phoenix Festival on Saturday

Celebrate authentic Carnaval at Phoenix Festival on Saturday

Experience an autumnal Brazilian Carnaval with music, Brazilian dance and colorful costumes and Capoiera arts interwoven with local musicians, artisans, and art-making at the Phoenix Festival on Saturday (Oct. 3). The free event will be from 4 – 9 p.m. at TwispWorks The festival, launched last year, celebrates the resilience of the Methow Valley. It is sponsored...
Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Reddington exhibit at Mazama Country Inn Works by local artist Ginger Reddington are on display at the Mazama Country Inn through Dec. 30. Reddington’s paintings can be seen in the dining room and lobby whenever the inn is open. For more about her work, visit www.gingerreddington.com. The exhibit is sponsored by Confluence Gallery. For more...