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Community contemplates a revitalized Twisp

Community contemplates a revitalized Twisp

Concepts for revitalizing downtown Twisp were presented to the community for feedback last week during an open house at TwispWorks. Prominent archways at intersections leading to the downtown area, wide sidewalks, pedestrian malls, landscaping, and a traffic roundabout on Highway 20 near Glover Street were among the ideas presented by ...
TwispWorks fills new position of  economic development coordinator

TwispWorks fills new position of  economic development coordinator

Hannah McIntosh has been hired to fill the newly created role of economic development coordinator at TwispWorks. The position was made possible through a grant from Methow Valley Long Term Recovery (MVLTR). McIntosh will focus on identifying and implementing opportunities for economic recovery and resilience in the Methow Valley in response to the 2014-2015 wildfires,...
Editorials: June 1, 2016

Editorials: June 1, 2016

Headwaters help It’s difficult to overstate the significance of the state’s two U.S. Senators joining the effort to prevent not just copper exploration but also any future mining in the 340,000-acre Methow Headwaters area. (See story here) Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are co-sponsoring the Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016, which would authorize...
eqpd now fully equipped for more production at TwispWorks

eqpd now fully equipped for more production at TwispWorks

Many people have left a conference or company retreat with a bag of swag — those forgettable T-shirts, coffee mugs and pens — and then promptly donated it to a second-hand store or stashed it in the back of a closet. Jonathan Baker of eqpd, the Twisp company that …
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...