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News from TwispWorks: new board member, tenants

News from TwispWorks: new board member, tenants

Ken Young has joined the TwispWorks Foundation’s board of directors. Young and his wife, Loy, recently moved to the valley full-time and have been volunteering at TwispWorks for the past year. His background is in education, leadership and training. Young grew up in the Gold Country of California where he was a special education teacher,...
Methow Investment Network links investors, businesses

Methow Investment Network links investors, businesses

The Methow Investment Network, a program to encourage local investment in local businesses, was launched this month by TwispWorks. The program is designed to support Methow Valley businesses by providing an additional means for them to obtain funding to help …
Bastian, Gilbertsen named to TwispWorks Foundation board

Bastian, Gilbertsen named to TwispWorks Foundation board

The TwispWorks Foundation has added valley residents Jane Gilbertsen and Joanna Bastian to its board of directors. Gilbertsen is a retired attorney and long-time Methow Valley resident who has been active in philanthropy and supporting important causes impacting the people and places of the valley, according to a foundation press release. After 20 years of...
TwispWorks explores establishing local investment network

TwispWorks explores establishing local investment network

TwispWorks wants to connect potential investors with Methow Valley businesses to create a local investment network, and will launch the effort early next month with a “Methow Investment Network Happy Hour.” The gathering will be held Feb. 6, from 5 – 6 p.m. at …
Charting the Methow Valley’s eclectic economy

Charting the Methow Valley’s eclectic economy

People who live and work in the Methow Valley know the issues they face in their daily lives here — things like the shortage of affordable housing, the need for more child care options, and the seasonal swings in the valley’s economy and employment. A recently completed study puts statistics behind the reality of living here, in order...
‘Round and Round’ leaves town

‘Round and Round’ leaves town

A sculpture by the late Bernie Hosey called “Round and Round” was removed Monday (Sept. 12) from its prominent spot on the TwispWorks campus adjacent to Highway 20. The large metal sphere was loaded onto a flatbed truck and removed by Harry Hosey, Bernie’s brother and executor of his estate. It will become part of...
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 …