LBHS biathlete carries Methow, U.S. banners to European competition

LBHS biathlete carries Methow, U.S. banners to European competition

On Thursday (Feb. 4), Liberty Bell High School senior Claire Waichler returned from Romania, where she was part of the U.S. Team competing in the World Junior Biathlon Championships. On Sunday morning, she was at Mazama practicing with the Methow Valley Nordic Team, for which she competes as a skier — without her...
Deer weathering Methow’s snowy winter

Deer weathering Methow’s snowy winter

The Methow Valley’s resident mule deer herd is enduring a winter with lots of snow and reduced winter range as a result of wildfires that destroyed vegetation on thousands of acres during the past two summers. Despite those stressors, the deer appear to be making it through the season as well...
Methow Valley school kids enjoy local lunch

Methow Valley school kids enjoy local lunch

It’s not every day that people actually go out of their way to eat lunch in a school cafeteria. But last Wednesday (Feb. 3), parents and community members joined all the students in the Methow Valley School District for a special meal of local foods to celebrate Winter Taste Washington...