The whole dam story
DamNation, an award-winning documentary film that explores the nation’s change in attitudes about dams, will be presented on Oct. 23 at the Twisp River Pub by the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group. The free showing begins at 7 p.m.
Make a difference
Oct. 25 is “Make a Difference Day” in Pateros, where volunteers will help fire victims with chores such as cleaning up fire areas, sorting items in the relief center, running errands, winterizing trailers, helping families get ready for winter, and many more.
If you plan to participate, bring gloves, wear closed shoes, and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Also bring a sack lunch and water. If you have specialty tools for specific jobs, bring them also. The event begins at 8 a.m. at the fire relief center at the Pateros Mall. For more information, call (509) 733-0318 or (509) 679-6406.
Living in the North Cascades
The Methow Conservancy’s First Tuesday program on Nov. 4 will be “The North Cascades: Wildness, Renewal, and Communities on the Edge,” with author and Stehekin resident Ana Maria Spagna. The free event begins at 7 p.m. at the Twisp River Pub. For more information, call 996-2870.
Tools for fire victims
Tools collected by the Carlton Complex Assistance Network (CCAN) are available for free to those who can demonstrate need. “CCAN has a distribution policy that gives priority to those who need tools for their work or for rebuilding their home and subsistence farms, and those with limited resources and have uninsured or under insured losses,” according to a press release from the organization. Anyone impacted by the Carlton Complex Fire may be eligible. For information, email email@example.com, or call (509) 699-9429.