Interpretive Center hosts talk on floods, glaciers
The Methow Valley Interpretive Center will host Professor Emeritus Bob Carson of Whitman College this Friday and Saturday for talks about ice age floods, geology and climate change.
The first event is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, (Oct. 8), at the Twisp Park. Carson will lead a “hands-on simulation of the ice-age floods of the Methow River,” according to MVIC.
At 5 p.m. the same day, Carson will talk about geology and climate change at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center at TwispWorks.
On Saturday, (Oct. 9), Carson, MVIC and the Washington Native Plant Society will have a geology hike. Call 509 - 341‑4253 to register. Masks will be required.
Local students qualify for UW Dean’s List
Several students from Twisp and Winthrop have qualified to be on the Dean’s List for the University of Washington, meaning they must have at least a 3.5 grade point average out of 4 over 12 graded credits.
Twisp students on the list include Raffaella Krista Jarvis, a sophomore, Leif Raven Portmann-Brown, a senior and Simon Everett Studen, a sophomore.
Winthrop students on the list include Taya Marie Delong, Corinne E. Dietz and Exie Damaris Romero, all seniors.
Mid-Valley Hospital hosts blood drive
Mid-Valley Hospital & Clinic will partner with Vitalant Blood Donation for a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 18 in the parking lot of Mid-Valley Clinic at 529 Jasmine Street in Omak.
The blood drive will take place on Vitalant’s bus in the parking lot. To make an appointment, call 877 -258‑4825 and use sponsor code “Omak Community” to register.
Social distancing will be enforced and only people without symptoms of illness, including fever, will be allowed to donate. Donors will be screened for COVID-19 before being allowed to give blood.
Repair Cafés are back for fall
Methow Recycles’ Repair Cafés are back this fall, offering services including electrical and mechanical fixes, sewing, knife/tool sharpening and basic bicycle repair.
Items must be small enough to be carried, not leaking fluids and not hazardous in any way. Please bring parts needed to complete the repair. Attendees should wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
The next event is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 in the parking lot of The Cove in Twisp, across from the Twisp Post Office. Another event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at the same location.
For more information about the events, email email@example.com.