Yard waste cleanup
On April 20, 22 and 29, all valley residents can bring green yard wastes to the Twisp Transfer Station, 12 Twisp Airport Road, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Allowed are all natural vegetation, branches and woody debris no shorter than 2 feet and no larger than 4 inches diameter; brush and shrubs; weeds; pine needles and cones; leaves and grass clippings; flowers; plants; fruit and vegetable plant trimmings.
Not allowed are garbage; lumber or treated wood; homegrown fruit; dirt; construction debris/materials; plastics or paper.
Okanogan County Solid Waste, in partnership with Clean Air Methow and Fire Adapted Methow Valley, and with funding from state Department of Ecology, will be waiving fees at the transfer station.
Twisp parks and rec plan
Twisp residents can comment on a draft revision of the town’s comprehensive parks and recreation plan by email, in writing or during a virtual meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission on Monday (April 25).
For more information, go to www.townoftwisp.com/index.php/recreation/twisp-park-gallery to find both a summary and a complete copy of the draft. Comments may be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp WA 98856.
The Parks and Recreation Commission meeting begins at 4 p.m. on April 25. Visit www.townoftwisp.com for information on how to access the meeting, or call Town Hall at (509) 997‑4081.
Ride the routes
If you would like an informal tour of some of the bike routes proposed in the draft Twisp Parks and Recreation Plan, join a group on Saturday (April 23), starting at 12:30 p.m. from Twisp Park on North Lincoln Street. Email email@example.com for more information. For ages 12 and older.
Housing Trust events
The Methow Housing Trust has scheduled a series of public events related to its recently launched capital campaign to “Build Belonging” in the valley. All the events are free. For more information, visit http://methowhousingtrust.org/build-belonging.
- Methow Valley Farmers Market, Twisp, Saturday (April 23), 9 a.m. – noon.
- Jupiter restaurant, Winthrop, Thursday, April 28, 4 – 6 p.m.
- Methow Valley Farmers Market, Twisp, Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. – noon.
- Methow Valley Thriftway, Friday, May 6, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Mazama Store, Sunday, May 8, 11 a.m. – 1p. m.
- Block Party at TwispWorks, Saturday, May 28, 4 – 7 p.m., including yard games, music, food and brews and information.