USFS field tour
The Methow Valley Ranger District has been hosting restoration field tours with forest specialists and partners in recent weeks. The remaining tours on Saturday, Oct. 7, from approximately 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., is about condition-based management. Meeting location and logistics information will be sent to registered participants in advance of the field tour. Call (509) 996-4000 for more information.
The Methow Valley Ranger District planned to begin the Lost Driveway underburns this week, depending on the weather. Burns were scheduled to start Tuesday (Oct. 3) continue through the weekend. Smoke will be visible from Lost Driveway down the Highway 20 corridor to Twisp. Units scheduled this week are Lost Driveway 3, near the yellow Jacket Sno-Park, 42 acres; Lost Driveway 15 west of Mazama, 39 acres; Lost Driveway 10 across Highway 20 from Mazama, 50 acres; and Lost Driveway 1 near Riverbends Campground, 65 acres.
School board candidates’ forum
The Twisp Valley Grange will host a public forum for all six candidates for the three Methow Valley School District board of director position on the Nov. 7 ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 17, starting at 6 p.m.
Invited to appear are:
• District One candidates, incumbent Judith Hardmeyer-Wright and challenger Austin Lott.
• District Three candidates, Scott Larson and Jennifer Zbyszewski.
• District Five candidates, incumbent Frank Kline and challenger Michael Liu.
Doors open at 6 pm. For a meet-and-greet; the forum will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Candidates will answer questions collected from the audience or submitted prior to the forum. Send questions to email@example.com
All voters within the Methow Valley School District are eligible to vote for the three open positions. Ballots will be mailed Oct. 20.