Eleven Liberty Bell High School students traveled to Olympia on Monday (March 11) to urge their state representatives to take action to solve the global climate crisis. The state Legislature is considering several bills which aim to reduce carbon emissions and help Washington transition to a 100-percent clean energy future. According to a press release, […]
Winthrop Kiwanis will host its 25th annual Bite of the Methow fundraiser on March 16 at the Winthrop Barn. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from any Kiwanis member, at Windermere Real Estate in Twisp, or at The Tenderfoot in Winthrop; or call 996-3991. Doors open at 3 p.m. and serving begins at 5 […]
There will be a celebration for Patricia Stamet’s life on Sunday (March 10) at the Methow Valley Ranch Bunkhouse at 4 p.m., followed by a potluck. Please bring your stories and pictures of Patty, and a dish to share, to 255 E. Chewuch Road, Winthrop.
There will be a 10-minute outage at the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative’s Winthrop substation next Thursday (March 14) starting at 7 a.m., to allow the Okanogan PUD to perform switching on the transmission line near Malott. Co-op members fed from the Twisp substation will not be affected. For information, call 996-2228 during normal business hours.
Is there life out there somewhere, intelligent life? This is the question I am most often asked at one of my stargazing programs. It is a question that has been asked over and over again in many different ways. The universe is a big place and maybe we are feeling a little lonely not having […]
The Methow Valley School District has scheduled interviews for four candidates for principal of Methow Valley Elementary School. Teams of teachers, administrators, parents and community members will interview the candidates and conduct tours of the campus on Friday (March 8). There is a community “meet and greet” on Friday at 4 p.m. in the elementary […]
Okanogan County is considering an application for a year-round nightly rental in Nordic Village, across from the Mazama Store. Owners Brian and Debi Overby have applied for a conditional-use permit to use the new two-bedroom home as a nightly rental. The Mazama Starlight Nightly Rental could accommodate up to eight guests. The 2,060-square-foot house is […]
By Marcy Stamper There’s something about “Charlotte’s Web” that makes the story uniquely timeless. “It’s just so appropriate for children — and adults as well. It reminds us about friendship and taking care of each other,” said Jane Orme, who’s directing the beloved children’s classic at The Merc Playhouse starting next week. Twenty-two young local […]
By Ann McCreary Original monologues and skits, as well as scenes from the likes of Shakespeare, are brought together in “SnapShots,” Methow Valley Theater’s annual spring production opening on March 14. “SnapShots” features six local actors — three in their teens and three over the age of 65 — who present scenes and monologues that […]
Liberty Bell High School senior Owen Hevly and sophomore Lucaas Gonzalez-Ortega have earned honorable mention recognition on the Central Washington 2B boys’ All-League basketball team. Gonzalez-Ortega was the team’s leading scorer in the recently completed season. At the team’s recent awards banquet, Hevly and senior Simon Studen won the Coaches’ Award. Other awards: • Most […]