Got your kids’ costumes figured out yet? Or your own? You only have until tonight (Oct. 31) to get it together, because it’s Halloween, and tricking and treating will be going on all over the valley. Twisp’s Burgar Street, ground zero for hundreds of trick-or-treaters who come to see the many extravagantly decorated homes (and fill their […]
An open house is scheduled on Tuesday (Nov. 4) to discuss a proposal by the U.S. Navy to conduct warfare training exercises on the Tonasket Ranger District. The open house will be held 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Okanogan Public Utility District in Okanogan. Forest Service and U.S. Navy personnel will be present to answer questions. […]
This week: Methow Recycles selling metal stuff, Carnival at Community Center, Fish, fire, floods, Sign up for 4-H, ‘Expedition’ to South America, Fire danger is lower, and Help Room One
The Twisp Family Planning Clinic at Room One is conducting an evaluation to assess and strengthen the services it offers in the Methow Valley. Former, current and interested clients are encouraged to respond to a survey that can be found on the Room One website, www.roomone.org, and its Facebook page. The survey takes just a […]
By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council so far appears unwilling to reconsider a decision to allow the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to install an electronic sign at Winthrop’s western border, despite an appeal from the town’s Westernization Architectural …
By Marcy Stamper
Attorneys have filed 65 claims against the state of Washington for property lost in the Carlton Complex Fire, charging that the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is responsible for the damage by failing to control the fire.
By Ann McCreary State transportation officials will take condemnation proceedings to court to acquire property from Patrick Fitzgerald, who lives at the mouth of Benson Creek where flash flooding destroyed a section of Highway 153 last summer. Fitzgerald has objected to the way the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) repaired the highway after intense […]
Jump to assessor’s race Jump to coroner’s race
By Ann McCreary
With a sense of disbelief, state environmental officials and Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) directors came together last week to celebrate the first phase of a project that many thought would never happen.
By Ann McCreary
The new owners of Tice Ranch, Laura and Robert Howson of Twisp, plan to move into the main lodge on the estate within about a month, and will maintain the 305-acre property as a ranch. The Howsons bought the landmark Tice Ranch, located on Highway 20 …