By Marcy Stamper
“Mindfulness” program in the Methow Valley School District has been suspended after parents raise concerns.
Liberty Bell High School’s junior class is once again selling fresh-picked oranges and grapefruits, along with raffle tickets, to raise money for an educational trip to Washington, D.C. Junior class students will travel to the nation’s capital in March to participate in Close Up, a weeklong educational program focusing on U.S. government. While in Washington, […]
Okanogan County Public Health is conducting a community health assessment to get a better understanding of people’s perceptions about health and lifestyle issues. “We have quantitative data, like mortality rates and health rankings, but want a qualitative view of people’s perceptions,” said Community Health Director Lauri Jones. The 11-question survey asks people to rate the […]
Celebrate the solstice Winter solstice is Saturday (Dec. 21), and the Methow Valley Interpretive Center is partnering with The Methow Naturalist to offer a free program at the center in Twisp to explain and celebrate the historically significant event. “The Science and Spirit of the Solstice,” which begins at 7 p.m., will be presented by […]
The three projects sharing $1.1 million in salmon recovery grants from the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board in Okanogan County are in the Methow Valley. Okanogan County received the 11th-largest amount out of a total $42 million being awarded by the state. The largest award, more than $6 million, went to Snohomish County. Funding for […]