Jerry Johnson of Twisp prepares to dispose of a pile of broken sidewalk chunks on Second Avenue in Twisp during work last week on the town project, which includes new street surfacing and sidewalk improvements on five downtown streets. Sidewalks will be improved along the south side of Second Avenue to provide a better connection […]
Fall prescribed burning on the Methow Valley Ranger District will begin as soon as possible, the U.S. Forest Service said. “The recent wet weather and relatively low fire danger at higher elevation of the forest have us considering beginning fall burning a little earlier this year,” Meg Trebon, assistant fire management officer for fuels, said […]
A benefit concert for Dale Peterson, a local resident who was training to climb Mt. Rainier before he was severely injured in a recent bicycle accident, will be held Sept. 27 at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp, from 5-9 p.m. Scheduled to appear are the RT Jr. Band, Shaka Donia, The Last Outlaws, […]
MORNING BUS ROUTES & PICKUP TIMES Route 1: Gold Crk/Twisp-Carlton Rd./Old Twisp Hwy. Gold Creek Loop Rd. turn-around 7:05 AM 1561 Hwy. 153 7:10 AM Preston Rd. @ Hwy. 153 7:15 AM Libby Creek Rd. @ Hwy. 153 7:20 AM Beulah Rd. @ Twisp Carlton Rd. 7:25 AM 330 Twisp Carlton Rd. 7:30 AM […]
By Ann McCreary
People are talking about (and some are suffering from) the late summer yellow jacket boom.
By Marcy Stamper
An appeal of a Mazama land-use case could have significant consequences for state water law, according to the Washington attorney general and Department of Ecology.
Campfires are now permitted in approved fire pits in designated state and other campgrounds managed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Commissioner of Public Lands lifted the ban on recreational fires in eastern Washington last Friday (Aug. 30). The ban on such fires west of the Cascade crest was lifted two weeks earlier. […]
Large boulders being placed along West Chewuch Road are part of an Okanogan County project to protect the pavement and fragile road shoulders. Crews from the county Public Works Department are using rock scrounged from ditches and other construction projects to keep the edges of pavement from sloughing off, particularly on narrow roads, according to […]
If it’s old, restored & wheeled, you might find it at the Winthrop Auto Show By Don Nelson The 38th annual Winthrop Auto Show, renowned for its display of vintage cars and trucks on Riverside Avenue, adds both motorized and non-motorized attractions this year that will give visitors a reason to use their personal ambulation […]