By Marcy Stamper
Close encounters between cougars and domestic animals — and their owners — have been reported near Twisp and Winthrop over the past few weeks.
Individuals who applied for health insurance through the state’s Health Benefit Exchange by the Dec. 23 deadline may have to pay the full cost of medical care or prescription drugs while the state and insurance companies work to confirm their enrollment and process their payment. The exchange advised residents this week about steps to guarantee […]
The Methow Conservancy’s 10th annual conservation course, “Botany — The Basics & Beyond,” will be held Monday evenings for six weeks beginning Feb. 10. Classes are at the Twisp River Pub from 6-8:30 p.m.; an optional dinner is served from 5:30-6 p.m. Class study will include the use of plant games, as well as dissecting microscopes and […]
Recycle your cell phone For the second year, a local effort to collect used cell phones is underway to benefit Hope Phones (hopephones.org), which puts donated phones to work in helping to provide remote health care in 16 countries. Non-working phones are recycled to provide income for Hope Phones. Last year valley residents donated 63 […]