By Ann McCreary
Proponents of creating a recreation district in the Methow Valley are collecting signatures on a petition with the goal of placing the proposal before voters in the April 2014 election.
Okanogan County voters handily approved a proposed sales tax increase to support a countywide bus system in last week’s general election. Proposition 1 drew 5,134 “yes” votes, or about 56 percent, compared to 4,002 “no” votes among the ballots counted by Friday, Nov. 8. The measure will add an additional four-tenths of 1 percent to […]
Glenda Templeton, left, Patsy Rowland and Jovonna Wilson display some of the blankets they have made for this year’s Manger Mall event. The trio made 20 hand-tied fleece blankets last year and would like to exceed that number this year. “You don’t have to be a super-colossal seamstress to do this,” said Wilson. Manger Mall […]
“A Cowboy Christmas” is the theme of Winthrop’s annual Christmas at the End of the Road celebration, scheduled as usual for the weekend after Thanksgiving. The free events begin Nov. 29, when Grandma Winthrop will read children’s holiday stories at Trail’s End bookstore from 2-4 p.m. At 5 p.m., Morning Glory Balloons will inflate and […]
County Democrats meeting The Okanogan County Democrats will meet in the Methow Valley on Saturday (Nov. 16) at the River Run Inn in Winthrop. The potluck event begins at noon. For more information, call 996-4105. Drug take-back program in Twisp The Town of Twisp has installed a drug “take-back” slot next to the front […]
An organizational meeting for Neighbors Helping Neighbors – the annual holiday food drive now in its 35th year – will be held Monday (Nov. 18) at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp beginning at 9 a.m. Organizer Jennifer Elden said the food drive served more than 120 local families in need last year, and […]