A story about the upcoming academic year at the Methow Valley Community School contained inaccurate information about the grades at the school. Students are currently enrolled through fifth grade, and the school is accepting enrollments up to sixth grade. The News regrets the error.
Because of a clerical error in the Okanogan County District Court disposition records sent to local news media, some year-old convictions were inadvertently reprinted in recent issues of the News. We were not made aware of the errors by the county until this week and regret any inconveniences caused by the reprinted information.
The caption accompanying a photo of a plume of smoke above Twisp in the July 23 issue implied that town residents had been told to be ready to evacuate on Thursday, July 17. The evacuation warning was issued the following day, when Twisp was threatened by fire approaching from the hills east of town. The […]
An article in the June 4 Methow Valley News about an appeal by the Methow Valley Citizens’ Council and Conservation Northwest of Okanogan County’s environmental analysis of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) proposal said that the two groups had successfully sued the county in the past about a similar issue. The groups filed a lawsuit last […]
An article about a rate increase request from WasteWise in the May 28 Methow Valley News incorrectly stated that Recycling Roundup was a nonprofit organization. It was a for-profit business. The News regrets the error.
The caption for the photo accompanying a story in the April 30 issue about brush being deposited along Texas Creek Road switched the identity of the two men. Fish and Wildlife Officer Troy McCormick is on the right. A list of outfitters for horseback riding accompanying a story in Methow Valley Summer 2014 included Walking […]
In article about all-terrain vehicles in the April 9 issue may have implied that Bear Creek Road and East Chewuch Road could be open to ATVs. Both roads have sections with speed limits above 35 miles per hour, and state law limits ATV use to roads with lower speed limits.
An article about awards won by the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival said that the festival is put on entirely by volunteers. While the festival is produced by the nonprofit Winthrop Music Association, which is run by a volunteer board, and uses many volunteers during the festival weekend, the festival also includes some paid staff […]
Three permits issued by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife through a cougar management removal program in the Methow Valley allow hunters holding the permits to take one cougar per permit. This would equal a total of three cougars removed under the program in the Methow Valley. An article in last week’s Methow Valley News (Feb. […]
Corrections & Clarifications Jan. 15, 2014 Correction In the Jan. 8 story about the Antlers Saloon and Café, Billy Paradis was mistakenly identified as Johnny Paradis. Johnny was Billy’s brother and lived in Okanogan. The News regrets the error. Jan. 1, 2014 Corrections A story in the Dec. 25 issue incorrectly identified the […]