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The visiting New Old Time Chautauqua troupe, augmented by local talent, entertained both outdoors and indoors in Twisp on Saturday. Activities included a parade that started at the Methow Valley Community Center after the farmers market, interactive workshops on the TwispWorks campus, and a “Really Big Show” in the community center gym in the evening. […]
Photos by Ashley Ahearn The Methow Valley Back Country Horsemen hosted their annual spring ride last weekend at Beaver Creek Campground. The event, which includes a silent auction, is a fundraiser to support public trails maintenance.
Text and photos by Marcy Stamper The Methow Valley Eagles’ opening day fishing derby drew a great turnout last Saturday at Pearrygin Lake State Park near Winthrop. The derby was for kids up to age 15. According to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) report for opening weekend in lowland lakes fishing, 35 […]
Two-time Olympic Winter Games participant Sadie Bjornsen, a Methow Valley native who competes in Nordic skiing, returned home last week for a parade through Winthrop, followed by a gathering at Mack Lloyd Park. She was cheered and greeted by family, friends and fans. Bjornsen received a key to the town of Winthrop, a lifetime pass […]
Photos by Don Nelson Dozens of kids filled up their baskets, bags, buckets and bowls with plastic, candy-filled eggs at the Twisp Valley Grange’s annual Easter Egg Hunt last weekend at Mack Lloyd Park in Winthrop. Then it was time for a visit with the Easter Bunny and a free barbecue lunch.
Backyard Ski Day offered a variety of snow-based experiences for all ages last Friday. Skiing was free on the Methow Trails Nordic system, and sledding — well, sledding is pretty much always free, with or without a sled.
Hood ornaments used to be a detail of distinction on cars and trucks. Some were stylized works of art, simple or elaborate. Others — such as the round glass gauges that warned of an overheated engine — were also functional. If you knew your makes and models, you could identify a vehicle strictly by the […]
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team opened its 2017 competitive season with a strong showing in its home pool on Saturday (July 24), claiming 27 first-place finishes among the 60 boys’ and girls’ events.
The meet, called the Methow Pentathlon because each swimmer …
Methow Valley kids (and many of their parents) got all dressed up with somewhere to go on Halloween. While Burgar Street and other Twisp sites drew the usual crowds, dozens of trick-or-treaters toured Riverside Avenue in Winthrop, which was lined with trunk-or-treat opportunities. Others gathered at the Mazama Store for a group foray into the […]