Despite dreary weather earlier in the week, the Methow Valley Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen had beautifully clear weather for their 30th annual Spring Ride this past Saturday (April 26).
By Ann McCreary
Down on the valley floor the hills are green, balsamroot sunflowers are blooming, birds are singing. It’s spring. But a few miles away in the North Cascades Mountains, it’s still a world of snow. Lots of snow.
For the past 18 years …
Over 300 children took part in Saturday’s (April 19) Easter Egg hunt at Pearrygin Lake State Park. The event was sponsored by Twisp Valley Grange and Winthrop Kiwanis, with help from Key Club members. In the video above, the three- and four-year-old group gets off to a great start. Video by Laurelle Walsh
Saturday, April 19, was the date of the annual cattle drive through Twisp. With the help of several friends and the cooperation of motorists, the cattle moved through town and onto their spring grazing area.
By Mike Maltais
Prominently displayed in the trophy case inside the entrance of Liberty Bell High School is a commemorative cup forever immortalizing the names of those girls who were the first on the field as the school’s inaugural Lady Lions’ varsity soccer team 12 years ago.
It reads: The Founder’s Cup, Liberty Bell High School’s Inaugural Soccer Team, 2000
Engraved on the base of the cup are 16 names: …
Thursday (March 27), Methow Valley Elementary students got a chance to show off their scientific side at the school’s annual science fair.
Last Friday (March 21), over 250 area junior high students performed in the Middle School Monster Festival 2014 Gala Concert held at Brewster High School. The festival drew students from middle schools in Brewster, Bridgeport, Pateros, Omak, Okanogan, Oroville, Tonasket, and Grand Coulee as well as 15 students from Liberty Bell Junior High School. Liberty […]
There were several moose sightings in the Methow Valley this past weekend, from Twin Lakes Road to Twisp River Road. Kathie McMillen snapped some photos of this moose near Twin Lakes Road, not far from the school campus.
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Well fed Hungry local gourmands jammed the Winthrop Barn last weekend for another successful Bite of the Methow. The sponsoring Winthrop Kiwanis raised more than $11,000 for its “Fund a Dream” project to replace the wrestling mats at Liberty Bell High School. A cruise raffle raised another $4,000. More than 400 tickets were sold for the […]