It’s an open secret that many people only lock their cars during zucchini season, but Methow Valley Elementary second graders found a novel use for the garden bounty that didn’t make it into ratatouille or zucchini bread. Second-grade teacher Jonathan Stratman organized the friendly competition, which lured parents and other race fans to the improvised […]
The memorial for Tom Zbyszewski, who died at age 20 fighting the Twisp River Fire, drew 1,000 people to Liberty Bell High School in the Methow Valley to honor his memory and celebrate his life. Friends, relatives and teachers remembered Tom as a thinker and a leader who had great empathy for others at the […]
Spontaneous, heartfelt salutes to firefighters and other first responders sprung up all over the valley the past couple of weeks. Here are just a few of them. Photos by Ann McCreary and Marcy Stamper Click any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view images as a full-sized slideshow.
Spectators lined both sides of Glover Street (shady spots were in especially high demand) to cheer on the participants in Saturday’s Fourth of July parade in Twisp. G A L L E R Y Click any one of the square thumbnail-sized images to view photos as a slideshow.
There were ample options for watching and participating at Saturday’s Arts Festival in the Twisp park. G A L L E R Y To view images as a slide show, click any one of the square thumbnail-sized images.
A young black bear was trapped in a cage, darted with an immobilizing drug, fitted with a yellow plastic ear tag, transported up a rough mountain road, and shot at with loud cracker shells and paint balls after …
Saturday (May 9) saw beautiful weather for the ’49er Days parade in Winthrop. The parade featured all sorts of critters, both two- and four-legged, in their finest parade gear.
Smiles ruled the day at the Easter egg hunt held on the lawn of the day-use area at Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday. The free event was hosted by Winthrop Kiwanis and the Twisp Valley Grange, with help from Liberty Bell High School Key Club members, and burgers by BS Barbecue. Little Star Montessori […]
Prime conditions drew more than a dozen aeronauts from around the Northwest – as well as local photographers and onlookers – to Winthrop’s 19th-annual Balloon Festival this past weekend. G A L L E R Y Click any square thumbnail-sized image to start the slide show.
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