After a two-year absence, the Brandenburg Memorial Crab Feed and Auction is back. The event is scheduled for Oct. 7 at the Winthrop Barn. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served until 9 p.m. Darold and Sheila Brandenburg had organized the event for more than half-a-dozen years to raise money for the Jordan […]
Sheila Brandenburg, founder and chief administrator at Jamie’s Place adult family homes in Winthrop, is stepping down from her leadership and nursing roles in the organization. Brandenburg cites personal and family responsibilities as reasons for her departure, but said she “may be involved with Jamie’s Place in some capacity” — such as a seat on the board of directors — in the future.
Cascades archeology “Trade, Travel and Ancient Salish Crossings of the North Cascades” will be the topic of speaker Bob Mirendorf at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center on Sept. 27. The free event begins at 5 p.m. Mirendorf was the staff archeologist at North Cascades National Park from 1986-2013. His research interests include the pre-contact history […]
By Laurelle Walsh
Six Methow Valley residents have trained with the American Red Cross and are the area’s new Twisp-based Disaster Action Team.
Wendy Braden, Sheila Brandenburg, Kay MacCready, Heather Smith, and Renee and John Szenasi just finished Red Cross casework training and Emergency Response Vehicle training in order to …
This week: Recycle some big metal, Beer and bikes and Options for long-term care
Annexation is equitable Dear Editor: A recent article about the Town of Twisp’s budget would lead the public to believe that the town is paying the fire district $41,202 in 2013 and $54,845 in 2014. The actual amounts — according to the signed document that is a matter of public record — are $35,000 for 2013 and $42,000 for […]
Get your bibs and claw-crackers ready. The sixth annual Brandenburg Memorial Crab Feed and Auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 12) at the Winthrop Barn. Serving will continue until about 9 p.m. The event raises money for the Jordan and Chase Brandenburg Scholarship. Several years ago the Brandenburg family established a nonprofit foundation […]
BY ASHLEY LODATO Darold Brandenburg took his “Bumblebee Car” to Wenatchee for the Les Schwab Classy Chassis Parade and Car Show over the weekend.The Bumblebee is a 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu convertible that Darold built to honor his two late sons, Chase and Jordan. The Bumblebee identity comes from the Transformers movie series; it’s a […]