The podiums at the U. S. National Distance Championships last week at Sun Valley, Idaho, were dominated by Nordic skiers familiar to the Methow Valley. On the women’s side, Caitlin Gregg won the 30-kilometer race with a commanding lead. Sadie Bjornsen, fresh off five months of racing on the World Cup circuit in Europe, was […]
Methow Valley Jazz Choir to present swingin’ tunes in three April concerts
By Laurelle Walsh
Under the direction of an ambitious Liberty Bell High School senior, the new 12-member Methow Valley Jazz Choir will present a program of music from the big band and jazz eras in three concerts: April 8 at Methow Valley United Methodist Church, April 12 in the Liberty Bell High School Commons and April 19 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp.
MVNT skiers wind up Junior Nationals
By Mike Maltais
The five members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) competing in the week-long Junior National Cross Country Championships in Stowe, Vt., closed out their season with races in the classic sprint, mass start skate and team relay events last weekend.
Five from MVNT compete at Junior National XC Championships
By Mike Maltais
Competition is underway at the United States Ski Association Junior National Cross country Ski Championships in Stowe, Vt. Five members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) who qualified to …
Ekblad qualifies for Nordic Junior Nationals
Methow Valley Nordic Team skier Olivia Ekblad pushes through the sprint classic course en route to a second-place finish among U18/20 women at Soldier Hollow, Utah, earlier this month. Ekblad went on to place fourth in the finals and is among four MVNT racers who have qualified for the Nordic Junior Nationals that will be held in Stowe, Vt., early in March.