Hundreds of people descended on the TwispWorks campus Saturday (June 29) to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the purchase of the campus site from the U.S. Forest Service. Over the course of one decade, the Public Development Authority (PDA) that initially ran the campus and then the nonprofit TwispWorks Foundation converted an abandoned and deteriorating […]
Methow Valley Interpretive Center
Visitors to the Methow Valley Interpretive Center this summer may have had the pleasure of meeting a new face. Sandra Warriors Pistol Bullet, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, completed an internship at the center and worked as a docent.
She is the first participant in a new partnership between the Colville Tribe and the Interpretive Center. Warriors Pistol Bullet also worked with Rob Crandall in the plant nursery housed at the center, Methow Natives.
A variety of Native American artifacts — from projectile points to stone tools — are helping shed light on the Methow Valley’s earliest inhabitants through a research project launched a year ago by the Methow Valley Interpretive Center.
Local archeologist Rich Davis has examined and photographed more than …
Confluence Gallery opens a new exhibit this week that features works by an array of contemporary Native American artists. “Snk’lip Nc’aps: Coyote Winked” opens with a free reception on Saturday (May 26) from 5-8 p.m. at the gallery in Twisp. Also opening on Saturday is a solo exhibit by artist Kalindi Kunis. “Inflorescence” will be […]
Harold J. Cundy’s drawings and documentation from the 1930s will be featured when the Methow Valley Interpretive Center presents “Rock Images of the Columbia Plateau,” with speakers Bill Layman and Randy Lewis plus musician Arnold Cleveland, on Sunday (March 25) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Admission is by […]
Photo exhibit planned at Interpretive Center in Twisp By Ann McCreary Evidence of the Methow Valley’s earliest inhabitants, such as arrowheads and stone tools, sheds light on who these people were and how they lived. A new research project launched at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center (MVIC) seeks to locate and document Native American artifacts […]
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 […]
Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information, […]
Teen center sells bulbs The Valley Teen Center’s second annual fall flower bulb sale is underway through Sept. 15. The bulb sale supports teen center programs. A selection of tulips, daffodils and other winter-hardy bulbs are available to pre-order for delivery at planting time in October. Call YardFood at 997-0978 in Twisp for information, or […]
Meeting on helicopter training plan A community meeting to discuss the U.S. Army’s proposal to train helicopter pilots in a large region that includes the Methow Valley will be held Friday (July 24) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, from 7 – 9 p.m. The meeting was organized by concerned citizens and not by the Army or any other […]