Following up on the Ski for Women event at Mazama, award winners were: Most Playful –The Aces (Susan Samuleson, Marcia Swider, Val Hecker, Betty Predeger). Best Individual – The Parrot (Amber Goodman). Best Group Performance – The Seven Dwarfs (Janet Bauer, Pat Leigh, Sherri Krowne, Louise Stevens, Karan Godman, Nancy Kuta, Jan Stan). Best Mother […]
Room One will host benefit to support family planning services
Family planning services across the country are facing likely budget cuts under the new Trump administration, and that could have repercussions in Okanogan County, which has the third-highest teen pregnancy rate in Washington.
The looming prospect of funding cuts …
Room One hosts benefit jazz concert in February
Room One will host a benefit jazz concert to support local family planning services on Feb. 11 at the Mazama Country Inn. The concert will feature Wayne Horvitz on piano and Joe Casalini on Bass. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m. There is a $50 donation requested for reserved […]
Room One gears up for 10th annual Soup Dinner
For its 10th annual Soup Dinner fundraiser on Oct. 29, Room One has changed up the format. Instead of a sit-down-and-be-served dinner, the event is being billed as a “strolling supper” featuring the usual locally made soups, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Music will be provided by Laura Love and the Family Dog. Supper […]
Room One, Family Health Centers to offer contraceptive services
When the Twisp Family Planning Clinic closed last year, access to low-cost reproductive services became more difficult for Methow Valley residents.
Hosted at Room One for 15 years, the clinic was operated by Family Planning of North Central Washington.
To fill the gap created when the clinic closed, Room One will …
Family Planning Clinic at Room One to close on Jan. 1
After 15 years of providing family planning services in the Methow Valley, the Twisp Family Planning Clinic at Room One will close on Jan. 1, 2016.
The clinic, administered by Family Planning of North Central Washington, has provided reproductive health exams, birth control, sexually transmitted disease testing and vaccinations, and sexual health education.
Community news briefs: September 16, 2015
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 […]
Community briefs: September 9, 2015
Sale benefits Community School A yard sale to benefit the Methow Valley Community School will be held on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the school in Twisp, from 9 a.m. – noon. For more information, call 997-4447. Yoga for Room One “Methow Global Mala,” which will combine yoga, meditation, chanting and breathing exercises led by local yoga instructors, […]
Room One to offer soup bowls made by ceramic artist
Supporters of Room One who look forward to the fall ritual of decorating soup bowls for the agency’s annual fundraising dinner — or adding a bowl painted by a community member to their collection — will find some changes this year. The Twisp social-service agency has commissioned Twisp ceramic artist Emily Post to handcraft almost 300 bowls for the […]
Community news briefs: May 27, 2015
Aero Methow honors Reiber Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp will host an open house on Saturday (May 30) to acknowledge Rob Reiber’s 26 years of volunteer service. The free event will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parking will be available at Cascade Bible Church. For more information, call 997-4013. Our treasured landscape The Methow Valley Interpretive […]