Soaring 15 feet in the air over the Twisp Commons Park, next to the Methow Valley Community Center, a giant metal yellow jacket has taken its place as a new and prominent landmark. The product of many sleepless nights and hundreds of hours of planning, cutting, pounding and …
A project started in 2013 by the Liberty Bell High School welding class was completed last week with the installation of a weathered steel sculpture of the school’s mountain lion mascot that also spells out the initials LBH. The sculpture was mounted to bolts on a concrete pedestal at the entrance to the high school […]
Post-disaster info Dear Editor: I want to share information with our town leaders, local organizations and the public to get the word out about a website that can be utilized post-disaster. It uses online software to connect organizations and folks needing assistance and there is no fee. I am not affiliated with them but had […]
Liberty Bell High School sophomore Cole Darwood, left, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow, and LBHS seniors Dwight Treise and Ashley Watson show off the new police department sign that the students created as part of their community service requirements. Darwood and Treise put the sign’s metal components together in Barry Stromberger’s welding class. Watson, a […]
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.
Ski Swap was great Dear Editor: Once again the Methow Valley has shown what a great community it is. I would like to recognize all the people who worked together to bring the Ski Swap back to the Winthrop Barn. It was a community effort that benefited the Methow Valley Nordic Team and hopefully many […]
Honoring our veterans Dear Editor: On Veterans Day, the board of the Methow Valley Senior Center sponsored a lunch in honor of the military veterans in the valley who have served our nation. We were absolutely thrilled with the turnout. The Senior Center was filled to capacity with veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, […]
By Laurelle Walsh
Cascadia’s annual Holiday Concert is less than a month away, and both the Pipestone Orchestra and the Cascadia Chorale are hard at work preparing for the two-night event.
Spread the word Dear Editor: Thanks for the comments on prostate cancer (Sept. 18). It was emailed to me by a friend in the Methow Valley who was recently diagnosed. I went through it in 2005. I have never been able to understand how any medical professional or patient could think that ignorance is preferable […]