Thursday, November 27, 2008

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

New Loup Loup Ski Patrol Blog

The all-volunteer Ski Patrol at the Loup has a new blog. The patrol is currently looking for new candidates. See the blog for more information.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Fire Dept Ballot Issues Explained

The ballot issues for a fire truck and new station are explained here by the Mayor of Winthrop, WA on the town's blog:

Monday, August 25, 2008


Methow Valley Sports Trails Association (MVSTA) has a new blog.

The first post contains some pictures from the Cutthroat Classic Trail Run.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Duct Tape Wallets Ride Across the U.S.

Jim and Tom biked from the Methow Valley to Colorado. Their duct tape wallets went along with them. Here's some great shots of the wallets and Old Faithful.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Live Tour de France on your computer

A very cool way to watch the Tour live on the computer....

Click on:

In the yellow box on the right side of the site, click on Sputnik.

Then click back to the cyclingfans site and back to the yellow box on the right side and click (English)Alternative for the audio

Great commentary...pick up some new European slang!

Friday, June 27, 2008

Vote with Your Wallet

NEW MethowTime Democratic and Republican Wallets. Perfect for holding all your economic stimulus money! Show the world who you support this presidential season.
Order yours via our website or visit our booth at the Twisp Farmers Market each Saturday 9am-12pm.
June wallet sales show the Republicans leading the Democrats by a slight margin. We will continue to update you on the results of our "Vote with Your Wallet" campaign as the season progresses.

Steps to Create a Blog

1. Create a gmail account: . This will be something like

2. Go to and follow the steps to create a blog. Log in using your gmail account. Choose a name for your blog. This will be something like . Next choose a default look for your blog by picking a template.

3. Finally, post an entry by clicking "New Post", then typing your text. When you finish, click "Publish Post". If you don't like your post, you can edit or delete it.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

My Brother's Tequila Company: MUCHOTE

My Brother Kent who lives in Denver just created and imported a new tequila into the U.S.:


It's delicious. Currently the tequila is available in Colorado and Arizona but look for it hitting your state soon. In the meantime you can order via the web at Total Beverage.
Summer means margaritas and Muchote makes one great margarita.

Friday, June 6, 2008

Interactive Map of the Methow Valley

There's a new Interactive Map of the Methow Valley that is being put together. Among other features, you can search locations by city or category. Content is being added, and feedback is welcome. For more information, see the current Newsletter.

Monday, June 2, 2008

North Cascades Smokejumper Base

Looking through some old pictures, found this one from a tour of the Smokejumper Base. Very interesting to see the planes, parachutes, and meet the people that jump into the backcountry to put out fires before they get out of control.

Monday, May 26, 2008

Farmers Market Friends

Valerie makes the GREATEST pies and other goodies

Lori and Bob from

Larry and Linda who make gorgeous rugs and rock mosaics
John and Charlene who make beautiful handmade jewelry, lotions and sea salts.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Methow Valley Nordic Team

For more information about the Nordic team and Biathlon, visit the Methow Valley Nordic Team site. I help out with the web site.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008