Twisp Newswire (Page 9)

Twisp Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. North Cascades Highway closes for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... full and icy, and we'd be putting the public and our crews at risk if we tried to keep the road open any longer," said Twisp Maintenance Supervisor Don Becker. On Monday WSDOT avalanche and maintenance technicians needed a plow truck to reach ...

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  2. Firefighter injured in deadly Washington state blaze leaves hospitalRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Reuters

    A firefighter gravely injured battling a massive summer wildfire in Washington state that claimed the lives of three members of his crew, was released from a Seattle hospital on Wednesday after months of rehabilitation and surgeries. Daniel Lyon, 25, suffered burns over more than 60 percent of his body when a rush of flames overtook his crew on Aug. 19 as they fought a blaze bearing down on the town of Twisp in the foothills of the Cascade mountains of north-central Washington.

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  3. Forest Service firefighter burned in Twisp remembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Forest Service firefighter Daniel Lyon Jr. speaks to members of the media, Wednesday, before being discharged from Harborview Medical Center, Nov. 18, 2015. Lyon, 25, was injured during the Twisp River Fire in August.

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  4. Firefighter injured in Washington wildfire to leave hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died in the same flare-up near Twisp after their engine crashed down an embankment and was caught by the quickly moving fire. Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet ...

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  5. Firefighter badly burned in Twisp blaze finally heads homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Seattle Times

    His face is scarred, he's missing the tips of all 10 fingers and still faces a long and difficult recovery, but the young firefighter who survived last summer's deadly Twisp River blaze thanked family, friends and the community Wednesday for helping him pull through. Daniel Lyon Jr., 25, spoke publicly for the first time since the accident that killed three others in the midst of Washington state's worst fire season on record.

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  6. Firefighter injured in wildfire near Twisp to leave hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died in the same flare-up near Twisp after their engine crashed down an embankment and was caught by the quickly moving fire. they were grazing in the field by our house, when ...

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  7. Firefighter Injured in Wildfire Near Twist to Leave HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | KNDO

    ... enty-year-old Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died in the same flare-up near Twisp after their engine crashed down an embankment and was caught by the quickly moving fire.

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  8. Firefighter burned in Twisp blaze set to leave hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Daniel Lyon Jr., the 25-year-old firefighter who survived the deadly Twisp River fire in Washington's worst fire season on record, is set to leave Harborview Medical Center on Wednesday after three months of critical care. Lyon was hospitalized on Aug. 19, after he and three other firefighters driving up a steep gravel road crashed down a 40-foot embankment, where they were overtaken by flames.

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  9. Post Wildfires, Washington Officials Warn Of Floods, MudslidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Following a summer of record wildfires across the Northwest, Washington state officials worry that residents in burned-over areas could be facing floods and mud in the wake of incoming storms. Last year massive mudslides hit burned areas near Twisp, Washington.

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  10. S.R. 20, the North Cascades Highway, is closed for the winter with avalanches already over the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... and we'd be putting the public and our crews at risk if we tried to keep the road open any longer," said Don Becker, Twisp maintenance supervisor. Actually, it is the highway's second closure of the summer and fall. S.R. 20 and three National Park ...

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  11. North Cascades Highway closes for the winter | Department of TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Covington Reporter

    ... full and icy, and we'd be putting the public and our crews at risk if we tried to keep the road open any longer," said Twisp Maintenance Supervisor Don Becker. On Monday WSDOT avalanche and maintenance technicians needed a plow truck to reach ...

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  12. Tribes can help lead on better forest-management practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... roughly 1 million acres in Washington state. The loss, including the lives of the three young firefighters in Twisp, is overwhelming. Few were hit harder than the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Eastern Washington. The tribe ...

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  13. Twisp delays town council appointmentRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    The Twisp Town Council will wait until January to select a new council member to fill the seat held by Traci Day, who recently resigned from the board.

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  14. GuitarFest offers three nights of musical varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... among the offerings at a three-day guitar music festival this weekend. GuitarFest 2015 will be held Nov. 6, 7 and 8 in Twisp. The event opens Friday at 7 p.m. at The Merc Playhouse with a concert featuring Twisp guitarist Terry Hunt. Hunt will ...

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  15. Hands-on learning thrives at TwispWorksRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    On the site of the old Twisp ranger station, TwispWorks is a collaborative campus where small businesses, non-profit organizations, artists and others come together to create, educate and invent. When TwispWorks took over the 6.5 acre ranger station property in 2009, one of the community's priorities for the campus was the development of vocational education programs for youth.

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  16. Betty Marie LibbyRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    ... ship and friends, and that is what will take place in her honor. There will be another event in the summer of 2016, in Twisp,

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  17. Local business achievements, milestonesRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    Hank Konrad , owner of Hank's Harvest Foods in Twisp, has been awarded a 2015 Community Service Award by the Washington Food Industry Association. Joey Aguilar was recently hired as Banner Bank's new vice president and commercial relationship manager in Wenatchee.

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  18. Winthrop to review proposal for merged police departmentsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    The Town of Twisp has developed a proposal for merging its police department with the Winthrop Marshal's Office, an idea that the towns have contemplated in the past.

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  19. Barbara Jean Duffy-CunninghamRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Cheney Free Press

    Barbara Jean Duffy-Cunningham passed away at Deaconess Hospital in Spokane, Wash. on Oct. 11, 2015 at the age of 76. Barbara was born and raised in the Winthrop-Twisp, Wash.

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  20. Wildfire season to require more resources next year, Washington officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Olympian

    ... in state history. In August, three U.S. Forest Service firefighters died while fleeing a fast-moving wildfire near Twisp. A firefighter from Puyallup was injured in that blaze and still is recovering. Goldmark said DNR's budget request, which among ...

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