Some of you may know that I'm now proofreading and reporting for the Methow Valley News. It's a dubious honor perhaps, but the work makes me happy and keeps me off the streets. Except for when I'm Laurelle Walsh - girl reporter.
I am also the new Winthrop beat reporter. I've taken over for Carol Stull, who wrote the Winthrop news for years. This means that I attend the council meetings and the chamber meetings and anyone else who'll tolerate my presence at their meetings. I write stories about our little town, upcoming events, the state park, and . . . .
Here's a quote from Frank Vander Wall, who lovingly described my coworkers at the paper thusly: "A bunch of over-educated, smart ass weirdos. You fit right in." A greater compliment I could not have asked for!
The paper is published weekly, and the online version gets posted sometime on Wednesday. Look for it here: Methow Valley News