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Lynx Vilden | The call of the wild

Lynx Vilden, a barefoot blonde in buckskin clothing, has carved her own unique path in the world—a path that used to be natural to all of us, but is no longer. While most of us have grown more and more distant from our roots in the Earth, Lynx has intentionally grown closer. She has explored the […]

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Part of it all | Shauna Hicks on a cowboy’s life

    Shauna and David Hicks are well-known to most locals as the pair who raise cattle, grow and put up hay, and occupy the yellow Victorian under a hill dominated by a huge red barn on the East County Road outside of Twisp. In this video, shot during a bull drive to winter pasture […]

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Katie Russell | Professional wilderbabe

  Katie Russell, aka Wilderbabe, is a primitive living skills practitioner, teacher, and champion. A graduate of Lynx Vilden‘s Living Wild program, Russell now offers summer-time primitive skills experiences for kids, and also teaches adults how to scrape, tan, and make clothing from animal skins. Every fall Russell posts a sign on the highway outside […]

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Spencer Martin | In this universe, all things are connected

Spencer Martin, whose Indian name is Se Olum, is a spiritual elder of the Methow people, our valley’s original inhabitants. The Methow were driven from the land named after them less than three months (July 2, 1872) after the United States government officially granted them the right to it (April 9, 1872). Martin was born […]

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OMG – We’re back!

 “Twisp – I mean it’s crazy” is no more… The unscripted reality show concept that got some people madder’n a hornets’ nest is no more. It’s being replaced by TwispTV–an online portal to all things Methow. Join the mailing list and come back often to see what we’re up to.    

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