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Education Station is a classroom for all ages

Education Station is a classroom for all ages

Arts educator Bo Thrasher has long seen a need in the Methow Valley for a community classroom where teachers could hold classes and groups could meet. “Teachers have struggled to find an affordable place where …
Copper Glance bar offers craft cocktails and ‘an upscale vibe’

Copper Glance bar offers craft cocktails and ‘an upscale vibe’

Copper Glance, a downtown Winthrop bar specializing in craft cocktails, has had brisk business and glowing reviews on social media since opening its doors on May 13. Located at 134-A Riverside Ave., Copper Glance serves “classic cocktails with a twist;” craft beers, wines and ciders, including several on draft; and internationally inspired “small plates” — namely, finger...
New/old beauty parlor opens on Winthrop boardwalk

New/old beauty parlor opens on Winthrop boardwalk

Coming full circle after a 13-year hiatus, Winthrop Beauty and Styling Parlor has settled back into its old digs on the downtown boardwalk near the Chewuch River bridge. “I’d love to see all my old customers again,” said owner/stylist Becky Jones, who re-opened for business over ’49er Days weekend. “It’s good to be back.”
Sabor Norteño brings Mexican flavor to Twisp's Glover St.

Sabor Norteño brings Mexican flavor to Twisp’s Glover St.

Maria Martinez thought the vacant storefront space on Glover Street in Twisp — with its full kitchen in the back and small seating area in the front — would be a perfect place to make Mexican food. Now the Martinez family — Maria, her husband, Celestino, and their daughter …
New product, new look for Lariat Coffee Roasters

New product, new look for Lariat Coffee Roasters

Lariat Coffee Roasters is unveiling a new product and a new look for its packaging this month as the Winthrop-based company continues adapting to growth. Owners Lori Loomis and Bob Gamblin said that Black Colt, a 16-ounce bottle of cold-brewed …
Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Business briefs: May 6, 2015

Small business workshops The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering several business workshops by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) in Wenatchee over the next few months: May 12 — “Developing Your Marketing Plan” May 19 — “Marketing for the Internet” June 9 — “How to Buy or Sell a Business” June 23 — “How to Choose and Buy the Right...
Two new practitioners at Country Clinic specialize in family medicine

Two new practitioners at Country Clinic specialize in family medicine

By Marcy Stamper The Country Clinic in Winthrop, which physician and owner Ann Diamond said is “bursting at the seams,” is adding two new providers. Nurse practitioner Phoebe Hershenow started on Thursday (April‑16) and already had a full schedule last week, said Diamond. Hershenow, with a specialty in family medicine, has spent her career in...
White Buck Antiques opens this weekend, vast museum inventory will be sold for first time

White Buck Antiques opens this weekend, vast museum inventory will be sold for first time

Clear your agenda for Saturday morning (April 18): The White Buck Antiques is (re)opening. Except for a few family heirlooms, the Lester family’s entire inventory of antiques is for sale for the first time, a …
Shotgun Nellies reopens at new Riverside Ave. location

Shotgun Nellies reopens at new Riverside Ave. location

John Wayne is back on the streets of Winthrop! Or, at least a life-size cardboard replica of the silver screen cowboy has taken up residence. After a temporary winter closure — and a move into a new home on the boardwalk — Shotgun …
Methow Valley winter stayed white long enough to generate some green

Methow Valley winter stayed white long enough to generate some green

Winter didn’t let down the Methow Valley’s economy. Thanks to snow that came early and hung around just long enough, the valley’s 200-kilometer Nordic trails system had a record-breaking year, according to Kristen Smith, marketing director for Methow Trails.