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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.
Nice Nests coming to a neighborhood near you

Nice Nests coming to a neighborhood near you

Patrick Hannigan has been interested in birds and building things since he was a child. At some point, the two interests overlapped, he said, “and building nest boxes just seemed like a natural confluence.” Hannigan now builds and sells Nice Nests, boxes made from salvaged scrap wood and reclaimed hardware, designed specifically to provide functional...
YardFood encourages you to ‘grow your groceries’

YardFood encourages you to ‘grow your groceries’

Saturday (March 28) was the grand opening of YardFood, Tess Hoke’s re-envisioned effort to supply people with the plants, tools, knowledge and resources to grow food in their own gardens. YardFood was formerly Local 98856, the store …
Local health educator opens e-commerce site for teens: The Betty Box Project

Local health educator opens e-commerce site for teens: The Betty Box Project

After decades working as a health educator, community builder and helping young people navigate the journey from childhood into adulthood, Deb Jones Schuler has embarked on a new venture: The Betty Box Project.
Open house at Keyser’s new Glover Street shop and studio

Open house at Keyser’s new Glover Street shop and studio

Artist Donna Keyser welcomes the community to an open house in her Glover Street storefront sign shop and art studio on Saturday (March 7) from 2 –  8 p.m. Keyser opened D*Signs at 109 B N. Glover Street, next to The Studio, in December. Her open house …
Two creative firms join forces at TwispWorks

Two creative firms join forces at TwispWorks

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Methow with design studio EVRYBDY and creative agency Alchemy On Demand at an open house in the Gateway Building at TwispWorks on Friday (Feb. 20) from 4 – 7 p.m. The two creative firms have recently joined forces and would like to show off their shared …
NAPA Auto Parts owners followed long road to success

NAPA Auto Parts owners followed long road to success

Small Business Development Center advice paid off for Twisp couple By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center When fire came to the Methow Valley in July 2014, the difference between essential and non-essential became startlingly clear. Very quickly, Dwain and Erika Hutson realized that it was essential to keep their NAPA Auto Parts store...