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Knack for knitting inspires new shop at TwispWorks

Knack for knitting inspires new shop at TwispWorks

By Ann McCreary
Weaving looms, a spinning wheel, shelves and baskets filled with colorful yarn, and a comfortable couch create …
Business briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

Business briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

This week: Sheila Ward joins MVN staff
Sun Mountain wins wine award
New clinic opens at Brewster Hospital
Free tax workshop in East Wenatchee
Logan’s Steakhouse opening in Twisp

Logan’s Steakhouse opening in Twisp

By Marcy Stamper
Gary Logan remembers when his father used to park an old yellow Chevrolet in front of his restaurant on Glover Street in Twisp during …
Rocking Horse Bakery invokes the valley’s past in remodeled space

Rocking Horse Bakery invokes the valley’s past in remodeled space

By Don Nelson
There’s a rowboat hanging from the ceiling, a 19th-century high-wheeler bicycle mounted on a wall, and cross country skis hanging over a doorway …
Sports medicine clinic settles into new location

Sports medicine clinic settles into new location

The Methow Institute for Sports Traumatology (MIST) opened for business in Winthrop on Jan. 30. The orthopedic specialty clinic, which focuses on sports medicine care, is located at 505B Highway 20. MIST, operated by Dr. Joshua Schkrohowsky, had previously been located at the Country Clinic in Winthrop. The new location, Schkrohowsky said, “brings a more...
Glass and gravel: alliance helps solve problem

Glass and gravel: alliance helps solve problem

By Laurelle Walsh
Two valley businesses, Cascade Concrete in Winthrop and Methow Recycles in Twisp, joined forces last year to find a new solution to the problem of glass recycling in the Methow. Locally discarded glass …

Taxable business property lists due

The annual itemized list of personal property used in a business, ranch or farm is due to the Okanogan County assessor. State law requires all businesses to submit a list of all taxable personal property, including desks and chairs, computers and cash registers, camera security systems, beds and furniture used in nightly rentals, farm machinery...
Mackies making more room for winter recreation shop in Twisp

Mackies making more room for winter recreation shop in Twisp

By Don Nelson
As the worst snow season in years drags into February, people who make their living in the winter recreation business might be expected to hunker down and wait until next year …

State’s AG says cities and counties can ban pot businesses

By Marcy Stamper
Cities and counties may restrict—or ban outright—marijuana businesses through local regulations, according to an opinion issued by the state attorney general on Thursday (Jan. 16). After a review of …
Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

By Laurelle Walsh
The Winthrop Town Council has directed the town’s Planning Commission to consider a zoning code amendment which would allow a retail marijuana…