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49er Days 2014 – Gallery

49er Days 2014 – Gallery

Before, during and after scenes from the ‘49er Days parade in  Winthrop last weekend.
’49er Days schedule offers something for everyone

’49er Days schedule offers something for everyone

“Buckboards and Petticoats” is the theme of this weekend’s ’49er Days celebration (May 9 – 11), presented by Washington Outfitters and Guides Association and the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce. Winthrop’s 69th annual tribute to our Western heritage will surely deliver on its promise of horse-drawn conveyances, frilly finery and 10-gallon hats. Add some strings of pack mules...
Junior royalty dress for the part — and encourage you to do the same

Junior royalty dress for the part — and encourage you to do the same

By Laurelle Walsh
Three Methow Valley high school seniors will be decked out in sparkling tiaras, embroidered sashes and old-fashioned finery for this weekend’s ’49er Days celebration.
By bike, mule, wagon or car: how to get around during ’49er Days

By bike, mule, wagon or car: how to get around during ’49er Days

By Laurelle Walsh
Visitors and locals who descend upon Winthrop during this weekend’s festivities should expect minor traffic delays, parking puzzles and a line of cars trying to get through the valley’s only four-way-stop.
McLean and Westman to preside over ’49er Days events

McLean and Westman to preside over ’49er Days events

By Laurelle Walsh
Two of Winthrop’s most stalwart supporters and respected elders will preside over ’49er Days festivities in Winthrop this weekend. Grand Lady Lois McLean and Grand Marshal Ken Westman will …
2014 Ride to Rendezvous

2014 Ride to Rendezvous

On Tuesday, May 6, the Ride to Rendezvous passed through downtown Twisp, directly in front of the offices of the Methow Valley News.
Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘Round the Valley’ starting Monday

Ride to Rendezvous goes ‘Round the Valley’ starting Monday

By Laurelle Walsh
Walk into the Twisp office of Washington Outfitters and Guides Association this week, and you’ll find WOGA secretary Marva Mountjoy going over last-minute details of the 2014 Ride to Rendezvous with the trail guides, teamsters, camp cooks and moving crews who…
’49er Days royalty announced

’49er Days royalty announced

The Winthrop ’49er Days committee has announced its 2014 royalty: Grand Marshal Ken Westman, Grand Lady Lois McLean, Queen Vanessa Smith, and princesses Lily Darwood and Katherine Tannehill. Westman and McLean are both longtime valley residents with decades of ’49er Days under their belts. McLean said she is happy to be representing her hometown and...

’49er Days seeking Junior Royalty applicants for 2014

The ’49er Days committee is seeking applicants for the Junior Royalty that will represent the annual event. High school juniors and seniors may pick up an application at the Liberty Bell High School office. The forms are due by Feb. 25th. The 2014 ’49er Days celebration is scheduled for May 9 – 11. The event, now in...