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ATV issue rolls back onto streets of Winthrop

ATV issue rolls back onto streets of Winthrop

Okanogan County Commissioner Jim DeTro’s recent recreational all-terrain vehicle trip from Conconully to Winthrop with a bunch of friends has sparked renewed debate over how the town of Winthrop views ATVs. Although apparently in violation of the town’s…
WSDOT scales back pedestrian ramps at Winthrop’s four-way stop

WSDOT scales back pedestrian ramps at Winthrop’s four-way stop

The “bulbs” are gone from revised designs for pedestrian ramps at each corner of the four-way stop in downtown Winthrop, after town officials asked the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to reconsider its original plans. At last week’s Winthrop Town Council …
Town Council appoints Acheson to fill mayor’s position in Winthrop

Town Council appoints Acheson to fill mayor’s position in Winthrop

Winthrop Town Council member Anne Acheson has been appointed to fill the position of mayor, replacing Sue Langdalen. Langdalen announced recently that she and her husband, Jim, are moving out of the community. Her resignation is effective Sept. 1. At last week’s council meeting, council member …
Methow Valley Jazz Choir to present swingin’ tunes in three April concerts

Methow Valley Jazz Choir to present swingin’ tunes in three April concerts

By Laurelle Walsh
Under the direction of an ambitious Liberty Bell High School senior, the new 12-member Methow Valley Jazz Choir will present a program of music from the big band and jazz eras in three concerts: April 8 at Methow Valley United Methodist Church, April 12 in the Liberty Bell High...
Letters to the editor: Feb. 26, 2014

Letters to the editor: Feb. 26, 2014

We don’t need it   Dear Editor:   I just finished reading RCW 35.61, which would establish a Metropolitan Park District. Metropolitan means a large city — which we are not. I appreciate Ron Perrow’s recent letter to the editor which pretty much covers what is in that particular law. It certainly wouldn’t fit in our little...
Dave Acheson looks back on eight years as Winthrop’s mayor

Dave Acheson looks back on eight years as Winthrop’s mayor

By Laurelle Walsh
As Winthrop’s outgoing mayor Dave Acheson passes the baton to his successor Sue Langdalen this week, he admits that “the end hasn’t quite sunk in yet.”
Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

By Marcy Stamper
After a public hearing, testimony from neighbors and a discussion, the Winthrop Town Council granted a conditional-use permit to an excavating and gravel business on Horizon Flats Road.
Classic form

Classic form

Dave Acheson of the Methow Cycle and Sport/Blue Star Coffee Cycling Team competed in the Capitol Forest Classic Super D near Olympia last Sunday. He finished seventh out of 14 in the Sport Men 40-49 age group. The course featured a mix of some 300 feet of climbing and 2,100 feet of descent. Acheson’s time of...