Gifted with an abundance of snow over the holidays, the Methow Valley welcomed an influx of visitors who provided a seasonal boost to the local economy and morale.
“It was that kind of holiday season where we had fabulous snow, the conditions were divine,” said Brian Charlton, manager of Sun Mountain Lodge.
Joe Marver, owner of Twisp River Suites, offered something of a perspective check on the dismal slump in tourism business that slammed the entire valley the past couple of weeks thanks to widespread news of fires, road closures, evacuations, unhealthy air and the …
SCORE, the federal Small Business Administration’s educational service, is offering a series of “lunch and learn” workshops in Wenatchee: • May 15, “Are you ready to start a business?” • May 29, “Developing a business plan.” • June 12, “Obtaining financing.” • June 26, “Establishing a marketing plan.” The meetings will be held in the...
By Laurelle Walsh
Winthrop’s new wine shop, the Wine Shed, is a place for “all levels of wine appreciation,” said co-owner Meghan Sullivan. “We’re still educating ourselves about different wines and we’re excited to share the …"
By Don Nelson
The Methow Valley real estate market continued its long, slow climb out of the recessionary trough in 2013, recording the most sales transactions and highest dollar volume of sales since the peak year of 2007.