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Allgood buys North Cascades Builders Supply

Allgood buys North Cascades Builders Supply

By Don Nelson Methow Valley resident Nick Allgood has purchased North Cascades Builders Supply in Winthrop from long-time owner Wayne Fisher. Allgood took over the business on Jan. 1 from Fisher, who operated it for 30 years. Allgood has lived in the valley for five years. Most recently, he was a brewer at Old Schoolhouse...
Abundant snow a holiday gift to valley’s economy

Abundant snow a holiday gift to valley’s economy

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.
Local businesses hope to regain momentum after fire

Local businesses hope to regain momentum after fire

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 …

Small business workshops

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...
Wine Shed offers fine wines, beer and ‘top-shelf’ spirits

Wine Shed offers fine wines, beer and ‘top-shelf’ spirits

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 …"

Real estate on the rebound: Methow sales, dollar volume at highest levels since 2007 peak

Real estate on the rebound: Methow sales, dollar volume at highest levels since 2007 peak

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.