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A community loses its heart

A community loses its heart

Jeff Lyman leans over the counter and smiles warmly at his customers as they come into the Carlton General Store on a summer afternoon. Lyman, who is affectionately referred to as “the general” by his loyal customers, has owned and run the Carlton General Store for the past six years. This week he …
Bridge repairs close Hwy. 153 again

Bridge repairs close Hwy. 153 again

By Ann McCreary
Under the “what next?” category of events, State Highway 153 is closed — again — to through traffic, this time as a result of a crack in a column that supports the bridge over the Methow River just south of Carlton. Motorists traveling beyond Carlton in …
Roadblock

Roadblock

By Ann McCreary

After a nearly snowless winter, the devastating wildfires of summer, and the prolonged closure of state Highway 153 following floods and mudslides, the Carlton General Store is struggling to keep its doors open. “It’s kind of a day-by-day thing. I’m just putting one …

Fly shop changes hands, locations

Fly shop changes hands, locations

By Laurelle Walsh
Alison Philbin and Greg Knab, owner/operators of Mt. Gardner Inn in Winthrop, are no longer in the fly-fishing business.  “It will be nice to …
Revival of Carlton store took planning, persistence

Revival of Carlton store took planning, persistence

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center The Carlton General Store looks like a throwback to an earlier time: a weathered, wood-plank building featuring hand-painted signs for bait, ice and gas. But how to explain the wintertime yoga classes held alongside the ice cream display case, the kombucha in the coolers with Pabst...