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Open houses offer info on Sun Mountain trail improvements

Open houses offer info on Sun Mountain trail improvements

The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will hold two public open houses — on Friday (Sept. 23) and Sept. 29 — to present its proposal for expansion and enhancement of the Sun Mountain summer trail system.  The proposal, if approved by the U.S. Forest Service, would add approximately 15 miles of new singletrack trails and other...
Bike alliance begins plans for new trails at Sun Mountain, Loup

Bike alliance begins plans for new trails at Sun Mountain, Loup

Groundwork is being laid for expanding mountain biking trails at Sun Mountain and the Loup Loup Ski Bowl. The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance plans to host community meetings in the near future to gather comments from the public about proposed …
RCO grants will support expanded mountain bike trails

RCO grants will support expanded mountain bike trails

The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Methow chapter has been awarded two grants by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) that will be used to support planning and permitting of an expanded summer non-motorized multi-use trail system at Sun Mountain, and a new summer non-motorized multi-use trail system in and adjacent to the Loup...
Sports briefs: November 11, 2015

Sports briefs: November 11, 2015

Help the Liberty Bell boosters The Liberty Bell Booster Club will host a fundraiser featuring holiday shopping opportunities on Saturday (Nov. 14) from 1 – 5 p.m. at the high school commons area. The event will offer vendors, kids’ activities, concessions and more. Swap skis, and more, at the Barn North Cascades Mountain Guides partners with Winthrop Mountain...
Singletrack Solstice beckons mountain bikers to the valley

Singletrack Solstice beckons mountain bikers to the valley

The 2015 Methow Singletrack Solstice — a weekend of challenging mountain bike riding, lots of socializing and fun prizes — will take place in and around Winthrop on June 26 –28. All proceeds from the event support the Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, whose mission is to improve mountain biking and trails in the Methow Valley. The...
Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Work party at the Loup Loup Loup Ski Bowl is looking for volunteers to take part in a work party on Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to clear brush and other encumbrances from the Flat Loop Nordic trail, in preparation for the Ragnar trail running races scheduled for September. The Loup will host...
Bike trail work party

Bike trail work party

The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will host its first 2015 Second Sunday Singletrack Session trail work party on Sunday (April 12) at the Sun Mountain trails with a work session focused on making further improvements (including new singletrack) to the Black Bear Trail. To take part, meet at the Chickadee trailhead...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
News briefs: September 10, 2014

News briefs: September 10, 2014

This week: County to consider variance requests for Mazama property, Bike trail work party at Sun Mountain on Sept. 14, Buckhorn Mine funds environmental projects in Okanogan County and West Nile virus found in Okanogan County horse
Honing their skills

Honing their skills

Last weekend’s Methow Singletrack Solstice mountain bike festival drew fat-tire riders of all ages. Youngsters (and some oldsters) tested their abilities on the skills course at the festival’s base at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink on Saturday. G A L L E R Y