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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
Singletrack Solstice brings in lots of bikers

Singletrack Solstice brings in lots of bikers

By Mike Maltais

The first annual Methow Singletrack Solstice, a fundraiser hosted last weekend by the Methow chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, …

Spring avalanches block popular hiking, biking trails

Spring avalanches block popular hiking, biking trails

By Ann McCreary
Spring avalanches have dumped debris across sections of two popular hiking and mountain biking trails in the North Cascades — the Cutthroat and West Fork …
Sports briefs: April 9, 2014

Sports briefs: April 9, 2014

This week: Hit the trail, avoid the rattlers during the Rattler Trail Runs and Join a trail work party Sunday, April 13.
Brown wins national bike advocacy award

Brown wins national bike advocacy award

Joe Brown, co-owner of Methow Cycle and Sport in Winthrop, has been named winner of the Quality Bicycle Products 2014 Clay Mankin award, which recognizes retailers who inspire others with their commitment to bicycle advocacy, industry growth, and their passion for cycling. Brown was nominated for the award in recognition of his advocacy efforts for...