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Winthrop: April 16, 2014

Winthrop: April 16, 2014

By Ashley Lodato Sly Andrew Nelson sneaked away from the valley for his 50th birthday on Saturday. Instead of having a cadre of local friends make jokes about aging at a traditional birthday party, Andrew chose to spend his half-century birthday running a half marathon near Bellingham. Sponsored by the Bellingham Trail Running Series, the...
Winthrop: April 9, 2014

Winthrop: April 9, 2014

By Ashley Lodato Families headed out on spring break last week, dispersing to destinations both inside and outside the country. Some traveled in tandem with other families, others struck out on their own. Some of those who thought they were traveling as just a family unit were 11-year-old Travis and 9-year-old Jori Grialou, who were...
Winthrop: April 2, 2014

Winthrop: April 2, 2014

By Ashley Lodato It’s seemingly constant news that the Old Schoolhouse Brewery and Laurelstein beers are always winning awards (but rest assured I will let you know every time I hear of another one), and now it comes as no surprise that the Methow Valley Cider House is raking in the accolades. Richard and Lynne...
Winthrop: March 26, 2014

Winthrop: March 26, 2014

By Ashley Lodato The Karr family has had a couple of fun weeks giving away soccer balls in Chiapas, Mexico. Last year when the family traveled to El Salvador, Christian came up with the idea of bringing soccer balls along with them and they took 100 deflated balls down, which they acquired through the Challenger...
Winthrop: March 19, 2014

Winthrop: March 19, 2014

By Ashley Lodato The Belsby sisters had a week filled with birth, death, bottle-feeding, coyote attacks, four-wheelers, twins, escaped horses, hail, and grafting, says their mom, Sarah Berns. Eight-year-old Ayla and 5-year-old Maeve spent most of last week south of Cheney on their grandpa’s ranch, helping with calving. Bottle-feeding wobbly little newborn calves was particularly...
Winthrop: March 12, 2014

Winthrop: March 12, 2014

By Ashley Lodato The magic of seeing a flotilla of balloons up in the air never wears off. Even though I always know when the Balloon Roundup is happening, I’m still delighted and somewhat surprised to see the sky filled with the colorful inflatables. Rain prevented Saturday night’s downtown balloon glow from taking place, but...
Winthrop: March 5, 2014

Winthrop: March 5, 2014

By Ashley Lodato With two consecutive years of state championships as well as four first-place medals under their belts and only three seniors leaving the team for next year, you’d think that the Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestling team lacks nothing. To be sure, its wrestlers have temporarily rendered their hair the color of...
Artists interpret many facets of women in Confluence exhibit

Artists interpret many facets of women in Confluence exhibit

By Ann McCreary
Woman: Lady. Girl. Female. Chick. Dame. Broad. Lassie. Wench. Maiden. The many facets of womanhood are explored by more than 30 artists in a new exhibit, “Woman: An Artist’s Interpretation,” opening at Confluence Gallery and Art Center on Saturday (March 8) …
Winthrop: Feb. 26, 2014

Winthrop: Feb. 26, 2014

By Ashley Lodato I’m sorry Erik Brooks, but I heard a good story about you this weekend (from your wife, who authorized me to share!) and I know that anyone who is familiar with your work as a children’s book author—i.e., someone who engages in methodical examinations of words—will find it amusing. Back on Keeley...
Winthrop: Feb. 19, 2014

Winthrop: Feb. 19, 2014

By Ashley Lodato It’s not just Larry Goldie and Matt Walker who are famous this week for mountaineering ventures. Scott Johnston is fresh off an eight-day book tour to Boulder and Denver, Colo., Boston and New York, promoting his newly-released Training for the New Alpinism, which he co-wrote with mountaineer and former valley resident Steve...