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Letters to the editor: March 11, 2015

Letters to the editor: March 11, 2015

Doc says thanks Dear Editor: As of March 1, I no longer work at The Country Clinic in Winthrop. It was a hard decision to leave. I first saw patients at The Country Clinic in February 2005, covering for Dr. Ann Diamond when she volunteered in Thailand in the wake of the tsunami. My family...
Get ready for some ‘balloonacy’

Get ready for some ‘balloonacy’

About this time of year, Kurt Oakley cheerfully describes himself as a “balloonatic” in preparation for the annual Winthrop Balloon Roundup, a three-day festival celebrating the uplifting qualities of hot air. Oakley and his wife, Melinda, owners of …
Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2014

Winthrop Balloon Roundup 2014

Birthday balloon It isn’t unusual to get balloons for your birthday, but taking a ride in one is a unique way to celebrate. Madison Marsh got an unexpected thrill Saturday morning when she was invited to celebrate her 14th birthday by taking a ride in the Outer Limits hot air balloon, here from Newberg, Ore....
Balloon Roundup gives coming weekend a big lift

Balloon Roundup gives coming weekend a big lift

By Don Nelson
Kurt Oakley never offers — ahem — inflated promises about what to expect during the annual Winthrop Balloon Roundup. But if weather conditions are good, as many as 20 brightly colored hot-air balloons from around the region will drift languidly over the Methow Valley on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings (March...