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Winthrop Town Council signs off on multi-use trail through Rader Road area

Winthrop Town Council signs off on multi-use trail through Rader Road area

The Winthrop Town Council has endorsed the re-establishment of a non-motorized, multi-use trail extending west from Mack Lloyd Park to a point west of Rader Road, as proposed by the River Run Inn. Leia Hansen, representing the River Run Inn, sought the council’s agreement to allow the path to cross town property at a council meeting...
Winthrop council reluctantly extends contract for bridge underpass

Winthrop council reluctantly extends contract for bridge underpass

Resolution 2016-37, a simple agenda item that started out as “necessary paperwork” for design of a pedestrian underpass below the Chewuch River bridge in Winthrop, grew into an extended discussion at last week’s Winthrop Town Council meeting. Council members were vehemently unhappy with, but ultimately resigned to, unanticipated design requirements by the Washington State ...
New signs promote RV parking options

New signs promote RV parking options

Lookin’ for a place to park that big wagon, pardner? Not to worry. The Town of Winthrop has got ya covered. Winthrop will soon be replacing some plain blue road signs — directing RV drivers and people pulling big trailers to the spacious parking lot at the Winthrop Barn — with Westernized versions. The new signs include old-fashioned typography....
Winthrop Town Council supports Methow Headwaters Campaign

Winthrop Town Council supports Methow Headwaters Campaign

Winthrop has joined Twisp in supporting efforts of the Methow Headwaters Campaign to limit large-scale mining in 340,000-plus acres of U.S. Forest Service land north of Mazama. At its meeting last week, the …
Winthrop residents will vote on annexation to Okanogan Fire District 6

Winthrop residents will vote on annexation to Okanogan Fire District 6

Residents of Winthrop and Okanogan County Fire District 6 will vote on whether to annex the town into the district at a special election on Feb. 14, 2017. The Winthrop Town Council approved a pre-annexation agreement at its meeting last week …
State audit finds Winthrop is in compliance without GAAP

State audit finds Winthrop is in compliance without GAAP

The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently released an audit report for the Town of Winthrop, covering calendar year 2015, which includes an “adverse opinion” on how the town handles its books — but it doesn’t mean the town is doing anything wrong. The report concluded that …
Winthrop Town Hall will get a structural inspection

Winthrop Town Hall will get a structural inspection

After the Winthrop Town Hall basement flooded for the second time in two years last July, the town has decided the old building needs a structural inspection to help determine what repairs it might need. At its meeting last week, the council approved a contract with design and engineering consultants …
Winthrop puts an end to ‘Christmas at the End of the Road’ (the name, not the event)

Winthrop puts an end to ‘Christmas at the End of the Road’ (the name, not the event)

The annual Winthrop celebration that for years has been known as “Christmas at the End of the Road” will have a new name and a bright new look this year. At last week’s meeting of the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the event the weekend after Thanksgiving …
Winthrop’s departing mayor looks back at ‘fantastic journey’

Winthrop’s departing mayor looks back at ‘fantastic journey’

In nearly 40 years as a Winthrop resident, including two stints as mayor and one term as a town council member, Sue Langdalen has witnessed a lot of change — most of it for the positive, she says. In an interview this week, Langdalen reflected on her private and public life in Winthrop as she and her …...
New Winthrop park to have public dedication in October

New Winthrop park to have public dedication in October

Confluence Park, the new public space under construction on Riverside Avenue in downtown Winthrop, will be formally dedicated at a public ceremony on Oct. 8. Jim Pigott — who along with his wife, Gaye, is privately financing construction of …