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Winthrop council hears about Westernization code update’s goals

Winthrop council hears about Westernization code update’s goals

The Winthrop Town Council got an update last week on the Westernization Architectural Committee’s (WAC) progress toward revising the codes that govern Winthrop’s authentic western look and feel. Lynette Westendorf, a WAC member, told the council members she thought it was a good time to bring them up to date because …
A walk down Winthrop’s historic Riverside Avenue

A walk down Winthrop’s historic Riverside Avenue

It was part history lesson, part reminiscence and part proselytizing on Thursday (April 9) when John Lester and Larry Higbee talked about the early days of Winthrop’s Westernization in front of a full house at the Winthrop Barn.
Winthrop council declines to fine inn for Westernization violations

Winthrop council declines to fine inn for Westernization violations

File photo by Laurelle Walsh</p> The Abbycreek Inn’s new sign replaced a non-complying sign, but was erected before it was approved. By Don Nelson Faced with choosing between the letter and the spirit of the law, the Winthrop Town Council opted for the latter at last week’s meeting when it declined to fine Abbycreek Inn...
Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Westernization revisited John Lester and Larry Higbee were there at the beginning, when Winthrop adopted its Westernization theme more than 40 years ago. Learn how it all came about at a free community meeting on Thursday (April 9) at the Winthrop Barn. Refreshments will be available at 6 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30...
Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Community briefs: April 1, 2015

Egg hunt at Pearrygin Make sure you get to Pearrygin Lake State Park’s main campground before noon on Saturday (April 4), because that’s when the Twisp Valley Grange’s annual Easter egg hunt starts — and they don’t wait for dawdlers. The event is free, and no Discover Pass is needed to park. After the egg...
WSDOT still pondering where to put electronic sign in Winthrop

WSDOT still pondering where to put electronic sign in Winthrop

By Don Nelson
The “saga of the sign” continues in Winthrop, with more uncertainty about Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to install a permanent electronic reader board at the town’s western border. WSDOT had earlier sought and received the Town Council’s go-ahead to install the electronic sign atop the wood-frame sign...
Winthrop restaurant in compliance after paying fine, getting approval

Winthrop restaurant in compliance after paying fine, getting approval

By Laurelle Walsh

East 20 Pizza is now in compliance with Winthrop’s Westernization code, according to Westernization Architectural Committee (WAC) administrator Cindy Hicks.

Bunkhouse Inn signs must come down, but town will cover costs

Bunkhouse Inn signs must come down, but town will cover costs

By Don Nelson

Mike Kutz will be required to remove the recently painted signage on his Bunkhouse Inn lodging establishment in Winthrop, but the town will pay the …

Bunkhouse Inn may have to put new sign to rest

Bunkhouse Inn may have to put new sign to rest

By Don Nelson
Although Mike Kutz got the town’s OK for the signage painted on his new Bunkhouse Inn lodging establishment in Winthrop, he may still …
From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

From Back Issues: May 7, 2014

Compiled by Marilyn Bardin 20 years ago  — May 5, 1994 40 years ago —  May 9, 1974 Chet Endrizzi “at it again” The renovation of Winthrop continues with Chet Endrizzi and Howard Weller busy touching up with paint different weathered areas in the old western mining town. Weller said that ranchers who have not yet had...