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Winthrop ice rink in final phase of local fundraising campaign for refrigeration

Winthrop ice rink in final phase of local fundraising campaign for refrigeration

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR) is within about $60,000 of meeting its local fundraising goal to match a state grant that will help pay for permanent refrigeration and other upgrades at the outdoor facility. Laurie Ulmer, chair of the …
Winthrop ice rink project gets a $75,000 boost

Winthrop ice rink project gets a $75,000 boost

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR) got a big boost in its fundraising campaign to help pay for ice refrigeration equipment and other improvements at the Winthrop Town Council meeting last week. The council agreed to …
Lynn to manage Winthrop ice rink

Lynn to manage Winthrop ice rink

Sharla Lynn has been named facilities manager for the Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink (WISR), the rink’s board of directors announced this week. Lynn, who formerly was general manager of the Loup Loup Ski Bowl, replaced Kurt Meacham, who oversaw the rink’s activities for the past several years.  “We are very excited to have Sharla...
Mountain bike festival this weekend in Winthrop

Mountain bike festival this weekend in Winthrop

The Methow Singletrack Solstice mountain biking festival begins Friday (June 20) and will continue through Sunday at various locations in the valley. The event will be headquartered at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink. The bike festival will offer challenging rides (including a couple of transportation-supported, point-to-point options), socializing, and other events. Cost for those...
Questions continue at rec district proponents’ public meeting

Questions continue at rec district proponents’ public meeting

By Ann McCreary
Proponents of creating a new recreation district in the Methow Valley fielded pointed questions and …

Community briefs: March 5, 2014

This week: Recycle some big metal, Beer and bikes and Options for long-term care
Winthrop council raises questions about ice rink lighting

Winthrop council raises questions about ice rink lighting

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink’s board president assured the Winthrop Town Council last week that the rink’s operators are determined to find solutions in response to complaints about “light pollution” from the outdoor facility. Jill Calvert, representing the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR) board, a...
Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Mat Classic II: a celebration of our local high school wrestlers, The bus stops here: Commissioners should give transit – and voters – a little credit, and Chill a bit: Illuminating the skating ring light controversy.
Town explores options to reduce ‘light pollution’ at Winthrop rink

Town explores options to reduce ‘light pollution’ at Winthrop rink

By Ann McCreary
In response to concerns expressed by a local resident about “light pollution” from the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR), Winthrop town officials will…
Winter Classic hockey tournament gallery

Winter Classic hockey tournament gallery

A gallery of images from the game between the Coquitlam Chiefs, in black, and the North Vancouver Storm, in white, at the Winthrop Winter Classic hockey tournament … Photos by Laurelle Walsh