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Winthrop: Jan. 29, 2014

Winthrop: Jan. 29, 2014

By Ashley Lodato It’s a good week to be an elementary school kid if you like books and reading. The last week of Reading in the Family Month will be recognized with the annual Book Fair, which gives students access to reasonably priced books for purchase at the public school all week, culminating in a...
Winthrop: Jan. 22, 2014

Winthrop: Jan. 22, 2014

By Ashley Lodato Rain or shine, snow or dirt, the Methow Valley Ski for Women (MVSW) is taking place on Feb. 2 at the Winthrop Town Trailhead. I chatted with MVSW co-organizer Roxie Miller about the event recently and she says that the best part of the event for her is seeing women developing and...
Lost River Winery loses cash in tasting room burglary

Lost River Winery loses cash in tasting room burglary

  By Don Nelson The Winthrop Marshal’s Office is investigating a Jan. 15 burglary at the Lost River Winery tasting room on Highway 20 that resulted in the loss of about $3,000 in cash. Lost River’s marketing director, Liam Doyle, said that during the night someone broke a window panel on the tasting room’s front...
Winthrop: Jan. 8, 2014

Winthrop: Jan. 8, 2014

By Ashley Lodato Talk around the dinner table the other night turned to the concept of “pay it forward” and I thought I’d share one of the best stories I’ve heard recently that fits that particular theme. John and Lyn Roth took their daughter, Sarah Brooks, and her childhood friend, Charlie, out to dinner at...
Winthrop: Jan. 1, 2014

Winthrop: Jan. 1, 2014

By Ashley Lodato How do you sum up a year for a community? Significant events happened to individuals — births, deaths, marriages, graduations — but in reviewing 2013 for the wider community, what comes to mind is our increasing awareness that a little bit is often enough. In a society that tends to give us the message...
Winthrop: Dec. 25, 2013

Winthrop: Dec. 25, 2013

By Ashley Lodato Some claim that poetry is dead, but those people clearly didn’t set foot into the Poetry Out Loud competition last week. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation competition that inspires students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. After spending the fall selecting poems, memorizing them, and getting...
Mazama: Dec. 18, 2013

Mazama: Dec. 18, 2013

By Bob Spiwak Last Sunday parking was at a premium at the Mazama Store. The annual Christmas at the Very End of the Road party and gift bazaar drew a full house, elbow room only, as holiday celebrants were treated to many free offerings from the bakery, mini-lattes, chocolates and other goodies. There were vendors...
Winthrop: Dec. 18, 2013

Winthrop: Dec. 18, 2013

By Ashley Lodato A group of skiers from the Methow Valley traveled to Rossland, B.C., over the weekend for the Haywood NorAm and Buff Sprint series Nordic races, with the younger skiers participating in the Kootenay Cup. All the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) racers were incredibly inspired by watching Erik Bjornsen, Brian and Caitlin...
April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

Winthrop 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...
Winthrop: Dec. 11, 2013

Winthrop: Dec. 11, 2013

By Ashley Lodato I know you’re all waiting to hear whether or not I hit my finger on the painful-but-not­dangerous cotton candy machine and you may be relieved to hear I didn’t. That’s because Ken Bevis took a hit (actually two of them) for the team. Ken ran the cotton candy machine at Saturday night’s...