Bluff Street work will hold up traffic in Winthrop much of May, June, July

Bluff Street work will hold up traffic in Winthrop much of May, June, July

After several years of anticipation by Winthrop residents, the Bluff Street construction project is scheduled to start on May 4. Wenatchee firm Hurst Construction was awarded the contract with the Town of Winthrop. Sixty working days in the construction contract puts the completion date on July 24, or earlier, according...
Accumulated wisdom

Accumulated wisdom

The annual over-80 luncheon drew a good crowd of celebrants to the tropical climes of the Methow Valley Senior Center on Friday. In the photo: Jim Parrish, Howard Brewer, Dick Rohde, Ruth Dahlin, Ross Barnard, Lois Chavey, Betty Magnuson, Verleigh Schachtschneider, Al Ames, Rudy Peterson, Dick Anderson. Seated …
Individual slots still left in Sunflower Marathon and Relay

Individual slots still left in Sunflower Marathon and Relay

The 35th annual Sunflower Marathon and Relay, traversing the upper Methow Valley from Mazama to Twisp, will be staged on May 9. The marathon is run on both private and public lands, through forests, hillsides, ranchlands, and backroads. The route is lined with colorful arrowleaf balsamroot in bloom. Participants have...