• Methow Trails has opened virtually all of its 200 kilometers of ski trails and is grooming the majority of those trails nightly during the holidays, despite a notable absence of significant snowfall in the past week. Mazama, Rendezvous and Sun Mountain area trails all received enough snow in the mid-December storm to provide excellent […]
Bear Creek Golf Course
Thirty young golfers participated in this year’s Bear Creek Junior Golf Program, including many first-timers as well a large contingent of experienced links men and links women. During the week of July 8-12, Robbie Hendrickson, PGA teaching professional from Three Lakes Golf Club in Malaga, taught the players and was supported by valley resident Rick […]
Bear Creek Golf Course hosted its Seventh annual Junior Golf tournament and barbecue on July 26. Twenty-five juniors participated in the program this year, which included a week-long clinic for inexperienced players, weekly lessons and mentor play for experienced players, and weekly practice sessions for all players. Coach Dustin Howard led the clinic, and coach […]
Mike and Laurie Hilton of Winthrop have taken over management of the Bear Creek Golf Course, the course’s owners announced this week. Ash and Linda Court, who own the course near Winthrop, said the Hiltons took over as of Jan.1. The Hiltons are succeeding Terry and Debbie Evans, who have operated the course for the […]
Golf is no longer the only game at Bear Creek Golf Course, nor the only way to enjoy the facility’s well-kept grounds and expansive mountain views.
In the golf course’s 50th year of operation, managers Debbie and Terry Evans have introduced three new non-golf games and built two …
Junior golf ends season The Junior Golf program at Bear Creek Golf Course wraps up on Thursday (July 23) with a “drive, chip and putt” championship and a three-hole tournament beginning at 3 p.m. There will be a barbecue after the events. Organizer Jill Sheley said that 27 youngsters ages 7-14 participated this summer, about […]
Daisy Hilton (12), Adele Hilton (10) and Willa Hilton (13), all of Winthrop, recently attended a local qualifier for the Drive, Chip & Putt Contest, a national competition that results in the finalists playing at the Masters in April 2016. The competition took place in Bellingham at the Lake Padden Golf Course. The top […]
Steelhead fisheries closed Steelhead and whitefish fisheries on the upper Columbia River including the Wenatchee, Entiat, Methow, Okanogan, and Similkameen rivers are closed as of Tuesday (March 31), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced. The closure includes the Methow River from the mouth to the confluence of the Chewuch River in Winthrop. […]
The Bear Creek junior golfers aren’t about to let a little wildfire cause an early cancellation of their season. The group has rescheduled its annual golf tournament and barbecue for Thursday (Aug. 28) at 3 p.m. at the Bear Creek Golf Course. “Our season was interrupted by fires,” said program organizer, Jill Sheley, but she […]
Coach Jenna Miller demonstrates proper driving form for students participating in the Junior Golf Clinic at Bear Creek Golf Course last week. Watching and learning are, from left, Graham Sheley, Carter Sheley, Tony McBride, David Kominak, assistant coach Charlie Thornton-White, Grace Kominak,and Neela Mitchell. The students will continue weekly afternoon lessons through July.