SBA award recognizes tradition and transition By Ann McCreary Melbourn Insurance Agency, with offices in Twisp and Winthrop, has been named the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year by the Small Business Association (SBA) Seattle district. Melbourn Insurance is owned by Kelsey and Korrie Bourn, who took over the business last year from their mother, […]
The Bourn family has been in the insurance business in the Methow Valley for 41 years, and the next generation is ready to continue the tradition.
Melinda Bourn, who owns Melbourn Insurance Agency, with offices in Winthrop and Twisp, has turned the business over to daughters Kelsey and Korrie.
Connor Walsh, left, and Korrie Bourn ran dribbling drills for young players at the Number 5 Basketball Camp at Liberty Bell High School last week. The two former LBHS classmates and basketball stars taught morning and afternoon sessions to some 30 first- through eighth-grade students who signed up for the four-day clinic.
By Mike Maltais
Prominently displayed in the trophy case inside the entrance of Liberty Bell High School is a commemorative cup forever immortalizing the names of those girls who were the first on the field as the school’s inaugural Lady Lions’ varsity soccer team 12 years ago.
It reads: The Founder’s Cup, Liberty Bell High School’s Inaugural Soccer Team, 2000
Engraved on the base of the cup are 16 names: …
How many kinds of ballroom dancing are there? Like Baskin & Robbins ice cream, the variety is amazing — and 22 different styles will be on display when Methow Arts presents “Dancing with Your Local Stars,” featuring the Utah Ballroom Dance Company, on March 8 at the Winthrop Barn. The evening starts with a dancing competition in […]