Cascades Outdoor Store in Winthrop has been nominated for a Grassroots Outdoor Alliance retailing award in the “Rookie of the Year” category, which acknowledges the efforts of new alliance members. Owners Brian and Amy Sweet opened the store in 2014, and joined the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance in 2017. The alliance, which is a consortium of […]
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In the second consecutive summer of fire, smoke, road closures and evacuations, Methow Valley residents were better prepared, officials did a better job communicating to the public, and information was easier to obtain. That’s according to Sandi Scheinberg, preparedness coordinator …
The new Cascades Outdoor Store on Riverside Avenue in Winthrop will have an informal open house on Thursday (May 22) from 4 – 6 p.m. before an official grand opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, owners Brian and Amy Sweet said this week. Brian Sweet said construction has been underway for about three months, led by Larry […]
An eight-week series of Wednesday afternoon hill climbs — running or just hiking — at Lewis Butte begins today (April 2) and runs through May 21. The climbs, sponsored by Cascades Outdoor Store in Winthrop, start at the Riser Lake parking lot, off of Gunn Ranch Road. Participants can take off between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and will be […]
By Don Nelson
Brian and Amy Sweet are back, launching their third business venture in a long-vacant, prominently positioned Winthrop storefront.