After more than 35 years of operating as Central Reservations, the valley’s privately owned lodging service is now known as Methow Reservations. Owners Kyrie and Kathleen Jardin say there was more to it than a simple name change. The always-evolving world of online marketing, the noisy universe of social media connections and the presence of […]
Central Reservations, Methow Reservations
County imposing stricter rules for nightly rentals
People who want to rent their homes to tourists are facing stricter county regulations and, at the same time, more competition from a glut of rentals — both legal and illegal — through online sites websites like Airbnb.
Nightly rentals have always had to obtain water and safety permits…
Inspirational messages, handmade arts at Winthrop’s Purple Sage
By Laurelle Walsh
Purple Sage … Methow Style is a “fun and funky” collection of handmade art, crafts, textiles, jewelry and decorative pieces in a bright storefront on the boardwalk in Winthrop. Kyrie and Kathleen Jardin opened the doors of their new Riverside Avenue store …