Catastrophic consequences Dear Editor: The Methow valley is an outdoor recreation destination for thousands of tourists each year who come here expressly because of the natural amenities. A rough estimate by the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association of annual trail users comes to nearly 90,000 user days. This number of course is only a part […]
Wine Shed offers fine wines, beer and ‘top-shelf’ spirits
By Laurelle Walsh
Winthrop’s new wine shop, the Wine Shed, is a place for “all levels of wine appreciation,” said co-owner Meghan Sullivan. “We’re still educating ourselves about different wines and we’re excited to share the …”
Arts briefs: April 9, 2014
This week: Interpretive Center opens its season April 12, Student films at LBHS at LBHS April 16, Poetry reading April 17, Classical guitar at The Merc April 24 and Revisit the ’60s at the Barn on April 26.
Three newly certified at Aero Methow
By Laurelle Walsh
Two Aero Methow Rescue Service volunteers have been newly certified as emergency medical responders (EMR) and a third has achieved the level of emergency medical technician (EMT).
Letters to the editor: March 19, 2014
More reasons for ‘no’ Dear Editor: Here are a few new reasons to oppose the Methow Valley Recreation District ballot measure. Once we begin to spend our recreation dollars via taxation and a new government body, rules come into force which limit or event prohibit volunteer labor. Furthermore, government spending must use union labor and/or […]
Letters to the editor: Jan. 15, 2014
Where is Teddy? Dear Editor: An informative and interesting read for anyone who enjoys history is The Bully Pulpit by historian Doris Kerns Goodwin. This book is framed in the early part of the 20th century during the turmoil between the newly formed worker unions and the trusts owned by the wealthy. These trusts or […]
Letters to the editor: Oct. 31, 2013
Soup and more Dear Editor: The Methow Valley Community Center board of directors would like to invite everyone to our annual membership meeting on Monday (Nov. 4) at 5:30 p.m. Come share a supper of soup with your neighbors and fellow Community Center members. If you are not a member, come see what we are […]