Junior royalty for the 75th annual Winthrop ’49er Days celebration, currently scheduled for May 8-10, are Queen Tommie Ochoa, a senior at Liberty Bell High School, and Princess Peyton Lawrence, a Liberty Bell junior. Left to right, including event organizers, are Judy Burkhart, Lawrence, Laurie Meyers, Ochoa and Marlene Temple.
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Doug and Sheri Mohre embrace the town’s Western heritage The fact that two of the Methow Valley’s most iconic figures, Doug and Sheri Mohre, are representing Winthrop in its 74th annual ’49er Days celebrations as Grand Marshal and Lady simply couldn’t be sweeter. After all, the former owners of Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe have been a […]
Queen Lillian, Princess Shelby realize a lifelong dream For a gal who has lived in the Methow Valley her entire life, what could be better than being crowned Queen of Winthrop ’49er Days? Having her best friend be crowned ’49er Days Princess, that’s what. Linked by a lifetime of friendship and grounded in a love […]
Downtown Winthrop — Riverside Avenue in particular — will be given over to ’49er Days activities for a good part of Saturday (May 11) — which means vehicle traffic will be affected. But if you’re patient, or don’t mind taking a break from your travels to enjoy the event, it’s not really that much of a hassle. At noon on Friday […]
< FRIDAY, MAY 10 > Noon: Washington Outfitters & Guides Association’s (WOGA) annual Ride to Rendezvous wagon train arrives in downtown Winthrop and travels down Riverside Avenue; WOGA joins other sponsors in hosting several wounded warriors on the Ride to Rendezvous < SATURDAY, MAY 11 > Downtown 10:30 a.m.: Vigilantes and West Coast Country Heat Line Dancers on Riverside […]
‘49er Days music to be staged on hay wagon at the park The show will go on at ’49er Days this weekend, even though the stage used for live music in Mack Lloyd Park was torn down. Marva Mountjoy, ’49er Days organizer, said musicians will be staged on a hay wagon where the band shell […]
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For a good part of Saturday (May 12), downtown Winthrop — Riverside Avenue in particular — will be completely given over to ’49er Days activities. But if you’re patient, or don’t mind taking a break from your travels to enjoy the event, it’s not really that much of a hassle. At noon on Friday (May […]
When Don and Sara Ashford step into the role of Grand Marshal and Lady of Winthrop ’49er Days this weekend, they’ll tap into their own past pioneering experiences to capture the spirit of the event, which celebrates the Methow Valley’s early days.
Unlike many …