Anne Young has been named as marketing director for the Town of Winthrop, succeeding Rebekah Peterson in the contract position. Young and her husband, Nathan, are among the co-owners of the Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop. She and her family will move to the Winthrop area in the next few weeks and their children will […]
Winthrop Chamber of Commerce
The Twisp and Winthrop chambers of commerce have elected officers for 2018. In Winthrop, newly elected board president Mark Ryan, of law firm Ryan & Kuehler PLLC, will be joined by vice-president Julie Muyllaert of Methow Cycle & Sport, secretary Anna Kominak of Pine Near RV Park, treasurer Paul Peterson of Hotel Rio Vista, and […]
The end of the name “Christmas at the End of the Road” for the annual post-Thanksgiving celebration will be up for discussion once again at a Winthrop Chamber of Commerce meeting on …
The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce is supporting protection of more than 340,000 acres of U. S. Forest Service land in the upper Methow Valley from future mining. The chamber has passed a resolution of support for a 20-year mineral withdrawal, which would prevent mining activities on federal land in the upper valley during that period. […]
Lookin’ for a place to park that big wagon, pardner? Not to worry. The Town of Winthrop has got ya covered. Winthrop will soon be replacing some plain blue road signs — directing RV drivers and people pulling big trailers to the spacious parking lot at the Winthrop Barn — with Westernized versions. The new signs include old-fashioned typography. […]
Winthrop’s annual post-Thanksgiving seasonal celebration, “Christmas at the End of the Road,” will continue to be called that for at least another year.
David Gottula, president of the event’s sponsoring organization, the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, said this week that a proposal to change the event’s name will be considered by the chamber board and members, but no …
Reducing the speed limit on parts of Highway 20 through Winthrop won’t necessarily slow drivers down without increased enforcement, a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) representative told the Town Council last week.
The town had earlier asked WSDOT to consider …
It’s more than a year away, but already the Town of Winthrop and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are planning how to make a repaving project through the middle of town less disruptive.
WSDOT will repave about two miles of the state highway, which carries traffic through the town and is known as Riverside Avenue in downtown Winthrop.
Public meetings next week will seek ideas on economic development By Marcy Stamper The Twisp and Winthrop chambers of commerce are teaming up to gather ideas — from residents and business owners — for economic development in the Methow Valley. They have also been conducting their own research into what employers and employees need to create a healthy local […]
Property taxes due next week Okanogan County property tax payments and irrigation assessments are due to the county treasurer this month, and must be postmarked by April 30. Taxpayers paying in two installments must pay the first half by April 30 and the second half by Oct. 31. Payments can be made in person or […]