Annual Winthrop celebration kicks off Friday Walk (or run) off the Thanksgiving stuffing this weekend at Winthrop’s annual kick-off to the winter holiday season, Christmas at the End of the Road. Festivities begin Friday (Nov. 29) for this year’s Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas, with two days of family-friendly activities ranging from traditional to uniquely Methow. […]
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Winthrop hires new marketing director
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 […]
Officers elected at Twisp, Winthrop chambers
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 […]
Calling annual event ‘Christmas at the End of the Road’ up for discussion again
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 …
Winthrop Chamber of Commerce supports mining restrictions in upper Methow Valley
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. […]
New signs promote RV parking options
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. […]
It’s still ‘Christmas at the End of the Road’ in 2016, Winthrop Chamber of Commerce says
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 …
WSDOT to Winthrop: lower speed limits won’t work without more enforcement
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 …
Winthrop, WSDOT plan ahead for Highway 20 repaving in 2017
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.
Chambers working on business growth initiatives for Methow Valley
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 […]