The Winthrop Town Council has approved a six-year plan for the town’s parks and recreation facilities, in time to qualify for state Recreation Conservation Office (RCO) grants to support specific projects. RCO grants have been instrumental in such projects as the Winthrop Rink and the Susie Stephens Trail.
Winthrop RiverWalk project
Winthrop Town Council scans the horizon, sees challenges
The Winthrop Town Council is intent on finishing some things even as it looks forward to starting some new things.
At a workshop last week, council members said they would like to see more progress on some of the town’s biggest projects, such as the Susie Stephens Trail and the Riverwalk.
Winthrop rethinks signage at White Avenue crossing
The Winthrop Town Council will revisit its approval of flashing pedestrian crosswalk signs on White Avenue after residents protested the decision at last week’s council meeting.
At its June 7 meeting, the council supported a flashing signal at the crossing just south of the White Avenue intersection with Highway 20. After…
Winthrop’s pedestrian underpass project gets additional funding
The funding gap for completion of a pedestrian underpass below the Chewuch River Bridge has been closed and the project now has enough financial support to move forward, Winthrop Town Planner Rocklynn Culp reported to the town council last week.
In a memo to the council, Culp said that …
Winthrop’s RiverWalk project will be reviewed at meeting
The Town of Winthrop will host a public meeting on Monday (July 27) to discuss progress on design of the RiverWalk project, which is intended to create a linked system of recreational trails along the Chewuch and Methow rivers that includes the Susie Stephens Trail. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Winthrop Barn. […]