At the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers, Winthrop, Wash., grew up as a mining community. When opening of the North Cascades Highway brought tourists in the 1970s, the Okanogan County town adopted an Old West theme.
At the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers, Winthrop, Wash., grew up as a mining community. When opening of the North Cascades Highway brought tourists in the 1970s, the Okanogan County town adopted an Old West theme. Mark Harrison The Seattle Times
At the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers, Winthrop, Wash., grew up as a mining community. When opening of the North Cascades Highway brought tourists in the 1970s, the Okanogan County town adopted an Old West theme. Mark Harrison The Seattle Times

Methow Valley copper mine would be blocked under bill

May 26, 2016 11:18 AM