If you live in and around Roslyn, you may be aware of some of the fun summertime events happening in and around the city. Next month, Suncadia Resort will be hosting the much anticipated Suncadia Cycling Festival the weekend of Friday June 27th, one long weekend, with 3 amazing rides! This cycling event is the perfect mix of pavement, dirt and gravel cycling, and a wonderful way to explore the Suncadia grounds. The festivities will begin Friday evening with a mountain bike course, followed by a Saturday morning road bike ride, and a Sunday morning gravel ride. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Suncadia by bike!
Another upcoming event to put on your calendar is the 8 hour Cyclocross mountain bike race on Saturday July 26th in Roslyn. This new event called MFG Nine2Five presented by BMC is going to office catergories for solo riders, as well as teams of 2-3 participants. Sign-up for this all day event is available until Monday July 21st, and this event is limited to 500 participants, so secure your spot to race today! As an added bonus, if you register for the event before June 1st you will be entered in a raffle to win 2 of the newly released Trail Fox series of bicycle. Hope to see you there!
The Suncadia Resort started 2013 hot with a spike in real estate sales. Suncadia Real Estate Sales Company reached more than $27 million in the first half of 2013, and sales are predicted to continue rising throughout the remainder of the year, and 2nd homes in the PNW continue to rise according to the Wall Street Journal.
Photo credit: Suncadia Resort
The growth came after an impressive 2012, when Suncadia had more than $42 million in sales, the resort’s best year since 2008. The resort has sold mroe than 1,300 homes and condos since properties went on the market in 2003, and the sales success of 2012 almost doubled that of 2011 sales. According to the Journal, 60 new homes will be developed in 2013, an increase from 40 in 2012. For more information on Suncadia Resort Real Estate, visit Suncadia’s website today.
The Lodge at Suncadia is having an auction in Cle Elum for 35 of their Northwest style luxury condominiums! The auction will be held Sunday July 22nd, and bidding will begin at $70,000; down from the original price range of $339,900- $1,114,900. Condo features include up to two bedrooms and two baths, up to 1,415 sf. All units are fully furnished, and come with access to a swim and fitness center, spa, golf course, and 40 miles of trails and farm to table cuisine. All units are also within Suncadia, the Northwest’s premiere all season mountain resort. For more information on the Auction and condominiums, visit the auction website.
Washington State Senator Scott White, 41 years old, tragically died in his hotel room just outside Roslyn. His body was found by the Suncadia housekeepers when he failed to check out. The cause of White’s death is still a mystery. Click the link to read more details about the Senator’s passing.
The Pro-Amateur Championship at Rope Rider Course at Suncadia Resort outside of Roslyn WA is over and PGA Professional Brian Thornton of Meridian Valley CC and amateur Todd Densley were victorious. The tournament which goes back to the 1920’s joins two players, one professional and one amateur, who combine to compete against other pairs. This year the tournament was played at Suncadia’s Rope Rider Course which opened just this summer. The Rope Rider course was named for the coal miners that rode the rope pulled coal cars at the old Roslyn Mines No. 9 and No. 10 which the course is built alongside.
Suncadia Summer Nights in the Village are free summer outdoor concerts that take place at the Village Amphitheater every Friday night from June through August. This Friday, June 25th, the featured artist is Clumsy Lovers, a rock/bluegrass group. This weekends concert starts at the typical time: 7 PM. Tonight’s weather is going to be cold and possibly wet, so come prepared.
Suncadia, a world class resort, located between Roslyn and Cle Elum was where human remains were discovered about a year ago in a shallow grave. The remains were found when clearing the heavily wooded area for a golf course. The remains have been identified as Kerry May, who disappeared nearly 40 years ago in 1972. Kerry May’s mother, Sheila Olson, who is 80 years old never thought she would find out what happened to her daughter. Her mother, with the rest of the family, plan to have a private celebration of her life.
Click to the link to read more about Kerry May, including possible links to Ted Bundy.