By BRAD WOR­RALL

Myrtleford Times - - NEWS -

THE 160-year-old Happy Val­ley Ho­tel changed hands at the week­end.

Af­ter nine years be­hind the wa­ter­ing hole that was first es­tab­lished at the time of the gold rush, Mick and Jo Bow­ers poured their last drinks on Satur­day.

They have sur­vived wind­storms that tore the roof from the build­ing, the threat of bush­fires and even floods.

But Mrs Bow­ers said it had been a priv­i­lege to have spent a decade in the his­toric ho­tel.

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