Field Report No. 20170807AC
COMMENTS: It was a quick trip, but well worth it. So much art and history, it's hard to pace oneself; we stopped to have a look at the Oregon Trail on our way in to town. Downtown is incredibly walkable and very accessible with plenty of parking (especially if you venture off Main). Temperatures approached 100 degrees Fahrenheit, but we made the best of it at a few of the local wineries.
As the kids happily drop their hard-earned quarters in the Ms. Pac-man machine, we realize we haven't complained about the heat all day... the sign of a well-played summer day.
COMMENTS: When Jeremy Hansen and his team are cheffing it up, you know things are going to both look and taste world class.
FIELD REPORT NO. 20170619AC
Sage Hills Trail, Home Water Wildlife Preserve, Wenatchee, WA.
With plenty of water and high on optimism we took to the Wenatchee Foothills. Guided by wildlife biologists from the Chelan County PUD, we explored the Home Water Preserve, it's unique and vital place in the local ecosystem and the opportunities and challenges that come with it. Even though we started early, the trip was hot by mid morning and we were all thankful for hydration.
COMMENTS: It's an uncommon night at O'Doherty's when the Lord Mayor of Limerick, Ireland stops by... sister-city love on Spokane Falls Blvd.
COMMENTS: ...Since then, Gordy's has become a go-to date night when they can find a sitter for their two little boys. Bigger than that, it's just a small part of their ongoing story. That's the simple power of a secret spot.
Carman stops to talk with me for a few moments. On Friday night, he hopes to fill the place, and begin to fulfill the mission of CHARTS (Child Humanitarian Arts): connecting local artists and art enthusiasts for the sake of children in the community.
For some of us, most of us, maybe all of us, Friday is a celebration for the end of a long, taxing work week. We count the days, hours, and minutes until our time belongs to us once again.
On Monday night, a hundred-some people showed up at Mela Coffee Roasting Company for a sold-out performance of The Show Ponies, an LA based folksy-rock n’ roll band currently touring their new album in the Northwest.
If you know an uncommon local business that may have been impacted by the winter weather, why not brave the slippery sidewalks and go give them some...
It’s my husband’s birthday and we’re determined to squeeze in a walk before the sun abandons us at 3:58. The trail has been surprisingly well-loved despite the...
When you're at a Christmas party and someone suggests hitting the mountain the next morning at 5:30am, make your decision wisely...
They start to arrive in November when the cold turns dry and sharp. The return of the bald eagles to Lake Coeur d’Alene is a much-anticipated part of winter’s arrival...
It’s a Thursday evening on the cusp of the holiday season, and we’re at the Kitchen Engine. Co-owner Nicole Frickle is teaching...
We cross the gravel road and start the climb up Lewis Butte. It’s late-November in the Methow and this hike, though not thought of much throughout the rest of the year, is suddenly popular again...
COMMENTS: At F&C, we've noticed that our mission is somewhat encapsulated by a couple of viral hashtags that will once again make their rounds this weekend.
After hiking up several switchbacks, Esmeralda Peak became increasingly outstanding with the November sun glaring against the rock and snow.
Sitting in our cushy Merc seats we traveled to the places only scientist have been allowed to experience, true armchair traveler status for sure. However, it was