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Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

I have been to the Walla Walla Pottery Studio several times with my sisters to paint items such as a spoon holder, a butter dish, and holiday plates. Learning different techniques has been fun, and...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    January 5, 2023

Clover Island

KENNEWICK-Clover Island in Kennewick is known for more than its restaurants and marina. The 16-acre island owned by the Port of Kennewick includes a quarter-mile walking path to enjoy river views,...

 

Pioneer Park during the holidays

WALLA WALLA-Pioneer Park in Walla Walla is a place to spend an enjoyable afternoon no matter the season. One of my favorite places in the park is the aviary, where there are various birds, ducks, peac...

 

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

WALLA WALLA-Murder at the Kirkman House is an evening of mystery, based on the board game Clue. It is a seasonal event played after dark, where participants search the museum rooms for clues using...

 

Winter Ride

It was a cold and windy November afternoon when we joined my sister and brother-in-law for a birthday ride up Eckler mountain. In the past, we have ridden our ATV quads for a friend's birthday ride,...

 

Museum at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

PENDLETON­-The Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, located on the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is near the Wildhorse Resort. It is dedicated to the culture of the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes...

 

Fort Walla Walla Museum 

WALLA WALLA-The first fort was established in 1856 and was home to dragoon, infantry, artillery, and cavalry units until 1910. The museum occupies 15 acres and opened in 1968.  The entrance building...

 

Boardman, Oregon

Despite the heavy rain Friday night, we enjoyed a nice weekend at Boardman RV Park and Marina in Boardman, Oregon.  Saturday was cloudy with just a little rain late afternoon, but at least we did...

 

Goldendale, Washington

Three of my sisters and I recently traveled to Goldendale, near the Columbia Gorge, to learn about the sun and solar system, see the Stonehenge Memorial and walk the grounds at the Maryhill Museum of...

 

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

Taking a cemetery tour might not be on everyone's bucket list, yet it is a place with tons of historical information. Joanna Lanning led about 50 people on a tour of the Mountain View Cemetery in...

 

Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe

The fall season is a great time to take a day trip to ride the Eagle Cap Excursion Train. The train leaves Elgin, Oregon, and travels along the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers on a section of the...

 

Hells Gate State Park

Hells Gate State Park, located in Lewiston, Idaho, was once the site of a Nez Perce village. Today, one can enjoy an abundance of activities. Located along the Snake River, park visitors appreciate...

 

Kayaking the Snake

There is still time to enjoy great weather conditions to kayak this September on the Snake River. It might be a little hazy and smoky at times, but with no wind, kayaking downriver is a pleasant way...

 

Birding At Bennington Lake

Taking a little over two-mile stroll around Bennington Lake in Walla Walla is a relaxing way to spend a Tuesday morning. Spotting different birds with the changing of the seasons and walking with...

 

Nature Kids at Rooks Park

The Blue Mountain Land Trust held its final Nature Kids summer event on Saturday, August 21. Kids and their families were invited to the free event at Rooks Park in Walla Walla to learn about stream...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    August 25, 2022

Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe

Traveling is always an adventure. On our recent trip to Idaho, there wasn't time to nap or read. You are never bored traveling through small towns rather than taking the freeway. Out the window, you...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    August 18, 2022

Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe

"Phenomenal", "very good, best ever yields," and "fabulous, record yields" were statements received from area farmer's wives regarding this year's wheat harvest. Early summer rains pushed back...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    August 11, 2022

Harris Park-Before and After the Flood

Harris Park is located 15 miles southeast of Milton-Freewater, Oregon. It is an excellent place to camp and close enough to enjoy a day trip to picnic in the day use area.   Before the flood of...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    August 4, 2022

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

The lottery was not for money but a week's stay at beautiful Lake Tapp near Bonney Lake, Washington. My sisters, sans one, and I enjoyed a two-bedroom cabin with a kitchen and a deck overlooking the...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    July 28, 2022

A Familiar Place and a New Place

One of our favorite camping spots is Winchester Lake State Park in Idaho.  It is about 36 miles south of Lewiston and has a great lake to kayak or paddleboard, as motorized boats are not allowed....

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    July 7, 2022

Smiles and Laughter

The sounds of laughter, singing, and children at play will bring a smile to your face. Children involved in indoor and outdoor activities create wonderful memories of their youth.  Recently, members...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    June 30, 2022

Bicycling the 'Burg and Beyond

You're never too old to ride a bike. It is not about a race; it's about the journey, the places you can go, and the scenery you will see! Easy rides such as pedaling around the streets of Waitsburg or...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    June 23, 2022

All Wheels Weekend and Wallowa Lake

Dayton All Wheels Weekend The high gas prices might have kept a few car owners from “dragging the gut” Friday night. Quite a few were parked and not as many were lined up at the Homestreet Bank...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    June 16, 2022

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

School's out for summer, and it's time to take the family outdoors and go camping. The decision is where to go that is close by, considering the high gas prices. You can travel to the Little Goose Dam...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    June 9, 2022

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

My first year of retirement from Waitsburg Schools just zipped by! I went with three of my four sisters on my first zipline adventure to commemorate the occasion. It zipped by also! The Coeur d'Alene...

 

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