Sure. Brag about the wine, the apples and all those days of sunshine we get here in the Yakima Valley.
In the midst of a pandemic, with few establishments open, kegged beer is hard to come by.
For months, Yakima-area breweries have faced the daunting task of providing their liquid nectar to an all-too-eager audience while staying safe and following government rules, regulations and guidelines. Business has become anything but usual.
As the hop capital of America, the Yakima Valley has long had a reputation for hop-forward beers. After all, the valley is a mecca for fresh hops, allowing brewers to simply drive down the road during harvest to pick up these flavorful cones straight from the source.
Years ago, I got it in my head I was going to master homemade ice cream. I bought myself an ice cream maker and spent an entire summer making every flavor I could think of. Chocolate swirl, blueberry basil, peanut butter cup and my all-time favorite, strawberry.
In 1993, Dan Austin arrived in Washington without a plan. But after running out of money while driving over Snoqualmie Pass, he decided to stay, and ended up falling in love with the state that we call home.
Does it seem as though you’ve had virtually no fun this summer? No flights to exotic locales? No luxuriating aboard a cruise ship? Are you sick and tired of your own backyard?
Art and teaching have a few things in common. Both use various techniques and methods, and both strive to expand our thinking and encourage us to look beyond our own horizons. When done well, both can have dramatic, even life-altering, results.
Imagine spending six to eight hours on a downtown sidewalk, working to create an artful masterpiece. Think about the concentration it would require to put together a large-form intricate piece and how difficult it might be to complete while observers take photos, ask questions and sing prais…
In 2006, Robert and Lisa Vickers realized that they and their children, Isabella and Ian, had outgrown their small Yakima home. The couple longed for wide-open spaces and decided to begin a search in West Valley for property-for-sale signs. Fortunately, one day they spotted a “Home for Sale”…
When Noel Moxley accepted a job with Yakima’s Central Washington Orthopedics in 2007, she knew she wanted to purchase a home in a friendly neighborhood. She’d worked in Los Angeles for several years and then spent time in Wyoming before returning to Yakima, where she had been the executive d…
Jeremy Bartheld was born and raised in the Yakima Valley, took art classes through middle and high school, and on to the college level. But it was not until he moved to the rain-soaked community of North Cove that his glass art truly blew up.
America’s love affair with the automobile has been going strong since 1908, when Henry Ford first rolled out the Model T for mass distribution. Today, with our travel options limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, the magnetic draw of cars and the open road is even stronger.