When that lovely mountain laurel tree out front needs a bit of pruning, there are some factors to take into consideration before you haul out the ladder and loppers. Perhaps recent growth has it reaching just a bit too close to the house or fence. Or maybe it has been overgrown for years and…
It’s crazy to me just how much natural beauty there is in our state that I haven’t yet seen in person. The list of trail runs, adventures with family, mountains I’d love to explore via bike or foot is seemingly endless.
Early in the evening of May 6, 1954, after the rainclouds cleared and blustery winds finally died down, a rainbow appeared over a cinder running track in Oxford, England. Perhaps it was on omen. The three athletes who had trained long and hard for this day agreed to put their concerns about …
Until a few weeks ago, I had never even heard of “geocaching.” Now, I think I may have a new hobby. What’s not to like about getting outdoors, challenging your brain with a puzzle and ultimately, emerging victorious with a hard-earned “treasure?”
Many people who live in our state have ﬂoated the Yakima River from Ellensburg to the Roza Dam at one point or another. For some, it’s a yearly tradition — for others, time spent ﬂoating down this stretch of our beautiful river was in their high school or college years.
My oldest son taught himself to ride a two-wheel bike when he was just shy of 3 years old. That little blue bike was nearly as dear to him as the matching blue helmet he wore almost constantly.
While I was looking for a home to feature in this issue of Yakima Magazine, my husband mentioned that he knew of a wonderful couple who have a fascinating story and live out in West Valley. I wasted no time giving them a call and happily for me, they agreed. As it turns out, the house they l…
I’ve traveled all over the world and I am always eager to come back home to the Pacific Northwest and our abundance of beauty. Choosing just four of my favorite places is tricky, because in each direction we have exhilarating and interesting vacation spots.
The Yakima Valley has sprung spring! That means the yummy things are growing green sprouts, there is “Musica! in the air, and everyone is wondering, are we “Out of the Woods” yet?
Summer Sunset Concert Series, Franklin Park
Cecilia “Cec” and Eric Vogt were looking for a house to buy in 1977 when they came across a bungalow in a neighborhood they liked.
As a sometimes-travel writer, I am sadly still shut out from most of the beloved world until it is safer to move about the Earth. My passport is ensconced in a safe place while I dream and plan for farther-afield adventures in 2022 (Maldives? Cost Rica?).
There’s something to be said for gliding down a trail on two wheels. No matter your age, it brings a kind of freedom that can make you giddy … even after just a few pedal strokes.
Haircuts are usually by appointment only at Carlos Leija’s Second Street FadeAholics barbershop, but he’ll cut you some slack on May 15. Walk-ins are welcome during Yakima’s Spring Into Downtown event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day.