Archive For The “Point B” Category

Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

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Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

By: Andrew Beck   North Idaho is known for its beauty and lakes with expansive shores. It’s also known for being home to plenty of affluent properties—many are owned by celebrities looking for refuge from Hollywood, such as Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, and Clint Eastwood. Priest Lake, situated above Priest River has a…

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Downtown Spokane via Macklemore

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Downtown Spokane via Macklemore

By: Emily Beloate In the 1980s and 1990s, there were multiple movies filmed on location in Spokane, the most well-known being Vision Quest with Madonna and Benny and Joon with Johnny Depp. There was a gap in media for a while, and not much filming was done in Spokane. But that changed recently when the…

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Manito or Manit-SNOW? Spokane’s Best Winter Wedding and Engagement Spot

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Manito or Manit-SNOW? Spokane’s Best Winter Wedding and Engagement Spot

by, Kelly Logie   On my first trip to the iconic Spokane park, I looked outside my car window at the snow-covered fields, while my car stumbled along the icy road.   If you have ever been to Manito Park before, I know what you’re thinking. Why did you visit the park for the first…

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Travel the World, One Plant at a Time

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Travel the World, One Plant at a Time

by Michaela Mulligan The warm moist air fills my nose as I walk into the greenhouse and my eyes are opened by the light and dark greens I see. My body begins to heat up as I start to walk around the displays with plants and greenery of every size. From the tall trees that…

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Manito Park conservatory “a personal vacation” during winter months

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Manito Park conservatory “a personal vacation” during winter months

By Andrew Beck I stepped out of the car and immediately grabbed my umbrella, as the drizzling rain was just heavy enough to be an annoyance. We were situated in front of the conservatory at Manito Park, Spokane. My view was crowded with off-whites and greys since a weeks-old snow was in the process of…

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Manito Park – Generations of Work

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Manito Park – Generations of Work

By – Karlin Andersen   In 1904, Manito Park was a small zoo with a few flower beds, but over 100 years later the park has grown to a 90-acre showcase in the South Hills of Spokane, Washington. Much of this progress can be attributed to the efforts of the park’s second superintendent John Duncan…

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Lego Exhibit Turns Childhood Toys Into Art

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Lego Exhibit Turns Childhood Toys Into Art

When I was five years old, snooping around my grandma’s house as she babysat me, I discovered a large bucket in one of the upstairs closets. Although it was almost larger than me, and definitely weighed more, I mustered all of my strength to drag it out. As I pulled off the lid I knocked…

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Timber Town to Tourist Town

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Timber Town to Tourist Town

  By Karlin Andersen   Set at the base of the Cascade Mountains, a Bavarian style McDonald’s Restaurant complete with a decorative balcony, redwood paneling and intricate trim along the roof sits at the eastern entrance of town. While other McDonald’s follow a distinct, corporate set architecture, the McDonald’s in Leavenworth, Washington, adheres to the…

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Coeur d’Alene Christmas

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Coeur d’Alene Christmas

by Mike Christie Snowflakes scattered themselves across vision, rooftops, and pavement in Coeur d’Alene. A hallmark January day for a town in Idaho whose Sherman Street looked like the poster child for winter images featuring swirling snow and city. On the eastern edge of the strip of Sherman street shops sits a store whose appearance…

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Coffee Sweet Coffee: Pleasant Blends

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Coffee Sweet Coffee: Pleasant Blends

By Emily Beloate What is home? Is it a place? Or is it a feeling? People often live many places in their lives, and that feeling of home moves and changes over the course of a lifetime.  When students go to college, it’s usually their first time away from the place they grew up.  They…

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