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Grand Coulee Geocache challenge

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Grand Coulee Geocache challenge

By Andrew Beck If you’re interested in Geocaching, the hobby of finding hidden treasures through GPS locations, then you’ll love Grand Coulee’s Geocache Challenge. You’ll take a tour and learn about the facilities as you search for the three hidden Geocaches. If you get the Geocaches correct, you’ll get a stamp on your D3 Challenge…

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Diverse Ecosystem Promises Noteworthy Wildlife Viewing

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Diverse Ecosystem Promises Noteworthy Wildlife Viewing

by Korey Hope   The Inland Northwest is home to a plethora of rare wildlife species, thanks to its diverse ecosystem. Some of these species will be returning from their southern winters in the coming months, making for another widely-anticipated spectacle in 2016. One reason why the Inland Northwest has so much to offer stems…

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Academy of Children’s Theatre 13th Annual Heart for the Art Gala

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Academy of Children’s Theatre 13th Annual Heart for the Art Gala

By: Jessica N. Grubbs   The 13th Annual Heart for the Art Gala will be hosted by the Academy of Children’s Theatre at the Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House.  The event will take place on February 27th at 5:30 pm.  The tickets are available online to purchase for $75 per person.  The fundraiser gala…

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Fort Spokane a great stop for boat-goers

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Fort Spokane a great stop for boat-goers

By Andrew Beck If you’re on the way to Grand Coulee or Lake Roosevelt, don’t forget to stop at Fort Spokane. Just drive west on Highway 2, and then head north on SR 25 until you get to the town of Miles. The fort used to be a military operation to help the U.S. Army…

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Sesquicentennial Celebration: Washington’s Oldest Fair

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Sesquicentennial Celebration: Washington’s Oldest Fair

by Korey Hope   It’s a rare spectacle to see a city prepare its fairgrounds for a 150th consecutive year. In fact, 2016’s Walla Walla Frontier Days will be the first such fair to reach the milestone in the history of Washington state. A good indicator of a festival’s age is going back to one…

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Montana Vintage Floatplane Adventure

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Montana Vintage Floatplane Adventure

By Phoebe Droz Western Montana has so much beauty to see, and the prospect of seeing it all may seem impossible. However, with the help of Peter Gross you can soar high over Flathead Lake with a stop at Wildhorse Island, fly over Hungry Horse Reservoir, and Seeley Lake, in which you cross over the…

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Central Valley Helicopters offers unique view of Grand Coulee Dam

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Central Valley Helicopters offers unique view of Grand Coulee Dam

By Andrew Beck For those of you who already have a private plane and frequent the Grand Coulee airport, this story may bore you. However, those of us who don’t probably haven’t seen the Grand Coulee Dam from the sky. Incredible views of America’s largest hydroelectric dam are paired with the vast sheen of the…

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The Harlem Globetrotters Are Coming To Kennewick, Washington

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The Harlem Globetrotters Are Coming To Kennewick, Washington

By Jessica Grubbs The Harlem Globetrotters will be showing their talents in Kennewick, Washington on February 21, 2016. They will be performing at the Toyota Center at 3 p.m. The well-known basketball group will be showing off their talents in a basketball game. The group travels around the United States showing off their basketball talents…

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“Shadow Catcher” Exhibit

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“Shadow Catcher” Exhibit

by Michaela Mulligan At the Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, Montana, “Shadow Catcher” is on display. This is the first in a series of exhibits of photographs taken by Harry Lee Harpster, Jr. In 2010, the Hockaday purchased his photographic estate that consisted of several black and white gelatin silver prints, 35 mm black…

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Pullman/Moscow: Palouse Falls

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Pullman/Moscow: Palouse Falls

By Emily Beloate About an hour drive west of Pullman is Palouse Falls, Washington’s official state waterfall. It is a popular destination for locals as well as people visiting the area. Palouse Falls is one of the remnants of the glacier flood path, dating back thousands of years. Palouse Falls is located within Palouse Falls…

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