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Pond Hockey

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Pond Hockey

by Phoebe Droz Traditionally, hockey was played on frozen over ponds in the winter time, though it has since been expanded to ice rinks, any time of the year. However, for the third year in a row Kalispell Montana bringing hockey back to its traditional rink, Flathead Lake. From February 19-21, Kalispell will host the…

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Winter Chautauqua

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Winter Chautauqua

by Michaela Mulligan Once called the “most American thing in America” by Teddy Roosevelt, Chautauquas are still held at the Elling House in Virgina City, Montana, near Butte. A Chautauqua was first popularized in the 19th and 20th centuries as a sharing of entrainment and intellectual knowledge. The tradition is carried on today the the…

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Walla Walla Wine Country, USA

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Walla Walla Wine Country, USA

by Korey Hope   The west coast of the United States is dominant in the wine industry; the trio of California, Oregon, and Washington have more wineries than the rest of the U.S. combined. As for Washington, the Walla Walla Valley is the epitome of its wine country. The southeastern part of the state offers…

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“My Fair Lady” in Bozeman

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“My Fair Lady” in Bozeman

by Michaela Mulligan George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion is brought to the stage in the musical “My Fair Lady” and tells the tale of Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who is trained to speak and act like a high-bred English lady. The Intermountain Opera Bozeman is collaborating with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks to bring “My Fair…

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RadCon to hold annual convention in Pasco, Washington

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RadCon to hold annual convention in Pasco, Washington

By Jessica Grubbs RadCon will be held in Pasco, Washington for all of the science fiction lovers. This year’s event will be held at Red Lion Hotel Pasco. The event will take place February 12-14 at 12 PM. The science fiction convention will feature special guests organized by the RadCon Guild, such as Jennifer Brozek,…

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Pullman/Moscow: Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

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Pullman/Moscow: Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

By Emily Beloate Every year in Moscow, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival takes place at the University of Idaho.  Dating back to the 1960s, this event features many students, artists, workshops, and more. The festival always takes place the last weekend of February. This festival has featured many of the industry’s most famous jazz artists,…

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The Walla Walla Symphony: Not Just Good For The Ears

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The Walla Walla Symphony: Not Just Good For The Ears

by Korey Hope   The Walla Walla Symphony is not only soothing to the ears, but it has also been soothing to the Walla Walla community for many years. According to their website, the symphony has been performing since 1907, making it the longest continually-operating symphony orchestra west of the Mississippi. But not only does…

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Pullman/Moscow: Outdoors

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Pullman/Moscow: Outdoors

By: Emily Beloate Pullman and Moscow are full of opportunities for outdoor activities. There are a variety of parks and trails in the area, including Clearwater National Forest, Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. There are places for hiking, biking, backpacking, skiing, rafting, and more. There are also multiple golf courses…

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New walking trail set to promote Grand Coulee/Electric City tourism

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New walking trail set to promote Grand Coulee/Electric City tourism

By Andrew Beck A new walking trail is coming soon to the Electric City and Grand Coulee areas. The new trail doesn’t have an opening date so far, but the first phase of construction is set to cover Coulee Playland to North Dam Park. According to the Grand Coulee Star, Electric City set aside about…

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Pullman/Moscow: The Palouse Choral Society

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Pullman/Moscow: The Palouse Choral Society

By Emily Beloate The Palouse Choral Society has a performance on February 14th, 2016.  Called “Northern Exposure,”  this concert features choral music written by Northwest Composers. The concert will be held at the University of Idaho’s Haddock Performance Hall at 4 p.m. This will be the society’s third concert of the season. Palouse Choral Society…

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