Posts Tagged “Walla Walla”

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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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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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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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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Taste and Tote: Your Wine Flies Free

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Taste and Tote: Your Wine Flies Free

by Korey Hope   If you’re flying out of Yakima, Tri-Cities, or Walla Walla, and you’re on an Alaska Airlines flight, your first case of wine can fly for free. If you’re going to fly into wine country, chances are you will want to leave wine country with some wine. It’s only logical to bring…

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February is for Foodies: A Culinary Celebration

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February is for Foodies: A Culinary Celebration

by Korey Hope   This February is for Foodies; the annual food celebration is back in the Walla Walla Valley for the fourth straight year. Throughout the month of February there will be a buffet of activities to represent the festival, including multiple cooking demonstrations by local chefs, specially-prepared prix-fixe meals at local restaurants, wining…

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