With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity. Some, however, decide to use the funds for other things: alcohol, iPads or auto repairs.
With lots of mountain snowpack, rivers that both flow lazily and roar with whitewater, Washington state has the water, nature and fun to take you on your next rafting adventure!
It’s time for those yellow, fuzzy, juicy peaches! We’ve waited all year for peach cobbler, peach ice cream and peach pie! Washington grows some of the most delectable peach varieties, too! Whether it’s at the market or in the orchard, here are places you can go to pick a pail of peaches!
Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan. July is the perfect month for picking this gorgeous (and tasty) Washington fruit! Here are some of our favorite u-pick spots.
The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.
Strawberries, Prospectors, the Wenatchee River and Flag Day…. all reasons for a weekend filled with festivals and celebrations! Hop in the car and head out of Seattle to catch one or more of these great events.
Ready to hit the road for some adventure this weekend? The Apple Blossom Festival, Lilac Bloomsday, Irrigation Festival and Cinco de Mayo are all happening this weekend in WA!
It’s weekend celebrating the beauty of the Northwest! From tulips and lilacs, to music, NW history, culture and our community. Pick an adventure and hit the road!
The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, established in 1919, is celebrated each year during the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May. There’s lots happening in Wenatchee and Mason, WA during apple blossom season, including a free concert from country recording artist Matt Kennon!
More than 300 jobs will be cut by the Postal Service in Washington as it consolidates eight mail processing centers into two, the agency said Thursday.