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The Lesser-Known Reason to Visit Walla Walla…

March 20, 2015

By Kirsten Telander: “I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.” Steve Southerland Ah, the affirmation of Spring in the Walla Walla Valley. The town... Read more »

Cycling in Walla Walla Leaves you Breathless

April 3, 2014

By J. Andrew Rodriguez: Cycling in Walla Walla leaves you breathless. Not because you’re going up the occasional winding hill, flanked on either side by wheat fields in their emerald youth. Nor because you are screaming down another hill overlooking acres of vineyards or apple orchards. It’s that the Walla Walla Valley just feels like... Read more »

Saturday Morning Rides

January 2, 2013

By Steve Rapp: Every city or town worth its bicycle grease has at least one good regular organized group ride. Walla Walla’s is on Saturday mornings throughout the year. The Hailstoners, as we are affectionately called, meet at the Rose Garden on the southwest corner of Pioneer Park, at the intersection of Division and Whitman... Read more »

Making a Cycling Friendly Walla Walla Even Safer

November 2, 2012

By Steve Rapp: Every once in a while it’s time to review the basics, no matter what the subject is. Riding a bike is no different, and one fundamental of bicycle riding is knowing and obeying the rules of the road. Cyclists and motorists must remind themselves that both factions have rights and responsibilities. Even... Read more »

The Perfect Morning Ride

July 12, 2012

As I write this, the temperature outside is 103. These heat spells don’t usually last too long, but I want to ride my bike now. Unfortunately this is too hot to go for a ride. I’m not a happy camper if I don’t ride my bike. My wife will confirm that flaw in my character.... Read more »