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Things To Do In Walla Walla In The Winter

December 15, 2015

By Kirsten Telander: Get Your Culture On The performing arts marquees in Walla Walla read more like those of world-class metropolitan areas than a sleepy hamlet.  Transplants often comment that they’ve attended more events since moving here than in their former culturally-rich cities. Perhaps the most talked about venue in recent years is the GESA... Read more »

Writing on the Wild Side #12 – Come See Gobblers the Walla Walla Way

November 20, 2015

By Mike Denny: October is now history and we have all moved onto November. It is said that when one door closes another opens and so it is here in the spectacular Walla Walla Valley. The door is shutting on the autumn season, fall songbird migration, the last of the wild blooming flowers and warm... Read more »

Writing on the Wild Side #9: Fire in the Heat of the Summer

August 4, 2015

By Mike Denny: WOW has it ever been nice and toasty here in the Walla Walla Valley. July melted into a warm, hazy, smoky mist and was gone. August is suddenly here in the white hot glare of the summer sun. Just east of Walla Walla an event occurred that will force change. There was... Read more »

Things to do in Walla Walla with Kids

June 3, 2015

By Beth Swanson: Traveling to our Valley this summer?  Bring your family!  With sports, music, theatre, history, culture and education, Walla Walla provides plenty for families with kids of all ages.  As our community gears up for summer break our businesses, nonprofits, and facilities gear up for family fun!... Read more »

In Pursuit of Coffee

April 8, 2015

By Douglas Carlsen: Walking downtown to get my morning cup of coffee, I pass other coffee shops before I get to the one where friends and I gather on Thursday mornings. These are my regular haunts, where I sit with friends in conversation or alone to write, because they are all within walking distance of... Read more »

Action! Live Theatre in Walla Walla

February 4, 2015

By Douglas Carlsen: While wandering around Walla Walla one is struck by the sights, sounds, and smells coming from the various shops and restaurants that line the streets of downtown. Big trees and interesting architecture beckon to those who walk the residential areas; public art is to be found throughout town. Given its age and... Read more »

Writing on the Wild Side #2: A Blog about seeing the Natural World in Walla Walla County

December 10, 2014

By Mike Denny: Just 14 short miles east of beautiful downtown Walla Walla lives a creature so amazing and wondrous that most folks never expect to see one in their lifetime. Many are unaware that while they are in Walla Walla this spectacular animal is looking down on them from the foothills of the Blue... Read more »

Fall in the Walla Walla Valley

October 13, 2014

By Kirsten Telander: The first time my husband and I visited Walla Walla it was a warm day in October; a welcome change from the damp chill of Puget Sound. Now every fall we reminisce about that indelible first visit which left us pleasantly surprised… and actively relocating. We were delighted to discover the pumpkin... Read more »