It is already the middle of December and the spectacular Blue Mountains are covered in crisp white snow. Down here in the wonderful Walla Walla River basin folks are preparing to meet the Christmas season and spend time with family and friends. The wildlife of this historic river basin are either in hibernation or out…

By Kirsten Telander Ah, the affirmation of Spring in the Walla Walla Valley. The town collectively feels the promise of a new season: the wheat and alfalfa provide for miles of green, winemakers visualize bud-break and chefs anticipate the local farms’ bounty. People continue to flock to our beloved, hip little hamlet for the wine,…

Here in beautiful Walla Walla County, where islands of native vegetation still survive and wildlife roams, you have a chance to catch a glimpse of three outstandingly mesmerizing wild flowers that bloom in the middle of March and then are gone until next spring. Everything in the natural world lives by a schedule that ensures…