Weekend Getaways

August 10, 2012 10:30 PM
WHY: For the second annual High Country Log Show (9/1-9/2, noon. Free. Runje Field, Roslyn Pioneer Park; 509.674.8161; cleelumroslyn.org)....
July 20, 2012 1:00 AM
Oregon and the Willamette Valley AVA have established their oeuvre with Pinot Noir, but their repertoire is growing. A newfound love affair...
July 20, 2012 12:47 AM
It’s the oldest and largest wine-growing region in the state—producing more than a third of the state’s wine—but Yakima Valley isn’t always...
July 20, 2012 12:43 AM
It’s hard to find a prettier wine town than Walla Walla, the capital of the Walla Walla Valley AVA. With its restored turn-of-the-century...
July 20, 2012 12:26 AM
Tucked away in a cranny between the Columbia and Willamette valleys, the Columbia Gorge American Viticultural Area (AVA) is a little wine...
July 17, 2012 11:30 PM
Getting There: From I-405 north, take exit 23 to U.S. 2 east and follow it to Stevens Pass Highway and Icicle Road. Where:...
July 17, 2012 9:45 PM
For a lovely late-summer outing with the kids, make the 45-minute drive north to the brand-new Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History...
July 1, 2012 8:30 PM
If you’ve been pondering a jaunt to Vashon Island, this month offers the perfect reason: The annual Strawberry Festival (July 20-22;...
June 16, 2012 11:09 PM
WHERE: Quilcene, Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula. WHY: For the 29th season of the Olympic Music Festival (6/30–9/2. Sat.–Sun., 2 p.m...
May 23, 2012 1:42 AM
Crudités with truffle salt...sweet corn soup with shrimp and jalapeño cornbread...bacon and kale farro with scrambled eggs...white...
May 23, 2012 12:14 AM
Cars may have lost some street cred among bikers, environmentalists and anyone tired of pouring her paycheck into the gas tank, but a new...
May 22, 2012 11:22 PM
WHERE: Cannon Beach, Oregon.WHY: The 48th Annual Sandcastle Contest (6/9, sculpting starts at 7:30 a.m., judging at noon; cbsandcastle.com...
May 14, 2012 2:28 PM
The email got me dreaming: Seattle mag writer Joe Follansbee sent word that his new book, the Fyddeye Guide to America’s Lighthouses, is...
April 17, 2012 10:26 PM
Tieton{ Population: 1,191 }For the better part of the last decade, there wasn’t much more to the Yakima Valley town of Tieton than a...
April 17, 2012 10:21 PM
Eastsound{ Population: 3,651 } Feel your city worries fall away as you rumble steadily northward up Puget Sound on one of our state’s...