Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

Image by Ray Shrewsberry from Pixabay It's the last stop on the way to the National Finals in Las Vegas! Watch the action as the top 24 competitors in each event vie for a spot or go home at the Puyallup Rodeo on Friday-Sunday, September 9-12. After the rodeo, dance to live music by popular … Continue reading Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament in Yakima July 31-August 1

Image by DUOTONE from Pixabay Come to Yakima this weekend to see some of the hottest shots around in basketball. Teams of males and females of all ages will be playing on more than two dozen courts. Also shop vendor booths and enjoy delicious food. The Hot Shots 3-on-3 tournaments started on Labor Day weekend … Continue reading Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament in Yakima July 31-August 1

The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 87th annual Omak Stampede is a weekend full of western entertainment. The rodeo competitions include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping, and tie-down riding. Also enjoy carnival rides, a Western and Native art show, rodeo dances, Native American dances, and shopping. Two of … Continue reading The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Dye Hard 5K Color Run a glow-in-the-dark experience in Yakima on August 14

Running through colored powder at a Dye Hard 5K Color Run in Yakima (photo credit: Dye Hard 5K Color Run) Gather family and friends. Convince them to either run with you or cheer you on. Then register for the Dye Hard 5K Color Run in Yakima, Washington, on Saturday, August 14. Show up at 8:30 … Continue reading Dye Hard 5K Color Run a glow-in-the-dark experience in Yakima on August 14

Enjoy a scenic run or walk at the seventh annual Couve Clover Run on March 21

It's the lucky seventh anniversary of the Couve Clover Run! Dress up in green for a walk along a three-, seven-, or 10-mile course through some of the most scenic parts of Vancouver, Washington. The routes, which are mostly flat, pass Fort Vancouver, Officer's Row, the Columbia Riverfront, and more. The race is on Sunday, … Continue reading Enjoy a scenic run or walk at the seventh annual Couve Clover Run on March 21

Zoar Outdoor plans online art exhibit featuring works by women, seeks entries

A view of Umbagog Lake from Cambridge, New Hampshire (photo by Cheryl Landes) Zoar Outdoor, a guide service offering whitewater rafting, kayaking, and ziplining adventures in New England, plans to host an online art exhibit featuring works by women and those who identify themselves as female. The exhibit is called, "Women, Water, and Art Celebration." … Continue reading Zoar Outdoor plans online art exhibit featuring works by women, seeks entries

Is it possible to go ice fishing in Washington State? You bet!

Photo credit: Okanogan County Tourism Council When I think about where to go for ice fishing, my mind gravitates to the frozen lakes of northern New Hampshire and the Upper Midwest like Minnesota and Wisconsin. But for those living in the Pacific Northwest, there's another place closer to home--Okanogan County in northcentral Washington. The winter … Continue reading Is it possible to go ice fishing in Washington State? You bet!

Oaks Park Roller Rink reopens March 1 in Portland

Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay During the past year, Oaks Park Roller Rink in Portland's Sellwood neighborhood has been closed off and on because of the State of Oregon's restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, March 1, the rink reopens seven days a week The hours are: Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m., … Continue reading Oaks Park Roller Rink reopens March 1 in Portland