Blog

Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Find a Northwest Meadery

Find a Northwest Meadery

Find out why this ancient drink is making such a buzz in the modern age. The Drink of the Gods When you think of mead, you may think of Beowulf and Vikings or Knights in Shining Armor. It is a drink that has been around since at least 4,000 BC… Read More

Favorite Autumn Photos

It is getting close to the time when the trees light up with beautiful Autumnal colors. It is the time of year most of us look forward to – seeing the Pacific Northwest in a long procession of ever-changing colors of gold, orange, and red set against a backdrop of… Read More

10 Favorite Retro Diners with Attitude

A unique spirit fills these diners with more than just the smell of good home cooking. It’s about attitude… and most often includes a good sense of humor and positive outlook on life. Diners don’t take life too seriously. But they do take the experience of dining out seriously. If… Read More

Northwest Wildfires: What a Week!

Northwest Wildfires: What a Week!

As we sit in our homes this week due to the hazardous air quality outside, our hearts are broken. The wildfires that erupted after the Labor Day windstorm have fully engulfed our lives. There is so much so mourn – the loss of life, the loss of homes, the loss… Read More

Campbell Lane Winery

Now that’s a view! What a spot for enjoying a wine tasting with friends. Sitting atop Pete’s Mountain in West Linn, Oregon, you can enjoy this view overlooking Mt. Hood and often to the sounds of some nice live music playing in the background. This small craft winery specializes in… Read More

Wallowa Lake Tram

Wow, what a view! There is still time to go visit and ride the Swiss-made 4-person gondola up to the summit of Mt. Howard to enjoy spectacular views of Wallowa Lake and the mountains beyond. The 3,700 ft tram ascent offers you memorable views and a chance to explore the… Read More