Travel and Scenery

Medical Lake: A Hidden Gem for Recreation in Spokane County

By Huckleberry Press / June 16, 2023 /
Mayor Terri Cooper

Medical Lake, WA is a small town nestled in the heart of Spokane County which holds a rich history and a promising future.

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Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

By Huckleberry Press / July 21, 2022 /

People wanting to find a great place to hike with a decent chance of viewing wildlife can venture out to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, just six miles south of Cheney.

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Pattie Discovers the PNW: Waterfall Corridor

By Huckleberry Press / June 10, 2022 /
Multnomah Falls

On our way home from our anniversary trip to the Oregon Coast, my husband and I were on the look-out for waterfalls.  As we traveled West from Portland on Hwy. 84, I caught a quick glimpse of a large waterfall and walking bridge. 

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Exploring NE Washington – Franson Peak

By Huckleberry Press / April 27, 2022 /

This scenic route is a family favorite to explore the area north of Republic, historical ranching and gold mining areas where you can drive right through the old gold fields and past current mining operations, such as Kinross Gold’s K2 mine, and get amazing mountaintop views just outside of Curlew, and finish the day with a great lunch at Tugboat’s in Curlew and stay at the Curlew RV park.

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A gem in the hills: Hawk Creek Falls

By Huckleberry Press / April 2, 2022 /
Hawk Creek Falls

to warm, and camping season opens, many great areas will be accessible through the season including Hawk Creek Campground, which lies about 20 minutes north of Davenport. Many consider it to be one of eastern Washington’s wonderful little hidden gems.

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Sultan of the Outdoors

By Huckleberry Press / March 22, 2022 /
hunting dog

comes to my friend Sultan Almuhanna, as a hunter and fisherman, the name is apt. He is indeed a king of the outdoors.

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Exploring NE Washington: Odessa Ring Craters

By Huckleberry Press / March 9, 2022 /

Although actual remnants of the Great Missoula Floods remain to the south and west of our area, some amazing geologic features are clearly visible in neighboring communities and have been consolidated into the Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail in the area known as the Channeled Scablands, overseen by the National Park Service.

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Washtucna Heritage Museum

By Huckleberry Press / September 14, 2021 /

We are kindred spirits, are we not? Those of us who grew up in small wheat farming communities in Eastern Washington may not have appreciated the value of this experience in our restless youth.

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Celebrating Railroad Days At Inland Northwest Rail Museum

By Huckleberry Press / May 13, 2021 /

Visitors to the museum can experience the completion of the railroad during the celebration by driving a “Golden Spike” themselves. This special event always anyone to drive a spike during the three days and take the “Golden Spike” home as a souvenir.

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Chewelah’s Hixson Castles

By Huckleberry Press / April 9, 2021 /

When I was growing up in Spokane Valley, I took countless trips up north on Highway 395 to visit my grandparents who lived just south of Northport.

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