Huckleberry Country

From Mountaintops to River Valleys: The Best Hiking in Spokane

By Staff Writer / February 3, 2023 /

Spokane is amazing and is home to a diverse landscape that includes forests, mountains, and rivers. This makes it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hit the trails.…

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The Joy of Home Gardening: 10 Reasons to Start Your Own Garden Today

By Staff Writer / January 27, 2023 /

There are few things as satisfying as growing your own food. From the moment you plant a seed to the moment you harvest your homegrown produce, there is a sense…

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Pink Is the New Black: 22-Year-Old Artist Seeks to Create, Inspire, and Educate

By Huckleberry Press / January 24, 2023 /
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There are not many young adults who take the leap into entrepreneurship, but Cristina Varela (who goes by Pink), is certainly one of them. Pink is a 22-year-old full-time creative who is making waves in the art world with their brand Pink Viruz and art education channel, Pink’s Artsy Corner.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By Jeffery Pankey / January 20, 2023 /

In today’s world, the importance of reducing our carbon footprint cannot be overstated. Climate change is one of the biggest looming threats facing our planet, and everything we can do…

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The Growing Trend of Telecommuting in Rural Areas

By Jeffery Pankey / January 13, 2023 /

Telecommuting, or working remotely from home, has been a growing trend in recent years. It offers a number of benefits for both employees and employers, including increased productivity, reduced absenteeism,…

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Bats

By Huckleberry Press / October 17, 2022 /
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One creature that almost always gets a bad rap is the bat – from sucking your blood and potentially turning you into a vampire to perhaps being responsible for our latest global pandemic – this little creature gets enough criticism to drive one batty.

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M.A.D. Co. Lab Studios: Helping artists find a foothold

By Huckleberry Press / October 2, 2022 /
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Artists can have a tough time finding a foothold in today’s market, and art as a subject has been pushed aside to some extent over the past couple decades. Established artists may even struggle with maintaining a certain level of recognizability.

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Dario Ré: Cultivating Life and Music in the Monroe District

By Huckleberry Press / June 24, 2022 /
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Listening to the songs of Dario Ré: and his band Heat Speak for the first time was love at first hear. To call the music beautiful is an understatement. But it was in the lyrics that I found a soulful symphony of poetry that spoke to my spirit and literally took my breath away.

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Horse Accident on the Pacific Crest Trail

By Huckleberry Press / April 17, 2022 /
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I had a stallion, named Day, that I wanted to put some time on and continue his training as a trail horse. I foolishly decided that if I took him for 3-4 days on the Pacific Crest Trail, he would be fully broke by the time I finished the ride. So I started at Snoqualmie Pass and headed south toward Crystal Mountain.

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The Wiley Coyote – friend or foe?

By Huckleberry Press / April 16, 2022 /
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For some, their first instinct at seeing a coyote is to kill it. This is practical for some – as coyotes can take a toll on some livestock, but for others, they may be eliminating a very valuable asset to their property.
Despite human efforts to control or sometimes eliminate the Canis latrans, (more commonly known as coyote), it has failed to stop this adaptable critter.

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