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Is your website prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The day after Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday mark the start of the Christmas shopping season in America, however less individuals than at any other time are arranging before enormous box retailers. Rather, they’re staying away from the groups and shopping on the web. In 2018, Cyber Monday was the greatest eCommerce deals day in U.S. […]

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Country music star Rhett set for fair stage

Singer Thomas Rhett performs onstage during the 2015 CMA Festival on June 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images) The Washington State Fair will welcome country music phenomenon Thomas Rhett, Wednesday, Sept. 20 as part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series lineup. Rhett is making waves with the fastest rising single of […]

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Waterfall wonders

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Rails to ales on a steam train!

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Bunny Bounce puts eggs on a roll

Hop, skip and jump to Woodland Park Zoo for the 16th annual Bunny Bounce on Sat., April 15 from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Free with zoo admission or membership, egg hunts are appropriate for children ages 1-8. Also look for crafts, bunny encounters, and eggs-citing zoo programs throughout the day. Space may be limited. […]

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Arcade Lights at Pike Place Market: Friday, March 24th, 2017

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Mary’s Wedding

Plant Easy Care Daffodils Now for Added Spring Beauty

By Melinda Myers Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau has declared 2017 the Year of the Daffodil, and with the fall planting season right around the corner, now is the time to choose your favorites. Yellow trumpet daffodils are classics, but there are many other flower styles and colors to choose from. Double-flowering types like white and yellow Lingerie and long lasting lemon-yellow Sherbourne

Enjoy Seattle gourmet coffee

Every month Bean Box handpicks 4 gourmet coffees from Seattle’s top small-batch roasters. Bean Box brings Seattle gourmet coffee experience to the comfort of your kitchen. Every Bean Box includes nearly a half pound of freshly-roasted whole bean coffee, tasting notes, roaster profiles, brewing tips and an artisan treat. Buying a Bean Box supports a community of local artisan roasters. More than 20 of Seattle’s top-rated small batch-roasters work exclusively with Bean box, including: Kuma, Herkimer, Ladro, Slate, Bluebeard, True North, Velton, Broadcast, Conduit, Lighthouse, Middle Fork, Seattle Coffee Works and Zoka.
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Last minute NW summer escapes

Crystal Mountain Resort – With full-service accommodations, tasty dining options, scenic gondola rides, and a trail system worth exploring, there’s a lot to love about a visit to Crystal Mountain. The resort closes on 9/17 for the fall season and reopens in the winter for ski season. 2.      Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park –Explore the nature trails, walk along Sourdough Ridge and get your fix of the spectacular scenery while you can. The Sunrise Visitor Center closes at the end of the day on September 24. 3.      Paradise – For over a century people have flocked to see the natural beauty at Paradise. It has something

Learn to buy fish off the dock

Shop at the Dock takes place in Warrenton in September. The next tour takes place September 15, 2017, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and will include a look around the Skipanon Brand Seafood cannery as well as dock walk. Those attending will also learn what local markets sell locally-caught seafood. Tours will begin at the Warrenton Marina near the harbormaster’s office at 550 N.E. Harbor Place. For the Warrenton event, registration by phone is required for everyone and is on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, call 503-325-8573. Shop at the Dock directly connects seafood lovers with fishermen. Started in 2014

Pledge to drive distraction-free

Washington’s new Distracted Driving law went into effect on July 23, but as you’ve probably noticed, it can be hard to stop the urge to immediately reach for the phone when you hear the ring, chirp or vibration for an incoming text, call or social media post. To help people resist the temptation to interact with their phones behind the wheel, AAA recommends turning off your cell phone, putting it where you can’t reach it or using a signal-blocking cell phone bag.  AAA has partnered with MAPFRE Insurance to offer free signal-blocking cell phone bags to people who pledge to drive
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Tour an elephant sanctuary in Thailand

In 2007, a group of friends were enjoying one of their frequent rainforest walks in the mountains surrounding Chiang Mai when they came across a pair of Gibbons locked in a cage near a roadside. They had been abandoned to die a horrible death from starvation and dehydration. Shocked and outraged, the nature lovers immediately rescued this rare, endangered species, slowly nursing the pair back to health while they came up with a plan to create positive ecological change in our world… Flight of the Gibbon was born and is now a leading global eco-adventure tour operator with rainforest zip-lines that

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Is your website prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The day after Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday mark the start of the Christmas shopping season in America, however less individuals than at any other time are arranging before enormous box retailers. Rather, they’re staying away from the groups and shopping on the web. In 2018, Cyber Monday was the greatest eCommerce deals day in U.S. […]

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Living Computer Museum appeals to all ages

What better way to say “I love you” to the nerdling in your life than to take them to Paul Allen’s  Living Computers: Museum + Labs. It’s a great outing for all ages and promises a great history lesson and lots of experimental time on computers. The museum has expanded and includes a new gallery […]

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Shoreline Solar Project hosts NW Solar Fest

The Shoreline Solar Project invites everyone to is join the solution at Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, Wash., for NW Solar Fest on Sat., July 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us in building a better future through sustainability, renewable energy, and common sense solutions. Established in 2004, Shoreline Solar Project is a […]

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TechFestNW Takes Over Portland April 25-26

Top 5 reasons to attend Portland’s TechFestNW: You won’t just see Portland, you’ll experience it. Treat yourself to activities such as guided brewery tours with business development pros, neighborhood meetups with industry leaders and urban hikes with hiring companies. Amazing Speakers. From virtual reality, to the Internet of Things, to autonomous vehicles. Pitch your company to a […]

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Portland TechFestNW Attracts Top Talent

Summer isn’t over until local IT people have attended TechFestNW which runs for one day only, Thursday Aug. 30, 2015, 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. TechFestNW is a two day celebration of tech at Revolution Hall in Portland, OR.  You can buy general admission tickets as single days or as a 2-day pass. TechFestNW Tickets are available […]