Purple flower
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Bring in the Birds with these flowers

Photo caption:  After surviving brutal winter and summer conditions, Echinacea Sombrero® Baja Burgundy, a 2020 All-America Selections winner, continued to produce flowers midsummer to frost during a three-year plant trial. Photo credit:  photo courtesy of All-America Selection. by Melinda Myers Fill your gardens with beautiful plants that produce an abundance of seeds the birds will […]

Fried chicken
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Support Our Northwest Businesses!

Photo Caption: Ezell’s Famous Chicken continues to serve fresh, mouth watering dishes throughout the Pacific Northwest. The coronavirus crisis will dramatically affect the Pacific Northwest economy.The trade war has already harmed Oregon and Washington’s economy…and COVID-19 is now threatening jobs, air travel, restaurants, small businesses and pretty much the entire economy. Financial experts are predicting […]

Blooming flower
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Photographer is passionate about Northwest

Photo caption: Blooming colors illuminate Jake Bestgen’s “Stargazer” image. Photographer Jake Bestgen is passionate about capturing his many Pacific Northwest landscape and floral arrangements. “Until just recently, my work has remained in the archives of my computer,” says Bestgen, a Vancouver, Washington resident. “I recently decided to print and frame some of my photos and […]

Dragon fly painting
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“Dragonia” by Northwest artist Andrea Traphagen

Caption: “Dragonia” by Andrea Traphagen Woodland, Washington artist Andrea Traphagen paints her original watercolors and acrylics in vibrant hues…taking you from fantasy worlds to old world to current times. With the stroke of a brush and a vivid imagination, Andrea’s vision takes you into a world of mermaids, dragon flies and old growth forests. She […]