Smith Rock

Avoid winter driving kinks

AAA Washington anticipates making more than 14,500 roadside rescues during the end-of-year holiday travel season, with more than 5,000 of those calls requiring a vehicle tow. Other car troubles most likely to interfere with holiday plans include dead batteries, lockouts and flat tires. To avoid a kink in your holiday plans, AAA Washington recommends drivers […]

Mount Ranier
Northwest Events Washington

Holiday buffet at Mount Ranier

Celebrate this festive time of the year during the holiday buffet from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 25 at Mount Rainier’s National Park Inn. The menu includes hand-carved prime rib, roasted pork loin and vegan lentil bake. Adults: $27.95, children (10 & Under): $18.95. For reservations, call 360-569-2411. For info:

steam train

Rails to ales on a steam train!

Take an experiential journey on the Eastern Railway of the Milwaukee Road and enjoy beer, rails, and the forests and foothills of Mt. Rainier June 3-4, July 2, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Rails to Ales features various craft breweries using Pacific Northwest hops and across Washington state. You’ll be treated onboard to a light […]


Dine Around Returns to Seattle, Bellevue

I guess things are too quiet at our local restaurants, so they are inviting everyone to participate in  Dine Around Seattle 5 – 23 at various Seattle and Eastside locations. Local restaurants offer special deals on three-course meals during Dine Around Seattle. Lunch (if offered) is $18, dinner is $22 or $33 or $44, plus […]


Enjoy cold beer in cold Ellensburg

The organizers for the 13th Annual Ellensburg WinterHop BrewFest! suggest all guests wear warm duds to better enjoy cold brewskis on a cold day (no doubt!) in Historic Downtown Ellensburg on Sat., Jan. 21 from noon to 5 p.m. Don’t miss out on the live music, good company and great brews. For over 10 years […]