Jeffrey Braun Furniture quietly operates above Walla Walla’s Main Street in offices with enviable high ceilings, massive windows, exposed brick and distressed-wood floors outfitted with the firm’s contemporary furniture prototypes. Complete with quirky wall art including a rusted-out car hoo…
Scads of studies provide evidence about the benefits of balance training on the neuromuscular system and its role in performance enhancement and injury prevention.
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an article in February telling of the troubling increase in the incidence of colon and rectal cancer from about 1990, particularly in younger adults.
Walla Walla has long enjoyed a reputation for fine wines, but its history with beer goes back even further. One of the oldest breweries in the Northwest was started in downtown Walla Walla around the 1860s (the exact date is disputed).
Entrepreneurship. Upon hearing this word, millions of people visualize their own daily lives: Getting up, going to work and drawing a paycheck — from themselves.
Ironic that a column on New Year’s resolutions would run in February, especially when one of the top commitments is “Don’t Wait, Do It!” But in my defense, my excuse is golden, since the January edition of Lifestyles was a long-overdue calendar. So with that perfect segue — on with the new y…
Eva Brown recalls something she wrote in the second grade that she likes to share with her students: She wanted to be either a teacher or a party planner when she grew up. Nowadays, to visit Tiny Acres, the preschool she owns in College Place, is to marvel at the full-blown trajectory early-…
Former contractors Barb and Carl Syltebo ended up just where they wanted to be when they found the house at 733 Lincoln St.
“Out with the old and in with the new” is a concept many people celebrate as December ends and a new year begins. However, it isn’t always accurate when it comes to wine; there, it’s more about “out with the oldest, and in with the old.”
We all know the clichés about holiday gifts — the fruitcake that has been passed around for years, the hideous holiday sweater you are expected to wear and the gewgaw that is relegated to the back corner of your darkest closet as soon as the giver is not looking.
Even with all the conveniences of modern technology, sometimes nothing seems simple. Some days are harder than others, especially if you go along with the mantra “You are living to work, not working to live.”
Tucked into the northeast corner of Oregon at the southern entrance to the Walla Walla Valley, Milton-Freewater is a city rich in history, strong in spirit and long on dreams. It’s a laid-back, family-friendly town that welcomes new residents and businesses with open arms — a community of ha…
“Our home is lighter,” says Betty Simcock, a Walla Walla resident who recently embarked on a decluttering journey.
Artistic upgrades to the historic Sharpstein Manor, 208 S. Palouse St., have been a work of love by owners Joyce Adamson and George Patterson.
Excitement is building at the Whitman Mission, one of Walla Walla’s best-visited attractions. As the centennial celebration of its founding in 1936 by the National Park Service as Whitman National Monument grows nearer, a much-awaited opportunity to invigorate the venerable narrative of the …
When all else fails, blame chocolate. Who hasn’t heard the accusations — obesity, pimples, cavities, hyperactivity, sleeplessness, addiction, depravity, moral weakness, guilt, greed, secrecy, hoarding? It gets better; I mean worse.
We are all familiar with the dreaded seven-letter word that sends our lives into a rut: burnout. We all go through it. We work long days, come home to more work and feel like we can never get ahead. It’s how you handle the stress that can turn things around and get you on a better path.
In the rat race of modern life, we often find ourselves struggling to slow down, catch our breath and create time for ourselves. We scurry from one commitment to another. At times, our multitasking and the rigors of our modern, ultraconnected society can feel both exhilarating and frantic. W…
When told the theme of this month’s issue I only had to think a moment before I knew what I’d write about. Three decades of photojournalism, commercial photography and general photo-fun have offered plenty of instances where I leave the common sense in the bag when I pull out the camera.
A collaborative work by River Low and Kristin Vining to commemorate the first performance of… Read more