Aquaponics, a process that ultimately converts fish waste into fertilizer by creating an ecosystem similar to what naturally occurs in streams, has become a passion for Brannon as the pandemic takes him from a road warrior for funny to a guy who grows plants to save money.
After climbing several more miles, artfully dodging potholes, I burst through the fog ceiling. In this transition zone, a weak sun shows promise but fails to deliver. A Canadian thistle sunbathes in the frozen air. Ice-coated bushes glisten.
Some community events are starting again as COVID-19 numbers improve in the Walla Walla Valley; other organizations and businesses are still offering virtual things to do.
Spring is a time of renewal and change, and here at Lifestyles magazine it’s no different. This month marks a shift for us as managing editor Jedidiah Maynes moves into a full-time reporting position with the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin and Annette Potter takes the magazine reins.
If winter weather and pandemic isolation have you down, spring bird watching in the Walla Walla Valley could be your cure.
Flower arrangements can be formal or exuberant, bright colors or pastels; the only rule is to do what pleases you.
Walla Walla's Ferrel Seed Farm, a sixth-generation affair, produces seed wheat for growers, commercial wheat and Kabuli garbanzos.
Phillip Thompson and Patricia Orosa Liotta Thompson had a big remodeling job on their hands at 1048 Francis Ave., but the result and its classic 1938 charm is the ideal home for this couple.
Wedding planner Kasey Davenport sees people wanting their ideal wedding, in their ideal location — Walla Walla.
Many Walla Walla brides have postponed getting large wedding cakes for celebrations.
Main Street Walla Walla in the 1940s was no different than any other town in America when it came to acknowledging Valentine’s Day.
In recent years the trickle of wine projects headed by celebrities has become a flood.
The sun rises over the Blue Mountains, and the Walla Walla Valley comes to life.
Walla Walla Valley newcomers Carmen and Ed Thomas — at 1416 Whiteley Road, on the south side of Walla Walla — have lived in many parts of the country before arriving here, including the east coast, then Michigan, then they moved to Bellevue.
Evan Bennett’s Whitman Street vegetable garden near Pioneer Park in Walla Walla is like an outdoor pantry.
If you need a little comfort and joy in your kitchen this season may I suggest the humble glory of a pot roast?
Editor’s note: This content was written before new COVID-19-related restrictions were enacted in Washington state. Check with individual wineries regarding their Holiday Barrel Tasting Weekend plans.