Trails For Everyone

Trails For Everyone

One of my favorite places here at Lake Chelan is up at Echo Ridge.  This beautiful trail system is located in the foothills just above Manson and Chelan.  It’s really easy to get to any time of year and provides access for all hikers, easy to difficult, and is really...
Wineries, What are they up to?

Wineries, What are they up to?

This COVID thing has thrown us all for a loop.  It doesn’t matter what our thoughts, it’s been hard on everyone and every business.  Well, the wineries have taken their share of hardships but are tough as nails and the grapes are still growing. In fact, there’s a new...
It’s Raining Cows

It’s Raining Cows

No.  Not raining, FALLING! Okay, well, ONE cow fell.  But how often does that happen?!  Tipping, maybe but falling?  Only once.  Here’s the story: In 2007, a couple heading to Manson to celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary, were surprised… no shocked! When a...
Manson Heritage Tree

Manson Heritage Tree

Do you call Manson your home? Maybe you have deep roots here, maybe you have new roots here.  Creating a historical vision of Manson has been an ongoing grail for some people here in the Lake Chelan Valley.  Small towns are, sometimes, difficult to know.  Their...
Wristbands Keeping Your Backyard Safe

Wristbands Keeping Your Backyard Safe

Yep.  Even small-town charmed Mountain View Lodge is using them.  It’s not uncommon.  Everyone who’s anyone is doing it… Actually, it’s not really about being cool.  Although, wearing wristbands was a fad a few years back, they are used to protect the value of YOUR...