Tag Archives: Inland Northwest

Colfax, Washington’s Codger Pole: Never too late for a rematch!

It’s legendary, this story is, and pretty remarkable to boot:  old guys playing a rematch just for the fun of it! And that’s why the Codger Pole in Colfax, Washington (between Pullman and Spokane on Hwy. 195) celebrates the idea that … Continue reading

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Spring comes to the Palouse

The Palouse is almost spiritual.  You can ride for miles among the rolling hills carpeted with the greatest expanse of wheat and grains in the U. S., taking note of a horizon that seems to move fluidly toward clear blue skies … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Undulate

  Make it to the top of Steptoe Butte in Whitman County, Washington, and you’ll be rewarded with fields of grains forming undulating patterns — waving and rippling and laying out curvy lines for miles into the distance. This week’s … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Brown

Brown generally was the theme of our recent trip across Idaho.  After all, what else could we expect?  It’s October, and the brown stubble of wheat fields, rich browns of freshly tilled soil, and leaves turning from golden yellows to … Continue reading

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