‘Photos’ Articles

Nelson Family takes Alaska

Spring in the Desert

For a Northwesterner, getting away from the late winter rains can be a requirement for continued sound mental health. My work as a Communications Expert (?) with the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency provided the perfect opportunity for me to escape south into the sunshine this month. The annual National Air Quality Conference (NAQC) – [Continued...]

New Years in Pictures

A cold, sunny weekend brought a lot of grins to the ruddy faces of a dozen friends who gathered at Hay Canyon Ranch to ring in the New Year. Enjoy the pictures here: [Continued...]

The Joys of “Summer”

The Joys of “Summer”

Thursday, Donna and I headed up out of the Cle Elum River Valley to spend a few days in the high Alpine country of the Tuck and Robin basins. We hit Tuck by 11:30 a.m. Thursday, and Robin an hour later. But the high, granite basin which nestles Robin Lakes (6,200 feet elevation) was quickly [Continued...]