Walla Walla is well-known for its many wineries and restaurants, but it’s also home to several fun and unique breweries. Alongside our thousands of acres of vineyards, the valley has a long history of wheat agriculture that goes back for generations and supports a growing community of craft brewers. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon with a…

Traveling to our Valley this summer? Bring your family! With sports, music, theatre, history, culture, and education, Walla Walla provides plenty for families with kids of all ages. As our community gears up for summer break our businesses, nonprofits, and facilities gear up for family fun! Grab your glove and head to the ballpark for…

What a grand spring season it is here this year in the Walla Walla River Basin- you should see it, all of the natural world is alive and generating young for the future. This beautiful and unique basin hosts many hundreds of species that bring a wonderful spark of diversified life that allows all types…

My husband and I recently moved from Maine, a land of trees, snow, and rocky soil, to Walla Walla, with its wide open spaces, dry heat, and lushly growing farmlands. When I move to a new place, I love to learn all I can about a place when I move there, really dig deep into…

What an amazing place to be alive in April! The Walla Walla River Basin is eye poppingly beautiful this early spring month. The winter wheat around the valley is vivid green, the dogwood, cherry, apple and plum trees are covered with blooms and pollinating bees. This year looks really breath taking as thousands of wild…

If wine is not your thing, have no fear, the Walla Walla Valley has plenty to offer for the craft beer drinker. Perhaps more well-known for its wineries, Washington certainly holds its own in the world of microbrews, and Walla Walla is no exception. As newcomers to town, my husband and I are closer to…

By Kirsten Telander The first time my husband and I visited Walla Walla it was a warm day in October; a welcome change from the damp chill of Puget Sound. Now every fall we reminisce about that indelible first visit which left us pleasantly surprised… and actively relocating. We were delighted to discover the pumpkin…

By Andrew Holt Meet the Willy Wonka of Walla Walla: Paul Jenes, a mild mannered version of Roald Dahl’s famous classic candy character. Although the University of Washington grad does not possess the flamboyance of Mr. Wonka, his passion for making life much sweeter for the world, and particularly the Walla Walla Valley, is just…