TRINIDAD -- Shellfish in the desert? Why sure. White Heron Cellars has been bringing shelled mollusks to the sand topped basalt banks high above the Columbia for a decade now, and gosh, they sure go well with white wine.
There are alternatives to feeding your dog the Grocery store commercially prepared kibble/canned or "prescription diets in a bag/can" sold by veterinarians. It doesn't come in a kibble form and takes more preparation on your behalf but may be more appetizing and benficial to your dog. Most contain foods that are commonly used in human diets.
If you've been waiting for the smoke to clear before heading up to Lake Chelan to taste some wine, your wait is over. There's no better time to visit some of the 25 wineries and tasting rooms around the lake than right now.
In recent years Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties have seen more than their share of wildfires across the shrub steppe landscape of the Columbia Plateau. Why is the shrub steppe more vulnerable to fire now than a century ago?