Chewelah artist’s herd has watched over I-90 travelers for 30 years

Chewelah artist David Govedare's "Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies" is well-visited art installation along Interstate 90 near Vantage.

A desert landscape full of deep coulees, wide rivers and volcanic buttes, Grant County has the kind of rugged beauty you might expect to find in an old western. It is a different kind of beauty — where broad swaths of blue sky replace the tree-lined horizons of the Cascades.


Work continues at Crescent Bar

John Bayliss gets his boat ready for a day out on the Columbia River at their Crescent Bar Campground site set along the water and walking trail.

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