April 2018

Group of youth summer campers enjoying the rugged outdoors at Twin Eagles Wilderness School. Kids wearing shorts, t-shirts, standing in the forest, one sitting on a tree branch.

Nature Schooled: Education and Child Care Options that Embrace the Outdoors

Spokane area parents have some great education and child care options that regularly offer time out in nature and outdoor recreation activities. Pioneer School Grades K-5, max class size of 16 students. Pioneerschool.com  Pioneer school is an accredited, non-profit educational organization with high academic standards that’s all about getting kids into the world for unique

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15 Top Family Campgrounds

A quintessential summer activity, camping allows kids all-day, hands-on adventure. Use this alphabetical list of recommended public campgrounds around the Inland Northwest to plan your summer camping excursions. Albeni Cove: A small rustic campground located near Oldtown, Idaho, along the Pend Oreille River, near Albeni Falls Dam (overseen by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Enjoy

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Outdoor Vino

Sure, flasks are fine. And these days it’s easy to find those nifty stainless-steel canisters that hold an entire bottle of wine. There are even bladders made for wine carrying. Outdoor Vino has them all beat with its line of wines specifically for outdoor travel. While the names of these wines hint at their outdoor

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Cascade Designs Founder and Chairman Resigns

Cascade Designs, Inc. announced that company founder and chairman of the board John Burroughs, will be leaving his post after 46 years of Northwest company leadership. Burroughs, 82, an accomplished mountaineer and world traveler, founded Seattle-based Cascade Designs in 1972 and has led the company to include a collection of award-winning Washington-based brands including Therm-A-Rest,

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