Great Tips for Planning Summer Vacation in Oregon

January 7th, 2019

A great travel planning resource posted on by Jamie Hale (@HaleJamesB ) of The Oregonian for planning your summer vacation in Oregon.  Link below: 



November 12th, 2018

“I play golf with 50 YEAR OLD clubs – SURPRISING RESULTS!”


Instagram: epic.travels

March 27th, 2018

“The Pink Tuileries gardens” The Pink Tuileries gardens 🌺 ~ Paris, France. Photo by @by.steph A post shared by Travel Vacations Nature (@epic.travels) on Mar 27, 2018 at 3:03pm PDT


Instagram: travelalberta

March 27th, 2018

Want to know more about wolfdogs? The answer is of course yes! Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary lets you see and learn about how the sanctuary provides rehabilitation for these beautiful animals. Photo by @callumjohnstonphotography | #explorealberta A post shared by Travel Alberta (@travelalberta) on Mar 27, 2018 at 3:44pm PDT Escape the hustle and bustle of […]


Trending Search Locations – February, 2018

March 23rd, 2018

The following provided by Google shows trending location/city searches for February, 2018.


How Ticks Dig In With a Mouth Full of Hooks

March 22nd, 2018

Trending at #10 this morning on, the following is an uncomfortable but interesting close up look at Ticks!


7 Tips for Better Vacations

March 7th, 2018


Gigi The Baby Snow Monkey – Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, IA

January 18th, 2018

AWE! “This is Gigi, a two-week old snow monkey that is currently being hand-raised by her keepers at @blankparkzoo since her mother did not have the skills necessary to feed and raise her.”


Boeing 737 Slides off Runway!

January 15th, 2018

This could have been worse! It’s reported everywhere that a Boeing 737 slid off the runway after landing at Trabzon Airport in Turkey. It’s located at the southeastern edge of the Black Sea. The huge plane came within feet of the water and rested on nearly a 45 degree slope, nose down! All say it’s […]


Rafting in Montana – Weekend Getaway Show

May 23rd, 2017

Temperatures are rising, the snow is melting, the rivers are running full. White water rafting can be a great adventure for anyone. Check out to learn more about opportunities to raft in Missoula Montana. Subscribe to their YouTube channel here Weekend Getaways Show to learn more about many other great places to visit here […]


Ideas for places to travel this fall

June 7th, 2016


Smart Travel Tips for Family Vacations

April 4th, 2016

A fun and easy vacation starts with smart packing. The key is not to pack too much so your family isn’t hefting heavy luggage from place to place.


What You Need to Know About Winter Driving

December 28th, 2015

(StatePoint) Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March in […]


Thank You All Firefighters!

August 20th, 2015

Just a moment to thank all involved in fighting fires everywhere. Thank you fire-fighters, pilots, farmers, loggers, residents, family, friends, and neighbors chipping in to help protect each other and property.   Smoke fills the air just north of Bonners Ferry, ID in Boundary County looking west at the Selkirk Mountain range which can normally […]


Free Fishing Days

May 26th, 2015 offers a convenient look up table that shows the numerous free fishing days. Check out the page and mark your calendars to make a memorable event for your kids:  


Memorial Day 2015

May 25th, 2015

We remember their ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day and will never forget. We appreciate the flag presentation at the veteran memorial in downtown Bonners Ferry, Idaho.    


Budget-Friendly Summer Travel Tips

May 18th, 2015

(StatePoint) Americans collectively neglect 430 million vacation days annually, according to the 2014 Oxford Economics analysis. Whatever your reasons for sacrificing vacation, don’t let it be finances. “An enjoyable vacation is possible on even the smallest budget — and summer is the perfect time to travel,” says Tom Seddon, Chief Marketing Officer of Extended Stay […]


Five Places to Travel in 2015 Predicted to Give the Best Bang for Your Buck

December 15th, 2014

(StatePoint) Looking to get more out of your vacation dollar? Before booking, take a cue from the experts.

Each year, Travelzoo predicts where American travelers are likely to find the best bang for their buck. Last year, they correctly forecast how European river cruises would offer tremendous value in 2014. This year they are highlighting five new destinations, including Texas Hill Country.

“Our 2015 prediction offers an eclectic mix of destinations, but all have a common theme: increased infrastructure and competition, which means deals, deals, deals for the American traveler,” says Gabe Saglie, senior editor for Travelzoo.

From Asia’s tantalizing cities to the vibrant colors of Rio de Janeiro, here is where Travelzoo says Americans can score a terrific deal in the coming year:


Keep Grilling Delicious and Healthy this Summer

May 23rd, 2014

(StatePoint) In summer, outdoor dining is the name of the game — whether you’re hosting friends or just feeding the family on your patio. Unfortunately, many traditional grilling options can be time-consuming to prepare and high in calories, fat and sodium. So how can you make your next barbecue healthy and easy? Easy Sides A […]


Easy DIY Projects for Fun Summer Moments

May 22nd, 2014

  (StatePoint) With warm weather here, now is the time to tackle those seasonal do-it-yourself projects. By getting a jump start on your home improvement projects list you’ll ensure a summer full of family fun. The experts at True Value know that the best summer moments are earned. Here are a few DIY project ideas […]


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