Gravity Racers Speed Through Vader
Competition: Racers in Homemade and Expertly Engineered Derby Cars Accelerate Small Town Spirit and Sportsmanship By Amy Nile / anile@chronline.com Kevin Flynn has a vision...
‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
By The Chronicle Southwest Washington locals on Saturday gathered in Chehalis to enjoy the annual “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” celebration. In downtown...
Oregon Trails Days Celebrates Tenino’s History
Black Powder Shoot: Event Fires Up Young and Old Alike By Amy Nile / anile@chronline.com If you’re big enough to hold a gun, you can shoot one. That’s the rule for black...
Napavine Funtime Festival Celebrates 40th Year...
Tradition: Funtime Fest Begins Friday Along With Napavine’s Centennial Celebration By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com The Napavine Funtime Festival will bring the...
Toledo Cheese Days Offered Full Weekend of...
Youthful: Participants Jumped Frogs, Golfed, Watched a Parade and Showed Off Cars at Annual Festival By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com TOLEDO — Between the car and...
Musicians Hone Their Craft at Annual Winlock...
Workshop: Attendees Learn From Professionals Such as Mark Johnson, Who Plays Banjo With Comedian Steve Martin By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com WINLOCK — Local musicians...
Schwingfest Celebrates 50th Anniversary
By The Chronicle FRANCES — Southwest Washington on Saturday celebrated its Swiss Heritage with the 50th Annual Schwingfest Organized by the Lewis-Pacific Swiss Society, a...
Oakville Independence Day Parade: ‘A True...
By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com OAKVILLE —On Saturday, Oakville partied like it was the Fourth of July. Though two days after the official holiday, the town’s...
2013 Events Guide: Best Bets
May 2013 Vader ‘May Day’ Celebration & Parade — Saturday, May 3-4, 2013 Vader May Day Festival and Parade takes place in Vader, about 20 minutes south of Chehalis....
Tenino’s Oregon Trail Days
Tenino’s Oregon Trail Days Remind of Storied Past For Tenino, Oregon Trail Days is both its biggest festival and a reminder of its long, storied history. The event, which...
Oakville Independence Day Parade
Rob the Bank and Enjoy Great Zucchini Oakville first attracted settlers as a logging town in the mid-1800s, not long after timber men from the East Coast visited the Pacific...
Toledo Cheese Days
Toledo, located a few miles off of Interstate 5 at exit 63, was built on the bank of the Cowlitz River and became populous in the 1880s and 1890s due to that auspicious...
Chehalis Rich in History and in Summer Activities
By Eric Schwartz, The Chronicle As the county seat for Lewis County, the city of Chehalis has been a hub of activity for the past 125 years. “It’s kind of a return to the...
Centralia’s Summerfest
A Long History Originally called Centerville, the city changed its name to Centralia in 1883 after the city was frequently confused with another Centerville in the state. The...
Cool Off in the Pool
The Twin Cities offer a couple of public swimming pools in which to cool off on a hot afternoon in Lewis County. The Pearl Street Pool, in the 200 block of Pearl Street in...