Lewis County Sites to See
Seminary Hill Natural Area This 72-acre hillside is dense with second-growth trees and carefully tended hikes. Even in the heat of summer, the canopy of fir, maple and cedar...
Fun and Frivolity That’s Family Friendly
Great Wolf Lodge The Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, which opened in March 2008, offers more than the average hotel stay. The lodge features an enormous indoor water park,...
Take a Tour of Unique Sites
If you have a hankering to get out and take a country drive, the rural nature of our region provides the perfect opportunity. But while you’re out and about, make some time...
Evidence of Centralia Massacre Visible Today
By The Chronicle Two two sides of the “Centralia Massacre” of 1919 are told in a downtown Centralia statue and a nearby mural. The Industrial Workers of the World, a...
Restored Yard Bird Unveiled at Birdfest
Birdfest: Community Members Gather to Celebrate the New and Improved Yard Bird at Birdfest 2013 Jason Mattson, who spent the past three years spearheading an effort to...
Old-Fashioned Farming Celebrated at 49th Annual...
History: Tractor Pulls, Threshing Grain and Swap Meet Held at Annual Event TOLEDO — Dick Roberts, a hay farmer from Napavine, started his 1953 McCormick Farmall Super M...
71st Annual Loggers’ Jubilee a Success
By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com Both sat on the west side of the field on Saturday, but Renee Geerards and Dick Martin saw the 71st Loggers’ Jubilee from very...
Fair Vendors Offer Unique Products
A Little Bit of Everything: Deep-Fried Butter, Emu Oil and More Vie for Attention at Southwest Washington Fair By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com Between the neon and the...
Blueberry Festival Draws Crowds to Mossyrock
Victory: Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest Draws Large Crowd By Stephanie Schendel / sschendel@chronline.com  When 9-year-old James Zacher won the pie-eating contest for his age...
2013: Weird, Wild and Wonderful; Explore the...
Take an idyllic Sunday drive through Lewis County’s rural pastures. While you take in the scenery, consider checking out some of the area’s most unique roadside...
2013: Take a Tour Through Historic Ambiance
Advertising Flash-Back: Bing Crosby Promoting Washington State Tourism in the 1960’s Fort Borst Park This 101-acre park includes the 1860s Borst Home, a one-room...
Loggers Jubilee in Morton
What began in the late 1930s as a “friendly competition” between men who worked in the woods has grown to a four-day festival in the small East Lewis County town that...