John Riggs was born and raised in Yakima. He moved away from Washington state for about 10 years, but moved back home, bringing along his wife and three kids. You'll find John in town snapping photos when he's covering new business openings, especially restaurants. He loves to help spread the word, and to encourage folks to shop local first. John also loves to travel, always looking for quick weekend getaways, attending events, and fan expos around the country. Don't be too shy to say, "Hi!"
Five Reasons You Should Support Pro Wrestling in Spokane and Tri-Cities
Since the late 1800s and through the turn of the century, pro wrestling has been a staple form of entertainment. From side shows at carnivals to your television screen, pro wrestling has been a part of pop culture for over 100 years. Part of that boom may have came from the introduction of the television where they would broadcast the local wrestling matches to families to help expand the reach of
Best Places to Kayak in WA
Do you ever, like, wanna be an outdoors person but aren't into hiking or biking. Maybe something a little more relaxing but still fun and exciting? Kayaking may be right up your alley. Especially if you live in Washington State, WA being one of the best areas in the world if you're into the great outdoors...
Walgreens Closing 150 Stores by August – is WA, OR, CA on the List?
Stores closing has been in the news so much it's hardly news anymore. Profits down for any reason and the idea comes about from closing stores either locally or across the nation which, sometimes, include our local stores. This time it's news from Walgreens with plans to close many stores across the US and even their sister-stores in the UK...
Washington Ranked Best State Least Amount of Hiring Struggle
It can be pretty rough in the economic world of having a career or even a J-O-B. The good news is for us here in Washington state is that according to a recent study, Washington suffers the least when it comes to a hiring struggle to find new employees who actually want to, y'know, work...
Several Items with This Cheese is Being Recalled in WA, OR, CA
A few days ago the FDA issued a recall on several Trader Joe's products that contained cojita cheese due to possible listeria linked to these items. These are items found at Trader Joe's that include these. Trader Joe’s Chicken Enchiladas Verde (SKU 58292) Trader Joe’s Cilantro Salad Dressing (SKU 36420) Trader Joe’s Elote Chopped Salad Kit (SKU 74768) Trader Joe’s Southwest Salad (SKU 56077) They
US Secret Service Issues Valentine’s Day Warning for WA, OR, CA
Beware of scammers targeting lonely individuals seeking connections, warns US Secret Service.
When In Doubt, Order the Orange Chicken at This Yakima Restaurant
Orange Chicken is one of those asian dishes that took me a while to warm up to. Not just literally, but it almost confused me at first. It's orange, so it's citrusy. But also spicy? Is spicy orange a thing? I've heard of sweet spicy like hot cinnamon like those cinnamon gummy bears or red hots...
Green Porch Lights in WA, OR, CA? Trust Me, It’s a Good Thing
Know the meaning behind the green porch lights.
Best Spring Break Beaches in Oregon
With Spring Break coming up there are no lack of beaches in Oregon that are worth checking out. Sure, they're not the Mtv-style sunshine and party atmosphere that you may have seen on TV but the Oregon beaches have a lot to offer for what they are...
Yakima’s Looking at a Chance of Snow on Valentine’s Day
We're starting to see the sunshine again, most of the snow has melted around town, we're starting to hear a few more birds chirping and all that, it sounds like spring is almost here! But, if you've lived here for any amount of time, you'll know that the weather can change on a dime...