The Icicle Fund Helps Many in Washington State
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3 free, fun Activities to do in Spokane
Outdoors in Washington StatePhoto by Dave Hoefler (Unsplash) Looking for some fun, free activities to enjoy in Spokane? Look no further! I've got a great list for you to enjoy.
Going solar could save you thousands of dollars
photo of man holding moneyPhoto by Alexander Mils (Unsplash) Want to save or earn thousands of dollars more per year? Of course you do. Well, it might be worth looking into the government benefits you can receive by going solar in Washington state. Some of the advantages of solar energy include lowering (or eliminating) your electric bill, raising your home value, reducing your carbon footprint, and even earning money back on your investment. (source)
5 things to do in a SPOKANE, WA summer for under $100!
There is so much to do in Spokane, WA during the summer. These days everyone is trying to travel on a budget, including us! Here are our top 5 recommended things to do during a Spokane summer for under $100!
Point Defiance Park is a beautiful free spot to visit!
Point Defiance Park is a wonderful free spot to do celebrations, take pictures or to spend one awesome day. We had a great day there and We hope you also like it! Thanks for Watching! 🌺
Lincoln County, Washington names Sergeant Gabe Gants as interim Sheriff
As many of you know, Lincoln County, Washington Sheriff Wade Magers is retiring on June 30, 2022. This left the position of Sheriff vacant for the remainder of the year. Effective July 1, 2022, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officer Sergeant Gabe Gants will become the interim Sheriff for Lincoln County, Washington per the Lincoln County Commissioners. As many of you know, Sergeant Gabe Gants was appointed Sergeant in 2020 by exiting Lincoln County Sheriff Wade Magers.
Visit The Hoh Rain Forest: Olympic Peninsula, Washington State
No trip to Washington State is complete without a journey through the Hoh Rain Forest. Located on the Olympic Peninsula, the Hoh Rain Forest is named after the river that carves through Mount Olympus navigating its way to the Pacific Coast.
A Guide to 4 Wondrous Places to Visit in Washington State
From the snow-capped peaks of the Cascades to the dramatic coastline of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington State is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the country.
Mount Rainier National Park Guide
Spanning 369 square miles, the park includes five developed areas, three visitor centers, a museum, campgrounds, two inns, and several wilderness and climbing centers. The majority of the park’s 147 miles of road are open seasonally from late May to early October, while the Longmire and Paradise areas are open year-round.
Meat Prices Expected to Keep Rising in Washington
meat in store behind glassImage by Flotograph (Pixabay/Creative Commons) Sadly, meat prices are expected to keep increasing in Washington state. Currently, if you look at the average figures, the cost of groceries for one individual in Spokane is $330 per month. So if you have a family of four people, you could estimate a grocery bill of over $1,300 per month, maybe even $1,400. But that amount is likely to go up for individuals in that area as price increases are expected.
Gas Prices Won't Drop In Washington Any Time Soon
That national average gas price is $4.12. In the great state of Washington, our average gas price is $4.69, an entire $0.57 more than the rest of the nation. The highest average prices per county are $5.23!
Stimulus Plan Could Create Monthly Payments for Washington Residents
Housing costs are up. Used car costs are almost as much as new cars. Groceries, gas, and utility costs are rising all over Washington. Not just in Seattle, Spokane, Kennewick, and Vancouver but everywhere.
Housing Costs In Spokane Continue To Rise
According to stats provided by Realtor, housing in Spokane, Washington, has gone up 42.175% since April 2019. With the current sold price being 2.13% above asking. While inflation continues to hit the nation and the city, housing prices will continue to rise. With the rise in inflation, it could be hard to see the housing market in Spokane stay competitive for local home buyers.
Spokane Is No Longer An Affordable City
People flock to Spokane, Washington, to find cheaper housing and open spaces and escape the more prominent cities' rigors. Spokane offers new horizons for those coming from Portland, San Fransico, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
Washington Housing Costs Are Skyrocketing
Across the board, Washington state is becoming one of the most expensive states to buy a house. Housing costs continue to climb and not only in the Seattle area. Spokane, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver continue to see prices jump.
Inflation is Hitting Spokane Hard
Inflation for March 2022 was 8.5% nationally. This is the third-highest it has been in the last 50 years. And it will likely continue to grow this year based on current projections.
Washington State Gas Prices Soar But The State Won’t Reduce Gas Tax
While the all-time national average of gas prices in the past 30 years was $3.62 per gallon, states like Washington are getting hit with higher fuel prices thanks in part to local gas taxes. In Washington state, the current average price is $4.73 while the national average is $4.326. This is due in part to Washington state gas tax which clocks in at $0.494.
Mount Rainier National Park (Longmire and Paradise)
Washington Road Trip, day 4. The National Park Service turns 100! In this episode of the travel vlog, we visit Mount Rainier National Park. We will be exploring Longmire and Paradise.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park (Things to do in Eatonville with Kids)
Washington Road Trip, day 3. In this episode of the travel vlog, we visit Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a 723-acre wildlife park that features a tram tour which takes visitors through a 435-acre free-range area. We also go ziplining on a Zip Wild Challenge Course.