Archive for March 2018

The Nation’s First Woman Brewmaster

Three weeks and counting from the Kalama Harbor Lodge grand opening! In the meantime, here’s another great Kalama story for you … Madeleine “Mellie” Pullman learned how to operate a brewery right in Kalama, on her way to being the nation’s first woman brewmaster. From a large family in Chicago, Mellie had earned a graduate…

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Elephant Mountain

We’re exactly one month out from the Harbor Lodge grand opening! So here’s another incredible story from Kalama… Just south of Kalama, amongst the rich, dense forest of Douglas fir and fields of wildflowers dotted with old red barns, stands a mountain. By Pacific Northwest mountain standards, it’s not particularly noteworthy – the road winding…

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Vampires Descend Upon Kalama

Continuing the Kalama countdown, here’s yet another tale to tell… Do you favor the vampires or the werewolves? You may have heard of the best-selling vampire series that began with the novel Twilight (2005), written by Stephenie Meyer. Set on the Olympic Peninsula in Forks, WA, the Twilight saga tells the tale of hapless human…

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The Hunt for D.B. Cooper

Mid-afternoon on November 24, 1971, a man calling him­self Dan Cooper purchased an airline ticket for $20 cash and boarded Northwest Airlines flight #305 in Portland, bound for Seattle. Certainly, no one in the airport that Thanksgiving eve could have imagined that such an in­conspicuous occurrence was actually the beginning of a legendary tale –…

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