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Tri-City Country Club Could See This Mercedes Cart IF Ever Built

Thursdays are Business League time at the Tri-City Country Club. It's easy to get up for a round at one of the best maintained and groomed courses in the Columbia Basin so when this luxury golf cart concept from the German car maker caught my attention I thought it would be nice to share the dream, since that's ALL it is so far...

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Lon Martin, 97.5 KOOL FM, and Dave Sanford, Lamb Weston, in the KOOL FM studios talkin "Lamb Weston Columbia Cup and new 97% Fat Free French Fries. (Lon Martin)
Lon Martin, 97.5 KOOL FM, and Dave Sanford, Lamb Weston, in the KOOL FM studios talkin "Lamb Weston Columbia Cup and new 97% Fat Free French Fries. (Lon Martin)
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Water Follies Wednesday Kathy and Dave From Lamb Weston in Studio

For our final "Water Follies Wednesday" for 2013 we have Dave Sanford, Lamb Weston, and Kathy Powell returning as the events director as we ALL get excited about the week's and weekend's festivities...

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I Love Places With Personality! — Who in Tri-Cities Has the Most? [SURVEY]

Last week I returned from the Wallace Blues Festival in northern Idaho. About 45 miles east of Coeur d'Alene, Wallace is nestled in beautiful mountains with genuine 19th-century mining town charm as an elevated Interstate 90 hushes by. People ski in the winter and ride bicycles in the summer. On vacation I drank at three establishments that oozed personality. Check out the photos. Who in the Mid-Columbia has the most personality? Take the survey.

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My friend Jim Payne is about to drive into the woods, he doesn't know it yet. The 18th tee at Bear Creek in Winthrop definitely has challenges as this narrow window to the fairway indicates! (Lon Martin)
My friend Jim Payne is about to drive into the woods, he doesn't know it yet. The 18th tee at Bear Creek in Winthrop definitely has challenges as this narrow window to the fairway indicates! (Lon Martin)
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This Weekend’s Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival Is Only the Start of Fun in This Frontier Town [PHOTOS]

The "Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival" this weekend is just the excuse to explore and enjoy the towns and scenery along the way, as well as the the frontier town of Winthrop itself. For the sake of this post I'll just mention a few spots actually in Winthrop and save Lake Chelan and other delightful points along the journey for a later time.

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Brandy (left) from Pahlisch Homes and Kathy, event director for the Water Follies, flank this year's trophy for Unlimited Hydroplanes in the KOOL FM studios.(Lon Martin)
Brandy (left) from Pahlisch Homes and Kathy, event director for the Water Follies, flank this year's trophy for Unlimited Hydroplanes in the KOOL FM studios.(Lon Martin)
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Water Follies Wednesday With Kathy and Brandy in Studio + Trophy

Listen to 97.5 KOOL FM in the second half of the 4 O'Clock hour to hear in studio guests Brandy and Kathy talk Water Follies. You'll learn where to get FREE Lamb Weston Columbia Cup KIDS tickets and hear me broadcast from inside the trophy for this year's winner.

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Tommy Hogan Band from week 3,  June 26th, 2013 "Thunder on the Island".(Lon Martin)
Tommy Hogan Band from week 3, June 26th, 2013 "Thunder on the Island".(Lon Martin)
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‘Thunder on the Island’ Tonight Features Vaughn Jensen – Not to be Missed

When a Summer long, family friendly, FREE concert series becomes a heritage event you would think that getting excited about it each week would lessen a bit? NOPE! How does a beautiful setting, fun folks and rotating acts get routine, THEY DON'T!

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