The Solarian Blog

Exploring the PNW

September 19, 2017

I asked one of my soldiers, “where is Yakima, and what is there to do there?” To which they replied, “Sgt., nothing. It's a small town that has nothing but farming, take what makes you feel at home because I am sure they will not even have a mall.” So, for three weeks of training, I stayed in the barracks, didn't leave the base, and was miserable. I promised myself I'd never come back to a town like this. Read More

Beer; Washington’s Craft

September 19, 2017

It is Friday night in Yakima and you are headed out with a few friends for a beer. But, where are you going for this beer? And what beer will you drink? If this sounds like something you and your friends might struggle with, don’t worry I am here to help! I have put together a list with my top three breweries in the Yakima Valley, explaining why they are my favorite and what my favorite beer is at each. Enjoy! Read More

411 on the 509

August 16, 2017

Adventure, nature, and the Yakima Valley will begin to unfold as you dive into it. There is so much to explore in the Yakima Valley…from music and craft beverages, to outdoor activities and local sports…one just has to look. Read More

Quality of Life in Yakima

May 30, 2017

I promise you, that if you live in Yakima too, you will find your very own top ten that truly makes the Yakima area your home. Read More

Life in Yakima

April 4, 2017

I’ve always kind of disliked the Yakima Valley.  Being born and raised in the Lower Valley I always felt bored by the lack of nature and the small town feel and the fact that there was never anythi... Read More

Community. Giveback. Gandhi?

December 28, 2016

Community. Giveback. Gandhi. Community giveback is an innate part of our culture here at Solarity.  Throughout the year, our staff volunteers hundreds of hours for our communities. Community involvem... Read More