Entries by Mikaela Judd


Seattle to Palm Springs Charter Flights

Mar 10, 2022 Charter flights let you chase the sun to a desert destination on your own schedule. Get out of the rainy and snowy PNW to Palm Springs where you can relax, take a dip, explore, and dine in perfect Palm Springs weather! Located 100 miles east of Los Angeles in the Coachella Valley […]

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Tofino’s Wickaninnish Inn

Mar 9, 2022 Mikaela Judd Originally Published June 30, 2014 | Updated March 9, 2022 Imagine Cannon Beach before its coast was lined with a concrete jungle and you might be close to picturing Tofino. At least, you’d be close to picturing Tofino’s Chesterman beach. Unlike its grass-lined southern brother, Tofino’s shores are rimmed with […]


Chief Pilot Jay Todhunter

Feb 24, 2022 Mikaela Judd Chief Pilot Jay Todhunter set out to fly for Kenmore Air in 2013. But the path to his stripes wasn’t direct. Like many of Kenmore Air’s flight crew, Jay started on the dock, splashing planes and washing windows. The job let him get his foot in the door. It also […]


Sun Valley Ski Resort Charter Flights

Jan 25, 2022 Mikaela judd Surrounded by 12,000-foot mountains, the sleepy town of Ketchum, Idaho, is the birthplace of American ski resorts — Sun Valley. This quaint destination has yet to be taken over by skyscrapers. It’s the world-renowned ski slopes and fresh, dry powder that are the main draws. And while luxury touches can […]

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17 Pacific Northwest Bucket List Must-Dos

Dec 14, 2021 Mikaela judd There are hills to hike, waterfalls to explore, and plates of eggs Benedict to devour. This is your ultimate Pacific Northwest travel bucket list. And, it’s just in time for kicking off the New Year! It’s loaded with seaside cocktails, DIY brewery tours, and can’t miss donuts. It features remote […]


Island Fibers on Lopez Island

Nov 2, 2021 How two local artisans support island agriculture through the Slow Fiber Movement. There’s a rural beauty to Lopez Island, a slowness that’s earned it the nickname ‘Slowpez.’ This is thanks in large part to the generously flat terrain, where gently rolling hills are studded with farms and speckled with artisans. While the […]


Celebration Worthy Pints at Cairn Brewing

Aug 24, 2021 You won’t find Cairn beers in the grocery store or on tap at the bars around town. A taste of this neighborhood brewery requires a trek to the north end of Lake Washington. It’s worth the visit (especially if you find yourself just .8 miles away at Kenmore Air’s headquarters). Nestled beside […]


Meet the Kenmore Air Family

Aug 18, 2021 Munro’s descendants and their spouses: Leslie Banks, Tim Banks, Gregg Munro, Margie Munro, Todd Banks, Jayne Banks, Olivia Banks, Hunter Banks, Mason Banks, Allison Russell, Chris Russell, Kylie Russell, Logan Russell, David Banks. 3 Generations of Mr. Munro’s Descendants (and Counting) AT THE NORTH END OF Lake Washington, tucked beside the mouth […]