Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Graham Barnes

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These Colors Do Run

Eau Claire’s Carson Park to host popular ColorDash 5K

Graham Barnes

A unique racing concept with a fun twist has finally made its way to the Chippewa Valley. After several successful events across the country, the ColorDash 5K will take place Sept. 29 in Eau Claire’s Carson Park. What makes the ColorDash ...

Universities: Let's Get Them Out the Door in Four

Graham Barnes

With concerns over rising expenses, including tuition and cost of living, officials at UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout are working toward increasing four-year graduation rates.
UW-Stout recently announced plans to limit the number of credits ...

Library Looks to Acquire Storybook Sculpture

Graham Barnes

In an effort to continue its commitment to the area’s cultural life, The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has fundraising efforts underway to acquire the 2012 winner of Sculpture Tour Eau Claire’s Best In Show award. Jack’s Story Time, a ...

Oil and Vinegar

shop deals in specialty olive oil, vinegar, & coffee

Graham Barnes, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Bridget Wicka is a self-professed coffee fanatic. Her in-laws have retail ties to olive oil and vinegar. Pair them all together and you have bc Olive & Bean co., a purely original Eau Claire business located off Fairfax Street in Charleston Square.