April 2012 - Remodeled the stairwell going to Whispering Water’s loft by removing part of the solid wall that had been between the sitting area and the stairs, allowing more light and openness in the stairwell. Added a handrail for safety. Looks good, too, with rustic twig balusters.
4/2012 Replaced the failed windows in Mountain View’s living room (the ones that looked “dirty”). Now the beautiful view of Mt Baring is unmarred by cloudy windows.
6/15/2012 Purchased the lot at the corner of 640th Lane and Index Creek Rd, providing more privacy for Whispering Waters renters.
8/24/12 Whispering Waters is now pet friendly, with up to two quiet, flea-free, well behaved dogs allowed. Dogs have been coming to Sky Beach Cabin for three years with minimal problems and we want to be able to accommodate more dog owners. Mountain View remains “pet free” for those with allergies to dogs.
10/20/12 The Baring Store is under new ownership. Jimmy makes great pies – best blackberry pie I’ve ever had. Prime rib dinner every Saturday night.
2/3/13 Sky Cabins has two sets of snow shoes & treking poles available with no charge. Snow shoeing is easy and no other equipments needed except a pair of warm boots that keep the snow out.
2/24/13 New sofa at Whispering Waters romantic getaway cabin. The sofa has two built-in recliners – great for watching the new smart TV and Netflix on demand.
9/30/13 First snow on mountain tops – about a month early.
11/16/13 First snow of the season in Baring - about 1″. Stevens Pass Ski/Snowboard area opens today. Winter is here ! Go to www.StevensPass.com for current info. $50 lift ticket vouchers available with cabin stay.
Nov 2013 – Electric fireplace now in Sky Beach Cabin. It has a realistic looking flame with glowing logs and embers. Perfect for a rainy or snowy evening.
Improved 5Mbps WiFi at Mountain View
April 2014 Mountain View cabin - discounted midweek rate $145/night dbl occupancy (two people/one bed) with a two night minimum, on midweek (Mon-Thur) stays through May 1.