Sep 24, 2014

    How to make bookings

    Residents communicate via satellite phone and e-mail, so if you want to make reservations for activities during your stay, it's best to call or e-mail ahead.

    Nick and Nancy Davis run Stehekin Reservations (509-682-7742; out of a tiny log cabin on the edge of the boat landing.

    They can arrange bookings for dinner at Stehekin Valley Ranch and other activities.

    The Stehekin Pastry Company ( is open every day through Sept 28, and from Fridays to Sundays through Oct 12.