Washington, and the entire Pacific Northwest in general, can experience harsh winters with the best (worst?) of any other region in the U.S. The folks at ThrillList.com decided to rank all 50 states from best to worst.
For years some people in eastern Washington and Oregon have fantasized about forming their own state, breaking off from the urban and more liberal/progressive voters on the more populous west sides. But one Oregon farmer has a unique spin on the idea.