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News briefs and feedback, summer 2019

Newsroom Notes big and small from around the region Western Washington has a wolf pack Western Washington officially has a wolf pack for the first time in...

Ski to Sea is for lovers

Meet the married couples who met at Ski to Sea By Oliver Lazenby Since 1973, Ski to Sea has been introducing people to new things: new...

Stretching after texting, typing, driving and mountain biking too

By Luca Williams Since we were kids, my brother and I have had our own private war: the computer versus the trees. Our family owned...

Summer 2019 gear guide

By Pat Grubb Boosted Plus Electric Skateboard This California-designed e-board will get you across campus or town fast! 22 mph fast! With an extended range of...

Wild summer plants to balance the state of the season

By Jacqueline Thompson The Cascades truly blossom into their namesake in summer, as water rushes from glaciated peaks to feed the land and wild plants....

Protect Our Winters launches in Canada

By Oliver Lazenby Winter is important to Canadians – think ice hockey, snowmobiling and some of the best skiing on the planet. So with Protect...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

Ground Keeper Fenders: Adding soul to the boring black fender

By Todd Elsworth When it comes to mountain bike fenders, graphic designer Keely Shannon’s attitude is, if you dream it, she can print it. When Keely...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Leave No Trace, updated for the digital era

By Jason D. Martin In 2014, a bandit was on the loose in our public lands. For 26 days, this bandit raced through seven national...