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New park finder website helps doctors prescribe nature

By Oliver Lazenby Bellingham family physician Dr. Greg Anderson always tells patients to get more exercise, but he suspects not everyone takes it seriously. “I’d give...

Snowshoes and Brews: Destinations for winter trails and beer

By Brandon Fralic When the lowlands succumb to sogginess and the highlands are buried in snow, there’s one thing that gets me through Northwest winters:...

Find Your Class: Avalanche education splits into professional and recreational tracks

By John Minier For years, backcountry skiers and snowboarders with some avalanche training and a desire to learn more about the subject had a lack...

How to stimulate feet for better balance

Story and photo by Luca Williams So there I was – on the coast of Kenya hoeing corn and collecting coconuts. My friend’s great-grandmother, working...

New restaurant in Maple Falls wants you to put it in...

If you’re looking for a new dining experience on your way up to Baker, it’s worthwhile stopping in Maple Falls again. The people at...

Suspension-Whisperer: Duke Pakdee of Alleycat Bike Shop makes it as a...

Story by Benjamin Whitney Photos by Anne Cleary If you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, you may not realize that Bellingham’s mountain...

The Trailblazing Packable Tool

Locally made Trail Boss sells worldwide By Oliver Lazenby In February 2017, Bellingham resident Bill Hasenjaeger attended an outdoor expo where he walked into a talk...

Chill Out in Chilliwack – A weekend guide

  Story and photos By Brandon Fralic Not every outdoor adventure needs to be hardcore. This spring, between backcountry skiing in winter and summer’s high alpine...

The zen of spinning both ways

By Luca Williams To be honest, I don’t get people’s love for spins, grabs and flips. But my kid does and I love my kid...

New owner, same heritage at the snowboard shop that grew with the Northwest

  Update (January 8, 2018): Jeff Lemen is no longer affiliated with the Mt. Baker Snowboard Shop. Marcella and Bobbie Dobis own the Mt. Baker Snowboard...