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After life-changing accident, Anna Soens finds freedom on Mt. Baker

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Paul Bikis With a sea of peaks to the east and saltwater to the west, Anna Soens sits above...

Wake ‘N Bakery: Glacier institution has new owners

By Oliver Lazenby After 15 years in business – growing from a coffee cart with baked goods on the porch of the Glacier Ski Shop...

Whistler on a budget – shoulder season fun

By Lisa Pulsifer Whistler is a high end, world-class ski resort, but it doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. The picture-perfect, international...

Newsroom: Notes from around the region, August 2019

North Cascades National Park applying for dark skies status The National Park Service submitted a request for a dark sky study at North Cascades National...

Bro culture in adventure sports

By Jason D. Martin It was a perfect day at the Mt. Baker Ski Area – crisp and cold with powder and sunshine. And people...

Postcard from Brandywine Mountain, in a sea of peaks ...

Story and photos by Hannah Singleton In the southwestern corner of British Columbia, lost in the Coast Range, lays a blocky, granite summit: Brandywine Mountain....

Mental prep for your big race

By Sneha Patel, doctor of osteopathic medicine PeaceHealth is the title sponsor of the Bellingham Bay Marathon, which takes place on September 29, so we’re focusing our...

Unwind the effects of hiking with a heavy pack

By Luca Williams In the time I’ve known my husband, he’s only ever gone backpacking, reluctantly, with our oldest son or myself. When I...

Fall 2019 photo gallery

Bula! A Fijian welcome

Story and photos by Pat Grubb When it comes to island nations, with just around 300 islands, Fiji is low on the list. The country...