MBE Winter 2016

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The grain that defines: the creative world of N-Grained Inc.

Story and photos by Brad Andrew From the outside, the unassuming white stucco-clad building on the corner of Flora Street and Grand Avenue in downtown...

Strategic shoveling

By Jason Martin Avalanches are terrifying. Like many backcountry travelers, I’ve had a few close calls, but others have been through something far worse. They’ve been...

Rolling thunder

An inside look at bowling and the people who like it By Steve Guntli This is the story of how I went bowling and drank beer...

In their words: The Nepal Earthquake

Two local women tell their story of living through one of Nepal’s greatest tragedies Jeannie DeBari and Doreen Richmond were nearing the end of the...

Three rivers, many eagles

Winter eagle watching on the Squamish, Nooksack and Skagit By Ian Ferguson Photos by David Riffle In winter, the riparian areas around northwest rivers provide prime habitat...

Kona comes to Bellingham

Story and photos by Teresa Schmidt Kona Bikes, a Whatcom County-bred manufacturing company with a global following, is several months into its bold decision to...

Fat Biking

Not just for the fringe By Spencer Paxson The cynics have called it an “abomination of the noblest invention.” The visionaries have deemed it a portal...

Musings on slippery roots

By Spencer Paxson Photo by Brian Chapel The other night I was winding things down, attempting a productive review of the upcoming week’s training sessions and...

Winter 2016 photo gallery