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Home on Wheels: Van life can make full-time adventure a reality

By Ian Ferguson From ski area parking lots to highway pull-offs across the continent, the van lifestyle made popular in the ’60s is experiencing a...

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...

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...

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...

Tolkien’s Cold Mountains

Exploring BC’s Brian Waddington Hut By Andy Basabe I couldn’t afford to go to Japan, but I had to go somewhere. By Christmas 2014, I had...

How to build a trail

By Ian Ferguson The Bellingham-based non-profit Recreation Northwest expanded its role from race organizer to environmental steward in 2014, and less than a year later,...

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...

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...

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...