MBE Articles

MBE Articles

Bowron Lakes, by Jason Hummel. Places have their sounds. They travel with you wherever you go. When an owl hoots, memories of desert canyons above Death Valley are awakened...

Music Highway Get into the groove on 542 Story and photos by Travis Rambo The highway began life as a muddy trail after Jack Post and...

Exploring the little-known mountain bike trails Story and photos by Ryan Hasert Chances are if you’re a mountain biker, you know the Whistler Bike Park, located...

Stretched between two huge trees, you’re careening through the air at what seems like a thousand miles per hour, soaring high above fields, a gully, and a lake. The call comes from 100 feet away, filtering through Douglas firs and Western red cedars. “Zip on!”

Annie's Pizza StationStory and photos by Sue Madsen Concrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This...

Cascade foothills offers premier hawk watching By Sue Madsen Photos by Joe Meche I get out of the truck in the slanting light of the late winter...

By Sue MadsenConcrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This Boy’s Life,” and for Annie’s...

Eight-thousand acres of potential The seventh-largest locally-managed park in the country just came into being in Bellingham's backyard. By Ian Ferguson Photos courtesy of Cascade Mountain Runners The...

PADDLING THE SKAGIT Story by Sue Madsen From Marblemount to the delta, the Skagit River offers serenity and surprises. The Skagit River starts 23 miles north...

The Enduro of Subdued Excitement is one of several new mountain bike races in Bellingham that reflect the growing trail network and dedicated ridership of the Mt. Baker region.