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All things bicycle on display at the Seattle Bike Show

Thousands of local bicycle enthusiasts and industry folks flocked to the Seattle Bike Show like spokes to a hub last weekend.  The annual event at...

Day of support for Blanchard Mountain April 17

This hits close to home. Hundreds of acres of Blanchard Mountain - home to Oyster Dome - could be logged next summer unless state...

A day of salmon, beer and Blanchard Mountain love

Story by Andy Basabe “D’ya remember when…?” That’s the silly question that delineates generational differences in communities. “D’ya remember when Mt. Baker Ski Area built jumps...

Welcome Grocery is the newest landmark on 542

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby When Chuck Patterson decided to open a grocery store, he first needed to do some research. He drove south...

Connect with the Galaxy: A case for turning out the lights

Story by Oliver Lazenby In 1994 when the Northridge earthquake knocked out power across Los Angeles, astronomers at Griffith Observatory, just north of Hollywood, fielded...

North Cascades Institute celebrates 30 years

By Oliver Lazenby Thirty years ago, two climbing buddies who were worried about the future of a place they loved dreamed up a way to...

15-mile Radius Project: Exploring every trail near home

By Hannah Singleton I sat on my living room couch listening to the steady drumming of rain on the roof. Over the last hour, the world...

A national park of roadless wilderness

“What wilderness we decide to save within the next critical decade or two of decision-making will be all we will ever have. Probably it...

Ground Keeper Fenders: Adding soul to the boring black fender

By Todd Elsworth When it comes to mountain bike fenders, graphic designer Keely Shannon’s attitude is, if you dream it, she can print it. When Keely...

New trails at Lake Whatcom and plans for many more

  Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby With the second summer of construction on Lake Whatcom trails nearly done, bikers and hikers will soon be able...