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Explore orca habitat on orca month kayak tour of Bellingham Bay

June is Orca awareness month and to celebrate Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures and RE Sources for Sustainable Communities have teamed up to lead a...

CCC statue dedication ceremony on Saturday in Glacier

A new statue honoring Civilian Conservation Corps workers will be dedicated in a ceremony outside the Glacier Public Service Center at 1 p.m. on...

Hiking Guide: A trio of trails in NCNP

Story and photos by Craig Romano The North Cascades National Park complex contains some of the largest roadless tracts remaining in the lower 48. Stunning...

Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park

Book excerpt by Lauren Danner North Cascades National Park is unlike any national park that came before it. Its advocates wanted to preserve it as...

Summer 2018 NCNP gallery

   

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...

Mount Baker Split Fest 2018 recap

By Jere Burrell Warm air, sun-reddened faces with goggle tans, firm melt-freeze crust on southerly slopes and facet pow hiding out in the northerlies are...

Homemade Powsurfing: Equal parts exhilaration and terror

By Nick Belcaster Stepping on the board for the first time felt uncertain and foreign. With little sidecut, let alone edges, and foam deck padding...

Build a toolkit for spring foraging

What you need when plants start growing Story and photos by Amy Gibson The darkness is lifting, living nature is rising to meet the sun and...

Winchester Lookout locked for winter after abuse

Volunteer group and Forest Service close Winchester Lookout in winter after increased skier use led to increased damage. Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby For backcountry...