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Locally crafted: ciders, meads and distilleries

For people who enjoy a good artisanal alcoholic beverage, the Pacific Northwest is the place to be.

Mount Baker Hill Climb 2019

Despite the rain, nearly 350 people came out to race the Mt. Baker Hill Climb, a bicycle race from Glacier to Artist Point. It's...

2019 Great Outdoors Awards winners announced

Nonprofit Recreation Northwest announced the winners of its first annual Great Outdoors Awards. Recreation Northwest will recognize the winners, listed below, at an awards...

Logging and proposed mining in B.C. headwaters threaten the Skagit River

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby Before we see our destination, we smell it. We’re walking a new logging road through an ancient forest; the...

Kacie Cleveland on mental endurance, perspective and skating across America

By Oliver Lazenby Kacie Cleveland, owner of Kulshan CrossFit gym in Bellingham, holds the record for the fastest trip across America on inline skates. That’s...

San Juans in a 16-foot outboard boat: an exotic island trip...

By Jason Griffith Nosing our way to the beach on Clark Island, I focused on the water, looking for rocks and trying to pick a...

After life-changing accident, Anna Soens finds freedom on Mt. Baker

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Paul Bikis With a sea of peaks to the east and saltwater to the west, Anna Soens sits above...

Wake ‘N Bakery: Glacier institution has new owners

By Oliver Lazenby After 15 years in business – growing from a coffee cart with baked goods on the porch of the Glacier Ski Shop...

Whistler on a budget – shoulder season fun

By Lisa Pulsifer Whistler is a high end, world-class ski resort, but it doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. The picture-perfect, international...

Newsroom: Notes from around the region, August 2019

North Cascades National Park applying for dark skies status The National Park Service submitted a request for a dark sky study at North Cascades National...

Bro culture in adventure sports

By Jason D. Martin It was a perfect day at the Mt. Baker Ski Area – crisp and cold with powder and sunshine. And people...