ADVENTURES

Race to Alaska: Port Townsend to Ketchikan by sea, sans motor

Story by Patrick Grubb What kind of boat race makes you leave your engine back home, is tougher than the Iditarod and warns you about...

Paddling the San Juans

By Eric Lucas At first glance the eagle nearby looks like it is perched on the water. It’s an illusion, of course – eagles don’t perch...

CULTURE

Team Jake: One local team makes Ski to Sea a celebration...

By Oliver Lazenby Jake Merrill, 23, died in an avalanche on February 11, 2014, while guiding a hut skiing trip in the Eagle Cap Wilderness,...

Whatcom Water Trail: new map highlights local water access

By Todd Elsworth, Recreation Northwest director The Port of Bellingham is releasing a promotional map to water access points along Whatcom County’s marine shoreline and...

SNOW

Still Sideways: Tandem Snowboarding the Banked Slalom

Devon Raney, a surfer, snowboarder, and homebuilder, had life pretty well figured out until he began losing his vision at age 33. In this...

Citizen scientists measuring snow in places scientists can’t

By Elizabeth Kimberly With the onset of spring in the Cascades, the mountain snowpack begins its annual phase change: dense snow becomes cold, flowing water...

TRAILS

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WDFW closes recreational fishing, shellfishing statewide

In response to Washington governor Jay Inslee's stay home order, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has temporarily closed recreational fishing and...

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