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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...

Bhutan: The land of the dragon

Story and photos by Patrick Grubb For those travelers seeking an off-the-track experience, Bhutan is the place to go. A land-locked country of less than...

Twig Earthgoods: Glacier duo brings personality to useful art

By Hannah Singleton On a snowy weekday evening in a basement art studio in Glacier, Washington, Jordan Yates turned a bowl on a lathe while...

Newsroom, Spring 2020

  World paddling film festival The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is coming to Bellingham for the second year in a row, bringing about...

Book Excerpt: David Guterson’s “Turn Around Time”

David Guterson, famous for his best-selling 1994 novel “Snow Falling on Cedars,” has always been drawn to mountains. Guterson, 63, has channeled that passion...

Winter recipes for physical and mental health

  By Jacqueline Thompson Autumn has come and gone, along with the season’s plentiful harvest. As the deep chill of winter sets into the bones of...

Local adventure race team wins nat’l champs, update on Galbraith parking...

Bellingham adventure race team wins national championships Bellingham-based Quest Adventure Race Team won the U.S. Adventure Race Association National Championship in Boone, North Carolina on...

Winter 2020 photo gallery

         

Strengthen and lengthen your core for ski season

By Luca Williams The young children walking beside me through the tiny village in Kenya carried small loads on their heads. They were practicing to...