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Why are skis fatter in the PNW? Some insight from Backcountry...

By Chris Gerston In the Pacific Northwest, and definitely in Bellingham, we seem to like our beers hoppy, our snow plentiful and our skis fat....

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...

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...

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...

Mental prep for your big race

By Sneha Patel, doctor of osteopathic medicine PeaceHealth is the title sponsor of the Bellingham Bay Marathon, which takes place on September 29, so we’re focusing our...

News briefs and feedback, summer 2019

Newsroom Notes big and small from around the region Western Washington has a wolf pack Western Washington officially has a wolf pack for the first time in...

Ski to Sea is for lovers

Meet the married couples who met at Ski to Sea By Oliver Lazenby Since 1973, Ski to Sea has been introducing people to new things: new...

Stretching after texting, typing, driving and mountain biking too

By Luca Williams Since we were kids, my brother and I have had our own private war: the computer versus the trees. Our family owned...

Summer 2019 gear guide

By Pat Grubb Boosted Plus Electric Skateboard This California-designed e-board will get you across campus or town fast! 22 mph fast! With an extended range of...