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Restaurants in Glacier have adapted to pandemic-life Whether it’s adding easy ordering and take-out options, reduced capacity inside dining, covered and heated outside spaces, the...

Good food in the foothills

Story by Andrew Grubb Those of us who live in the steep valleys of the North Cascades are aware of the difficulties of short days,...

Courtesy of the wings

Story by Elizabeth Kimberly Your vantage is different from the sky. With wings, you can kiss volcanic summits and lenticular clouds in a matter of...

Local congressman supports migratory bird protections to aid local economies

Story and photos by Tara Nelson Every year more than 350 species of migratory birds fly through northern Whatcom County bringing birding enthusiasts and visitors...

Family backpacking trip along Chelan Lakeshore Trail to remote town of...

Story and photos by Jason Griffith Trail stats Distance: 17 miles, one way Elevation gain: 4,000 feet Max elevation: 1,700 feet Best: Spring or fall, summers are quite hot The...

Forest schools fill the gaps for families during pandemic

Story by Katie Griffith Photos by Kat Schaumberg Head into Fairhaven’s Hundred Acre Wood Park on a Wednesday around noon, and you might just stumble across...

Indoor Recommendations, Vol. 2

Hana Beaman, pro snowboarder Album: For the ladies: Cuz I Love You, by Lizzo Not new but if you somehow haven't listened to it yet. Either way,...

Bike touring to climb in the Bugaboos, a dream long in...

Story and artwork by Gretchen Leggitt For over five years, my friend Robin and I have been scheming and dreaming about combining a bike tour...

Guides adapt to a new normal of smokier summers

By Katie Griffith During an approach to Sahale Peak in summer 2018, Mountain Madness guide Amber Smith and her client enjoyed sunny, clear skies, with...

Chuckanut Drive: Contemplating safety along a popular, scenic road ride

Story and photos by Ian Haupt My hands come down on the bars. I push out and down to bring my chest forward as I...