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Tidepooling Tongue Point

By Ian Ferguson Pitch black, it was the middle of winter, late in the evening. The wind was howling — cold creeping through the cracks...

Adams River sockeye run

Travel 4 hours to a once every 4 years phenomenon By Eric Lucas I call it the real riverdance. Four million gorgeous natural acrobats, a six-mile performance...

Clear weather, dark skies

Stargazing the Baker way By Ian Haupt On a clear night in North Cascades National Park, one can see nearly 3,000 stars, according to park service...

Fish that don’t belong

The holdout Arctic grayling of the North Cascades Story and photos by Nick Belcaster This is a story about a fish that shouldn’t be here. Maybe the...

Grizzly bear carcass washed up on Whatcom County beach likely from...

By Ian Haupt Experts believe a dead grizzly bear that was found recently on a Cherry Point beach originated from Canada, but are still piecing...

County council approves $1.5 million for Stewart Mountain Community Forest

Whatcom County Council will contribute $1.5 million to purchasing 550 acres of forestland along the South Fork of the Nooksack River in what is...

Hiking in the Anthropocene

Tonasket to Snoqualmie Pass Story and photos by Kasey Bell After turning 59, I began thinking that I should celebrate turning 60 by spending 60 days...

Mountain Trivia: Round Five

By Jason D. Martin This article marks the fifth time that Mount Baker Experience has featured mountain trivia. I hear it all the time. When...

Chasing a Shadow: The Planned Revival of the North Cascades...

A look at the history of a long organized but victim to little progress conservation effort to repatriate grizzlies into Washington’s North Cascades By Nick...

Peace and its forms

San Juan National Historic Park offers endangered species, rare ecosystems and peace commemoration By Eric Lucas Imagine a park honoring peace. Not just peace — the absence...