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B.C. company launching cricket flour protein bars

By Oliver Lazenby Coast Protein, a Vancouver, B.C.-based company, is preparing to launch its protein bars later this summer in three tasty flavors made from...

Postcards: The Methow Valley’s healing waters

Story and photo by Nick Belcaster I’d never seen a man drive a car with his left foot until that day. But then again there...

A national park of roadless wilderness

“What wilderness we decide to save within the next critical decade or two of decision-making will be all we will ever have. Probably it...

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...

Leave No Trace, updated for the digital era

By Jason D. Martin In 2014, a bandit was on the loose in our public lands. For 26 days, this bandit raced through seven national...

Protect Our Winters launches in Canada

By Oliver Lazenby Winter is important to Canadians – think ice hockey, snowmobiling and some of the best skiing on the planet. So with Protect...

Wild and Scenic: The campaign to protect the Nooksack River

Story by Jacqueline Thompson | Photos by Brett Baunton Westbound water, trickling from icy blue glaciers and building into the mighty Nooksack River, flows in...

Galbraith Mountain changes hands but stays open for play

The bulk of Bellingham’s mountain bike mecca sold early this summer, but its new owners have been working on the mountain since 2010. Polygon Financial...

Potential copper mine threatens Mazama, a dryside recreation destination

By Nick Belcaster Around pitch two of the classic Prime Rib of Goat climb, often touted as one of the longest sport routes in the...

BelleWood Distilling

Story and photos by Pat Grubb Every school kid growing up knows the story of Johnny Appleseed and how he wandered around Ohio, Pennsylvania and...