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More concrete on the way to Glacier’s skate park

By Oliver Lazenby Photos courtesy of Glacier Skate Association Glacier, Washington, is an exciting place in the winter. Snowboard legends pile into town with the snow...

New access for the Nooksack?

By Wendy McDermott American Rivers director for Rivers of Puget Sound and Columbia Basin The Nooksack River is one of the only rivers in Washington that...

Clean, Drain, Dry: A Bellingham program tackles underwater invasives

Story and photos by Ben Whitney Not exactly the poster children for environmental crisis, zebra and quagga mussels and other invasive freshwater species have...

Getting Started With Spring Foraging

By Amy Gibson As winter winds down, green life emerges in the forest once again. You may notice foragers off-trail, filling baskets with robust leaves,...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Postcards: Greetings from the winter sky

  Story and photos by Audra Mercille When Rio and I set out for the North Twin Sister, some would have called us crazy – not...

Why your next doctor appointment might yield a prescription to play outside

By Oliver Lazenby There’s a pill for that. Maybe “that” refers to heart disease, ADHD, depression, obesity or a galaxy of other ailments. But there’s also...

Summer 2016 in the life of a glacier

  Story and photos By Oliver Lazenby Investigate the terminus of the Easton Glacier on the south side of Mt. Baker and you might notice a...

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...

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...