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Northwest Tune-Up to celebrate Bellingham’s mountain bike, beer and music culture

Featuring musical guests Reggie Watts, Wolf Parade, PJ Morton, The Dip and more The Northwest Tune-Up announced its inaugural festival will be July 8-10, with...

CANCELED: North Cascades Bluegrass Festival returns with 3 full days of...

Note: This event was cancelled due to the increase in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in Whatcom County. The North Cascades Bluegrass Festival will have live...

Newsroom, summer 2021

New hiking app to help avoid crowds A new hiking trail app provides outdoor enthusiasts with real-time trail and recreation data. The new TREAD Map App...

WA360: Paddleboarders round the Point Roberts buoy

The first WA360, a human- or wind-powered race from Port Townsend to Olympia to Bellingham to Point Roberts and back again, turned out to...

Tour de Whatcom registration open, multiple distances available

Get your pedals in gear, registration for the Tour de Whatcom bike ride recently opened for its 16th year. The ride will start the...

Newsroom, spring 2021

By Conor Wilson Peninsula Adventure – Gravel Unravel  After canceling its Gravel Unravel race last June due to the pandemic, Peninsula Adventure Sports will return to...

WA360: You don’t have to be nuts, but it would sure...

Story by Pat Grubb What do you do if you’ve been holding the longest race in North America since 2015, one that won’t let you...

Ski to Sea canceled for second year in a row

GoFundMe campaign already halfway to goal After reviewing the options to host the popular Ski to Sea race during the pandemic, Whatcom Events board of...

Race to Alaska: Port Townsend to Ketchikan by sea, sans motor

Story by Patrick Grubb What kind of boat race makes you leave your engine back home, is tougher than the Iditarod and warns you about...

Mt. Baker Slush Cup: The pond skim emulated around the world

By Oliver Lazenby Historic photos courtesy of Marshall Lockman Deep, wet snow, steep terrain and pond skimming: A few years after the first ski lift came...