MBE Fall 2019

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Wake ‘N Bakery: Glacier institution has new owners

By Oliver Lazenby After 15 years in business – growing from a coffee cart with baked goods on the porch of the Glacier Ski Shop...

Kacie Cleveland on mental endurance, perspective and skating across America

By Oliver Lazenby Kacie Cleveland, owner of Kulshan CrossFit gym in Bellingham, holds the record for the fastest trip across America on inline skates. That’s...

Bro culture in adventure sports

By Jason D. Martin It was a perfect day at the Mt. Baker Ski Area – crisp and cold with powder and sunshine. And people...

Unwind the effects of hiking with a heavy pack

By Luca Williams In the time I’ve known my husband, he’s only ever gone backpacking, reluctantly, with our oldest son or myself. When I...

Mental prep for your big race

By Sneha Patel, doctor of osteopathic medicine PeaceHealth is the title sponsor of the Bellingham Bay Marathon, which takes place on September 29, so we’re focusing our...

After life-changing accident, Anna Soens finds freedom on Mt. Baker

Story by Oliver Lazenby Photos by Paul Bikis With a sea of peaks to the east and saltwater to the west, Anna Soens sits above...

Logging and proposed mining in B.C. headwaters threaten the Skagit River

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby Before we see our destination, we smell it. We’re walking a new logging road through an ancient forest; the...

San Juans in a 16-foot outboard boat: an exotic island trip...

By Jason Griffith Nosing our way to the beach on Clark Island, I focused on the water, looking for rocks and trying to pick a...

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