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Outdoor Halloween horror on the little screen

By Jason D. Martin As the Halloween holiday approaches, many of us start to think about horror movies. We kind of like to be scared....

Parting Shot: Cellist on the Pacific Crest Trail

“I was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass solo. This fellow was on a summer break from school and...

The FNRad Snowboarding Podcast

By Oliver Lazenby The surest way to create something interesting is to follow what interests you. That’s Eric Traulsen’s formula for his passion project, the...

Brushes and Trails: Bellingham artist finds inspiration on foot

  Story and photo By Stefanie Donahue It takes more than a set of oil paints and the right brush for Pacific Northwest painter Kristen Ingman...

Book excerpt: My Old Man and the Mountain

  Book excerpt by Leif Whittaker Jim Whittaker, the first American to stand on the world’s highest summit, has said he never encouraged or discouraged his...

Looking for a good book?

These new titles from Seattle’s Mountaineers Books are certain to inspire, educate and thrill you.

Art from the mountainside

If you’re in the market for a few holiday gifts to put under your tree this year, then a trip to Mountainside Gardens Gallery & Gifts on your way down from a day skiing on Mt. Baker might be in order.

Vanishing Ice

For centuries, artists have tried to capture the elusive beauty of ice – blue-green translucence, whimsical melted forms, transformative immensity. Whatcom Museum's latest exhibition is the largest ever collection of these works in one place.

I heard it on the highway

I heard it on the highway - Summer music festivals on Highway 542. On winter mornings when the snow is dumping in the mountains, cars flow single file down the whole length of Highway 542 to get the goods. A similar effect happens...

Collective Purpose: Local screen printer boosts community spirit

Collective Purpose Local screen printer boosts community spirit Story by Molly Baker Bellingham’s streets have become a little more artistic and a whole lot more hip...