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Hiking in the Anthropocene

Tonasket to Snoqualmie Pass Story and photos by Kasey Bell After turning 59, I began thinking that I should celebrate turning 60 by spending 60 days...

Wednesday night magic

Whatcom World Cup race series Story and photos by Harrison Winkel I could feel the buzz of excitement spread through town as group texts lit up...

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...

Chasing a Shadow: The Planned Revival of the North Cascades...

A look at the history of a long organized but victim to little progress conservation effort to repatriate grizzlies into Washington’s North Cascades By Nick...

Sentinels on the Peaks

Darrington residents restore fire lookout, now open for overnighters Story by Martha Rasmussen | Photos courtesy Friends of North Mountain The Great Fire of 1910 incinerated...

Getting off the Beach

First R2AK paddleboarder Karl Kruger to cross 1,900 miles of Northwest Passage By Ian Haupt Karl Kruger grew up in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, where he...

Washington Glacier Ski Project

By Jason Hummel Some 20,000 years ago, glaciers ruled the planet. As the world warmed, the Cascades we know and love today were revealed. Yet...

A Watershed Approach

Stewart Mountain Community Forest initiative to boost Nooksack streamflow By Liza Kimberly On a hazy August day last summer, my field assistants and I meandered our...

Bellingham’s growing mountain bike trail network

By Ian Haupt It’s overwhelming how many mountain bike trails there are in Bellingham. Galbraith Mountain, which for years has been touted as having over...