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The legendary Ski to Sea is set for Sunday, May 26, 2024 and registration is officially open. After celebrating 50 years of the iconic relay race last year, Whatcom Events opened up its …

In one of the most surefire signs of the incoming winter, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced crews will be closing State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 30.

Ask most people to picture a surfing Mecca and they’ll likely envision sun-drenched beaches, Volkswagen vans with the windows rolled down and surfers wearing the least amount of clothing possible. But a winter-waves hotspot in chilly British Columbia will quickly turn that image upside down.

Once upon a time, there were two brothers, John and his younger brother Drew, who grew up in their parents’ ski shop on Northstar Mountain in California. When they weren’t outside sliding on the snow, they ran around the ski shop getting in the way of ski techs and other mountain people and generally making a rambunctious nuisance of themselves. Sure, they learned about DIN settings, camber and torsional rigidity but what really rubbed off the on these boys was their love of mountains and skiing.

Soul of the Skagit By Christian Murillo From the birthplace of the Skagit River in the glaciers of the North Cascades to the river’s estuary and the Salish Sea, Christian Murillo …

Leave your sack lunch at home this ski season, because the restaurant scene is heating up in Glacier.

Mount Baker Experience hosted a night of drinks, brats, and dozens of raffled gifts all going to benefit Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC), who work tirelessly to keep backcountry recreators safe and …

Maritime communities receive new support networks through Maritime Washington National Heritage Area Mikayla Evans of Seafood Connection in Westport, WA loads a 50-gallon pail with tuna so they can …

Past, present, and future come together on Lummi Island in the practice of reefnetting. Photo by Travis Moose. Story by Erin Deinzer. Photos by Travis Moose. Historical photos courtesy Washington …

Words by Ethan Fritzberg. Photos by Ethan Fritzberg and Aaron Knapp Wing foiling is the newest and by far fastest-growing wind sport. An inflatable hand wing and a hydrofoil board allow you to …

Photo by Jasmine Long Words and photos by Jasmine Long A warm breeze and a cold beer on a hot summer day in the Northwest give us pleasant memories to hold through our cold dark winters. Enjoying …

Courtesy Britt Coy, North Cascades Institute By Nolan Baker Photos courtesy North Cascades Institute, Northwest Incident Management Team, & North Cascades National Park In the early morning hours …

Northwest Tune-Up has been a catalyst for the Waterfront District, organizers say Story and photos by Ian Haupt Bellingham’s bike, music and beer festival returns for its second year July 14-16, …

Whatcom Museum courtesy photo The 7-leg relay race hopes to have all 50 states represented By Ian Haupt Ski to Sea will celebrate its 50th birthday this year on Memorial Day weekend. While the first …

Pat Kennedy photo By Ian Haupt T he Mt. Baker area will have its own snowmobile-specific education outfit this season. Elevated Backcountry offers beginner to advanced-level sled riders avalanche …

Mount Baker Experience summer 2021 issue with Matthew Tangeman cover photo. Mount Baker Experience and its contributors won awards at Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper …

The Mt. Baker Art Gallery in the Mt. Baker Visitor Center in Maple Falls. Louise Mugar photo Local foothills artists now have a permanent space in which to showcase their work. The Mt. Baker Art …

49 degrees North Mountain Resort. Courtesy photo Blueberry-muffin sweetness of small, local ski areas By Eric Lucas “Y ou look familiar,” I tell the Loup Loup lifty. “Did you have lunch in the …

Story and photos by Ian Haupt O rganizing an inaugural event in any year is difficult. Building connections with sponsors, vendors, volunteers, the community, the city and cultivating a crowd take …

Sue Masters at the Acme General Store counter. Courtesy photo By Ian Haupt When Sue Masters has a day off from work at Acme General Store, customers routinely ask, “Where’s Sue?” She’s a …

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