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Locally crafted: ciders, meads and distilleries

For people who enjoy a good artisanal alcoholic beverage, the Pacific Northwest is the place to be.

WDFW closes recreational fishing, shellfishing statewide

In response to Washington governor Jay Inslee's stay home order, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has temporarily closed recreational fishing and...

Take action to protect rural communities from COVID-19

By Maria DeBari I woke up on Wednesday in Indian Creek, happy and tired. I drove to get service for the first time in a...

Coronavirus resources for local outdoor recreation

The new coronavirus outbreak and the response to slow its transmission has affected virtually every facet of life in the Pacific Northwest and throughout...

It’s safe to play outside, with some precautions

By Oliver Lazenby Hunker down, but go outside; it's going to be a beautiful week. Snohomish County executive Dave Somers concluded his talk at a...

Mt. Baker Ski Area taking a 7-10-day “pause”

Sun. March 15 update from Mt. Baker Ski Area on Vimeo. Mt. Baker Ski Area is taking a 7-10 day pause to allow its volunteer...

New splitboard gear and much more at Splitfest March 13-15

Need a partner for getting out in the backcountry? Want to check out the latest gear for backcountry snowboarding? The 11th annual Baker Splitfest, March...

Paddling film fest coming to Bellingham on April 3

The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is coming to Bellingham for the second year in a row, bringing about 25 films to Bellingham Technical...

After years of change Gear Aid is spreading its philosophy of...

By Oliver Lazenby For people who use Gear Aid products, Pat Kennedy’s first experience with the company may sound familiar. The first time he wore...

Team Jake: One local team makes Ski to Sea a celebration...

By Oliver Lazenby Jake Merrill, 23, died in an avalanche on February 11, 2014, while guiding a hut skiing trip in the Eagle Cap Wilderness,...

Whatcom Water Trail: new map highlights local water access

By Todd Elsworth, Recreation Northwest director The Port of Bellingham is releasing a promotional map to water access points along Whatcom County’s marine shoreline and...