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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.

South Lake Tahoe pro skier killed in avalanche in Japan on...

By Ian Haupt U.S. freestyle skiing gold medalist Kyle Smaine died in an avalanche while backcountry skiing in Japan January 29. He was 31. Smaine was...

Washington trail map app provides real-time recreation updates

The TREAD Map app provides alerts and real-time updates for outdoor enthusiasts to avoid crowds and trail impediments. The app incorporates Washington’s trail systems, waterways,...

50th anniversary Ski to Sea registration is now open

As of the New Year, registration for Whatcom County’s renowned Ski to Sea is open. This year the event will be celebrating its 50th...

Snowboarder dies in deep snow immersion at Mt. Baker Ski Area

A Bellingham man died while snowboarding at Mt. Baker Ski Area December 10 in a deep snow immersion incident. Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Deb...

Winter 2022 photo gallery

               

Traversing Washington’s peaks

Jason Hummel skis from the Columbia River to U.S./Canada border over more than a decade By Jason Hummel Across the years and plains of those days...

Park service announces North Cascades grizzly bear efforts

Grizzly bear population efforts have gained momentum. A new environmental impact statement (EIS) process, announced by the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

550 acres of forestland secured on Stewart Mountain

In what is to be the first piece of the Stewart Mountain Community Forest, Whatcom Land Trust (WLT) announced in a November 4 news...

Pedestrian bridge to connect Larrabee to Clayton Beach

Washington State Parks is building a new bridge over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad track this winter at Larrabee State Park to...

2023 to have 12 days free of Discover Passes

Washington State Parks (WSP) will have 12 free days in 2023 where a Discover Pass is not required to park at state parks and...