Recreation

Lots of Whee! In Ski to Sea

A curious spectator's guide By Mike McKenzie Time to head out to watch Ski to Sea, coming right up—May 27, just like every Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend over the last 45 years. But, with seven...

OFF TO THE RACES

Bellingham Traverse, a five-leg relay race, was founded in 2001, to raise awareness of salmon’s importance to our environment, while also encouraging people to get outside and have fun. Photos by Brandon Sawaya By Sherri Huleatt Washington is...

Snow + Healthy Economy = Good Season

   By Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy “Go ahead and fire it up, Andy!” said Duncan Howat, president and general manager of Mt. Baker Ski Area Inc. (MBSA), turning toward the camera with a big smile. “We’re ready to...

Top 100 Privately-held Whatcom County based Companies of 2017

Last year the local free-market economy was a very good year. Our annual Top 100 privately-owned companies in Whatcom County topped $4,927,600,000 in sales during 2016 – the highest total since this survey began over 20...

The Sole of Superfeet: How the company dominates the insole world but still keeps...

At first glance, a shoe insole isn’t much to look at—just a flat piece of rubber shoved into the bottom of a shoe that, hopefully, you use to make your next run, walk, or hike...